The 2016 BMW 2 Series is a two-door coupe or convertible with seating for four. There are 2 trim levels: 228i and the M235i. Convertibles is provided corresponding to the section if you do not have automatic pop-up roll bars and an electrically powered soft top, which is black by default, with two colors reinforced with metal armor.
2016 BMW 2 Series Features
The 2016 BMW 2 Series comes standard with 17-inches wheels alloy, automatic headlights, fog lamps, windshield wipers, power folding heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, leatherette upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping leather steering wheel, manual seats eight and 60/40-split folding rear seats. The standard electronic table includes Bluetooth connectivity, BMW iDrive electronic interface with a 6.5 inches screen and a 10-speaker system along CD player, HD radio and the USB / iPod interface.
Apart from its more powerful six-cylinder engine, the 2016 BMW 2 Series (M235i) adds 18-inch wheels, the summer performance tires, adaptive suspension dampers, sport-variable-ratio steering, upgraded brakes, adaptive xenon headlights with accent lighting LED, a sport exhaust system, exterior gray exterior mirror caps, an aerodynamic body kit, dark exterior trim, the rear spoiler and the sunroof. Inside you will find sports seats 10 with power options, memory driver functions, aluminum trim and upgraded steering wheel M Sport. The M235i comes standard with outdoor lighting and ambient inside.
Options on the 228i are xenon headlights M235i and confusing Trio Sports Line and M Sport package track manipulation. The Sport Line package adds 18-inches wheels with a few different tire options, a non-adaptive suspension, 8-way sports seats and manual calibration sports a handful of aesthetic improvements.
The 2016 BMW 2 Series M Sports package is a more expensive alternative to the Sport Line, the sports seats and 18-inch wheels M and adaptive suspension damper of the M235i, exterior enhancements offers and M sports steering wheel.
The track-handling package can be ordered separately or in combination with the Sports package or M Sport Line. She adds, steering and brakes of Sport M235i, and if not already set, adaptive dampers and a series of 18-inches wheels with summer tires. In other words, if you want a 228i with pieces of the suspension of M235i, track handling package will be enough on its own. But if you want the seats sport and style improvements, you are one of the packages need.
Some packages are come with both 2016 BMW 2 Series (228i) and M235i. Cold Weather package adds headlight washers, front seats and steering wheel. The Driver Assistance package throws in parking sensors front and rear and a rear view camera. The Technology package adds a high resolution display with 8.8-inches display, an improved iDrive Controller with a touch-pad, an advanced driver information screen, a navigation system, traffic in real time, BMW Apps and BMW Remote Services. The drive requires more aid package driver assistance and technology packages and adds a lane departure warning and collision mitigation with automatic braking system before and pedestrian detection.
Also on both models is the Premium package, which has a door opener, dimming mirrors, keyless start and entry, leather upholstery and satellite radio. The version of the 228i also includes a sunroof, power front seats eight channels and ambient light. Stand-alone options include some of the items above plus automatic high beams, self-parking system, improved USB and Bluetooth connectivity and a Harman Kardon audio system with 12 speakers. A mechanical limited-slip differential is available exclusively on the M235i.
2016 BMW 2 Series Interior
Inside, the 2016 BMW 2 Series employs a pilot centered sober layout control that will be instantly familiar to fans of BMW. the quality of materials is very good for a vehicle of luxury entry, leaving little to the 4 seemingly fantastic series. The BMW iDrive infotainment system controls one of the two screens are available: the basic version of 6.5 inches or larger net 8.8 inch widescreen technology package. Although the iDrive system sees to respond well and quickly to commands, we found it often takes a few clicks and whirls the wheel to system interface to access the desired functions compared to MMI Audi or Mercedes COMAND.
Typically, BMW, there are several seating options to choose from. Our preference is for sports seats, if you get an option of manual wheelchairs 228i or standard performance the M235i Throne. As for the area of the rear passengers, Series 2 is a small car, and the adults are not comfortable to fit, if they are not compact. This is not uncommon for the segment, however, and the backseat works to curl well as a tablet or a place in young children. Trunk in the coupe is a respectable 13.8 cubic feet fold and backrest to allow the transport of long objects. In the convertible BMW expects 7 percent improvement over 8.5 cubic feet of cargo space 1 of the convertible with the top down.
2016 BMW 2 Series Engine
The 2016 BMW Series 2 is the standard rear-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive (“xDrive”) is optional on all models except the Convertible M235i. The 8-speed auto transmission is available offered as standard with a six-speed manual, no extra charge only on RWD models.
The 2016 BMW 2 Series (228i) has a turbocharged 4-cylinder 2.0-liter that produces 240 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. In testing, a 2016 BMW 2 Series (228i) RWD auto ran zero to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds. The 2016 BMW 2 Series (M235i) steps up to a six-cylinder engine in line 3.0-liter, 320 hp and pumping 330 lb-ft of torque. Its pushed a rear-wheel drive automatic M235i to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds blistering.
The fuel consumption of the EPA for the 2016 BMW 2 Series estimated depends on what engine you choose and whether you prefer a coupe or convertible. On the rear-wheel drive 228i Coupé with auto transmittalit is 28 mpg combined (23 mpg highway / 36 mpg city) and 27 mpg combined (23/35) with all-wheel drive. The 228i RWD Hand drops to 26 mpg combined (22/34). The 228i Cabrio gets an estimated 27 mpg combined (23/34) with RWD and 26 mpg combined (22/33) with AWD.
Fuel consumption estimates for automatic M235i stand at 25 mpg combined (21 mpg highway / 32 mpg city) and 24 mpg combined with RWD (20 City / Highway 30) with AWD. The M235i RWD Hand drops to 22 mpg combined (19 city / 28 highway). Both models in the series have an automatic start-stop function that switches off the engine when stopped to save fuel. Automatic cars and also to launch a control function.
2016 BMW 2 Series Safety
The standard safety equipment on the 2016 BMW 2 Series adds anti-lock disc brakes on all four wheels, traction and stability control and Hill Start Assist for manual transmission vehicles. The side airbags in the front seats, and front knee air-bags are also standard full-length side curtain air-bags.
Optional safety features are front and a rearview camera, the parking sensors, a frontal collision moderation system with automatic braking. In testing, a 2016 BMW 2 Series (228i) M Sport came to a halt from 60 mph in 111 feet, a better performance than the average. The 2016 BMW 2 Series is even more impressive, perform the same task in just 106 meters.