2020 BMW 3 Series Review

The BMW 3 Series is the cornerstone of the BMW sedans. When it was first unveiled in 1975, it was on the cutting edge of sport performance and, to this day, it shows others what it means to be a luxury sports sedan.

It can bring excitement, comfort, and efficiency to your daily drives through Solon, Cleveland, and Hudson, OH. If you want to learn more about this sports sedan, our team at BMW Cleveland has created this 2020 BMW 3 Series review. Let's dive in!

BMW 3 Series Quick Facts:

Standard Horsepower

255 HP

Maximum Horsepower

382 HP

Acceleration Time (0 to 60 MPH)

5.6 seconds

Headroom (front/rear)

38.7 inches/37.6 inches

Legroom (front/rear)

42 inches/35.2 inches

BMW 3 Series Sport Performance

The 2020 BMW 3 Series comes standard with a 2.0L TwinPower Turbo engine. It generates 255 horsepower and 294 lb-ft of torque. It's partnered up with an 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission and an Auto Start-Stop function. Together, they help achieve an EPA-estimated 26 city/36 highway MPG.

If you want even more excitement, the available M340i configuration comes with a 3.0L TwinPower Turbo engine that kicks out 382 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. It can send you soaring off the starting line, going from 0 to 60 MPH in just 4.4 seconds.

Are you looking for an efficient, eco-friendly option? The 3 Series can be electrified. The 330e configuration combines the 2.0L TwinPower Turbo engine with an eDrive electric motor. They produce a total system horsepower of 288. The Driving Dynamics Control gets a HYBRID and ELECTRIC mode, so you can decide how to use your energy.

Step Inside the 3 Series Sedan

When you step inside the BMW 3 Series, you'll have your own Intelligent Personal Assistant. This available feature comes to life when you say Hey, BMW. Then, all you have to do is say what you want. If you need directions, tell it where you want to go. If there's a song stuck in your head, call it out.

The standard Apple CarPlay compatibility will put all your favorite apps and playlists at your disposal. Plus, the Live Cockpit Plus brings the user-friendly iDrive 6.0 system. It can be operated with the sound of your voice, from the 8.8-inch touchscreen, or with the iDrive touchpad Controller.

You'll get to stretch out in the available Vernasca leather upholstery. The standard 14-way power front sport seats will support you on drives long and short. Plus, they'll help you personalize your comfort.

2020 BMW 3 Series Safety Features

This BMW sport sedan will give you plenty of confidence on the streets. The Active Protection System comes standard. When it detects an imminent collision, it can prepare the 2020 3 Series by tightening the seat belts, closing the windows, and activating post-crash braking.

You'll also have the support of Active Guard. This standard safety suite includes:

  • Frontal Collision Warning
  • Automatic City Collision Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning

If you're looking for even more peace of mind, opt for the available Active Blind Spot Detection. It will monitor the hard-to-see places around the BMW 3 Series. It will warn you when it detects an approaching vehicle, so you can change lanes safely.

Test Drive the BMW 3 Series Today!

Now that you know what this cutting-edge sports sedan can bring to the streets of Solon, Cleveland, and Hudson, Ohio, there's only one thing left to do. Visit us here at BMW Cleveland to see the 2020 BMW 3 Series up close.

Schedule a test drive today!

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