2017 BMW 328d

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2017 BMW 328d
2017 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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Our 2017 BMW 328d trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New 248-hp four-cylinder engine available
  • Gran Turismo hatchback body style available
  • Diesel engine available
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Wireless smartphone charging, Wi-Fi hot spot available

2017 BMW 328d review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: BMW’s compact 3 Series is the luxury automaker’s bread-and-butter model and best-selling line. It’s available as a sedan, wagon or Gran Turismo hatchback and as the M3 performance sedan.  Numerous drivetrains are offered, including turbocharged gas four-cylinder engines (320i and 330i models); a turbo-diesel four-cylinder (328d); a turbo gas six-cylinder (340i); and a plug-in hybrid (330e). The five-seat 3 Series comes with rear- or all-wheel drive (designated xDrive) and competes with the Audi A4, Cadillac ATS and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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New for 2017
A new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 248 horsepower replaces an engine of the same size that made 240 hp. The models that use it are now designated 330i instead of 328i. Wireless smartphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot are new options, and the M Sport package is now standard on the 340i.
Significant Standard Features

  • 180-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (320i)
  • Six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Fuel-saving stop-start technology
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Push-button start
  • 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

  • 248-hp, turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder (330i)
  • 180-hp, turbo-diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder (328d)
  • 320-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder (340i)
  • All-wheel drive
  • Full-LED headlights
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Wireless smartphone charging and Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Navigation system with over-the-air map updates
  • Power moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop&Go technology
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning with mitigation feature

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.

For 2017, new more powerful four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines result in new model designations: 330i and 340i. LED headlights are now standard, and wireless smartphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot are now available.
What’s Special

  • 248-hp, turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder (330i)
  • 320-hp, turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder (340i)
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Cargo area has tie-down points, hooks and underfloor storage

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330e
The BMW 330e compact sedan is a plug-in hybrid that combines a 180-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a 76-hp electric motor. A lithium-ion battery gives the 330e an EPA-estimated electric-only range of up to 14 miles before the gas engine takes over. Unlike many hybrids, the 330e uses an eight-speed automatic transmission instead of a continuously variable automatic.
What’s Special

  • Blue grille trim for select exterior colors
  • 7.6-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack under the trunk
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Selectable driving modes

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M3
The M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series sedan. It’s powered by a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that’s rated at 425 hp in base form. For 2017, the adaptive M Suspension is now standard.
What’s Special

  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Track-optimized cooling system
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound system standard

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

My kind of SUV

I do not like SUVs. They do not drive well. They are just vanilla people haulers. I prefer a sedan but have a little more room would be nice. So a 3 series wagon is perfect! Couple that with a very torqy diesel and you have a real driver that can still get a few things done. I love it!

4.9

Once you get BMW you can never go back to another

In 2013 I leased a 2013 BMW 328xi - I absolutely loved the car. When the lease was over.. I went to other vehicles makes.. I want to say I went through 4-5 different newer model cars and hated all of them.. I looked for the BMW looks and power in all of them.. and none of them exceeded my expectations. Fast forward to 4 months ago.. And I purchased new, my 2017 BMW 328d xdrive (for thise of you that dont already know, the D stands for diesel) LOVE IT! PROS: (only naming a handful, too many to say!) The sharp body style, comfort on the inside. I have a 3 year old and his carseat is the Graco 4-Ever carseat and they both fit with room to spare. I am 5?1? so for me, the car fits perfectly for me with plenty of room! The car drives so smooth, easy to handle! Best pro is, when I am getting fuel, I get random people trying to stop me from putting diesel in my diesel car!! Its great! CONS: The took out the comfort package, since I dont need to have my keys in hand to start the vehicle, it is a pain sometimes to carry my keys in hand to lock and unlock. The software for the music sometimes wont load the songs, i have to change with my phone, the pandora part isnt very great, the GPS is great, but the fastest route is usually not the fastest route in real life. I can put the same address in my phone and also in car.. and they both use a different route and my phones time to destination is quicker than the cars GPS. Thats really it, everything else I love!

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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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