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BMW 1-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
14 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 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 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 0 vehicles
83 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
84 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
85 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
86 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
87 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 2dr Convertible turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 20
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With the turbocharged 365hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2008 BMW 1-Series has been averaging 20 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 BMW 1-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 90 miles per hour (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (5 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 BMW 1-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
2008 2008 2dr Convertible turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 23.2
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2008 2008 2dr Convertible 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 25.7
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2008 2008 2dr Convertible 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 25.6
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 22.51
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 21.62
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 29.16
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 27.73
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2008 BMW 1-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Coupe 215-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
fuel economy in this car compares and even competes with 2L 4 cylinders cars. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Better than expected, given the performance (and how I drive it!) see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Near 30 mpg combined see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 BMW 1-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Just ecause it's now 2012? Where's the diesel 123d? see full BMW 1-Series review
 

2008 BMW 1-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 1-Series's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.