There’s no disputing the current 3 Series is one of the best cars on the planet at its price point. Thanks to its powerful engines and lively handling, the 2014 BMW 3-Series is considered one of the top performers in its class.
The 2014 320i sedan has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and the choice of a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. You can find a more powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the BMW 328i models, and the 335i comes with a turbocharged six-cylinder engine. The 320i gets up to 24/36 mpg city/highway, which is good for the class, but you can always check out the new diesel models if you’re wanting even better fuel economy. The 3-Series comes with 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with collision mitigation features, stability control and eight airbags (front, front-side, front-knee, full-length side curtain).
Critics were impressed with the spacious cabin and, once on the road, enjoyed the smooth ride and dynamic handling of the BMW 3-Series. The 3-Series received praise for the large amount of trunk space and the spacious back seat, the improvements made to the iDrive system, and the high-definition graphics displayed on the bigger infotainment display screen in the center stack. The base model 2014 BMW 320i sedan comes standard with features like Bluetooth, HD Radio, dual-zone automatic climate control and BMW’s iDrive system, which includes a 6.5-inch display. Most of the available options for the 2014 3-Series lineup are bundled into packages, and include features like a rear view camera, side-view and top-view cameras, parking sensors, navigation, active cruise control, satellite radio, a Harman Kardon audio system, blind spot detection, a head-up display and lane departure warning. All 3 Series are eligible for the BMW Apps program, which leverages your iPhone to bring social media into the driving experience.
Overall the critics agree that the 3-Series delivers one of the most fun driving experiences in the class! Visit www.bramanbmwjupiter.com to view our inventory of 3-Series BMW’s, and all other BMW models, available at Braman BMW Jupiter!