2003 BMW X5 4.6is 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 X5 4.6is.

The 2003 BMW X5 4.6is runs on premium gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 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 X5 4.6is is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2003 BMW X5 4.6is Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2003 BMW X5 4.6is gets up to 12 miles per gallon in the city, and 16 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2003 BMW X5 4.6is is 14 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2003 BMW X5 4.6is?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2003 BMW X5 4.6is is $5,300 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 X5 4.6is to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $15,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2003 BMW X5 4.6is Consume?

The 2003 BMW X5 4.6is will consume roughly 21 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.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2003 BMW X5 4.6is.

City MPG 12
Highway MPG 16
Combined MPG 14
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $15,000
Fuel Cost $5,300
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 21
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 5-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
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
X5 14
540i 16
Z4 Roadster 21
330xi 21
325ci 21
530i 22
745i 19
330xi 19
325xi 20
Z4 Roadster 20
540i Sport Wagon 17
525i Sport Wagon 19
325xi 20
M3 17
Z4 Roadster 21
Z4 Roadster 21
330ci 20
Z4 Roadster 21
325ci 21
330i 21


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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