BMW

BMW 3 Series

Price $44,950 – $88,300
Fuel consumption 6.9 – 12.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
The BMW 3 Series has important news for 2021, more specifically the next generation of the M3 performance sedan. Delivering up to 503 horsepower in Competition trim, the M3 sports a massive new grille up front and that’s all everybody is talking about—or so it seems. Regular 3 Series models can be had with either a four-cylinder or six-cylinder turbo engine, not to mention the 330e plug-in hybrid variant.

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First Drives2021 BMW 330e: Plug-in Hybrid with AWD, How Nice!
Munich, Germany— Unlike the previous 330e, which was available with rear-wheel drive only, the plug-in hybrid variant of the seventh-generation BMW 3 Series will be sold in Canada in a single configuration equipped with the company’s xDrive all-wheel drive system when it arrives just in time for next spring. The …
Test Drives2018 BMW M3 CS: Going Out with a Bang
We recently drove the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 Series in Portugal, and it’s good. The German automaker had the difficult task of conceiving a car that would please its loyal customers that desire the performance-oriented character BMW cars have long been recognized for, but that would also attract buyers away …
First Drives2019 BMW 3 Series: Subtly Better
PORTIMÃO, Portugal – BMW hit the bullseye when it first launched the 3 Series in 1975. This lively and agile compact luxury sedan created a new category and went on to dominate it. So much so that the Bavarian manufacturer has produced more than 15.5 million units of the 3 …

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New Models2021 BMW M3 and M4 Dare to be Bold, Pack up to 503 Horsepower
This is it. The all-new 2021 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe have officially made their debut. At first glance, the most striking feature is the completely redesigned front fascia including a gigantic take on the brand’s signature double-kidney grille. This polarizing element was first introduced on the latest 4 …
News2021 BMW M3 and M4 Leaked Day Ahead of Reveal
The official debut of the new and highly anticipated 2021 BMW M3 and M4 will take place on Wednesday. However, a number of pictures have just leaked online, giving us our first real good look at these two high-performance compact cars. The source of the leak remains unknown, but these …
NewsSurprise BMW M3 Touring Won’t Come Here, Unsurprisingly
Fans of sporty wagons around the world started jumping with joy yesterday when BMW announced the development of an M3 Touring to follow the next-generation M3 sedan , which will celebrate its global debut in September. After all, this will be the first time ever we see a five-door variant …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2021 BMW 330e Pricing Announced, EV Incentives Apply
BMW Canada has some good news for 3 Series fans who are eagerly awaiting the next-generation plug-in hybrid variant being introduced for 2021. First, the car will hit the market next month—provided everything goes according to plan despite the COVID-19 crisis. More importantly, pricing has been announced: $44,950 for the …
TokyoAlpina B3 Delights 3 Series Fans Ahead of the Next M3
As we wrap up our coverage of the 2019 Tokyo Auto Show , we thought you’d be interested in the new Alpina B3 sedan introduced by the BMW tuning specialist. Based on the popular 3 Series , this car visually and dynamically cranks things up to a level only the …
News2020 BMW M3 and M4 are Going to be (Manually) Awesome
Ever since we drove the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 Series in Portugal at the end of last year, we can’t stop thinking about the next-generation BMW M3 and M4. And if you’re a fan of the German automaker’s high-performance compact sedan and coupe, you’re probably wondering the same things as …
GenevaNew BMW X3, 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid Models Introduced in Geneva
Sales of BMW electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles increased 38.4 percent in 2018 over the previous year, topping 140,000 units across the globe. And there’s no stopping this trend. In fact, the group aims to reach half a million units by the end of 2019. A big boost is expected …
Los Angeles2020 BMW M340i: While we Wait for the M3
BMW recently unveiled the seventh-generation of its flagship model, the 3 Series, at the Paris Motor Show. Now it’s the M340i xDrive’s turn at the Los Angeles Auto Show . It will be available for sale in summer 2019 as a 2020 model. In a bid to please purists, the …

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Episodes
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 1
2003 Kia Sorento 2003 BMW M3 truck & van spare tires can pose potential hazard if not checked Viper love-in real life danger of under-maintained tires Jim Kenzie on Mitsubishi's return to Canada.
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Motoring TV 2005 Episode 20
2006 Lexus RX400 Hybrid 2006 BMW 3 Series proper fuel octane ride a Mini - on a roller-coaster! Bill Gardiner takes spin in 2006 Corvette when it comes to quality Jaguar is #2 and proud of it!
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Bienvenido a Mexico!
BMW is coming home, sort of. BMW announced it is going to build the next generation 3-series cars in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The company is investing $1 billion to establish the plant, its second in North America, the other is in Spartanburg South Carolina. The current 3-series sold in …
Clips
BMW M3: From E30 to E92
The BMW M3 has been one of the world's most desirable cars for over 25 years. We take a look at its origin and its most extreme version to date.