BMW 540i MPG and Fuel Economy

BMW have been manufacturing models of 540i for 14 years, with the latest vehicle in 2021 having a combined MPG of 27.

The estimated fuel cost for the 2021 BMW 540i is $2,750 per year.

Government regulators have estimated that value based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

💵 Compared to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,250 more on fuel driving a 2021 BMW 540i.

🛢 The BMW 540i will consume roughly 11 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

💨 For every mile driven, the BMW 540i will emit 322 grams of CO2, which is about 4,830,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 230 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the BMW 540i.

The table below is a complete list of the 27 BMW 540i fuel efficiency specifications we have data for.

Click any vehicle link to see a more detailed breakdown of the car, miles per gallon, emissions, and more.

Vehicle Combined MPG Fuel Cost
2021 BMW 540i 27 $2,750
2020 BMW 540i 25 $2,950
2019 BMW 540i 24 $3,100
2018 BMW 540i 24 $3,100
2017 BMW 540i 24 $3,100
2003 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2003 BMW 540i 17 $4,350
2003 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
2002 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2002 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2002 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
2001 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2001 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2001 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
2000 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2000 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
2000 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
1999 BMW 540i 16 $3,900
1999 BMW 540i 16 $3,900
1999 BMW 540i 18 $3,500
1998 BMW 540i 16 $3,900
1998 BMW 540i 18 $3,500
1997 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
1997 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
1995 BMW 540i 16 $4,600
1995 BMW 540i 18 $4,100
1994 BMW 540i 17 $4,350

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