The all-new BMW 3 Series now available in South Africa.
The sedan represents not only the core of the BMW 3 Series range (of which over 15 million units have now been sold worldwide) but also the heartbeat of the BMW brand. This latest edition of the car sees BMW building in particular on the sporting tradition of the 3 Series, whose exploits in race competition have earned it so much extra dynamic credibility.
The seventh generation of the sports sedan moves the game on once again in its segment in terms of driving dynamics, premium quality and innovation.
Powerful and efficient engines available at launch.
Powerful and efficient engines will be available from the start of sales for the new BMW 3 Series Sedan. The line-up comprises a pair of four-cylinder petrol engines with 135 kW in the BMW 320i (fuel consumption combined: 6.0 – 5.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 137 – 129 g/km)* and 190 kW in the BMW 330i (fuel consumption combined: 6.1 – 5.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 139 – 132 g/km)*, plus 140 kW/190 in the BMW 320d (fuel consumption combined: 4.7 – 4.4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 122 – 115 g/km)*. A 195 kW six-cylinder in-line diesel engine powers the BMW 330d (fuel consumption combined: 5.2 – 4.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 136 – 128 g/km).
Premium ambience and high-quality optional equipment.
The premium characteristics of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan can be further enhanced with an array of high-quality and innovative options. The Sport Line and M Sport equipment lines help to provide targeted individualisation.
Leading the way to automated driving.
The new BMW 3 Series Sedan uses a significantly expanded selection of innovative assistance systems to likewise take a leading role on the road to automated driving. Features include Lane Departure Warning, plus Collision and Pedestrian Warning with City Braking function, the latest version of which also alerts the driver when a cyclist is detected.
BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant
Making its debut in the new BMW 3 Series Sedan is the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, an intelligent, digital character that responds to the prompt “Hey BMW”. One unique feature over other digital assistants is that drivers can give him a name.
The arrival of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant ensures there is always a genuine BMW professional on board. He is able to explain all sorts of different functions (“How does the High Beam Assistant work?”), provide current status information (“Is the oil level okay?”) and help answer questions (“What warning messages do I have?”).
The Intelligent Personal Assistant is, in short, the ideal co-driver and comes in particularly useful during everyday driving by responding to natural voice commands to help the driver with numerous tasks, such as enhancing productivity and on-board entertainment