The 2016 BMW 3 Series is a compact car by the German automaker BMW since May 1975 BMW 3 Series has long been the benchmark are made considering the other compact luxury sedans. While it is not as engaging to drive than its predecessors have analyzed the latest 2016 BMW 3 Series polished interior and a well-tuned suspension refined with no fewer than five different options and efficient engines.
Buyers looking for a sports experience for the 2016 BMW 4 Series Coupe that will decide replaces the old BMW 3 Series Coupe, while the can in the need for more cargo space between the 3-Series Wagon and controversial type 3 Select Series Gran Turismo.
2016 BMW 3 Series Overview
The first model was introduced in 2012, sets the 2016 BMW 3 Series with one of the best records of the handling and luxury in the automotive world has to offer. With balanced proportions, sharp lines and the famous Hofmeister elbow rear window, outside the limo, the previous 3-Series models honors, while incorporating modern details such as BMW’s new corporate nose that has narrowed headlights flow into the traditional kidney.
The 2016 BMW 3 Series cabin contains sinuous lines, quality materials and a general feeling of craftsmanship art. Available “lines” Sport, Luxury and Sport M to adjust the internal buyers with surfaces and unique facility. Instrumentation consists of proven and true BMW quartet simple measuring devices, analog driver-friendly, while a 6.5-inch screen tablet style mounted on the dashboard stereo displays and information above vehicle. Figures for the optional navigation system, and the screen is upgraded with a larger unit of 8.8 inches.
All subsystems are controlled by iDrive of BMW infotainment setup that has developed a surprisingly simple and user-friendly system over the years from a puzzling unit complex. Redundant controls on the steering wheel and dashboard of other access electronically. The 2016 BMW 3 Series, navigation system is optional with Google Search and attraction of real-time traffic information, and it also has a touchpad on the iDrive button, write phone numbers with the user installed, contact names and navigation destinations and also zoom in and out this map – with one finger.
Other 2016 BMW 3 Series, extras gadgets include the active cruise control, the radar and a camera used to keep a fixed distance from the car in front (even in stop-and-go traffic); a system side and top view camera, which offers an overview of the environment around the car to make parking easier; Head-up and high-resolution system, the vehicle speed and the speed limit and navigation information on the lower windshield shows.
2016 BMW 3 Series Features
The 2016 BMW 3 Series (320i) comes standard with leather, dual-zone automatic temperature control, an AM / FM / CD / HD Radio AM stereo with USB and AUX inputs, a 6.5-inch display, iDrive, Bluetooth connectivity with audio streaming , a multifunction steering wheel in leather and alloy wheels 17 inch wound. Add electrically adjustable front seats, eight-way reversing camera, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and memory function for the driver’s seat for these functions, the 328i and 328d. The 335i brings a sunroof, adaptive xenon headlamps and auto-leveling, automatic high-beam and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The Sport Line includes sports seats, headliner anthracite, a choice of high-gloss black interior, brushed aluminum or dark wood finish Dornbusch unique leather options, a sports steering wheel and M door black mirror caps. For the characteristics of the Sport line, adds the M Sport package shadow exterior trim, aggressive body kit, M Sports suspension, adaptive dampers and unique exterior colors and interior leather.
Individual packages adds leather upholstery, a sunroof, a proximity key, lumbar and satellite radio complemented. The 2016 BMW 3 Series, Technology Package brings a navigation system with iDrive touch-pad, real-time traffic information, a head-up display, BMW Apps and a demo mode for the heads-up display.
The package adds cold front seats and heated, steering and headlight washers. The Driving Assistance package adds parking sensors and a rear view camera, while the Driver Support Package Plus is based on adding these features Lane Departure Warning, Active Blind Spot detection system ATTENTION ASSIST, side cameras and Top View and Speed Limit Info.
The 2016 BMW 3 Series Dynamic Handling package includes flying variable sport and adaptive shock absorbers.The lighting system illuminates the way with adaptive xenon headlight. Stand-alone options include a system of 16 speakers Harmon Kardon premium audio, automatic high beams and a parking aid that parallel parks in the Autonomous 3.
2016 BMW 3 Series Engine
The 2016 BMW 3 Series is in a dizzying height of permutations: 320i, 328i, 328d, 335i models are available, each with a different engine. The 8-speed auto transmission and rear-wheel drive are standard, and all-wheel drive “xDrive” is optional. A 6-speed manual is a free option for 320i and 328i RWD models and 2 RWD and AWD 335i variants.
The entrance of the 320i is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged 180 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. The 320i versa 24/36 city / highway mpg with the automatic and 23/36 with the manual, while self-320i xDrive only good for 23/35 mpg. The 2016 BMW 3 Series (328i) has a version updated the engine of the 320i with 240 hp and 255 lb-ft of twist. It is situated at 23/35 mpg with the car and rated 22/34 with the manual and the xDrive variant is good for 22/33 mpg.
The 2016 BMW 3 Series diesel, as 328d name is known, uses a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo diesel spews 180 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Fuel consumption at 32/45 mpg rated one eye, or 31/43 mpg with impressive xDrive. The 335i packs a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. This smooth and powerful engine returns 22/32 mpg with the car and 20/30 mpg with the manual. Add xDrive lowers cars to 20/30 mpg with the car and 20/28 mpg with the manual.
2016 BMW 3 Series Safety
All 2016 BMW 3 Series models come standard with full-length side curtain airbags double front, front, front knee and traction and stability control systems. It also includes BMW Assist eCall, which automatically notifies a BMW call center in case of an accident and can even predict the severity of injuries of the occupants.
Options include a lane departure warning system which alerts the driver when the 3 Series starts around in an adjacent lane; active angle detection system that provides a death notification when a vehicle in the blind angle of the driver; and a system’s attention, which analyzes the behavior of the driver and displays a coffee cup symbol promoting a break if it detects signs of drowsiness Assist.