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Old 01-24-2008, 11:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Speed vs. MPG: 1996 BMW 318ti

Found this recently. More data to add to the pile, from the web site of a BMW 318ti owner who tracks & posts his fuel consumption.

Note, it's got an automatic transmission.



The plot with solid dots = average fuel economy captured at various speeds on two-way runs.

The hollow dots = actual fuel consumption and tank average speed (also reported by the car's onboard computer).

There's some more discussion of the results, plus metric & imperial graphs on the web site:

http://www.randomuseless.info/318ti/economy.html

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