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New Look for BMW 3 Series

18th May 2022

By Chris Russon

BMW 3 Series Models BMW 3 Series Display BMW 3 Series Interior BMW 3 Series Saloon BMW 3 Series Tourer
BMW 3 Series Models BMW 3 Series Display BMW 3 Series Interior BMW 3 Series Saloon BMW 3 Series Tourer

Updated versions of the BMW 3 Series saloon and estate models have been announced and will be priced from £36,670 when they arrive later in the summer.

The changes include a new-look kidney grille, slimmer headlights and BMW’s latest technology which sees its Curved Display instrument panel in the cabin.

All nine models will be fitted with 8-speed steptronic transmissions as standard, while there is a choice of six engines including mild-hybrid and plug-in powertrains as well as two M performance versions.

Diesel models are priced from £39,515 while the plug-in hybrid versions are priced from £42,610.

The range topping M340 models cost from £52,965 and are fitted with BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system which is available throughout the range and priced from £38,220.

The greatest change for the latest versions of BMW’s top-selling saloon and Tourer is on the inside, which sees the cars fitted with new-look instrumentation, including two digital displays that come together across the dashboard.

Other changes include slimmer air vents and a new-look control panel on the centre console with additional touch-controlled surfaces and redesigned gear selector. Paddle shifters are now standard across the range.

Other new additions to standard specification are an automatically dimming rear-view mirror, parking sensors front and rear with the BMW Live Cockpit Plus system that has the BMW Maps navigation system.

Options include a Harman Kardon surround sound system, an electrically operated sunroof and for the M340 saloons a carbon-fibre roof.

Since the 3 Series was first launched in 1975 it has notched up some 16 million sales and was market leader in its class in the UK, Germany and China in 2021.

Prices correct as of 18/05/22 and are subject to change.