Online Edition for Part no. The large brake calipers and rotors deliver more clamping force than most competitors. This car looks nice and the interior is perfect but the performance is dull. It lacks midrange, and Sirius in particular can sound muddy. Yes having a hard copy is nice at times but having a digital version on your iPad is much more convenient, especially when searching. Interior Design and Special Features The 3 Series sedan has a more contemporary feel inside compared to the two-door body styles, especially around the dash, doors and center console.
Air conditioner doesn't work, emits a smell, blocked vents, weak air flow, heater doesn't produce heat, etc. Online Edition for Part no. Powertrains and Performance The 320i sedan is powered by a turbocharged 2. The 335i has more torque, with a turbocharged 3. The sedan gets front knee airbags. However, last year's redesign only applied to the 328i and 335i sedan.
The active safety features can be switched off or dialed back in degrees, allowing the driver to tune the system to conditions and his or her preferences. In sum, there is no free lunch, but I feel the rewards of driving my 328i outweigh the pains. These are average distances for an entry-level luxury sedan with summer tires. Only 2 good things about this car: 1- people are jealous and wanna race with me and 2- Sound system. The high-resolution display is wide, allowing a view of more real estate and more roads to the sides, useful when navigating. Online Edition for Part no.
Online Edition for Part no. The car is beautiful inside and out. The 328i coupe and convertible get a 3. Online Edition for Part no. The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically wiping the brake rotors dry when the windshield wipers are in use and automatically snugging the pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the throttle.
Among the things not so good are the halogen headlights. I haven't had any issues as of yet. Front and rear overhangs are about an inch longer, though the 3 Series still has short overhangs for the class. . Online Edition for Part no. Online Edition for Part no. There is no way to lock the Dual climate control temperature settings.
Each body style gets the same transmission and drivetrain choices as their respective 328i versions. We drove a 328i hard up a primitive mountain road, overdriving the tires, allowing the active safety features to limit speed around the bumpy switchbacks. The front of the sedan has two large air intakes are positioned underneath the headlights to the outer edges of the front fascia that add depth to the sporty styling. The Luxury interior is traditional and attractive, and is our choice for commuting, business or road trips. Online Edition for Part no.
Online Edition for Part no. Plus, good fuel economy; in very mixed driving, I consistently get 25-26mpg, and that is with the car in Sport Mode 95% of the time. We found ourselves giving little thought to the engine, a 2. The newer four-door models come with four choices of equipment lines -- Luxury, Modern, Sport and M Sport. The engine is set back behind front axle to improve weight distribution and handling. In addition, Surround View with Side View and Top View offer a bird's-eye perspective of the vehicle and the area around it, very helpful in tight confines.
Sedans improve on the previous generation in every way. To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and movement. Turbo lag is nonexistent, and 0-60 mph comes quickly, just 5. I have done one oil change, bought all season floor mats and bought a sun shade. The convertible adds heat-reflective leather upholstery.
A pair of us sat in the back seats and found them roomy with good headroom. Also new for 2013 is the ActiveHybrid3. Trunk space is above average in the sedan 13 cubic feet and average in the coupe 11 cubic feet. Sedans were completely redesigned for 2012 and carry over basically unchanged for 2013. Reinstall the control unit and reattach the lamp cover. This same feat takes the Audi A4 2.