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In four-cylinder turbo form, the BMW Z4 is among the most efficient sports cars.
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22 mpg city, 33 highway (sDrive28i, automatic); 22/24 mpg (sDrive28i, manual) 19/26 mpg (sDrive35i, manual); 17/24 mpg (sDrive35i and sDrive35is, DCT)
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Despite the power increase, the 35is is no thirstier for premium fuel than the regular 35i with DCT
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From fast to efficient, the BMW Z4's engine range offers more choice than most roadsters for those concerned about gas mileage.

The base Z4 sDrive28is uses a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to score 22 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, and 26 mpg combined with the manual transmission. Opting for the eight-speed auto shaves 1 mpg from the highway rating, but leaves the others untouched.

With more power comes somewhat poorer gas mileage: the sDrive35i rates 19/26/21 mpg city/highway/combined with the manual transmission. Pick the dual-clutch seven-speed gearbox and those numbers fall to 17/24/20 mpg.

The sportiest model, the Z4 sDrive35is, also scores 17/24/20 mpg city/highway/combined.

Those looking to save some cash at the pump with their sport roadster will choose the turbo four-cylinder Z4 sDrive28i, and in our experience, real-world gas mileage easily matches, and occasionally exceeds, the EPA ratings.

Conclusion

In four-cylinder turbo form, the BMW Z4 is among the most efficient sports cars.

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