The BMW 3 Series is the firm's most popular creation and the latest seventh generation made its debut in 2019 to widespread acclaim. The new car is still a well-built and practical family offering and its wider track and longer wheelbase gives the car excellent driving dynamics. The 3 Series has always been a great car to drive and this new model is still a hard-to-beat offering. So in short, yes, the BMW 3 series is a great car!
There are four upgraded four-cylinder engines for the BMW 3 Series and a new generation six-speed manual transmission.
For those who like lots of power, then the 2.0 litre four-cylinder diesel units featuring twin-powered turbo technology will impress with improved efficiency across the rev range.
The entry-level BMW 318D produces 150 HP.
The top performer is the BMW 330e which has 252 HP and with 'XtraBoost' this rises to 293 HP.
There's also a new plug-in electric hybrid available with a combined output of 252 HP and useful 420Nm of torque.
With the amount of money that new cars can lose, leasing a BMW 3 Series makes a lot of sense. If you are not fussed about owning the vehicle at the end, it can be the cheapest way to get into a brand new car.
All models of the BMW 3 Series have been given a 5 Star Safety Rating from NCAP. So you can be sure that the BMW 3 Series is a safe car.
You can lease a BMW 3 Series for 24 months to 48 months through First Vehicle Leasing.