BMW 3 Series 2019 RHD front tracking shot

BMW 3 Series 320d Sport 4dr Review

The image may be different to the version you have selected
Manufacturer price from:£35,135
What Car? Target Price
:
£33,604
What Car? will save you at least £1,531, but our approved dealers could save you even more.
Review

The BMW 3 Series leads the charge in the premium executive class. Its primary appeal is in the way it drives, with handling that’s guaranteed to really put a smile on your face. It’s also economical in 320d form and well equipped, with the best infotainment system in its class. It’s roomy, too, so the only real criticism is an abrupt edge to its ride – particularly in range-topping M Sport form.

get the best price

Trim: Sport

Sport trim is our favourite, because as well as coming with sportier bumpers and larger 18in alloy wheels over everything you get on entry-level SE, you also get the all-important leather seats.

Engine: 320d xDrive

This is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder boasting 187bhp, and it’s just the ticket if you’re looking to balance economy with performance. You get plenty of poke from low to mid-range revs, so there’s no need to hoof it constantly to gain speed, making it relaxing to drive. When you do extend it to full chat it’s as pacey as a Mercedes C 220 d or Audi A4 40 TDI, but isn’t as quiet as the Audi.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

62.8

Urban: 51.4Motorway: 72.4
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

480

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

118

g/km

Also consider

Volkswagen Arteon
2017 - present

It’s a little pricey but the VW Arteon is good to drive, styli...

Lexus IS
2016 - present

The Lexus IS is stylish and beautifully put together, but it s...

Audi A5 Sportback
2018 - present

The Audi A5 Sportback blends coupé-like styling with decent&nb...

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
2015 - present

The BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is surprisingly practical and good...