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BMW 5-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 12 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2009 2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual AWD 18.76
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With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 BMW 5-Series has been averaging 18.76 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 BMW 5-Series in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (15 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2009 BMW 5-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2009 2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 25.59
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 21.9
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 174hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-sp manual RWD 37.9
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2009 2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.57
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 BMW 5-Series

2009 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
The turbo allows the ability to extract very excellent fuel economy if driven conservatively, and yet deliver exceptional power when needed (or just desired). see full BMW 5-Series review
2008 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I drive 500+ highway miles weekly. I needed a comforable ride with good fuel economy. I am averaging 30 mpg on the highway at 70+ MPH in Florida see full BMW 5-Series review
2009 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Their quoted miles per gallon far lower than the Audi, although the car is likely fasgter. see full BMW 5-Series review
2008 4dr Sedan 360-horsepower 4.8L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
current gas prices. see full BMW 5-Series review
 

2009 BMW 5-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 5-Series's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.