Preowned BMW 3 Series in Arlington, Texas

BMW 3 Series

Take the Texas BMW 3-Series for a test-drive and you will know why many BMW drivers keep choosing the 3-Series. The BMW 3 Series is the company’s top seller in the United States and a favorite in the TX marketplace for good reason: It’s a classy entry-level luxury car endowed with world-class fit and finish, spirited performance and an exquisite ride-and-handling balance unmatched by most vehicles at any price. That’s true no matter which model or year you choose, as generation after generation of 3 Series has offered the same benefits despite constant evolution. Accordingly, buying a used 3 Series is a solid bet — there’s nary a bad apple in this barrel.

As for the new 3 Series, it’s slightly larger and faster than its predecessor, yet lighter and more fuel-efficient. It also boasts a bolder look inside and out, revised suspension and steering, and more interior space. Although some may argue that the car’s sporting edge has been blunted a bit, we still find the 3 Series sedan and wagon exceptionally rewarding to drive. If you’re looking for the current coupe and convertible, note that they’re now known as the 4 Series and are reviewed separately.

Today’s Irving BMW 3 Series is offered as either a sedan or a wagon. It’s broken down into 320i, 328i, 328d, 335i and ActiveHybrid 3 models. The 320i and 328i sedans and 328i wagon get a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine that produces either 180 horsepower (320i) or 240 hp (328i). The 328d sedan and wagon are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter diesel-powered four-cylinder that also makes 180 hp but considerably more torque; highway fuel economy is impressively in the low 40s. The sedan-only 335i gets a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 with 300 hp. The ActiveHybrid 3 sedan pairs the 335i’s engine with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack, resulting in a healthy 335 hp; however, fuel economy is about the same as in the 328i.

It’s superior fuel economy, reliability and vast list of safety options keeps Mansfield BMW drivers returning to this car. Now that you are ready to drive off in one, contact our Arlington used car dealer to help you do the rest. Get pre-approved now!

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