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BMW 2 Series Coupe review

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BMW 2 Series Coupe
21 Jul 2017 21:18 | Last updated: 21 Aug 2018 12:56

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Not everyone wants five doors and not everyone needs a practical hatchback boot. For those people, there’s the more stylish coupé bodystyle, and the BMW 2 Series Coupé offers a premium experience to go with the rakish looks.

Like the Convertible version of the 2 Series, the Coupé is based on the 1 Series hatchback and benefits from the same range of punchy but efficient engines. There’s a range of three and four-cylinder petrols and diesels, while at the top sits the powerful six-cylinder petrol M240i. If that’s not enough, there’s an even more powerful and focused M2. BMW also offers the choice of three trim levels.

Battling the 2 Series Coupé for sales is the Mercedes-Benz CLA, which is called a coupé but actually has a couple of extra doors. More expensive versions also compete with cars like the Audi A5 Coupé.

Let our review guide you through how the 2 Series Coupé drives, what it’s like inside and how much it costs to buy and run before you sign on the dotted line.

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There are 4 trims available for the 2 Series Coupe. Click to see details.See all versions
M240i
This performance model is a trim in its own right. Different 18in alloy wheels, full leather seats, a unique steering and suspension set-up and unique bodystyling set it apart from the rest of the...View trim
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M Sport
M Sport trim only ups the ante over Sport by getting 18in wheels, an M Sport braking system, sports suspension, half cloth, half Alcantara seats and an upgraded stereo. Unless you have to have the...View trim
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Sport
Sport models focus on delivering a more aggressive look inside and out on top of SE’s equipment, getting different 17in alloy wheels, ambient interior lighting, a sports steering wheel and sports s...View trim
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SE
Our pick of the trims and it’s well-equipped. 17in alloy wheels, air-con, BMW’s 6.5in colour screen iDrive infotainment system with DAB radio, sat-nav and Bluetooth, LED headlights, rear parking se...View trim
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