BMW Lowered Down the EPA Figures for 2012 328i
We all know how the 3-Series is one of the most wanted luxury sedans in the world but one thing that some of us not notice is the fact that this vehicle has pretty high EPA figures. The 2012 BMW 328i already gone through its official test and the Bavarian carmaker proudly stated that the EPA figure has been dropped down for the automatic version of the luxury sedan. So, how many digits the new EPA figures which scored by the 2012 328i luxury sedan?
According to autoevolution.com, the new fuel consumption figures of 2012 BMW 328i is 23 mpg for city and 33 mpg for highway with the previous figures were 24 mpg for city and 36 mpg for highway. Now, the automakers have the obligation to run EPA testing procedures for their cars and published the result. But sometimes, they run another tests to see if the improvements resulting in new EPA figures.
The 2012 328i automatic gone through EPA-approved fuel on a US-spec in Munich, but when US organization tested the luxury sedan, they obtained different result from the ones which done by the Bavarian carmaker. Now, BMW has the intention to redo the tests once it’s allowed to, but only for the 2013 model year. This luxury sedan is powered by the new 2.0L turbo which replaces the 3.0L V6 engine. New engine means new price where the old ones is $34,600 and the new price is $35,775.