At times it can take too many clicks, twists and turns of the control knob to perform certain tasks, but it does provide a wide range of vehicle customization that'll reward an owner willing to park for a bit and learn the ropes. Most shoppers will be pretty happy with this engine. The 328i coupe differs with a sport-tuned suspension and manually adjustable front seats power-adjustable is an option , while the convertible gets a power-retractable hardtop and 10-way power front seats with memory functions. The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically wiping the brake rotors dry when the windshield wipers are in use and automatically snugging the pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the throttle. In sum, there is no free lunch, but I feel the rewards of driving my 328i outweigh the pains. For sale at A Better Way Wholesale Autos - DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award winner - Connecticut's highest volume independent auto dealer! Specific prices vary depending on the vehicle's condition, mileage, and demand.
The convertible lacks the side curtain airbags, but the regular front-seat side airbags extend up to head level and there are also pop-up rollover hoops. Nestor explained to me what I was signing and made sure I was comfortable. The 3 Series comes in sedan, coupe, and convertible forms, and it seats five in two rows of supple leatherette seats. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but some models come with all-wheel drive xDrive. The backseat of the 3 Series is one of the more spacious in the entry-level luxury segment regardless of body style, and the sedan's added overall length adds even a little more legroom front and rear. I spoke with Carmen prior to my arrival and she answered all my questions. Yes, I had heard the gurgled idle and gnarled engine note and felt the occasional vibration.
The car is beautiful inside and out. Makes for a lot of sweaty drives in the summer with my back sticking to the seat through my shirt. I haven't had any issues as of yet. Since the 3 Series has an average reliability rating, you might consider a certified pre-owned option. Materials and build quality within the cabin are exceptional; even the standard leatherette vinyl upholstery looks and feels better than one would expect. Still, it's possible to store a standard roller suitcase back there or two smaller bags.
Among the things not so good are the halogen headlights. The coupe and convertible belong to the previous-generation body style, whereas the sedan is on an all-new platform introduced last year. Saw the car online came in and Sebastian helped us out and was very knowledgeable about the cars and offered us different options. Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed manual are standard; a six-speed automatic and all-wheel drive are optional. The nine-speaker sound system is excellent.
The nine-speaker sound system is excellent. I haven't had any issues as of yet. The nine-speaker sound system is excellent. There are many other options available as well, most of which are available both within packages and as stand-alone options. Makes for a lot of sweaty drives in the summer with my back sticking to the seat through my shirt. Off-the-line acceleration and passing power is impressive, aided by a delightful eight-speed automatic that executes shifts with decisive authority. The 335is coupe and convertible get an upgraded engine, sport exhaust, a sportier suspension calibration, 18-inch wheels, unique styling elements, sport seats and a sport steering wheel.
Powertrains and Performance The 320i sedan is powered by a turbocharged 2. The convertible offers a reasonable cargo hold when the hardtop is up, but predictably shrinks considerably when the top is lowered. It came with brand new Continentals and new brakes. It has an output of 241. Interior Design and Special Features The 3 Series sedan has a more contemporary feel inside compared to the two-door body styles, especially around the dash, doors and center console. Most of the extra items on certain body styles and trims are available as options on the others. Pricing subject to change without notice.
The base-model seats are comfortable and supportive, while the purpose-built seats of the sport packages are even more so. Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed manual are standard; a six-speed automatic and all-wheel drive are optional. Neither the dealership nor AutoRevo is responsible for misprints on prices or equipment. The automatic and all-wheel drive drop those estimates by 1 or 2 mpg depending on body style. There is also a temporary overboost function that bumps max torque up to 370 lb-ft. However, a tricky infotainment system and a mediocre reliability rating for the class prevent it from placing near the top of our rankings. Nestor explained to me what I was signing and made sure I was comfortable.
The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 2 litre capacity. I am going on the mantra of keeping up with the maintenance so as to avoid big issues. Best features are fun to drive, idrive, reliability and great gas mileage 36+ mpg on interstate. Sure, the new 3 in the Luxury trim of our test car was designed to keep comfort a priority, but it can still be pushed harder and faster than what seems sensible for a four-door sedan. If you do not see it, assume the item is not included.
Your actual mileage will vary depending on driving habits and vehicle maintainence. Finally, the sedan can be equipped with four optional equipment lines -- Luxury, Modern, Sport and M Sport -- that include different wheel designs, color schemes, trim types, seats, steering wheels and even suspension tuning. I did expect much more power. Nothing looks or feels cheap. A less expensive 320i trim level is also new for the sedan body style only.
The 3 Series has an average reliability rating of three out of five from J. For instance, if we show a navigation display with a map, there is a navigation disc with the car. Trunk space is above average in the sedan 13 cubic feet and average in the coupe 11 cubic feet. The 335is has a twin-turbocharged 3. It is cheap and once it gets hot, does not cool down for a long time.