Common questions

When was the BMW 3 Series facelift?


When was the BMW 3 Series facelift?

The facelift (“Life Cycle Impulse”) versions were released in 2015 for the 2016 model year. Changes include: 340i models (using the B58 engine) replace the 335i models (using the N55 engine).

Is the 2015 BMW 3 Series Reliable?

How Reliable Is the 2015 BMW 3 Series? J.D. Power gives the 2015 3 Series a reliability rating of three out of five, which is about average for the market but below average for the class.

How many miles can a 2015 BMW 3 series last?

The BMW 3 Series can last between 200,000 – 250,000 miles when properly maintained and driven conservatively. If you drive 15,000 miles per year it will last approximately 13 – 17 years before requiring expensive and uneconomical repairs.

What is considered high mileage for a BMW?

What is considered high mileage for a BMW? While most BMW’s can last between 100,000 – 250,000 miles, high mileage is actually considered slightly lower than this. Most dealers will avoid stocking BMW’s that are above 100,000, and some even consider 60-80,000 to be high mileage for these cars.

What’s the facelift on the BMW 3 series?

The styling modifications are subtle but designed to make the 3 Series appear lower and wider than before. There are new front and rear bumpers, with longer horizontal elements, and revised headlights, including two levels of LED-based lights that position the indicator elements at the top of the lens.

When does the new BMW 3 series go on sale?

The facelifted BMW 3 Series range will go on sale next month. This facelift brings with it a new plug-in hybrid model. Prices for the facelifted BMW 3 Series range should start at around £25,000. Four trim levels will be offered. The top two trim levels bring leather upholstery.

What kind of engine does the BMW 3 series have?

With the exception of BMW’s N57 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbodiesel in the 330d, all of the engines are new to the 3 Series. The petrol options now start with a three-cylinder 318i, equipped with the 134bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged engine (called B38) that has already been used in the Mini and the 2 Series Active Tourer.

What are the new headlights on the BMW 3 series?

The LCI doesn’t get rid of the blending of the headlights, though it does change the actual lights themselves to give the car a much more sophisticated look. The headlights now feature LED indicator “eyebrows” above them to give the car a more concentrated look.