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BMW 5-Series MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
14 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2006 2006 4dr Sedan 500-hp 5.0L V10 7-sp automated manual RWD 14.87
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With the turbocharged 560hp 4.4L V8 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2006 BMW 5-Series has been averaging 14.87 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 BMW 5-Series in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 83 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31.7 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2006 BMW 5-Series in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 443hp 4.4L V8 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 20.1
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-sp manual AWD 20
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic RWD 26.98
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 215-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.1
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 215-hp 3.0L I6 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 28.53
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 229hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 37.2
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 174hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-sp manual RWD 35.1
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2006 2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 24.94
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2006 BMW 5-Series

2006 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
21 mpg mixed city and highway, very good for car this size see full BMW 5-Series review
2007 4dr Sedan 215-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Much higher than expected. 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
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 BMW 5-Series Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 360-horsepower 4.8L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
19 MPG overall see full BMW 5-Series review
2005 4dr Sedan 325-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
V8 19 city/25 highway see full BMW 5-Series review
 

2006 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.