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Vehicle 2001 BMW 320i
Engine Type 6 Cylinder Naturally Aspirated
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Color Titanium Silver
Updated 04-09-2012 04:40 AM
Mileage 100,100 Miles
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Total Modifications 0
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SOLD after high-ethanol fuel ate the engine
Sold the car to my garage, they engine swapped and use it as a loaner for clients... Nice car; ****ty MPG compared to the more powerful 6cyls.

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10-16-2011
Due to persistent problems with oil consumption and intermittent stalling, this car was sold to our dealer who engine-swapped it and added it to their fleet of loaners.
This E46 320i was a very refined cruiser, and the engine really sang when opened up, however the M54B22 engine was surprisingly thirsty and actually delivered worse MPG than a 328i/330i - thereby negating any savings on vehicle tax and insurance conferred by the smaller displacement engine.
She has now been replaced with an e46 330d Touring, a significantly faster car that still averages 45 mpg (imperial).

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