ALL-NEW BMW 3 SERIES 2020 – FULL OVERVIEW
The BMW 3 Series is the most successful and most selling product for BMW in the global market. It also a favorite car among Indians also. The BMW 3 Series is the first preference if one wants to buy an entry-level luxury car. Now in 2020, the car has got some updates and some added features. Read the full article to know more about the BMW 3 series 2020.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OF BMW 3 SERIES 2020:
The 2020 BMW 3 series is available in 3 versions – 330i Sport, 320d luxury line, and the 330i M Sport. Engine-wise the 330i sport and the 330i M Sport are available with the same 1998cc inline-4-cylinder DOHC, twin-turbo petrol engine. Which is mated to the 8-speed automatic transmission.
1998cc engine produces around 255 bhp of power at 5000rpm and 400 nm of torque at 1550rpm. This engine can return you around 16.13 km/l (ARAI tested) of mileage. It is an RWD car and you can do some amazing donuts using this.
Another variant which is the 320d luxury line has a 1995 cc inline 4 cylinder diesel engine. This 1995 cc engine produces 188 bhp of power and 400 nm of torque. This will return you around 20.37 km/l of mileage.
DIMENSION OF THE BMW 3 SERIES 2020:
The 2020 version of the car is slightly bigger in every aspect. The length of the car is 4709 mm, width is 1827 mm, height is 1435 mm, wheelbase is 2851 mm, ground clearance is 136 mm and the kerb weight is 1660 kg.
SUSPENSION AND BRAKES:
The car is provided with dual-link strut front suspension and five-arm multi-link rear suspension. The car has disc brakes for front and rear. The turning radius of the car is 5.6 meters. The steering wheel is electrically assisted power steering. The front tyre size is 225/50 R17 and the rear one is 225/55 R17.
The car gets 6 airbags in total. The car also gets a middle-rear three-point seat-belt also. The middle rear headrest and tyre pressure monitoring system is also there. The new BMW 3 series 2020 have also got child seat points and seat belt warning.
The car comes with ABS, EBD (electronic brake distribution), brake assist, electronic stability program, hill hold control, traction control system, and the limited-slip differential also. This car gets features like engine immobilizer, central locking, speed-sensing door lock, and child safety lock.
COMFORT, SEATS, AND STORAGE:
The new BMW 3 series 2020 has got 3 zones automatic AC. In which 2 zones are reserved for front and a separate zone is there for the rear. And the car also gets heater, vanity mirrors, cabin-boot access anti-glare mirrors, reverse camera with guidelines, front and rear parking sensors, cruise control, push-button start, tilt and telescopic steering adjustment and 2 12V power outlets for charging.
So, the driver seat comes with a 14-way adjustable seat with 2 memory presets. And the co-driver seat comes with a 12-way adjustable seat with 2 memory presets. And the rear seats are 2 way manually adjustable and these seats have leather upholstery. And the car also comes with the leather-wrapped steering wheel, driver armrest, dual-tone interior, rear armrest with cup holders, 60:40 split seats, front seat pockets, and front and rear headrest. The boot space is 480 liters and the fuel tank capacity is 59 liters.
So, the car has so many storage spaces to store your essentials. The car has front and rear cupholders, driver armrest storage, a cooled glove box, and a sunglass holder. Because of this storing some most required things will be much easier.
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND ENTERTAINMENT:
The instrument cluster is filled with plenty of features. We will include most of them. It has a digital instrument cluster. The cluster has trip meters, average fuel consumption, average speed, distance to empty, a digital clock, low fuel warning, door ajar warning, adjustable cluster brightness, gear indicator, shift indicator, a digital tachometer, and instantaneous consumption.
The car comes with some amazing features like gesture control. It has no gimmick. The gesture control system is very fluid and works brilliantly. You can change a lot of things using gesture control like changing music tracks and others.
The car has so many features to entertain you like Apple car play, integrated music system, touch-screen display, GPS navigation, 6+ speakers, USB, AUX, and Bluetooth connectivity. The car also has features like MP3 playback, CD/DVD player, iPod connectivity, internal hard drive, steering mounted controls, and voice command.
The car comes with 3 years or 40,000 km warranty. And it rivals Mercedes Benz C-class, Audi A4.