BMW3 Series

BMW 3 Series

When BMW switched its entry level 3 Series, the 328i, from a naturally aspirated, 3.0-liter six-cylinder to a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder, we weren't entirely sure what to think. Sure, from a pure numbers perspective, the new 2.0-liter cooked the old 3.0's goose, delivering more torque...

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BMW expands Takata airbag recall nationwide, 140k 3 Series affected

BMW is joining the list of automakers expanding their regional Takata airbag recall into a nationwide one. In this case, 140,000 3 Series built for model years 2004 to 2006 are affected.
BMW planning plug-in hybrid versions of core models

To the casual observer, there's a sort of schism in the world of fuel sipping. The Japanese, Koreans and Americans have embraced electrification by way of hybrid powertrains, while our German friends lean towards diesel technology. BMW is actively pushing to change that impression, as it's announced that it will take a break from niche-busting MPVs and lifted, four-door coupes to produce plug-in hybrid versions of some of its "core-brand" models.
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2009 BMW 3 Series
$15,395 / 98,151 miles / PA
2011 BMW 3 Series
$25,290 / 11,415 miles / NY
2013 BMW 3 Series
$30,180 / 28,495 miles / CT
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