We ultimately ended up purchasing from a private seller but would use carlotz in the future when buying a newer vehicle. The new diesel engine, available on both the sedan and wagon, is a 2. My 2014 wagon with 50k miles is in the dealer more than on the road it seems! It's now possible to fit adults in back in the sedan, although taller occupants will still be splaying their knees and you won't want to subject adults to vast distances in the back seat. Being a Diesel car, it really impresses me the way it runs, you can barely tell the difference between this and the gas version. A Premium Package includes leather upholstery, keyless access, lumbar support, satellite radio with one year subscription and a power moonroof on 328 models. I needed a very reliable, safe car that could handle occasional hauling of large materials flooring, fencing, furniture, etc.
See your dealer for details. With last year's redesign, the 3-Series got a couple of extra inches of length and wheelbase, with most of that About two inches of that going to extra legroom in back. Dip into the options list for the 3-Series and you can raise the sticker price, easily, by thousands. The result is a roomier cabin, especially for backseat passengers who enjoy 2. Regardless of which flavor you choose, they share important dimensions. The service people at the dealership were very pleasant but not impressed with the work. Trunk space in sedans is impressive, even though the trunk opening can be a bit small for fitting larger or longer items.
See your dealer for details. Separately, the air conditioning compressor is now 'smart' and the coolant pump only runs 'on demand. A convertible and high-performance M4 will follow. The four-door is more practical, less expensive, offers the same powertrains, and is, at its core, the same as the coupe. At Laguna Seca Raceway, we strapped on helmets, switched off the electronics, and pushed hard around the turns.
The 320i makes 180 hp, the 328i makes 240. We'll update this review with more as soon as we've driven the new M3. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The hood is lower at the nose, but rises higher than the previous model thanks to pedestrian safety regulations; the cabin is larger and longer. A new model has joined the sedan range at the entry-level price point: the 320i.
Real life miles per gallon is about 36, which is awesome. Sport and Sport+ modes sharpen the steering and shift response, with Sport+ mode also loosening the digital traction and yaw control nannies while adding electronic limited-slip differential emulation. Only two paint colors, white or black, are standard. Light and slow to respond when you first turn the wheel into a corner, the 435i almost feels as if it were skating through corner entry, even though there is 0. Yes, they're separated only by a software tune.
Sport mode also quickens the throttle response and firms up the shocks. From the side, it looks boxy, although the gentle curving slope from the top of the roof to the rear bumper softens an otherwise squarish appearance. Standard features for the entry-level 320i include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, automatic wipers, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight-way manually adjustable front seats, leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, wood trim, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a trip computer, Bluetooth, the , a 6. The 335i has more torque, with a turbocharged 3. Trunk space is above average in the sedan 13 cubic feet , while the wagon offers a maximum cargo capacity of 53 cubic feet with its seats folded. The car has the other technology features like lane keeping assist, front collision warning, heads up display, surround cameras, blind spot monitoring, etc.
This version accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5. It's functional, but some might consider it boring. Book-ending this group were the 328d xDrive wagon with all-season tires at 126 feet, and the ActiveHybrid 3 at 106 feet on summer tires. The six-cylinder 335i might seem like overkill at this point, but its huge wallop of power and distinctive inline-6 sound still make it the best choice for those wanting the top sport sedan experience. This car feels right with the de-tuned turbo four; more balanced, less wasteful. My car at 40k miles had a bad high pressure fuel pump which partially disintegrated or delaminated and threw bits of metal into the fuel injectors. See your dealer for details.
The new diesel engine found on the 328d is surprisingly smooth and quiet. For those seeking better fuel economy, the 328d is the answer, with 181 horsepower from a turbodiesel four-cylinder engine. Car handles well, but the interior is overly simplistic and has basically no storage. A six-speed manual transmission is also standard, with an available eight-speed automatic transmission as an upgrade. The new Sports Wagon retains the sedan's precise dynamics while offering more space. I'm 4 years and 76k miles in now, and I drive in Eco mode 90%, but sport mode is a blast, the low end torque is remarkable, and the car is every bit a 3 series in handling dynamics and road feel.
Balance is a word that comes to mind. See your dealer for details. Brake Energy Regeneration system is also included in some of the model line; it saves the most aggressive operation of the alternator for when you brake, which pays off with better fuel efficiency the rest of the time. A hatchback model, the 3 Series Gran Turismo, is reviewed separately. I liked the exterior styling of it but never liked it as much as my previous 328i from 2000 which I drove until 2014! It's been almost a year since I bought this car and I pretty much love everything about it.