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16-05-2018, 09:14 PM (This post was last modified: 16-05-2018 09:17 PM by Gideon Loots.)
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RE: E90 320i
(16-05-2018 09:08 PM)SubLoaded Wrote:  
(16-05-2018 09:02 PM)Gideon Loots Wrote:  Yes you are right on the spot with the comment.
The next service is in about 20000 km's. I will let them have a look and will comment again.
Thank you very much

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Please don't wait that long to service your car.. Sorry for the derail to the rest of the forum. Don't want this gentleman's car to break Hammerhead
Ah ok. Thanks for the warning Subloaded. I'm still learning everyday abour the car.
I had all the chips on the paint work repaired and sprayed, and now it is nearly in the condition I want it.
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(16-05-2018 09:13 PM)RAArmstrong Wrote:  
(16-05-2018 09:08 PM)SubLoaded Wrote:  
(16-05-2018 09:02 PM)Gideon Loots Wrote:  Yes you are right on the spot with the comment.
The next service is in about 20000 km's. I will let them have a look and will comment again.
Thank you very much

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Please don't wait that long to service your car.. Sorry for the derail to the rest of the forum. Don't want this gentleman's car to break Hammerhead

+1 10 000km/1 year intervals is going to be much better for your car
Sorry. Thanks Hammerhead. We do about 9000 km's in a year. I'm on the road for a month at a time.
So basicaly the wife is driving it daily
Thanks again

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17-05-2018, 11:00 AM
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RE: E90 320i
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Thank you to the person behind this read, I so enjoyed it and needed it as a 1st time BMW owner.BravoTy
We bought a 2011 E90 320i a few weeks ago, currently @ 150K. We love absolutely everything about the car, as we wanted a good family sedan. My only issue is fuel consumption 10.5l/100km, its a automatic.I just wonder after reading now,how come some use much less fuel than that? I basically cruise with the car,as we have my 2month old son on-board most of the time.

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17-05-2018, 11:10 AM
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RE: E90 320i
(17-05-2018 11:00 AM)BMW Newbie Wrote:  Hi
Thank you to the person behind this read, I so enjoyed it and needed it as a 1st time BMW owner.BravoTy
We bought a 2011 E90 320i a few weeks ago, currently @ 150K. We love absolutely everything about the car, as we wanted a good family sedan. My only issue is fuel consumption 10.5l/100km, its a automatic.I just wonder after reading now,how come some use much less fuel than that? I basically cruise with the car,as we have my 2month old son on-board most of the time.

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Nice, its the auto box. generally with auto you use more fuel. I have auto, 2011 320i LCI aswell and im on 12.2l/100km now

I have noted that when I use semi-auto/step/manual (whatever you want to call it) and control shifting I can bring it down but then whats the point of having auto
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17-05-2018, 11:29 AM
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RE: E90 320i
(17-05-2018 11:00 AM)BMW Newbie Wrote:  I just wonder after reading now,how come some use much less fuel than that?

The solution is a 320D :P

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17-05-2018, 02:48 PM (This post was last modified: 17-05-2018 03:04 PM by BMW Newbie.)
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RE: E90 320i
The solution is a 320D :P
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Lol, tell me something I don't know...seems that the 320D is much better yes. Well to late 4me now. I had a choice between the 2 and the 320i had FSH,fresh from MP and the 320D didn't(which was actually my 1st choice).
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17-05-2018, 03:06 PM
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RE: E90 320i
(17-05-2018 11:00 AM)BMW Newbie Wrote:  Hi
Thank you to the person behind this read, I so enjoyed it and needed it as a 1st time BMW owner.BravoTy
We bought a 2011 E90 320i a few weeks ago, currently @ 150K. We love absolutely everything about the car, as we wanted a good family sedan. My only issue is fuel consumption 10.5l/100km, its a automatic.I just wonder after reading now,how come some use much less fuel than that? I basically cruise with the car,as we have my 2month old son on-board most of the time.

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Hi. This is something I would like to know as well?

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17-05-2018, 03:13 PM (This post was last modified: 17-05-2018 03:15 PM by BMW Newbie.)
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RE: E90 320i
(17-05-2018 11:10 AM)Ceaser - VAG Wrote:  
(17-05-2018 11:00 AM)BMW Newbie Wrote:  Hi
Thank you to the person behind this read, I so enjoyed it and needed it as a 1st time BMW owner.BravoTy
We bought a 2011 E90 320i a few weeks ago, currently @ 150K. We love absolutely everything about the car, as we wanted a good family sedan. My only issue is fuel consumption 10.5l/100km, its a automatic.I just wonder after reading now,how come some use much less fuel than that? I basically cruise with the car,as we have my 2month old son on-board most of the time.

Just Wondering [Image: 2018-05-09-20-37-38_3599118120.jpg]

Nice, its the auto box. generally with auto you use more fuel. I have auto, 2011 320i LCI aswell and im on 12.2l/100km now

I have noted that when I use semi-auto/step/manual (whatever you want to call it) and control shifting I can bring it down but then whats the point of having auto

I didn't really try the steptronic (automatic /manuel ) shift yet,will surely try and observe,thanks
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18-05-2018, 12:36 PM
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RE: E90 320i
Ah so nice to read these posts and share similar stories.

I have an Auto LCi 320i for just short of 5 years now, 187000km
Its no robot racer nor is there any hint of excitement, but it gets the job done.

Only major issues I've had was valve stem seals and a door lock/actuator.
Was painful to pay so much for the valve stem seals but I figured it was less painful than a new car.

It gets serviced on time, it gets driven well and taken care of and it has done the same for me.

It has a retractable tow bar, iDrive, and all the standard features. I figure it can still be good for another 3 years before I consider an upgrade - there isnt much out there at the moment that i particularly like, the F30 is ok but i will wait for the F30 LCI to come down in price a bit more in around 3 years time.
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