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BMW 3-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
16 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2002 2002 2dr Convertible 414-hp 4.0L V8 7-sp automated manual RWD 20.8
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With the turbocharged 425hp 3.0L I6 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2002 BMW 3-Series has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 BMW 3-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2002 BMW 3-Series in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2002 2002 2dr Convertible 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 23
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2002 2002 2dr Convertible turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 27.2
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual AWD 23.17
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 24
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 25.97
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 23.48
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 22.65
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 32.14
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2002 2002 4dr Sedan 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 23.82
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2002 2002 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 7-sp automated manual RWD 18.4
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2002 2002 2dr Coupe 414-hp 4.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD 24
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2002 2002 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 26.32
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2002 2002 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual RWD 27.09
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2002 2002 2dr Coupe 230-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 26.4
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2002 2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 19.7
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2002 BMW 3-Series

2002 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
2002 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
 

2002 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.