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BMW 3 Series:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

BMW 3 Series side view
BMW 3 Series angular front perspective
BMW 3 Series angular rear perspective

Pros and cons of the BMW 3 Series

  • New design is larger and stronger than previous years
  • Wide range of driver assist systems are standard
  • User-friendly “Live Cockpit” system
  • No manual transmission in the 2019 model
  • Limited storage space for small items in the passenger cabin
  • Performance suspension makes for a stiff ride
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the BMW 3 Series

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6 - 8Number of airbags depend on trim choice.

Specifications of the BMW 3 Series

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeHybrid
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width1811 mm
  • Length4633 - 4643 mm
  • Trunk space480 L
  • Cargo space480 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the BMW 3 Series

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the BMW 3 Series 2012 - 2019 is available in 1 trim:

Basic trim features and specs

Dimensions of the BMW 3 Series

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171429 mm1811 mm4633 mm
20161434 mm1811 mm4643 mm