2019 BMW 3 Collection: New vs Previous


BMW has unveiled the seventh-gen 3 Collection on the 2018 Paris Motor Present. The up to date sedan seems to be edgier than ever and will get a set of latest petrol and diesel engines. Whereas we should wait virtually a yr (India launch anticipated end-2019), allow us to check out what all has modified within the seventh-gen sedan.

Dimensions

3 Series Old vs New

  • The seventh-gen 3 Collection is longer, wider and taller than its predecessor. It additionally has an extended wheelbase.
  • Regardless of its elevated dimensions, BMW claims that the brand new sedan is 55kg lighter than its predecessor.

Design

3 Series Old vs New

  • The brand new 3 Collection seems to be sportier and extra aggressive than its predecessor. Particular point out goes to the bumper right here, which seems to be notably edgy in comparison with the quite sober entrance bumper of the present mannequin.
  • The twin-barrel LED headlamps are additionally new and have a kink on the backside. Not like the headlamps on the present 3 Collection that stretch horizontally to achieve the kidney grille, the brand new items merge into the grille.
  • The 2-part kidney grille of the present mannequin is in and out comes a single-piece kidney grille. It additionally seems flared and massive, like on most new BMW automobiles, in comparison with the outgoing mannequin.

3 Series Old vs New

  • The horizontally stretched rear lights with these smooth L-shaped LED lights remind one of many 8 Collection. The 2-part rear lights of the present mannequin should not as smooth.
  • The brand new 3 Collection has an extended bonnet, like its predecessor, and its shoulder line goes proper under the window line, simply above the door handles. Within the outgoing mannequin, the shoulder line seems to be extra distinguished and the door handles are positioned on the shoulder line.

3 Series Old vs New

  • Just like the outgoing mannequin, the brand new 3 Collection additionally rides on 17- and 18-inch alloys. Dimension will rely upon the variant.

 Inside and Options

3 Series Old vs New

  • The brand new 3 Collection M Sport that has been showcased options an all-black cabin, like within the present M Sport model. We count on extra upholstery choices going ahead when BMW broadcasts market-specific fashions.
  • The all-black cabin of the three Collection M Sport options extra silver-coloured inserts than on the present mannequin. The inserts discover their technique to the central console, dashboard, AC vents and door trims.

2019 BMW 3 Series

  • The instrument cluster is now greater, with the display screen dimension (MID) elevated from 2.7-inches to five.7-inches. The infotainment system can also be bigger: 8.8-inch display screen dimension in comparison with 6.5-inch earlier than. This time BMW can also be providing BMW Dwell Cockpit Skilled with the three Collection as optionally available. It features a totally digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster and 10.25-inch Infotainment display screen.
  • The steering can also be new and incorporates a panel of buttons for gentle capabilities.
  • By way of options, the brand new 3 Collection is supplied with LED inside lighting and Radio Skilled with six audio system, three-zone local weather management and powered entrance seats as commonplace. Ambient lighting, Harman Kardon encompass sound system with 16 audio system and telephony with wi-fi charging are optionally available

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2019 BMW 3 Series

  • For driver help, the brand new 3 Collection will get Collision and Pedestrian Warning with Braking perform and Lane Departure Warning system as commonplace. Non-compulsory driving help options embody Lively Cruise Management with Cease & Go perform, Steering and lane management assistant (which helps information the automobile by means of slender channels), Lane Change Warning system, facet collision safety, evasion assist, Cross-Site visitors Alert, Precedence warning and Unsuitable-way warning techniques
  • The heads-up show now has 70 per cent bigger projection in comparison with the present HUD on the three Collection
  • The three Collection can also be obtainable with Parking Assistant with automated longitudinal and lateral steering, Reversing Assistant, parking sensors, rear view digital camera and 360-degree cameras, relying on the variant
  • This time the three Collection can also be outfitted with BMW Digital Key for accessing the automobile and beginning the engine by way of smartphone.
  • Though not confirmed, the brand new 3 Collection ought to proceed to get six airbags, tyre stress monitoring system, dynamic stability management, nook brake management, rain sensing wipers and automated headlamps just like the outgoing mannequin.

Engine

2019 BMW 3 Series

  • At launch, the brand new 3 Collection will probably be obtainable within the following 6 engine iterations: 320i, 330i, 318d, 320d, 320d xDrive and 330d.
  • The 320i and 330i will probably be powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine with an 8-speed automated transmission however in several states of tune. Within the 330i, the engine will produce 258PS/400PS and within the 320i, it can produce 184PS/300Nm. In India, the outgoing 3 Collection is accessible within the 330i model solely, powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 252PS/350Nm. So, the 330i variant sees a rise in energy and torque.
  • The 118d, 320d and the 320d x Drive, alternatively, will probably be powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine with an 8-speed automated transmission
  • Just like the petrol engine, the diesel engine will even be obtainable in two states of tune. Within the 118d, the engine will make 150PS/320Nm. In 320d and 320d xDrive it can generate 190PS/400Nm, just like the outgoing mannequin. Because the title suggests, the 320d xDrive is a AWD variant of the 320d.

2019 BMW 3 Series

  • Aside from these two 4-cylinder engines, BMW will even provide a extra highly effective six-cylinder diesel engine within the 330d variant. This engine produces 265PS/580Nm with an 8-speed automated transmission.
  • In 2019, the German carmaker will introduce (globally) two extra variants of the three Collection Sedan: 330e and M340i xDrive

2019 BMW 3 Series

  • The 330e will probably be a plug-in hybrid variant powered by a mixture of an electrical motor and a petroleum engine with energy output starting from 251PS to 292PS mated to an 8- velocity automated transmission. It should have an all-electric vary of 60km.
  • The M340i, alternatively, will probably be an M efficiency model of the usual sedan. It will likely be powered by six-cylinder petrol engine producing 374PS and 500Nm with an 8-speed automated transmission. Just like the 320d xDrive the M340i will even be a 4WD variant.

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Launch and Value

2019 BMW 3 Series

  • The brand new 3 Collection will go on sale in worldwide markets from 9 March 2019. So, count on it to launch right here quickly after that
  • When launched, the brand new 3 Collection is anticipated to be priced at a slight premium over the present model, which is priced from Rs 39.80 lakh to Rs 47.30 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India).
  • It should proceed to tackle the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4, Jaguar XE and the upcoming Volvo S60. 

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