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BMW 5-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 26
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With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2011 BMW 5-Series has been averaging 26 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 BMW 5-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 86 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (0 percent), in the city (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2011 BMW 5-Series in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 36.4
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 240-hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 26.73
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 6-sp manual RWD 18.47
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 42.2
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2011 BMW 5-Series

2011 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
2011 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
 

2011 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.