BMW 3-Series

A closer look at the new BMW 3 Series Sedan

Today we will get a closer look to the all-new BMW 3 Series (F30), the sixth generation of the German model which had been revealed few days ago. In terms of engine choices, BMW offers a total of four engines with different outputs and performance. The entry-level petrol engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 240 horses and 350 Nm of torque. It is available for the BMW 328i and provides a 0-100 km/h acceleration in 5,9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

Thanks to the EfficientDynamics technology, it manages to return an average fuel consumption of 6,4 liters/100 km. The new BMW 335i gets a more powerful inline-six unit with 306 horses and 400 Nm of torque for a 0-100 km/h acceleration in 5,5 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h. The average fuel economy of the model is between 7,2 and 7,9 liters/100 km.

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

If you want to obtain the best fuel consumption you will have to opt for the diesel engines with outputs ranging from 163 horsepower for the BMW 320d EfficientDynamics to 184 horses for the standard 320d. The latter manages to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 7,5 seconds returning a fuel consumption of just 4,5 liters/100 km.

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

The figures are even better for the EfficientDynamics model which returns a fuel economy of 4,1 liters/100 km and 109 g/km. BMW will offer three different trim levels, namely Sport Line, Modern Line and Luxury Line. The M Sport Package is also available and brings larger 19-inch alloy wheels, revised front and rear bumpers along new trim inside.

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

2012 BMW 3 Series

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