BMW3 Series

BMW 3 Series

If the 3 Series were a person, it would suffer from crippling anxiety. This has nothing to do with the way the car behaves on the road, and it's not a result of its styling. No, it's because so many people expect so much from the 3er. The model is held to the highest standard, which it tends to set…


BMW announces new design team led by former Bugatti Veyron designer

Don't look for all-new designs anytime soon.
Junkyard Gem: 1996 BMW 318ti

The cheapest new BMW Americans could buy in 1996.

The entry-level US-market BMW of the middle 1990s, and one of the more uncommon examples of the junkyard-plentiful E36 3 Series. Spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service yard recently.
The one where we give you real car-buying advice | Autoblog Podcast #495

Mike and David go over some tips for people looking for reliable transportation, then go a little nuts recommending fun stuff for those who asked.
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2014 BMW 3 Series
$26,995 / 14,307 miles / CA
2014 BMW 3 Series
$26,486 / 21,705 miles / CA
2017 BMW 3 Series
$38,005 / 11 miles / CA
See the BMW 3 Series morph through history in this animation

This neat 90-second animation mixes base models with some 3er racing history.
2016 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid First Drive
BMW has delivered a midsize four-door sedan that goes like a 340i but uses a third of the fuel, or none at all in its electric mode.
2016 BMW 3 Series First Drive [w/video]
We sample the 2016 3 Series with its new engine. For this generation's mid-cycle refresh, BMW managed to fix most of the stuff we didn't love the first time around.
2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo
We spend a week with the BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo to see if it lives up to BMW's tagline of being the Ultimate Driving Machine.
BMW recalls 840,000 vehicles to replace Takata airbags

BMW will recall about 840,000 vehicles from the 2007-2015 model years to replace their Takata airbag inflators.
Takata adds millions to recall expansion in US [UPDATE]

BMW, FCA, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi All Affected

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.
18,000 BMW models recalled for potential fuel pump failure

BMW is having issues with the fuel pumps on a number of its 2, 3 and 4 Series models, leading to a NHTSA recall.
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