The retuned suspension improves both transverse and longitudinal dynamics under all load conditions. Numerous drivetrains are offered, including a diesel version. Playing around with the seat cushion angle helped. The front and rear seats are also positioned higher for easier entry and exit. It replaces the previous 335i which came with 300 horses and 300 pound-feet on tap. How It Drives Powering the new 340i is a turbocharged 3.
If the driver now activates the Parking Assistant, the car will steer itself into the space while the driver merely has to control the accelerator and brake or switch between forward and reverse gear when prompted. I spent a week with a new 340i to see if the once-king of sports sedans still has its mojo. Sporty drivers will also enjoy the eight-speed Steptronic transmission. This greatly improves network coverage and data transmission speeds, especially in rural areas. As far as tech goes, the Navigation system and ConnectedDrive features have been improved, while the optional Head-Up Display is now full-color. On the track, the car impresses thanks to its chassis, which keeps it flat on turns and enables it to handle extremely well. Other than that, the 2016 3 Series is identical to the outgoing model except for the badges that come with the new trims.
The same familiar twin-kidney grille is up front, flanked by sleek headlights. Options and Packages enable further individualization. Op elke zitplaats genieten passagiers van comfortabele ruimte voor persoonlijke ontplooiing. Numerous drivetrains are offered, including a diesel version. Rear-wheel-drive variants also feature a 10-millimetre drop in ride height. In cars with the Luxury Line, Sport Line or M Sport package specified, the accent strip in the instrument panel continues expansively into all four doors, emphasising the generous levels of space for the passengers and providing a classy ambience.
Volg ons ook op: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: Website:. Initially available in sedan and Sports Wagon form, the coupe and convertible followed shortly after. Peak torque is an impressive 450 Nm 332 ft-lb , which is available from 1,380 rpm. The brakes are strong but require more travel than one might expect, with an initial softness that saps confidence during spirited driving. See your dealer for details. Now, no longer limited to the Luxury Package, the new 3 Series offers Saddle Brown Dakota Leather with dark brown highlights. The recall began on November 3, 2016.
The safety information from the Driving Assistant System i. The navigation maps are automatically updated free of charge for a period of three years. Value in Its Class You can get a less-expensive 3 Series — the 328i with a 2. I even told Dan no other fees. Acceleration from the powerful engine is surprisingly tepid unless you switch the adjustable mode selector into Sport mode your other options are Sport+, Eco and Normal.
Fastest mobile technology on board. Moreover, their improved form and feel allow them to be used even more intuitively. The result is a roomier cabin, especially for backseat passengers who get 2. See your dealer for details. Both types of transmission feature optimised efficiency, compact design and low weight, and are able to support a relaxed, low-rev and extra-fuel-efficient driving style. The 8-speed Steptronic Sport Automatic transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters is now standard on 328i, 328d and 340i models.
The crisp-shifting sixspeed manual transmission, featuring optimal ratio spacing, comes with a dual-mass flywheel with centrifugal pendulum absorbers. As a result, the slip-joint may fail over time. It's a larger car overall, measuring nearly 8 inches longer and more than 3 inches taller. There's a new 340i sedan powered by a 320-horsepower six-cylinder engine, and the available navigation system supports over-the-air map updates. But with such newcomers as the elegant and sporty Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the upcoming 2017 Audi A4, the 3….
Continuous sensor monitoring of longitudinal and lateral acceleration, speed and steering angle allows the damping to be optimally matched to road characteristics and the driving situation. The center console now comes in high-gloss black and also features new ambient lighting with an even greater feeling of quality with additional chrome applications. Total output sits at 252 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The safety information from the Driving Assistant package Collision Warning with City Braking function, Pedestrian Warning with City Braking function, Attentiveness Assistant, plus Lane Departure Warning as well as information relating to telephone and media operation is also shown in the Head-Up Display. All these updates translate to increased handling capabilities as well as feedback to the driver. It produced a maximum power of 320 hp between 5,500 and 6,500 rpm, a 20 hp improvements over the previous model.
Fastest mobile technology on board The optional latest-generation Navigation system Professional boasts quicker start-up, even faster route calculation along with more realistic 3D visualisation in cities. See your dealer for details. The data will then be utilized to generate the best possible emergency response. The three- and four-cylinder engines have balancer shafts for smooth performance throughout the engine speed range. In Europe, the 3 Series also gets a 1.