Driving Dynamics Control is standard, allowing the driver to choose a system: Eco Pro, Comfort default , Sport, and Sport+ modes. What's New for 2011 The 3 Series coupe and convertible have been slightly restyled for 2011, and have been given an additional model in the form of the more sport-oriented 335is. The large brake calipers and rotors deliver more clamping force than most competitors. The clatter of the direct-injection engine is noisy, especially from outside the car when idling, and audible in the cabin at lower speeds. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. The different trim levels available on the sedans also have unique features on the inside.
The iDrive screen is large, bright and easy to read. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. The previous-generation 3 Series coupe and convertible and M3 carryover for 2013, but will be replaced with the 4 Series coupe and convertible and M4 on the new chassis in 2014. The recall began on December 2, 2014. Only a visual identification is 100% accurate however. All but the wagon are available as the rear-drive 335i, and the sedan and coupe can be had in 335i xDrive form.
As such, rear passengers fit with relative ease. Trunk space is about average for the class at 13 cubic feet. The M Sport package adds many of the 335is features. Cargo space in the wagon is plentiful at 17. Handling is excellent on all variants of the sedan, and all offer a good balance of ride quality and handling response. In the sedan, rear legroom measures 35. Materials and build quality are exceptional; even the standard leatherette vinyl upholstery looks and feels better than one would expect.
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. Steering is spot on and responsive. Overall, the trim is nice. All 3 Series body styles are available in Luxury, Sport and M Sport trims. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog.
The and the , , Infiniti G37 and certainly deserve test-drives. It came up on my radar after a trip to Europe, seeing all the diesel vehicles on the road and amazed at German auto engineering. This same function worked in the cars rear differential. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. With a fuel consumption of 6. The big hatchback Gran Turismo is part fastback, part wagon and part crossover, with an open greenhouse and rear spoiler.
All 335i models receive a new, more fuel-efficient turbocharged engine. Of course, there are worthy rivals and the 3 Series certainly doesn't provide the most equipment for your buck. With the switch of a drive mode, any variant can go from comfortable daily driver to racy canyon carver. The 3 Series Gran Turismo lacks any apples-to-apples competitors, though it's a viable alternative for drivers who want more space without the stigma of a station wagon. Its peak torque comes at a low 1250 rpm, and that sure gets you started fast.
From the side, it's somewhat boxy, although the gentle curving slope from the top of the roof to the rear bumper softens an otherwise squarish appearance. The dashboard is horizontal and clean, featuring a free-standing display monitor. The sixth generation comes equipped with xDrive. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454. As before, 3 Series models are available in different lines, including Luxury, Sport and M Sport, each with its own unique exterior and interior trim.
The ActiveHybrid 3 with the turbo 3. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Those in search of something more will be well served by the 335i, which maintains the 328i's refinement while adding a huge wallop of turbo torque that's always on tap. We found the torquey motor plenty peppy climbing steep mountain terrain at freeway speeds while cars around us were struggling to keep up. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. At Laguna Seca Raceway, we strapped on helmets, switched off the electronics, and pushed hard around the turns. The steering is light at low speeds, with proper resistance and feedback at higher speeds.
In addition to their different engines, the 335i and 335d add 17-inch wheels, adaptive xenon headlights sedan and wagon , a sunroof not convertible and power front seats with driver memory. The 335is coupe and convertible get a more powerful engine, a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels, a special body kit, sport seats and a sport steering wheel. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The coupe and convertible are available as the sport-oriented 335is. The 335i has more torque, with a turbocharged 3.
It helps fuel economy, but it annoys us. A six-speed manual or eight-speed auto as well as rear- or all-wheel-drive is available on all non-hybrid engines. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle. The coupe and convertible get a mild styling refresh that only the keen eyes of Bimmerphiles will notice. Units Affected 840000 Motor Trend tests dozens of vehicles every year, everything from fuel misers to speed demons.