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Re: Do I have a smaller tank or something? (archive)

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Posted by PhilH on November 05, 1999 at 14:47:18:

In Reply to: Do I have a smaller tank or something? posted by Tim Collins on November 05, 1999 at 12:31:25:

Those lights always seem to be set to come on with a couple gallons left in the tank. I think the actual capacity of the tank is 21.x gallons.

Do you really only get 18 mpg with your 535i? My '93 525i goes around 450 miles before my light comes on, which is the one obvious advantage to having the smaller engine. :-P

I have to say that I'm not used to this kind of range on a car, I'm still always expecting to run out of gas when I see 300 or so miles on the trip odometer. I get 25 mpg, and fill also usually get about 18 gallons when I fill up.


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