The BMW is known for presenting cars with balanced combinations of luxury and performance. The BMW 3 Series has long built its reputation in the industry giving the best in its class. The all new BMW 3 Series is flying high in the automotive industry with its modern and luxurious styling quotient. The BMW assures the 328i model to be the best selling petrol 3 series. Reaffirming the said statement, the 328i effectively replaces the old 325i.
BMW 328i Engine
The BMW 3 Series offers many optional engines to provide mixture of power and fuel efficiency. The BMW 328i is powered by a four cylinder 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine with a power output of 239bhp and rear – wheel drive. The old 325i was powered by a naturally aspirated 3.0 liter six – cylinder engine which produced 209bhp. The noise from the new generation 328i engine is silent and it offers the maximum torque of 4800 rpm. There is an 8 – speed automatic transmission gearshift available as an option. It gives outstanding fuel economy and to top it all, low running costs with great performance. It gives a fuel efficiency of 44.8 MPG and CO2 emissions of only 147 g/km.
BMW 328i Exteriors
The new generation car has received wonderful fit and finish. There is slight increase in the size but the overall weight has reduced considerably. The doors have received a precise finish with sharp curves. The basic ES model comes with 17-inch wheels, cruise control and keyless go. The other models are SE, Sport, Modern and Luxury. There are Xenon Headlamps, fog lamps, Automatic Climate Control and Satellite Navigation to enhance its upgraded features.
BMW 328i Interiors
The cabin is driver-centered in true sense. The seats are incredibly comfortable to allow the passengers have a good riding experience in long hours driving. The comfort providing 10 way Power Front Sports seats includes 2 – way power adjustable side bolsters, 2 – way manual headrests and thigh support and Driver memory for exterior mirror and seat positions. There is extra legroom of 15mm for the rear passengers. The cargo space has also increased to accommodate 480 liters of luggage. Surround View Camera is made available to assist in parking and there is also camera – based Collision Warning Systems. There is HD Radio and Anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 Player with Radio Data System.
BMW 3 Series Safety Features
How many airbags in BMW 3 Series?
The BMW 3 Series houses all the modern safety features available. There is Advanced Airbag System that surrounds all sides of the cabin. It includes Seat Mounted Front Side – Impact Airbags and Knee Airbags for driver and front passenger. The other safety features includes LATCH restraints for Child Restraint Safety Installation, Anti-Theft Alarm System, Front and Rear Head Protection System and Anti-locking Braking System
BMW 328i Pricing and Release Date
The 328i model is expected to start from more than $41,000 and begin sales from February.