2010 BMW 3 Series

2010 BMW 3 Series

MSRP: $33,150.00

Body type: 4dr Car

Style name: Sedan

Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger doors: 4

Passenger capacity: 5

Technical Specifications



Rear Drum Diam x Width (in):

Drum - Rear (Yes or ):

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in): 11.8 x - TBD -

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in): 12.3 x - TBD -

Disc - Rear (Yes or ): Yes

Disc - Front (Yes or ): Yes

Brake ABS System: 4-Wheel

Brake Type: Pwr-Assisted

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft: 12.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts): - TBD -


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0: - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps): 180


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 230 @ 6500

Fuel System: MPI

Displacement: 3.0L/183

Engine Type: Gas I6

Engine Order Code:

SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 200 @ 2750

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in): - TBD -

Min Ground Clearance (in): - TBD -

Wheelbase (in): 108.7

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in): - TBD -

Front Hip Room (in): - TBD -

Second Head Room (in): 37.5

Second Leg Room (in): 34.6

Second Shoulder Room (in): 55.1

Passenger Capacity: 5

Passenger Volume (ft: 93.0

Front Head Room (in): 38.5

Front Leg Room (in): 41.5

Front Shoulder Room (in): 55.4


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG): 22

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG): 18

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG): 28


Steering Type: Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering): 3.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering): 1.8-3.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft): 36.1

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft): - TBD -


Vehicle Name: 328i

Body Style: 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.):

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.): Sport

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm): - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in): - TBD -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm): - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in): - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front: Double Pivot

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.):

Suspension Type - Rear: 5-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.): Sport


Front Tire Size: P225/45R17

Rear Tire Size: P205/55R16

Spare Tire Size:

Rear Tire Size: - TBD -

Rear Tire Size: P255/40R17

Rear Tire Order Code:

Spare Tire Order Code:

Front Tire Size: P205/55R16

Front Tire Size: - TBD -

Front Tire Order Code:


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs): - TBD -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs): - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):


Clutch Size (in): - TBD -

Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive

Trans Order Code: 205

Trans Type: 6

Trans Description Cont.: Manual

Trans Description Cont.: Automatic

Trans Description Cont. Again:

First Gear Ratio (:1): 4.32

First Gear Ratio (:1): 4.07

Second Gear Ratio (:1): 2.46

Second Gear Ratio (:1): 2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1): 1.66

Third Gear Ratio (:1): 1.55

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.23

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.20

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1): 3.94

Reverse Ratio (:1): 3.20

Trans Order Code:

Clutch Size (in):

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 3.23

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 3.73


EPA Classification: Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score: 6

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs): 3362

Base Curb Weight (lbs): 3428


Spare Wheel Size (in):

Rear Wheel Size (in): 17 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Size (in): 17 x 8.5

Rear Wheel Size (in): 18 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Size (in): 16 x 7.0

Front Wheel Size (in): 17 x - TBD -

Front Wheel Size (in): 18 x - TBD -

Front Wheel Size (in): 16 x 7.0

Front Wheel Size (in): 17 x 8.0

Spare Wheel Material:

Rear Wheel Material: Alloy

Front Wheel Material: Alloy

Width: 71.5

Height: 55.9

Track Width: 59.1

Track Width: 60.2

Length: 178.8

Steering Ratio (:1): 16.0

Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.1

Standard Features


HD Radio with "multicast" FM station reception

Anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System (RDS)

Auxiliary audio input for portable music players


Rain-sensing windshield wipers and Automatic headlight control

Ground lighting located in bottom of exterior door handles

V Spoke (Style 360) 16 x 7.0 light alloy wheels, 205/55 run-flat all-season tires

Halogen free-form foglights

Halogen high- and low-beam headlights and Corona headlight-rings

Adaptive Brake Lights

Heated dual power mirrors and heated windshield washer jets


BMW Ambiance Lighting

Courtesy lights include fade in/fade out, actuation from remote, automatic switch-on when engine is turned off, separately controlled left/right front and rear reading lights, front footwell lighting, and illuminated vanity mirrors

Front seatback storage nets

8-way adjustable front bucket seats includes 2-way headrests with Active Head Restraints feature

Leatherette upholstery

Front-seat center armrest

Rear-seat center armrest with cupholders

3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth phone controls (if so equipped)

Tilt/telescopic steering wheel column

Check Control vehicle monitor system with pictogram display, oil status display, and Condition Based Service indicator

On-board computer with Check Control provides feedback on the vehicle's operating status: oil level indicator and distance to next service appointment/oil change, as well as other detailed information, such as spark plug and micro-filter status. It also p

Service Interval Indicator with miles-to-service readout

Central locking system with center console switch (leaves gas filler door unlocked), double-lock feature and 2-step unlocking

Remote keyless entry with remote trunk release

Power front and rear windows with "one-touch" up/down operation

Coded Driveaway Protection

Dynamic Cruise Control

Advanced Vehicle Key Memory includes climate-control temperature and air-distribution settings, exterior mirror and power seat settings, audio tone settings and radio presets with optional Navigation system, central-locking preferences, and lighting prefe

Electric interior trunk release

Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, left/right temperature control, temperature- and volume-controlled rear outlets, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C function, heat at rest, and recall of individual user setting

Locking glovebox

Front passenger cupholders (dashboard-integrated)

Auxiliary power outlet

Dark Burl Walnut Wood trim

Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors


Front and rear anti-roll (stabilizer) bars

3.0-liter dual overhead cam (DOHC), 24-valve inline 230-horsepower 6-cylinder engine with composite magnesium/aluminum engine block, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Engine Start/Stop button

Electronic throttle control

Rear wheel drive

Extensive aluminum componentry including front suspension components (forged-aluminum lower arms, steering knuckle); subframe; steering rack; and brake components

Double-pivot type front suspension with dual forged-aluminum lower arms

5-link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse arms

6-speed manual transmission

Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers

Engine-speed-sensitive, variable-assist power steering

4-wheel ventilated anti-lock disc brakes with Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)

Chrome-plated exhaust tips


Anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features, with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)

Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts

Programmable Daytime Running Lights

Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment

Front and rear Head Protection System (HPS)

Seat-mounted front side-impact airbags

Front passenger seat-occupation recognition with Passenger's Airbag Off indicator

BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features

Impact sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; and automatically turns on hazard lights and interior lights, and unlocks doors

Automatic locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts for installation of child-restraint seat

Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners

LATCH attachments on child-restraint safety installation

Child safety rear door locks

Emergency trunk release

Tire Pressure Monitor

Consumer Info

News - Crash Test Results

Frontal Driver: * * * *

Frontal Passenger: * * * *

Side Driver: * * * * *

Side Rear Passenger: * * * * *

Crash Test Note: Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger be

NHTSA Rollover Rating: * * * *

Rollover Note: The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turn


Incentive Note: One of the following incentives may apply to this vehicle. Regional incentives may vary.

Cash Finance Rule: Or

Financing Incentive Min: 0.9

Financing Incentive Max: 5.5

Expiration Date: 06/30/2010

Resource Name: Automotive News

Resource Date: 05/10/2010


Basic Years: 4

Basic Miles/km: 50,000

Basic Note: 4 years/50,000 Maintenance Program

Drivetrain Years: 4

Drivetrain Miles/km: 50,000

Corrosion Years: 12

Corrosion Miles/km: Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years: 4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km: Unlimited

Full Maintenance Years: 4

Full Maintenance Miles/km: 50,000