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BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series

(3.5 rating by MOTOROIDS)
Rs. 41.4 Lakh - Rs. 47.9 Lakh

BMW 3 Series Variants, key specs & Mileage

Fuel Type Engine Capacity Transmission Type Power Torque Fuel Efficiency
diesel 1995cc auto 190PS @ 4000RPM 400NM @ 1750RPM 23kmpl
petrol 1998cc auto 258PS @ 5200RPM 400NM @ 1450RPM 16kmpl
diesel 1995cc auto 190PS @ 4000RPM 400NM @ 1750RPM 23kmpl
petrol 1998cc auto 248PS @ 5200RPM 350NM @ 1450RPM 16kmpl

The BMW 3 series is an entry-level luxury sedan from the German auto giant. This car is ones the first step into the world of luxury automobiles. 3 series is a very sporty looking car Its hunkered-down stance and all the quintessential traits of the BMW family make it look very handsome.

BMW 3 Series Exterior Design and Features

The styling of the 3 series has evolved but stays true to its core "BMW look". The  3 series is a very handsome looking car. It gets the Laserlight headlamps all LED taillamps as well. the car is low to the ground with 157mm ground clearance and looks very sporty and appealing. the glam quotient is further amplified by the Laserlight headlamps with DRLs and a set of classy looking alloy wheels.

BMW 3 Series Interior and Cabin Features

The interior of the 3 series is very sporty as well and reeks class. The car gets a very fluid 10.25-inch, touch-enabled Idrive infotainment system. The instrument console for the driver also is now all digital. BMW's focus has been always been on improving the interior quality. The quality of the materials used makes the car look and feel very rich. it gets a sporty 3 spoke steering wheel. The bolstering on the front seats and carbon fibre bits in the cabin make it feel racy and substantial.

Other mentionable features include Auto start/stop function, Electric Power Steering. Unlike conventional, hydraulic steering systems, electric power steering draws power only during actual steering movements. When the steering wheel position is constant, the electric motor is inactive, launch control, ambient lighting and a tyre pressure indicator to complete the package.

BMW 3 Series Safety

The 3 series, being a BMW gets a plethora of safety features from Germany. The car gets front dual airbags and curtain airbags, ABS, CBC (cornering brake control), DSC (dynamic stability control), side-impact protection and run-flat tyres.

BMW 3 Series Engine & Performance

The BMW 3 series is offered with 2 engine options with BMW's Twinpower turbo technology which make the motors very robust and super responsive even at low engine speeds

The petrol 330i variants of the car are powered by the highly appreciated 2.0l 4 cylinder turbocharged engine churning out a herculean 258hp at 5200rpm and 400 Nm at 1450rpm while the diesel 320d variants are powered by a 2.0l 4 cylinder turbocharged motor as well which is good for 190hp at 4000rpm and 400nm at 1750rpm both engines come mated with an 8 speed automatic gearbox. In terms of efficiency, petrol variants of the vehicle are rated for a company-claimed figure of 16.05 km/l, while the diesel is rated for 22.69 km/l.

BMW has a knack for getting its diesel engines right. The 2.0l diesel engine is a refined free-revving engine. It has a wide powerband which suits the sporty nature of the car. the same stands true for the petrol variants as well.

BMW 3 Series Pros

  1. Excellent Build quality
  2. Looks
  3. Performance and handling

BMW 3 Series Cons

  1. Due for an update

BMW 3 Series Colours

Alpine White
Black Sapphire
Mineral Grey
Mediterranean Blue
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BMW 3 Series Price

BMW 3 Series price starts from INR 41.4 Lakh to INR 47.9 Lakh.

BMW 3 Series Review

2016 BMW 3 Series 320d M Sport (34)

Some machines have a reputation to create destinations in the minds of gearheads even before they’ve managed to wrap their palms around its wheel. The brilliance and accomplishments of these cars are talked about so much, you’ve already driven one before you actually have. The BMW 3 Series 320d in its current avatar is one such car for me.

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