BMW 3 Series M340d xDrive MHT 4dr Step Auto Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £51,515What Car? Target Price£48,261
Review

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.

In addition to M Sport models, the M340d gets 19in alloy wheels, matt grey exterior trim highlights, an M Sport braking system, red brake calipers, an M sport differential, adaptive M suspension, an M rear spoiler, metallic paint, M seat belts, sports seats, sun protection glass, an M leather steering wheel and an uprated sound system.

This is a smooth, mega grunty, super-flexible six-cylinder diesel with 335bhp that smashes through the 0-62mph sprint in just 4.6sec and still returns decent fuel economy.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

480

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

159

g/km

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