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The original since 1975: The BMW 3 Series is the epitome of the sporty sedan. In its sixth generation, this irresistible combination of dynamic design, unrivalled agility and intelligent ConnectedDrive features is as impressive as ever.
CO2 emissions 185–44 g/km (combined)
Fuel consumption 7.9–1.9 l/100 km (combined)

5 good reasons for the BMW 3 Series Sedan

  1. Thoroughly sporty automotive design icon
  2. Full-colour Head-Up Display projects relevant info onto the windscreen
  3. BMW ConnectedDrive makes the car your mobile office
  4. Driving Assistant brakes automatically in front of people and other cars
  5. Available as a plug-in hybrid

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Experience what it means to drive a sedan that does not feel like a sedan. Discover now the special BMW 3 Series characteristics that will excite you.

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The BMW 3 Series is a real legend.
Dr. Ian Robertson,

BMW Group Brand Ambassador in the UK and former Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG

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The original: The first generation scores high points with its top-class equipment and quickly gains many fans. 1,364,039 models of the two-door car were sold.
The original: The first generation scores high points with its top-class equipment and quickly gains many fans. 1,364,039 models of the two-door car were sold.
Unmistakable: The second generation of the BMW 3 Series established itself permanently in the hearts of car lovers. From 1982, it could be customised with a diesel engine, four doors or all-wheel drive.
24-hour winner: The unbeatable athletic nature of the third generation BMW 3 Series Sedan won the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring in 1998 with a diesel engine. It came standard with an airbag for the first time.
Best seller: The fourth generation BMW 3 Series Sedan is the most successful with more than 3.2 million sold.
More efficient than ever: With BMW EfficientDynamics, the fifth generation is especially fuel-efficient, but still sportier than ever before – with an Automatic Start/Stop function that prevents unnecessary consumption at traffic lights.
The road to the future: The current BMW 3 Series Sedan does more than continue a 40-year story of success. It is also available for the first time as a plug-in hybrid.
A fully alert athlete that takes off with a typical trumpeting sound that no other six-cylinder can offer.
German car magazine “AUTO BILD Digital” took a ride in the BMW 3 Series Sedan.

DRIVING PLEASURE UNMATCHED.

The BMW 3 Series Sedan.

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The values of fuel consumptions, CO2 emissions and energy consumptions shown were determined according to the European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the version applicable at the time of type approval. The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in Germany and the range shown considers optional equipment and the different size of wheels and tires available on the selected model. The values of some vehicles are already based on the new WLTP regulation and are translated back into NEDC-equivalent values in order to ensure the comparison between the vehicles. [With respect to these vehicles, for vehicle related taxes or other duties based (at least inter alia) on CO2-emissions the CO2 values may differ to the values stated here.] The CO2 efficiency specifications are determined according to Directive 1999/94/EC and the European Regulation in its current version applicable. The values shown are based on the fuel consumption, CO2 values and energy consumptions according to the NEDC cycle for the classification. For further information about the official fuel consumption and the specific CO2 emission of new passenger cars can be taken out of the „handbook of fuel consumption, the CO2 emission and power consumption of new passenger cars“, which is available at all selling points and athttps://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html. Detailed information on the technical data can be found on your BMW country page.
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