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The stop/start technology works great. It may need some getting used at first but it certainly saves fuel in stop-and-go traffic.
The proof is in the pudding – I averaged a very respectable 7.5 L/100 km this week in the 320i. Don’t forget this vehicle is all-wheel drive, which makes the fuel consumption figures even more impressive. However, one does have to feed this vehicle premium fuel, which eats into the savings a little.
Yes you can get a faster car, a better equipped car or a larger car for the same or much less money. But there are intangible benefits, whether it is the badge or the way the doors feel or the ride, BMW does have a unique quality that many fall in love with.
MSRP as tested (including destination): $47,400
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