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BMW 3-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
16 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2001 2001 2dr Convertible 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 19.2
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With the turbocharged 425hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2001 BMW 3-Series has been averaging 19.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 BMW 3-Series in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (30 percent), in the city (23.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2001 BMW 3-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2001 2001 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 28.71
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2001 2001 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 25.5
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2001 2001 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 26.9
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2001 2001 4dr Wagon turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual RWD 26.16
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2001 2001 4dr Wagon 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 22.72
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2001 2001 4dr Wagon 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.63
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2001 BMW 3-Series

2001 BMW 3-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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
2001 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
 

2001 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.