View Single Post
      06-13-2019, 04:31 PM   #18
Tengocity's Avatar

Drives: M4 CP/G20 330e/F31 340i
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Oxfordshire and Scotland sometimes

iTrader: (0)

Originally Posted by Burnsy79 View Post
Originally Posted by Tengocity View Post
Mercedes have the Eclass estate diesel hybrid available now. We had a look at them last week but decided it's just too big. The C class will have the same drivetrain shortly too. 30 miles electric range, 300bhp, though a bit lardy.... an ideal car for us to have alongside the M4 in our household. I'd have thought that a genuine 70-80 mpg would be possible.

The E class also still has a proper sized fuel tank so you'd possibly get 1000 miles from a tank!
One of the guys in the company has the first c350e, not AMG line. Think he has the same complaints as my F30 330e, mostly small tank and rubbish mpg. Maybe the new 330e and C350e will give you the MPG you need. My 330e has put me right off hybrids for at 3 years (until my company car is renewed).
I'm happy with the mpg we get from our 330e though, typically 43-45mpg from most tanks. The range is the one thing I'd really want to improve, but seems that needs the larger cars to do, or this diesel option.
Current: 2018 M4 Competition, 2019 G20 330e MSport, 2016 F31 340i MSport tourer
Gone...F30 330e, Boxster S 987, F31 335d, Mini Cooper SD, E89 Z4, E90 330d 320d, E60 520d, E46 330d 320d, MX5s, E30 325i