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BMW 3-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
15 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 17 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 15 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 14 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 20 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 15 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 22 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 29 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 25 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
63 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
64 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
65 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
66 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
67 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
68 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
69 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
70 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
71 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
72 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
73 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
74 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
75 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
76 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
77 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
78 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
79 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
80 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
81 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
82 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2004 2004 2dr Convertible 414-hp 4.0L V8 7-sp automated manual RWD 20.87
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With the turbocharged 425hp 3.0L I6 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2004 BMW 3-Series has been averaging 20.87 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 BMW 3-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 53.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21.7 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2004 BMW 3-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2004 2004 2dr Convertible 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.02
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2004 2004 2dr Convertible turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.8
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 225-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp automated manual RWD 26.93
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.25
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 17.5
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.1
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual AWD 27.54
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 25.78
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.19
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 7-sp automated manual RWD 19.87
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 22.8
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.8
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 26.1
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual AWD 23.85
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2004 2004 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 23.72
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2004 2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 20.97
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2004 2004 4dr Wagon 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 23.51
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2004 BMW 3-Series

2004 BMW 3-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Most efficient six cylinder car in its class--real world results include 22-24 mpg in suburban driving and 30+ on the highway. see full BMW 3-Series review
2004 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
excellent for its class and performance see full BMW 3-Series review
2004 BMW 3-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
not sure how good it is see full BMW 3-Series review
2005 4dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Not as impressive as the TL. see full BMW 3-Series review
 

2004 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.