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BMW 3-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 26 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 37 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 34 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 17 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2003 2003 2dr Convertible turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22
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With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2003 BMW 3-Series has been averaging 22 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 BMW 3-Series in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 95 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (5 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2003 BMW 3-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2003 2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.25
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 22.4
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.55
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual RWD 24.2
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.1
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 27
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.57
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2003 2003 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 23.09
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2003 2003 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 20.3
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2003 2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.6
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2003 2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual RWD 23.79
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2003 2003 4dr Wagon turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 24.52
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2003 BMW 3-Series

2003 BMW 3-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
excellent for its class and performance see full BMW 3-Series review
2002 2dr Coupe 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Fuel economy is better then most sports cars. Also materials and workmanship are top notch. see full BMW 3-Series review
2003 BMW 3-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 2dr Coupe 184-horsepower 2.5L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
The fuel usage is normal for a six cylinder of this type. see full BMW 3-Series review
 

2003 BMW 3-Series Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the BMW 3-Series's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.