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BMW 5-Series MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 360-hp 4.8L V8 6-sp automated manual RWD 20.9
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With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2005 BMW 5-Series has been averaging 20.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 BMW 5-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22.5 percent), in heavy traffic (2.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 BMW 5-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 BMW 5-Series

2005 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Fuel economy averaged 18.9 mpg in my day-to-day non-highway driving. That's a fair number for a solid AWD sedan of its proportions and weight. I once achieved 31.6 mpg on a 75 miles highway run, albeit owing to some judicious hyper-miling driving techniques. 'Normal' highway driving at 80 mph returned 25.6 mpg. Modern SUVs can achieve that today so I don't count fuel economy among the E60's selling points. I'd give it a 6 at best. see full BMW 5-Series review
2006 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I am seeing 22mpg in the city, not bad for 255hp see full BMW 5-Series review
2006 4dr Wagon 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
very good for large AWD car see full BMW 5-Series review
2006 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
At this moment the computer shows 27.6 mpg for combo city/freeway/around town driving. True, it uses premium but that is excellent for a car this size and performance.[mpg is without using A/C] see full BMW 5-Series review
2004 4dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Averaging 25mpg combined and 30mpg expressway...not too shabby for full-size luxury vehicle. see full BMW 5-Series review
2004 4dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
28 mpg highway - 20 mpg city. see full BMW 5-Series review
2005 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 325-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
V8 19 city/25 highway see full BMW 5-Series review
2004 4dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed automated manual RWD
could be better for city driving and daily driver see full BMW 5-Series review
 

2005 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.

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