2016 BMW 328d

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2016 BMW 328d
2016 BMW 328d

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Robust turbo-four gas engine
  • Smooth inline-six power
  • Handling
  • Strong brakes
  • Sedan's trunk room

The bad:

  • Spring-back turn signal and transmission levers
  • Leather optional
  • Many luxury features cost extra

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Sedan and Sport Wagon updated for 2016
  • New 340i sedan with 320-hp engine available
  • Gran Turismo body style available
  • Diesel engine available
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Active cruise control with Stop &amp
  • amp
  • Go feature available

2016 BMW 328d review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

BMW’s compact 3 Series is the luxury automaker’s bread-and-butter model. It’s available as a sedan, Gran Turismo hatchback or wagon. Numerous drivetrains are offered, including a diesel version. The five-seat 3 Series comes with rear- or all-wheel drive and competes with the Audi A4, Cadillac ATS and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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New for 2016
The sedan and Sport Wagon body styles of the 3 Series gain mild styling updates, suspension and steering revisions, and new features, including available LED headights. There’s a new 340i sedan powered by a 320-horsepower six-cylinder engine, and the available navigation system supports over-the-air map updates. An available Track Handling Package for gas-powered models features variable sport steering, an adaptive suspension, sport brakes with high-temperature pads and gray 18-inch light-alloy wheels.
Significant Standard Features

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Push-button start
  • Manually adjustable front seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • iDrive multimedia system with 6.5-inch screen
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Full-LED headlights
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Leather upholstery
  • Power front seats
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go technology
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning with mitigation feature
  • Navigation system with over-the-air map updates
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound stereo
  • Sunshades for rear windows
  • Power moonroof

3 Series Gran Turismo
The 3 Series Gran Turismo is a four-door, coupelike hatchback version of BMW’s compact luxury car. It’s a larger car overall, measuring nearly 8 inches longer and more than 3 inches taller. The result is a roomier cabin, especially for backseat passengers who get 2.8 inches of extra legroom. The front and rear seats are also positioned higher for easier entry and exit.
What’s Special

  • 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (328i)
  • 300-hp, turbo 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder (335i)
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Cargo area has tie-down points, hooks and underfloor storage
  • New high-gloss black exterior trim and standard sport seats

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M3
The M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series sedan that was redesigned last year. It’s powered by a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that’s rated at 425 hp.
What’s Special

  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Track-optimized cooling system
  • Keyless entry now standard
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound system now standard
  • New LED taillights

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

The Best 3 Series from BMW!

Perhaps the best 3 series ever built by BMW! comfort, performance, drive, safety and fuel efficient like no other! Awesome....Awesome...Awesome!!! You gotta drive this car...

5.0

The best car I’ve ever owned

This car is just amazing, not just the luxury look, but the performance of the car it sticks to the ground and feels like a real sports car.

5.0

Awesome!!!

Unbelievable gas mileage... not to mention 38 percent cleaner emissions than gasoline! Love, Love, Love this car! BMW has done it again, performance, safety, comfort and reliability with minimal maintenance cost!

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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