Is BMW 3 Series a good family car?

October 28, 2019 Off By idswater

Is BMW 3 Series a good family car?

That’s because the BMW 3 Series was the top performer in Euro NCAP’s large family car class last year and it’s also our favourite compact executive model, especially in 320d trim. As well as protecting both you and your family better than its 2012 rivals, the BMW is also brilliant to drive, practical and stylish.

Are BMW 3 Series fast?

Everything you need to know about the new 2020 BMW 3 Series The upgraded M340i comes standard with a six-cylinder engine instead, which makes an impressive 382 hp and can hit speeds of 60 miles per hour in just 4.4 seconds. Both are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, with standard rear-wheel-drive.

Which BMW 3 Series is the fastest?

3 Series – 330i xDrive Sedan: 0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds. 4 Series – 440i xDrive Coupe: 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds. 5 Series – M550i xDrive Sedan: 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds. 7 Series – M760i xDrive Sedan, ALPINA B7 xDrive: both deliver 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds.

Do the seats go down in a BMW 3 Series?

Seat folding and flexibility All 3 Series variants come with versatile 40/20/40-split folding rear seatbacks as standard; you can fold these down using handy levers inside the boot.

Is the BMW 3 Series a big car?

The latest version of the 3 Series is the biggest yet. There’s now adequate head and legroom for rear-seat passengers – although the high transmission tunnel that runs down the middle of the car means anyone sitting in the middle has limited space for their feet.

What is the quickest BMW?

BMW M5 Competition model
The BMW M5 Competition model is currently the fastest production car in the BMW lineup, going from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds. From coupes all the way up to SUV Sport Activity Vehicles®, BMW even offers a wide range of some of the fastest cars under $100k.

What’s the new model for the BMW 3 series?

The biggest change for the 2021 BMW 3 Series is the addition of the 330e plug-in hybrid model to the lineup, so that’s what we test drove for this review. BMW also offers 330i and M340i versions, and there’s an M3 performance model on the way.

Is the 2020 BMW 3 Series a sports car?

The 2020 BMW 3-series is the largest 3-series to date, and while some purists will complain it’s not the pure sports sedan that it once was, it’s still a thrill to drive with sharp handling, powerful and refined turbocharged engines, and a responsive automatic transmission.

Is the BMW 3 series safe to drive?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hasn’t published safety ratings for the 2021 BMW 3 Series. Most luxury automakers force you to pay extra for safety features that are standard equipment on many cheaper cars, and BMW is no exception.

Which is better a BMW 3 Series or a BMW PHEV?

Compared with the last-gen PHEV, the latest version boasts several improvements, such as a higher top speed in electric mode (87 mph versus 75), a larger battery (12.0 kilowatt-hours versus 7.6), and a longer EPA-rated all-electric range (up to 22 miles versus 14). We prefer the gas-powered versions to the plug-in hybrid.