The 6th Generation BMW 3-Series was introduced in 2011. The 6th Generation BMW 3-Series is a front engine rear/four-wheel drive sedan. The BMW 3-Series 6th Generation featured an updated design language compared to the 5th Generation 3-series. The 3-Series is one of the best-selling cars of all time and continues to be BMW bestselling model today due its unique looks, drive, and feel. The 3-Series is available in 9 models 316d, 318d, 320d, 330d, 335d, 318i, 320i, 328i, 330i and 340i and two body styles sedan and station wagon. Production of the 6th Generation BMW 3-Series has been ongoing for over five years, the BMW 3-Series was and is available to purchase during the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and the year 2015. The price of the BMW 3-Series 6th Generation is fairly competitive when compared to other models in the same class.
The exterior of the 6th Generation 3-Series features a unique design language. The front end features sleek side swept headlights with daytime running lights, the iconic BMW kidney grille, a large front bumper with a large trapezium styled air intake that is flanked by standard circular fog lights. The rear end features sharp side swept taillights with a large rear bumper. The station wagon features identical styling to the 4-door sedan apart from being slightly longer to accommodate the rear tailgate. Options include LED Headlights and fog lights, carbon fiber mirror caps, rear spoiler and front splitter, black kidney grille and M colored bumper stripes The overall exterior of the 6th Generation BMW 3-Series features a fairly unique and distinctive design language that allows it to stand out amongst other cars in its class.
The interior of the 6th Generation BMW 3-Series compromises the use of black plastic trim pieces accented by silver matter trim. The front and rear seats are covered in a choice of beige or black. Standard features on the car include power windows, climate control, electric mirrors and a multi-information display Options on the car include a choice of aluminium, anthracite wood and burl walnut wood trim, a choice between black, beige or white coloured leather, heated front and rear seats, heated steering wheel, rearview camera with park distance control, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Auto-dimming interior and exterior mirrors, Power Front Seats, Satellite radio with 1 year subscription, Universal garage-door opener, Lumbar support, Moonroof and Satellite Navigation. The overall interior of the 6th Generation 3-Series provides a subpar amount of interior space when considering its exterior size and the interior space offered by its rivals, but it offers a great level of comfort and interior refinement.
The 6th Generation BMW 3-Series is available with six engine options
2.0 Liter Inline-4 Diesel
3.0 Liter Inline-6 Diesel
1.6 Liter Twin Turbocharged 4-cyclinder
2.0 Liter Twin Turbocharged 4-cyclinder
3.0 Liter Twin Turbocharged Inline-6
1.5 Liter Twin Turbocharged 3-Cylinder
The mileage varies on the BMW 3-Series 6th Generation depending on which model you get ranging from 15KM/L-34 KM/L making for an estimated driving range of up to 825KM to 1870KM from the sedans 55-liter fuel tank.
The main competitors of the BMW 3-Series 6th Generation are the Mercedes C-Class, Audi-A4, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and the Cadillac ATS.