2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon.

The 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon runs on premium gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon gets up to 15 miles per gallon in the city, and 19 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon is 17 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon is $4,350 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $10,250 more on fuel.

The 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The combined average MPG for the 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon is 17 miles per gallon, and according to the current tax for each level of MPG, you can expect to pay a tax of $3,000 per year.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon Consume?

The 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon will consume roughly 18 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2003 BMW 540i Sport Wagon.

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 19
Combined MPG 17
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $10,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 18
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S5)
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related BMW Models from 2003

If you're interested in other BMW models from 2003, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Model Combined MPG
Z4 Roadster 20
X5 16
330i 21
M5 15
Z4 Roadster 21
X5 16
525i 21
M3 17
M3 17
530i 20
525i 21
525i Sport Wagon 19
330ci 22
325i Sport Wagon 21
325ci Convertible 19
525i Sport Wagon 20
330xi 21
760li 16
540i 18
330ci 20

Disclaimer

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