Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 25 - 25 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

Thirsty engine, expensive tyres, steep insurance, BMW service rates. These all conspire to mean you'll not be running one cheaply, but its exclusivity means that used values are very strong, and if kept in good condition you won't lose very much money on one.

There were some reports of problems with the VANOS variable inlet system, but where this was a problem, it came to light pretty quickly and would have been resolved under warranty. Otherwise it appears to uphold the tradition for good reliability that is expected of the BMW brand.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £270 - £330
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Insurance group 38
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