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330i M Sport 5dr Step Auto [Professional Media] [2019.25]

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  • Initial Payment: 9 months
  • Contract Length: 48 months
  • Annual Mileage: 5,000 miles
  • Maintenance: No thanks
  • Admin Fee: i £195.00 plus VAT
  • Road Tax: Included
  • Breakdown Cover: Included
  • Delivery: Free UK Mainland
  • Colour/Trim: Undecided
  • Options: Undecided

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  • Cruise ControlCruise Control
  • Air conAir con
  • Rear Parking SensorsRear Parking Sensors
  • Speed Limit AssistSpeed Limit Assist

Vehicle info

  • Manufacturer OTROTR: £40,395.00
  • Fuel typeFuel: Petrol
  • No. of SeatsSeats: 5
  • Fuel ConsumptionMPG: 43.5 MPG
  • Engine SizeEngine: 1998 CC
  • CO2 EmissionsCO2: 147 G/KM
  • Gearbox: Automatic
  • 0-62mph: 6.1 SECS
  • Engine PowerPower: 252 BHP
  • Engine powerPower: 252 BHP
  • 0-620-62: 6.1 SECS
  • Top SpeedTop Speed: 155 MPH
  • Engine SizeSize: 1998 CC
  • GearboxGearbox: AUTOMATIC
  • Combined MPGComb. MPG: 43.5 MPG
  • Urban MPGUrban MPG: 35.3 MPG
  • Service Interval MilesService Miles: 18000
  • Service Interval MonthsService Mths: 24
  • Extra Urban MPGExt. Urban MPG: 50.4 MPG
  • CO2CO2: 147 G/KM
  • Number of seatsNo. of seats: 5
  • NCAP ratingNCAP: Not Available
  • LengthLength: 4824mm
  • WidthWidth: 1828mm
  • Boot SpaceBoot Space: 520cm3
  • HeightHeight: 1508mm

Std Equipment

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    Driver Convenience

  • 6.5" colour display screen
  • Auto start-stop
  • Automatic tailgate operation
  • BMW apps interface
  • BMW emergency call
  • BMW remote services
  • BMW Teleservices
  • Brake pad wear indicator warning light
  • Check control system
  • Digital clock
  • Door/boot open warning light
  • Lights on warning
  • Oil temperature gauge
  • On board computer
  • Outside temperature display
  • Professional multimedia navigation system
  • Push button starter
  • Service interval indicator
  • Sports instrument cluster
  • Traffic message channel (TMC)
  • Trip meter
  • Bluetooth telephone preparation with USB audio interface (Available as no-cost option)
  • Cruise control with brake function + speed limiter (Available as no-cost option)
  • Front/rear park distance control (Available as no-cost option)
  • Servotronic PAS (Available as no-cost option)
  • Entertainment

  • Auxiliary input socket in centre console
  • BMW professional radio/CD/MP3
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Online entertainment
  • 6 speakers (Available as no-cost option)
  • Exterior Features

  • 2 speed adjustable intermittent wipers with wash/wipe function
  • Active rear spoiler
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Body colour roof mouldings
  • Clear lenses direction indicator lights
  • Direction indicator side lights integrated exterior mirrors
  • Electric adjustable door mirrors
  • Electric front and rear windows with one touch/convenient open/close function
  • Electrochromatic rear view mirror
  • Hazard warning lamps
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Heated rear window with automatic switch off
  • Heated windscreen washer jets
  • High gloss black door sill finishers
  • High gloss rear bumper insert
  • High gloss shadow line
  • High level third brake light
  • kidney grille with high gloss black vertical slats
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED front fog lights
  • LED rear lights
  • LED welcome home lights
  • M aerodynamic body styling
  • Model designation
  • Rain sensor + automatic driving lights control
  • Rear wash/wipe
  • Shark fin roof aerial
  • Side air inlets
  • Green tinted heat insulating glass (Available as no-cost option)
  • LED Headlights (Available as no-cost option)
  • M designation side exterior badges (Available as no-cost option)
  • Interior Features

  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • 12V sockets in front centre console and passenger footwell
  • 2 bag hooks in luggage compartment
  • 2 x folding cupholders in instrument panel above glovebox
  • 4 foldable grab handles - rear with clothes hook
  • 4 lashing points to secure luggage
  • 40:20:40 split folding rear seat
  • Automatic interior light soft on/soft off system
  • Dakota leather upholstery
  • Driver and passenger sunvisors with vanity mirrors + slide cover
  • Dual zone automatic air conditioning
  • Foldable boot floor with storage compartment
  • Folding rear seat head rests
  • Front and rear door armrests
  • Front and rear velour floor mats
  • Front door storage bins with bottle holder
  • Front sports seats with electric side bolster adjustment
  • Glove box opener with chrome spider
  • Height adjustable front headrests
  • Indirect front interior illumination - soft-light function
  • Individual anthracite headlining
  • Isofix system on outer rear seats
  • Leather gear knob
  • Leather handbrake grip
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Multi-function controls for steering wheel
  • Reach + rake adjustable steering column
  • Rear centre armrest with 2 cupholders
  • Rear door pockets with bottle holders
  • Rear parcel shelf - 2 stage removable
  • Rear storage compartment in multifunction centre console with sliding cover
  • Reclining rear seats
  • Slope adjustable rear seats
  • Storage compartment in rear doors
  • Through load system
  • Ticket holder
  • Toolkit located in luggage compartment
  • Front armrest with storage box (Available as no-cost option)
  • Full black panel display (Available as no-cost option)
  • M sports leather steering wheel (Available as no-cost option)
  • Manual adjustable height/backrest/length front seats (Available as no-cost option)
  • Packs

  • Extended lighting package - 3 Series
  • Non Smokers pack
  • Safety

  • 3 point seatbelts on all seats
  • ABS
  • Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
  • Battery safety cut-off
  • Brake assist function
  • Brake energy regeneration
  • CBC - (Cornering brake control)
  • Crash sensor
  • Driver and passenger airbags
  • DSC+
  • Dynamic brake control
  • Dynamic Traction Control - DTC
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Front and rear ventilated brake disc
  • Front passenger airbag deactivation
  • Front seat side impact airbags
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners + load limiters
  • Hill start assist
  • Rear child proof door locks
  • Seatbelt security check for driver and front passenger
  • Seatbelt warning
  • Twin horns
  • Tyre pressure monitor
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
  • Security

  • Automatic drive away locking facility
  • Central locking fuel filler cap
  • Electronic immobiliser
  • Key integrated remote control central locking
  • Thatcham cat 1 remote alarm
  • Technical

  • Aluminium front suspension
  • Drive Performance Control
  • Electronic differential lock
  • Five link rear suspension
  • M sport suspension
  • Sports function on gearbox with steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles
  • Wheels

  • Low rolling resistance tyres
  • Run-flat tyres
  • 18" M Star spoke alloy wheels - Style 400M (Available as no-cost option)
  • Trim

  • Hexagon aluminium trim with estoril blue matt finish (Available as no-cost option)

Tech Data

    Emissions - ICE

  • CO2 (g/km):147
  • HC+NOx:Not Available
  • Particles:Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions:EURO 6
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Max:193
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Min:187
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Max:186
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Min:179
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Max:169
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Min:163
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Max:267
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Min:257
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Max:195
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Min:189
  • Engine and Drive Train

  • Camshaft:DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor:Yes
  • CC:1998
  • Compression Ratio:10.2:1
  • Cylinder Layout:IN-LINE
  • Cylinders:4
  • Cylinders - Bore (mm):82
  • Cylinders - Stroke (mm):94.6
  • Engine Code:B48B20O0
  • Engine Layout:NORTH SOUTH
  • Fuel Delivery:TURBO INJECTION
  • Gears:8 SPEED
  • Number of Valves:16
  • Transmission:SEMI-AUTO
  • Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC Combined (mpg):43.5
  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies:Yes
  • EC Extra Urban (mpg):50.4
  • EC Urban (mpg):35.3
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max:8.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min:8.2
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max:8.2
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min:7.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max:7.5
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min:7.2
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max:11.8
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min:11.4
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max:8.6
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min:8.4
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max:32.8
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min:34
  • WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max:34.4
  • WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min:35.8
  • WLTP - MPG - High - Max:37.7
  • WLTP - MPG - High - Min:39.2
  • WLTP - MPG - Low - Max:23.9
  • WLTP - MPG - Low - Min:24.8
  • WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max:32.8
  • WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min:33.6
  • General

  • Badge Engine CC:2.0
  • Badge Power:252
  • Based On ID:Not Available
  • Coin Description:i
  • Coin Series:M Sport [Prof Media]
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07:34E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years:6
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years:3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:Not Available
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Safety Assist %:Not Available
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern?:No
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months:24
  • Service Interval Mileage:18000
  • Special Edition:No
  • Special Order:No
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months:Not Available
  • Timing Belt Interval Mileage:Not Available
  • Vehicle Homologation Class:M1
  • Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs):6.1
  • Engine Power - BHP:252
  • Engine Power - KW:185
  • Engine Power - RPM:5200
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT:258
  • Engine Torque - MKG:36
  • Engine Torque - NM:350
  • Engine Torque - RPM:1450
  • Top Speed:155
  • Test Cycles

  • Emissions Test Cycle:NEDC Correlated
  • Tyres

  • Alloys?:Yes
  • Space Saver?:No
  • Tyre Size Front:225/50 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear:255/45 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare:RUN FLAT TYRES
  • Wheel Style:M STAR SPOKE STYLE 400M
  • Wheel Type:18" ALLOY
  • Vehicle Dimensions

  • Height:1508
  • Length:4824
  • Wheelbase:2920
  • Width:1828
  • Width (including mirrors):2047
  • Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres):60
  • Gross Vehicle Weight:2190
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down):1600
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up):520
  • Max. Loading Weight:565
  • Max. Roof Load:75
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked:1700
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked:745
  • Minimum Kerbweight:1625
  • No. of Seats:5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb:11.8

Want a little extra?

Independent review

MINORITY REPORT

The improved BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo is a niche operator that aims to extend 3 Series appeal to families. Jonathan Crouch looks at the changes

Ten Second Review

In Gran Turismo form, BMW's 3 Series offers five-door hatchback versatility and much more rear seat space along with a more unique look and a slightly raised Crossover-style feel. The extra height and weight these changes bring create a different kind of drive but families probably won't mind. This, after all, is the most practical compact model the Munich maker has ever brought us. Let's check out this lightly improved version.

Background

So, let me make sure I've understood this correctly. You like the idea of a BMW 3 Series saloon, but it's not big enough in the boot. You like the idea of a 3 Series Touring estate, but it isn't roomy enough for those in the rear. And you like the idea of the 3 Series-based X1 crossover model, but it's not sharp enough to drive. At least we've established you want a 3 Series - possibly this one, the 3 Series Gran Turismo. A 3 Series with a hatchback then, and an example of the breed that was first launched here back in the Summer of 2013 as a variant of this model line aiming to be fine for families, provided they can afford it. A BMW with the higher stance and commanding driving position of a small crossover - but one you can still enjoy driving. And a compact car that doesn't feel like one when you stretch out inside it. Such is the rationale behind this, Munich's smallest Gran Turismo model. A bit of a niche product? Yes, but one you could see appealing to plenty of people. Packaged up neatly here are attributes that BMW claim to have carefully pitched to suit the Qashqai crowd, the station wagon set and people for whom perfection is a compact executive saloon. A car for all seasons and all reasons then? Or a compromise best forgotten? Let's check out the subtly improved version of this car and find out.

Driving Experience

So. Just how will this GT drive? It's hard to think of any car ever sold whose driving dynamics were improved by making it longer, higher and heavier. So there's reasonable scope to fear that the traditionally magnificent 3 Series driving dynamics may have been irrevocably corrupted here by a higher centre of gravity - you sit as high up as you would in BMW's X1 SUV - and a 145kg weight penalty over the saloon model. In the event, we don't think the men from Munich have done too badly. Crucially, at the wheel of this thing, you know still know you're driving a 3 Series: just a rather different one. On to engines, which as expected are exactly the same as those offered on conventional 3 Series models. Most customers will want the 2.0-litre diesel engine, offered in 150 and 190bhp states of tune in the respective 318d and 320d models on offer. Go for the 320d and you get an xDrive 4WD option. There's also a TwinPower Turbo six cylinder diesel engine, offered first in the 258bhp 330d, which also comes with the option of xDrive 4WD. There's also a 313bhp 335d xDrive variant at the top of the diesel range. If you're looking at petrol power, you'll find that again, the emphasis is on a single 2.0-litre engine offered in different guises. The 184bhp 320i manages 62mph from rest in 7.9s, while the new 252bhp 330i improves that to 6.1s and has to be artificially restrained at 155mph. I can't really see why you'd want to go faster than that in this car, but for those likely to be seduced by six cylinder power, there's a thirsty twin turbo 3.0-litre 340i model at the top of the range. With 326bhp on tap, this delivers the 62mph sprint in 5.1s. All these figures are based on setting up your car in its fastest form, selectable through the 'Sport' and 'Sport+' modes on the standard Drive Performance Control system you operate via this centre console button. This is able to tweak steering feel, throttle response, stability control intervention and, if you've an auto gearbox, gearshift changes based on your preference.

Design and Build

As usual with any niche product, there are plenty of people who don't get the point - and most of them have come out of the woodwork and said so in the reviews you may have read of this car so far. Personally, we can't see that the concept behind it is so very difficult to understand. Personally, I've got a family with three children and I'd like the idea of compact, rear-driven BMW if I could find one that was spacious and versatile enough. Here, at last, is that car. Here too is a Gran Turismo BMW model you could actually call stylish. The arcing silhouette and elongated tail see it sitting 81mm taller than an ordinary 3 Series model and of course it's longer, even than the Touring estate. Changes to the outside of this improved version are subtle; smarter adaptive LED headlamps feature with an altered grille surround, the air intakes are revised and there's a new full LED rear light design. Inside, extra chrome and glossy materials for the air vents and dash aim to lift the ambience. BMW's improved Professional Navigation system is also available, with a redesigned menu and Bluetooth as standard. Otherwise, it's much as before, so once raised, the hatch reveals a commodious 520-litre space. So much for the packages. What about provision for people? Well this is where the critics who simply dismiss this as 3 Series with a hatch have failed to do their homework. BMW has done more than just shove in a slanting tailgate here, redesigning the floorplan of this car around a wheelbase 110mm longer than that of the saloon. And nearly all of it benefits rear seat occupants. I'll make no bones about this: I feel cramped in the back of an ordinary 3 Series. Here it's very different, with proper space for three and leg and headroom to spare.

Market and Model

You'll pay a £1,650 premium over the cost of a 3 Series Touring estate if you want to own this 3 Series Gran Turismo model - which means asking prices that largely lie in the £30,000 to £40,000 bracket. At the foot of the line-up, there's a £1,400 premium to graduate from the petrol 320i to the 318d. Personally, though, I'd want to find another couple of thousand or so to graduate to mid-range level where the diesel 320d is priced from around £33,000. You seem to get more performance by selecting the petrol option but you get less torque - less pulling power - so in the real world, you'll probably get places quicker in the diesel versions. It'll be hard to justify stretching to the only six cylinder petrol Gran Turismo model, the twin turbo petrol 340i: for a £5,000 premium over an equivalently-specced 330i variant, it gets you to 62mph less than half a second quicker. The other models all have something to be said for them and whichever you go for, it's worth finding another £1,500 to add the 8-speed automatic gearbox: it suits the character of the car. If you want the extra peace of mind of xDrive 4WD, you'll need the 320i petrol variant: here there's also a £1,500 premium to add if you want the extra grip. For this improved nodel, fresh tech such as wireless smartphone charging, a WiFi hotspot and BMW's Connected Drive services has been added, plus the Apple CarPlay system.

Cost of Ownership

Once you've swallowed the upfront asking price, you should find this 3 Series Gran Turismo very cost effective to run. Thanks for this can be given to BMW's suite of EfficientDynamics tweaks, which includes all the usual features: Brake energy Regeneration, low rolling resistance tyres, efficient Servotronic electric power steering and a stop/start system to cut the engine when you don't need it, stuck at the lights or waiting in traffic. Plus this GT model's active rear spoiler also plays its part, as does the efficiency-orientated 'ECO PRO' setting in the Drive Performance Control system. This car is even clever enough to use sat nav data to operate the car's ancillaries as efficiently as possible. As a result, the diesel models in particular can return some exemplary figures. The 318d for example manages 61.4mpg on the combined cycle and a CO2 reading of 121g/km. Go for the pokier 320d variant and those figures fall only marginally to 60.1mpg and 125g/km, not bad for a car that gets in 62mph in 7.8 seconds on the way to 143mph. Petrol people of course will need to set their sights a little lower but both 320i and 330i variants still manage around 47mpg and a CO2 reading of around 140g/km in auto form. You'll need deeper pockets to run the twin turbo six cylinder 340i petrol model though: here the figures fall to 40.4mpg and 161g/km.

Summary

You can see why BMW had to build this car. With Audi proving the need for a five-door bodyshape in the compact executive segment and key markets like China and the USA proving distinctly lukewarm to estates, a hatchback 3 Series seemed the obvious answer. In contrast to its Ingolstadt rival though, BMW has gone further than simply adding a rear hatch to its existing saloon model. It's tried to do something a bit cleverer than that. Raising the ride height and giving the car a more commanding Crossover-type feel has given this car wider appeal without too many dynamic downsides. Those who object to the slightly vaguer feel probably shouldn't be buying this model anyway. It is, after all, supposed to be the 3 Series for families. Ultimately, it all depends what you want. I wasn't totally sold on BMW's 'Gran Turismo' concept in 5 Series form but I'm rather more convinced this time round. It may not be the 'ultimate driving machine' but then it doesn't have to be. In terms of versatility, it's the ultimate 3 Series. For many, that'll be all that matters.

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