Sedan equipped with the six-speed manual are 0. In the United States, the arrival of the four-cylinder models marked the first time a 3 Series was sold with a four-cylinder petrol engine, since the 318i of the late 1990s. New chrome accents define the newly designed controls for the electric seat adjustment. Sales of the compact-size model reached almost 1. But for someone who wants a little bit more than the standard 3 Series, it is certainly a good option.
Although the TwinPower Turbo 3. The F30 was unveiled in Munich on 14 October 2011 and the launch event was held on 11 February 2012. As with most facelifts, this upgrade aims to keep the sedan fresh for a few more years against competitors such as the , the , and the. High-quality interior, driver focused ergonomics. Called B58 internally, the all-aluminum powerplant cranks out 320 horsepower from 5,5000 rpm and 330 pound-feet of torque from only 1,380 rpm in the 340i model. Starting with the former, there is the 318d 150 hp , 320d 190 hp and 325d 224 hp. ActiveHybrid 3 Based on the 335i Sedan, the ActiveHybrid 3 includes a 40 kW 54 hp synchronous electric motor, a positioned underneath the luggage area and a 2-zone climate control system with stationary air conditioning.
It replaces the previous 335i which came with 300 horses and 300 pound-feet on tap. The 6-speed manual transmission is also offered with a rev matching function, which means the engine automatically blips the throttle on downshifting, resulting in improved smoothness. Some of the specific changes include: new geometry of the chassis with new front struts with five bolt upper anchors points versus 3 previously , redesigned electric power steering, new rear damper technology, and updated Dynamic Stability Control. The in the range, the 320d, is more frugal than ever. The facelift also brought the much-anticipated model, but more on that in my review below. New chrome applications are also a featured on the electric window controls and air vents, adding high-quality accents to the interior.
The 2015 C-Class also grew in size to help it separate its wares from the new. The Sport Line trim level features kidney grille with 9 wider slats in black high-gloss, high-gloss black fender vents, double-spoke style 397 wheels, Matt Black window frames, Black tailpipe finisher, front sport seats, chrome trim in the centre console area and sport leather steering wheel with Red contrast stitching. Package also includes the vehicle key is designed in black with a red decorative strip. Between those two engines is the turbocharged 2. The lights in each cluster have also been moved further apart for a broader stance on the road and added aggressiveness.
The two- litre four-cylinder petrol engine on the other hand is the highlight of the car. The styling is similar to previous generations with a sweeping bonnet, short front overhang, and long wheelbase. The same 134 unit is also found in the , and here it is capable of a 8. The center console now comes in high-gloss black and with new ambient lighting and added chrome inserts. This includes the on-demand coolant pump, electronically controlled oil pump and electromechanical power steering that consume no electrical power when driving straight ahead. Wikimedia Commons has media related to.
If the driver now activates the Parking Assistant, the car will steer itself into the space while the driver merely has to control the accelerator and brake or switch between forward and reverse gear when prompted. Early models included the 328i and 335i. Among other things, a Proactive Driving Assistant for models fitted with the 8-speed Steptronic transmission uses navigation data to work out in advance where the driver will have to slow down on the upcoming route and adapts the powertrain strategy accordingly. These lines form the base packages upon which extra options could be specified. Cruise control, dual-zone climate control along with start-stop button and keyless entry are standard. Headline change is the cleaner, cleverer 500cc-per-cylinder engine family.
The updated 8-speed Steptronic transmission features enhanced efficiency, wider gear ratio and reduced torque converter slip during gear shifts. Options and Packages enable further individualization. No major changes have been introduced to the body or the chassis, so both interior space and the 480-litre boot space remain unchanged. Diesel offerings here include three four-cylinder and two six-cylinder engines, all of which are turbocharged. Luxury Package will continue to be an option for the aforementioned models, while the M Sport Package offers additional options designed to further increase road presence and driving pleasure.
The vehicle was unveiled at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in 2013. It is powered by the twin-turbo straight-six engine. Both figures are available for models using the eight-speed automatic transmission. Black high-gloss chrome unit along with aluminium door sill plates, sports leather steering wheel, exclusive colours for the ambient lighting and chrome edging for the air vents are all new. Two engine options are in the options list for U. In Europe, the changes will be more complex as the line-up is spread a lot.
New width-enhancing effect and stronger visual presence. At the entry point of the range sits a 1. The lightweight and rigid all-aluminum unit with TwinPower Turbo technology provides a perfect blend of superb performance and outstanding efficiency. All of the Premium Package equipment is now standard for 340i models. These increased dimensions result in the rear wheels being located further back and lower with respect to the rear seat, and allows for three full-size rear seats. New additions to the range include striking Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Platinum Silver Metallic and Jatoba Brown Metallic.