Bmw M3 CABRIOLET 4.0 Petrol M6+ Fuel Consumption & Efficiency

M3 CABRIOLET from Bmw is a Subcompact car with a 4.0 L petrol engine.
It has eight cylinders and uses regular unleaded gasoline.
It is equipped with a manual gearbox.
Transmission: 6-speed gearbox with overdrive.

Fuel consumption test for Bmw M3 CABRIOLET

This car was tested both in a city and on a highway.

Fuel consumption in L / 100km

City: 15.7 liters per 100 km
Highway: 10.1 liters per 100 km

Fuel consumption in miles / gallon

City: 18 MPG
Highway: 28 MPG

Average fuel consumption for this car is 23 MPG (12.9 liters per 100 km).

Is this car economical and environmentally friendly?

This factor is measured by the value of CO2 per kilometer (car releases CO2 to the atmosphere). If the value is small than yes, car is economical. If it’s big (above 300) than it will cause high petrol costs.
In case of M3 CABRIOLET 4.0 CO2 emission is 294 grams per kilometer.
This is an expensive car to run. You might end up visiting gas stations more often than you’d like. If you want to save on gas you should be careful with a gas pedal.

Yearly fuel expenses for M3 CABRIOLET

If you drive 20 000 kilometers a year (that’s 12 427 miles) and spend half of that time in town while other half on open road you will end up burning 2640 liters of fuel.
Multiply 2640 with a fuel price and you will end up with a yearly fuel cost. It would be around 3036 $ if you are in Canada and year is 2012 (that’s when and where this tests were performed).


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