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Key Specs of the 2013 BMW 328

328 base trim shown

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Robust turbo-four (sedan)
  • Trunk room (sedan)
  • Smooth inline-six power
  • Handling
  • Strong brakes
  • Standard folding backseat

The bad

  • Rubbery manual shifter (except sedan)
  • Spring-back turn signal and transmission levers
  • Leather and power seats optional
  • Many luxury features cost extra
  • Crash tests for convertible

Notable Features
2013 BMW 328

  • Newly available active cruise control with Stop &amp
  • amp
  • Go feature
  • New performance-oriented M Sport Line
  • Sedan, coupe or convertible
  • Available hybrid sedan
  • RWD or AWD
  • Manual or automatic

2013 BMW 328 Road Test

Joe Wiesenfelder

Editor's note: This review was written in February 2012 about the 2012 BMW 328. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2013, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.

Editor's note: This review, published in February 2012, originally cited EPA mileage estimates of 24/36 mpg city/highway for the 2012 BMW 328i sedan equipped with an automatic transmission. In a rare revision roughly one month later, the EPA lowered the rating to 23/33 mpg, as reflected in the updated review below. Mileage estimates for the manual 328i and all versions of the 335i sedan remain unchanged.

If the sport-sedan category were high school, the BMW 3 Series would be the captain of the football team, and maybe the debate squad … and the chess club. It's popular (typically selling 90,000-100,000 units annually in the U.S.), and everyone wants to be like it (Cadillac is only the most recent example, boldly pitting its upcoming ATS sedan against the 3 Series in advertisements). And so it has always been.

A classed-up, roomier interior, more power and substantially improved gas mileage breathe new life into the redesigned 2012 BMW 3 Series sedan, which should continue to dominate the sport-sedan market.

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Latest Reviews


My first BMW!

by Kryc on February 12, 2018

Love this car. Great style and performance. I always wanted one. Can't wait to customize it with some performance parts! Read full review


Serves its purpose

by Foreign Fuel from Detroit, Mi on February 11, 2018

Great daily driver, a little on the small side but very reliable for all driving conditions . Mechanically sound and good gas mileage. The AWD performs well in bad weather Read full review

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