The BMW 3 Series lineup rounds out this year with the introduction of the high-performance 2015 BMW M3. Add that model to the existing lineup of sedans, wagons, and hatchbacks, and you have the yardstick for the class. Engines range from a choice of 4-cylinders to a diesel, a hybrid, and two 6-cylinders, including the 425-horsepower M3.
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If you want a practical luxury sport sedan that delivers on driving involvement regardless of the model you pick, then the 2015 BMW 3 Series should be at the top of your list. While there are alternatives from Lexus, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, none are as coveted by enthusiasts.
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While the BMW 3 Series offers a lot, the familiar design and high price can be off-putting. The 2015 Lexus IS offers polarizing style, and the 2015 Cadillac ATS is a surprisingly fun and less expensive alternative. Of course, there's always the Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
I love my BMW. . . It handles like a dream; is always reliable & fun. I love the fact that my car tells me when it needs service. I love that I have "run-flat" tires (that I wasn't even aware existed) & if I get a bolt or something in my tire, it does not go flat & it remains safe to continue driving. I love the fact that it has so many safety features; includes all service for the first 4 years/40000 miles. I always feel safe, comfortable & happy when I am driving my car.
Air scoops on the side of the car to support aerodynamics.
I don't really have any problems, gas is wonderful. I get 20 32 miles to the gallon. I have a 2. 0 liter four cylinder engine. I have built in heating seats. I also have OnStar command, navigation system, radio, touchscreen. All-wheel drive phenomenal handling for the class, as well as accurate steering, responsive brakes and a comfortable ride. 6-speed manual is standard on most models, while an 8-speed automatic is available everywhere.
It's HOT! and SMOOTH! and allows you to be in control.
German engineering at it's best! It takes corners like it owns the curves (very smooth handling). I love the options of changing from eco to sport to comfort while I drive. I also like the convenience of changing from automatic to manual when I feel like it. The technology package allows me to focus on the road while having a straight eye on the speedometer and navigation. The seats are so comfortable I feel it's cut for my body.
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Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
BMW Assist eCall Emergency Sos
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners
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Safety Recalls (1)
BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, and ActiveHybrid3 vehicles manufactured October 20, 2011, to June 22, 2015, 2014-2015 328xi Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured March 21, 2013, to March 17, 2015, 2014-2015 328d, 328xd vehicles manufactured June 28, 2013, to April 21, 2015, and 2014-2015 328xd Sports Wagon vehicles manufactured July 5, 2013, to April 21, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the front side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
If the side marker lights do not illuminate, the vehicle may be less visible at night, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
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