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New BMW 320i debuts in the States

The Germans at BMW decided to bring the 320i model at this year’s edition of the Detroit Motor Show. Therefore, U.S. buyers who were looking to a more affordable version of the current F30 3 Series will be able to get their hands on the new entry-level model.

Under the hood sits a 2.0-liter TwinPower four-cylinder unit producing 180 horses and 200 lb-ft of torque.

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

With these resources, the acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is possible in 7,1 seconds with a top speed limited at 209 km/h. It comes with a six-speed manual transmission and fuel consumption figures of 22mpg (city) and 34mpg (highway).

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

On the options list we find an eight-speed automatic transmission as well, a gearbox which provides almost similar fuel economy numbers of 22mpg (city) and 33mpg (highway).

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

The entry-level BMW 320i with rear-wheel drive starts at $33,445 in the United States. If you want to benefit from the four-wheel drive system, known as xDrive, it will cost you an additional $2,000.

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

2013 BMW 320i at NAIAS

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