BMW 2 Series

Price $38,990 – $72,200
Fuel consumption 7.1 – 13.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
BMW’s 2 Series now exists in two different iterations. The first one, or the original, is available in coupe or convertible body style based on a RWD architecture. A high-performance M2 model rated at 444 horsepower is even part of the mix. And then there’s the new 2 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door model with a FWD platform that takes on the likes of the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

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First Drives2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe: This One’s a Homerun
Some manufacturers refuse to throw all their money at SUVs and crossovers. Count BMW among them. While its lineup of X-branded models has considerably evolved over the past decade, we can say the same about BMW cars. In fact, most luxury automakers nowadays are exploring previously unchartered territories in hope …
First Drives2020 BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe: There is Hope
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina— The BMW 2 Series as we know it, with rear-wheel drive and a manual gearbox, is dead. It’s being replaced with a new architecture featuring a transverse engine and automatic transmission. Sad times for sporty driving enthusiasts. We’ve just put the car to the test in Gran …
Test Drives2018 BMW M2: Shivers Down Your Spine
I could sum up my review of the 2018 BMW M2 in one simple sentence: it’s brilliant, and you should buy one now. Obviously, no one will be surprised to read this, because ever since BMW’s baby M car hit the road in 2015, the automotive press has been smothering …
Test Drives2018 BMW M240i: Poor Man’s M Car
With the ever-growing proportions of the BMW 3 Series, BMW purists surely appreciated the introduction of a smaller model which gets back to the basics of a compact, rear-drive car with a powerful engine. Of course, I’m referring to the 1 Series which was introduced in Canada back in 2008.
Test Drives2018 BMW M240i: the Way Things Were Meant to Be
There was a time at BMW when things were rather straightforward. If you wanted a sports coupe, you got a 3 Series. If a sensible, overachieving midsize sedan was your thing, you got a 5 Series. And if you were the CEO of a large business who needed to get …
Test Drives2016 BMW M2: Glory in its Simplest Form
When the size and girth of the M3 and M4 steadily increased over the past few generations, there were grumblings from BMW traditionalists bemoaning the ever-increasing dimensions of the vehicle and longing for the days of their compact E30 M3s from the early 1990s. BMW did offer the 1 Series …


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New Models2022 BMW 2 Series Coupe Adds Muscle, Drops the Manual Gearbox
The BMW 2 Series Coupe is introducing a new generation for 2022. Unlike the Gran Coupe variant, which is built on a FWD platform, it retains a RWD-based architecture. In Canada, the M240i xDrive model will arrive first, more precisely in November of this year. And we can already tell …
NewsNew BMW 2 Series Coming With More Power, Grip
One year after adding the all-new 2 Series Gran Coupe , BMW is about to introduce the next generation of the “other” 2 Series a.k.a. the original one, available in coupe and cabriolet body styles. Today, the German automaker provided a few juicy details as the car enters the final …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. German automakers have historically been ahead of the curve when it comes to small luxury cars, so it’s no surprise if our Best Buy award for 2021 goes to the …
New ModelsThe 444-hp BMW M2 CS is Coming to Canada
BMW’s M division is launching an exclusive and limited-run special edition of the 2 Series for the first time. And the great news about that is Canadians will be able to order one. Following the lead of the outgoing M3 CS and M4 CS , the new BMW M2 CS …
New ModelsAll-new 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is Revealed
The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe we’ve been promised earlier this year is finally coming out of its secret hiding. It will enter production in December and go on sale in Canada next spring as a 2020 model. Customers will have to choose between the 228-horsepower 228i xDrive Gran Coupe …
News2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé Unveiled in Camo Suit
The German automaker has just released pictures of its new little sedan—or four-door coupé if we prefer—that will hit the Canadian market in the spring of 2020. The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé will be the fourth of its kind in the brand’s portfolio, after the appearance of the 6 …
New ModelsIt’s official: A BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is on the Way
Through a short press release and the above teaser image, BMW has just announced that it will expand its 2 Series lineup with the addition of a four-door Gran Coupe model. Described as a global offering, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe will join the two-door coupe and cabriolet (not …


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BMW at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show 2014.
BMW presents a selection of fascinating new series-production models at the Geneva International Motor Show 2014. Marking their world premiere are the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé and the second generation of the BMW X3.