2017 BMW 3 Series Review

Recently released for 2017, the BMW 3 Series is one of the most popular models that BMW offers. Versatile, powerful, and easily tailored to your wants and needs, this BMW epitomizes what it means to be a luxury vehicle. And the different options you'll find in the BMW 3 Series trim levels make this BMW feel like your own personalized luxury sedan. But, don't take our word for it.  

Learn more about this luxury ride in our 2017 BMW 3 Series review, then schedule a test drive at your local BMW dealer near Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens!

Three Powerful Engines to Choose From

One of the things we love about the BMW 3 Series is how easy it is to make it your own. The model comes in three levels of power, so you can choose whether speed and power or affordability and efficiency are most important to you. 

Here's a brief rundown of the engine options available in the 2017 3 Series...       

  • The 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo Diesel inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 7.1 seconds.
  • The 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 248 horsepower goes from 0 to 60 MPH in just 5.5 seconds.
  • The 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that produces 320 horsepower goes from 0 to 60 MPH in an astounding 4.8 seconds.

If you want a roller coaster ride speed with the smooth ride you experience when sailing on a perfect day, the 2017 BMW 3 Series may be a great choice for you.

BMW 3 Series Luxury Features You'll Fall in Love With

It's not all about power with the 3 Series. Designed to fit within a range of style and affordability preferences, some of the vehicle's best features are on the inside. The vehicle features a range of incredible features that make it an easy option for buyers wanting a luxury car. 

Interior Style & Comfort

Luxury cars need luxury cabins, and the 2017 BMW 3 Series shines in this department. Leatherette upholstery comes standard for the seating, while leather and heated front and rear seats are available. Sports seats are also available to upgrade the 3 Series to an even more exhilarating ride.

There's plenty of space in the 3 Series, as well, including ample legroom for backseat passengers. And for buyers with little ones, the LATCH car seat system is built in to keep your children safe while on the road.

If it's cargo space you're worried about, no need with the 3 Series. The trunk alone offers 13 cubic feet of space, which is above average for its class. So, gearing up to leave the city for family vacations or quick business trips will never be an issue.

Technology in the 3 Series

The technology available in the 2017 BMW 3 Series is another example of how this luxury sedan is geared to fit your comfort, convenience, and entertainment.

The standard 6-way adjustable front seats, the 3-spoke leather-wrapped multifunctional steering wheel, and the iDrive system with a 6.5-inch center screen all make your life a little more convenient.

With the standard HiFi sound system with nine speakers, including two tweeters, it's easy to enjoy a nighttime cruise with your favorite people. And optional features like the Harman Kardon® surround sound audio system sweeten the pot for buyers looking for the top of the line in luxury and technology.

2017 BMW 3 Series Trim Levels

A luxury vehicle means plenty of options to suit your lifestyle, and it's almost impossible to talk about the 2017 BMW 3 Series without mentioning its different trim levels. If you're looking for a bigger engine, an upgraded safety package, or all-wheel drive, there's something for you in the 3 Series.

The base 320i of the 3 Series is still equipped with great standard features, such as the iDrive infotainment system, Bluetooth®, and a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. However, an upgrade to the 330i isn't too far away, and includes the Driver Assistance package.

Going up from there are the 340i and M3 trims, which will upgrade you to a turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder engine. The M3 comes with a sportier exterior design, so you can really get the full effect when cruising around NYC.

Safe Driving in the BMW 3 Series

The 2017 BMW 3 Series excels in safety features, as well. Receiving a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 3 Series is a sedan that'll keep your family safe and your drives worry-free. 

The safety features available in the 3 Series give reason to its high test ratings. Such standard and available features include:

  • Brake Assist
  • Rollover protection system
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Traction Control
  • Rearview camera
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Forward Collision Warning

These features have earned the BMW 3 Series the top spot for the most safety features offered on the market; for drivers in the city, it never hurts to feel as safe as possible.

Schedule a Test Drive with BMW of Manhattan Today!

The 2017 BMW 3 Series is an incredible vehicle. With a powerful engine under the hood and a plethora of luxury features for you to choose from, it's easy to fall in love with the 3 Series.

Whether power and precision performance, an advanced infotainment system, or the most safety features the market has to offer is important to you, you'll find it in this incredible sporty sedan. For cruising the city or taking a drive to the beach, this versatile luxury car will change the way you look at driving.

Get a closer look at the 2017 BMW 3 Series at your local BMW dealer near Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens. BMW of Manhattan has a huge inventory of new BMW vehicles for you to choose from at our convenient location at 555 W. 57th Street in New York, NY. Start shopping for your new BMW vehicle in our online inventory now.

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