2018-2019 BMW 3-Series – Interesting Update “troika”

The company 2018-2019 BMW is always a very sensitive approach to the amendment of their cars. As a rule, the change of generations occurring global changes and restyling involves only a few innovations, often subtle simple inhabitant.

However, in the case of the 2018-2019 BMW 3-Series year, the situation is quite different. Yes, the appearance was not strongly affected, although it is fully explained by the magnificent design of its predecessor. However, major changes have taken place in the technical part.


Let’s take first things first. First, we note that the restyling is timed to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the existence of the third series. Significant event, anyway. Also add, modernization has affected three versions of the car – a four-door sedan, sports sedan and five-door station wagon.

Let’s understand what’s new offer big-name carmaker in its updated third series.

Pictures appearance 2018-2019 BMW 3

If you examine the photos and videos, update notice will not be difficult. Of course, you need to have some idea of ​​how the car looked before.

Photos of the new 2018-2019 BMW 3 Series 2016 2017 Front

The front part was modified bumper, slightly retouched the hood, which became even more muscular. Also worth noting is the traditional large “nostrils” false radiator grille and a new head optics. To be precise, in the head optics changed dazzle, as well as other installed daytime running lights. Optional Bavarians offered to equip the car fully LED optics.

2018-2019 BMW 3 2016 2017 photo Side

Side note refined lines, sophisticated, rapid form. Powerful mirror housings are successfully combined with a sufficiently large glazed side. The presence of LED-signal repeaters in the mirrors is not new, yet their presence is pleasantly pleased.

Steep wheels

Traditionally, large radii of the wheel arches accommodate inside elegant rims in the range, the client can pick out their favorite.

Zanyaya of the 2018-2019 BMW 3 Series 2016 2017

The rear of attracting another bumper, modified optics. For Basic marker lamps operate on the basis of light-emitting diodes.

As before, the car looks great. It is made in the best traditions of the Bavarian automaker, regardless of what kind of power unit in question.

Photo interior of the new 2018-2019 BMW 3 Series

The interior space has traditionally excellent for 2018-2019 BMW. Of course, here as part of the restyling of some updates have been provided. Although they are not as much as expected.

The new multimedia system 2018-2019 BMW 3 2016 2017

So, the main trends observed in the changes in the climate control unit equipment, the presence of chrome frames near the duct. In addition, now the owners will be able to enjoy the benefits of a new multimedia system, which has learned to support LTE technology. Unfortunately, the company 2018-2019 BMW stubbornly refuse to do multimedia with touch controls. What caused such a decision – is hard to say.

Saloon 2018-2019 BMW 3 2016 2017

As for the level of cabin comfort, here’s what else is extremely difficult to find fault. Ergonomics at an incredibly high level. One gets the impression, like a button, each was created in order to stay on this, the ideal place for themselves. The quality of materials is beyond doubt. There is high-class leather, inlays expensive materials. Details of salon adjusted to each other perfectly.

Front seats 2018-2019 BMW 3 2016 2017

Interestingly looks driver’s area. Not only due to the convenient multifunction steering wheel and a modern dashboard. The rigor coupled with a style that allows you to get excellent results. The central console is launched in the direction of the driver, and even a tunnel designed specifically for the convenience and comfort of the one who sits behind the wheel.

Rear sofa third 2018-2019 BMW

The second row also does not cause problems. Of course, with the comfort to stay here only two. The passenger, stranded in the middle, there will be some suffer because of the transmission tunnel and the climate system unit, bulging forward. But if the back would be two people, they will realize that such travel by 2018-2019 BMW.

Roomy trunk

The luggage compartment allows accommodate about 480 liters of luggage in a sedan. Universal offers even more space.

Equipment

One could say that the 2018-2019 BMW 3-Series year, is equipped with an excellent set of equipment. Alas, this is not true. The main problem in this bundling case is the most interesting and useful, you can get only for a fee.

We call some of the equipment, which is a part of the base, and is optional pleasure:

  • dual-zone climate control;
  • electric front seats;
  • heated front seats;
  • Start-stop system;
  • engine start button system;
  • multimedia complex iDrive;
  • navigation system;
  • Internet access on LTE technology;
  • System-sky cameras;
  • multi-function steering wheel;
  • light and rain sensors;
  • Assist parallel and perpendicular parking;
  • advanced audio system;
  • Projection Head-Up Display;
  • warning system of possible collisions;
  • help system of movement in terms of urban congestion;
  • alert system at the congress with its lanes and so forth.

The price of the new 2018-2019 BMW 3

While talking about the updated prices early, as the car gets to the Russian market only at the beginning of the year autumn.

Nevertheless, it may be recalled, how much the “troika” of the 2018-2019 BMW manages at the moment-to-date performance on the territory of Russia.

So, for the most modest version of the 316i should be given a minimum of 1.25 million rubles. If you wish to buy more impressive version of the 335i, then cook for at least 2 million rubles. It should be understood that here we are talking only about the basic configuration. Alas, it is almost empty. Because you need to buy more number of options. What is most sad, optional equipment is very expensive. So for the more or less packed variation of the 2018-2019 BMW 3-Series have to lay out the order of 3 million rubles.

Equipment Engine Price Drive unit Fuel Consumption maximum speed
318i 1.5 MT (136 hp) 1560 rear petrol 7 / 4.7 210
320i 2.0 MT (184 hp) 1710 rear petrol 7.9 / 4.8 235
320d 2.0 AT (190 hp) 2040 rear diesel 5.2 / 3.9 230
320d xDrive 2.0 AT (190 hp) 2130 full diesel 5.5 / 4.2 228

Apparently, the changes in the version of the years will not entail major changes in the prices. But, as you know, a small increase still will. This can not be avoided.

Specifications 2018-2019 BMW 3

So we got to the most interesting. That’s specifications are a component of the Bavarian updated, which causes the greatest interest. And all because there have been major changes.

power plant

From now on, customers can choose from four new petrol engine on three, four or six cylinders. Either one of seven four-cylinder diesel powertrains. From next year to an impressive list of engines it plans to add hybrid power plant.

The modernization of engines allowed to increase capacity, but at the same time reduce fuel consumption. And all this thanks to the modified Twin Power Turbo technology.

Petrol engines

  1. Initial engine has three cylinders and a volume of 1.5 liters. Of these, 136 horsepower is retrieved and 220 Nm. With the manual gearbox accelerates from 0 to 100 takes 8.9 seconds and top speed – 210 kilometers per hour. Average fuel consumption – about 5.5 liters.
  2. The second hierarchy is a four cylinder engine and a 2.0 liter volume. Its performance – 184 horsepower and 290 Nm of torque.
  3. The new motor 330i is created to replace the previous 328i. Now we are dealing with a two-liter four-cylinder engine, whose power is an impressive 252 horsepower, and torque – 350 Nm. With 8AKPP gains from 0 to 100 in 5.8 seconds. Maximum speed – 250 kilometers per hour. Fuel consumption – about 6.5 liters in mixed mode.
  4. The top 340i engine replaces the old 335i engine. Novelty boasts six working cylinders and 3.0 liters of volume. Of these, extracted power 326 horsepower and torque of 350 Nm. With the new automatic transmission Steptronic 8 acceleration from zero to a hundred only takes 5.1 seconds and top speed – 250 mph (electronically limited). Average fuel consumption – 6,6-7,8 liters per 100 kilometers.

Diesel engines

2018-2019 BMW modernized four diesel engine with four cylinders, and thus left unchanged three diesel engine with six cylinders. the latter capacity is 218, 258 and 313 hp).

With regard to the updated versions, here we are dealing with versions 316d (116 hp), 318d (150 hp), 320d (163 or 190 horsepower, depending on the version).

If we talk about a hybrid version, it is expected in the beginning of next year. It will include a gasoline engine and a 2 liter capacity of 184 hp and 80 kW electric motor. The total aggregate capacity of 252 horses with 420 Nm of torque.

Consumption in hybrid is expected to reach 2.1 liters, and acceleration in this case will take only 6.3 seconds from zero to 100 km / h. The manufacturer claims that the electric drive train on the 2018-2019 BMW 3-Series will be able to travel 35 kilometers.

Video test drive a 2018-2019 BMW 3 years

Conclusion

An updated version of the 2018-2019 BMW 3-Series year has not brought with it radical changes in appearance, but has presented a set of advanced, more powerful and fuel-efficient engines.

In fact, the negative aspect of this car is only one – very expensive option with extremely poor standard. In the rest of this machine to say anything bad impossible. What can we say, it’s 2018-2019 BMW.