BMW 3 Series Technology Review


The 2018 BMW 3 Series' incredibly precise German engineering is bolstered by the latest in cutting edge technology. Systems designed to keep you informed, keep you in control and keep you comfortable surround you in a combination that's as impressive as it is useful.

Drivers from Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx will love just how much convenience and advanced control these technology features offer them. Explore some of the most important systems with our 2018 BMW 3 Series Technology Review below, and make sure to get a first-hand look at the features in action when you come to BMW of Manhattan for a test drive.

BMW iDrive Infotainment

Nearly all of the BMW 3 Series' diverse technology capabilities can be controlled from one central hub that literally puts everything at your fingertips. An ultra-sharp 6.5 inch or 8.8-inch color screen display pairs with the iDrive knob, which can use handwriting controls indicated by your finger along with other gestures to perform your desired commands. The system also saves recent or commonly used functions so that navigating all of your vehicle's systems is a cinch.

Full Color Heads Up Display

A customizable full-color heads up display is available on most models. The system projects critical driving information on your windshield, helping you never have to take your eyes off the road. See your current speed, navigation instructions, incoming hands free caller ID and more all projected on your windshield.

BMW Connected and Remote Services

Use the BMW Connected system along with Remote Services to link your smartphone to your 3 Series vehicle in impressive ways. Use Amazon Alexa commands to give you trip details, or request that your car be ventilated during hot days so that getting inside feels just right. You can also sync calendar appointments, driving destinations and more.

BMW Remote Services allows you to unlock or lock your car and locate where you parked it, helping you never walk more than you have to.

Wireless Charging and WiFi Hotspot

Turn your BMW 3 Series into a WiFi connection point to keep your devices and all your passengers' connected. You can also add an optional wireless charging pocket in your center console to keep your phone charged effortlessly and adapter free.

BMW Park Distance Control and Parking Assistant

BMW's backup cameras pair with a sophisticated sensor array to give you accurate information when approaching and parking near obstacles. Audio and visual cues combine so that you are always aware of your current position.

The Parking Assistant feature alerts you to open spots when you're driving near or below 22 mph, and the top-level Parking system can even turn the wheel for you while parking for pinpoint-precise parallel parking.

xDrive All-Wheel Drive, Adaptive Suspension, and Variable Sport Steering

BMW's state of the art xDrive system uses intelligent All-Wheel Drive to keep your vehicle stable and poised through turns and all sorts of weather.

Upgraded models receive an adjustable adaptive suspension and variable sport steering system, which allows drivers to adjust their inputs to dial up the sensitivity or comfort depending on their current driving needs.

Get a Demonstration of Everything Covered in This 2018 BMW 3 Series Technology Review at BMW of Manhattan

Hearing about the 3 Series' technology may be impressive, but seeing is believing. BMW enthusiasts in Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens can schedule an appointment at BMW of Manhattan for demonstrations and test drives of their favorite 3 Series models. Learn just how advanced the Ultimate Driving Machine has gotten when you book your test drive appointment today.

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