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The BMW 3 Series leads the charge in the premium executive class. Its primary appeal is in the way it drives, but its engines, standard equipment list and infotainment system are first rate as well. The firm ride on M Sport models is just about the only thing we can grumble about in this near-flawless executive car.
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SE Pro might be the entry-level trim but it still gets plenty of standard kit, including 17in alloy wheels, adaptive LED headlights, auto-dimming door mirrors, automatic air conditioning, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, a 12.3in instrument display, a 10.3in touchscreen infotainment system, DAB radio, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring and built-in sat-nav.
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The entry-level petrol engine gives you 154bhp to play with and will sprint from 0-62mph in around 6.5seconds. It’s quick enough in most situations but you’ll have to work it hard to get results. For that reason, we’d push you towards the excellent 181bhp 320i instead.
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