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91momoE30 06-07-2008 11:31 PM

318 Gas mileage.
Hey guys, im about to put my 318Is on the road and im wondering How many Km's on average I should be expecting from a tank on regular city driving.

Hopefully it's way better than the Eagle talon I just parted out...
I only put in $20 at a time because I had 2, 255walbros in the tank which eliminated the leveler.. But anyways I was getting about 100k for 16L.

How big is the tank on these things anyways?


89M3 06-08-2008 01:49 AM

I get pretty good km on my 318,but never ckeck to see how much.

FuryriderX 06-08-2008 09:49 AM

if its a 91, should be 63L. just fill it till the pump shuts off, that will tell you.

16L/100km is terrible mileage. i use maybe 11L/100km with my AWD 325iX (2.5l i6)
just dont floor it all the time, keep the revs low. that will improve things.

91momoE30 06-08-2008 03:34 PM

well, 100k/16L was in the talon... 24 psi on an Evo3 16g..2 walbro pumps with 75lb injectors.

I definatly had a heavy foot, Launched it all the time at 6k building 20psi off the line,
Damn I miss it already. aslong as this 318 is good on gas and more reliable than the talon i'll be happy.


FuryriderX 06-08-2008 05:23 PM

oh cool - one of my friends had a talon, he made a boost regulator out of a fish tank valve. it worked! i think that engine blew up though. which proves your point about reliability.

e30_kid89 06-08-2008 06:38 PM

the 318is had the smaller 55L tank. With my old 318is i got 9-10L/100km in the city and between 7-8 on the highway. The most i got was 480ish to a tank though

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