The 6th Generation BMW 3-Series was introduced in 2011. The car 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 to its unique looks, drive, and feel.
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 3-Series is available in 9 variants 316d, 318d, 320d, 330d, 335d, 318i, 320i, 328i,330i and 340i and two body styles sedan and station wagon. 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 interior of the 6-Generation 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 colored sensatec. 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, rear view 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.
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 6th Generation BMW 3-Series depending on which model you get ranging from 15KM/L-30 KM/L.
Mercedes C-Class, Audi-A4, Cadillac ATS
(316d) 2.0 Liter Inline-4 Diesel 116bhp @4000 RPM
(318d) 2.0 Liter Inline-4 Diesel 150bhp @4000 RPM
(320d) 2.0 Liter Inline-4 Diesel 190bhp @4000 RPM
(325d) 2.0 Liter Inline-4 Diesel 218bhp @4400 RPM
(330d) 3.0 Liter Inline-6 Diesel 258bhp @4000 RPM
(335d) 3.0 Liter Inline-6 Diesel 313bhp @4400 RPM
(318i) 1.5 Liter Twin Turbocharged 3-Cylinder 136bhp @4500-6000 RPM
(320i) 1.6 Liter Twin Turbocharged 4-cyclinder 184bhp @5000-6500 RPM
(330i) 2.0 Liter Twin Turbocharged 4-cyclinder 252bhp @5200-6500 RPM
(340i) 3.0 Liter Twin Turbocharged Inline-6 326bhp @5500-6500 RPM
(328i Active Hybrid) 2.0 Liter Twin Turbocharged 4-cyclinder 240bhp @5000-6500 RPM
Great handling and drive
Good resale value
RWD or AWD option
Underpowered on base models
Lacks standard equipment
Below par interior sp
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