1st Gen Discontinued
Review 2021
BMW 2 Series Coupe USA

BMW 2 Series Coupe 

  • Price in USA in 2021 = Ranges from 36895 $ -49345 $
  • Sold in USA = 2014-2021
  • Generation = 1st (Discontinued)

The range of subcompact executive car BMW 2 Series was introduced in 2014, and a two-door coupe and convertible body styles were introduced first, while a five-seat compact MPV body style was added later in it. A Gran Coupe fastback sedan version of the BMW 2 Series was introduced in 2019 and 2nd generation of two-door coupe BMW 2 Series was introduced in 2021. The 2nd generation of BMW 2 Series is rated the best among all other luxury cars. It delivers thrilling driving dynamics with lively handling and a decent list of standard and available features. The 2021 model has satellite radio as a standard in all the trims. Apple Carplay is also given as standard in Coupe and Convertible body styles, while Android Auto interface is given as standard in Gran Coupe. The Coupe and Convertible BMW 2 series has a cramped rear seat. In contrast, the Gran Coupe has an adult-friendly rear seat, and the Gran Coupe variant has a more favorable market in Pakistan, where it is imported by Dewan Motors and is displayed in Karachi at Park Town Showrooms. It is a luxury car that should be on your list if you are looking for a fun-to-drive luxury-small car that is also not too expensive.

BMW 2 Series Coupe First Generation title image
BMW 2 Series Coupe First Generation title image

Trims & Variants:

The BMW 2 Series is available in coupe, convertible, and Gran Coupe body styles. They are available in two trim levels that are 230i & M240i.

The 230i base trim, offers 17-inches wheels, leather upholstery, Apple Carplay, automatic climate control, and rain-sensing windshield wipers.

The M240i-trim upgrades your car with 18-inches wheels, adaptive suspension, M Steering wheel, keyless entry, wireless charging pad, and a moon roof.

You can also purchase the Convenience package that offers keyless entry, auto-dimming mirrors, adjustable lumbar support, ambient lighting, and a moon roof.

The M Sport package offers aluminum interior trim, M sport suspension, M steering wheel, and sportier exterior.

The Premium package offers a heated steering wheel, navigation, adaptive headlights, and a universal garage opener. The Gran Coupe BMW 2 series is available in 218i, 220d, and M235i trims, among which the 218i is a 1.5 liters engine car.

Engine & Power:

The 230i variant gets its power from a two-liter, four-inline, turbocharged engine that generates 248 hp of power and 258 pounds-feet of torque. The M240i variant gets its power from a 3.0-liters, inline-six, turbocharged engine that produces 335 hp of total output and 368 pounds-feet of torque. The 218i variant gets its power from 1.5 liters, 3-cylinder, turbocharged engine that produces 138 hp of power and 420Nm of torque. Rear-wheel-drive is standard in all the variants, while all-wheel-drive is also available as an option in them. All the variants offer an 8-speed automatic transmission.

BMW 2 Series Coupe First Generation engine view
BMW 2 Series Coupe First Generation engine view

Performance & Drive:

The BMW 2 Series gives you sheer driving pleasure with its powerful engine and driving dynamics. The engine generates enough power to run all the wheels powerfully regardless of how rough the road is and faces every road challenge. The electrically-controlled M Sports differential not only increased traction but also enhanced driving pleasure, making every bend more exciting than before. The M Sports suspension makes BMW 2 Series more athletic with fantastic road-holding without compromising passenger’s comfort and makes your long-route journeys comfortable than before. It comes with an M Sports brake with a 4-piston fixed caliper at the front, and the rear has a single-piston first caliper that provides an impressive brake pedal feel. It provides stability even in the challenges, and the seventeen-inch brake discs are lightweight, making a statement about their great capacity. The steering response is accurate with invigorating agility that gives agile handling and creates the ultimate driving experience with outstanding vehicle efficiency, giving drivers extra confidence in driving the car.

Acceleration 0-60:

The BMW 2 series come among the fastest small luxury cars. The Gran Coupe takes 4.7 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour, while the 230i coupe takes 5.2 seconds, and the 230i convertible takes 5.6 seconds to reach 62 miles per hour. The M240i coupe takes 4.2 seconds, and the convertible takes the same time to accelerate to 62 miles per hour from 0.

Fuel Economy:

The fuel economy of the BMW 2 Series is also not bad as the 230i coupe and convertible give a mileage of 25 miles per gallon in the city and thirty-two miles per gallon on the highways. The M240i trims give 21 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highways with an automatic transmission, while the manual transmission gives 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highways. The Gran Coupe 218i variant of the BMW 2 Series available in Pakistan gives 47 miles per gallon combined fuel economy. It accelerates to 100 kilometers per hour in 8.7 seconds with a top speed of 213 kilometers per hour.

Exterior Design & Features:

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has an eye-catching design with a kidney grille in front that has fourteen chrome black vertical bars and sleek LED headlights getting your attraction. The front bumper is the same color as the body, and the air inlets are glossy black. It offers LED front fog lights and LED daytime running lights. The rear bumper is also colored the same body color, and the chrome exhaust single tailpipe looks aggressive and sporty. It is a four-door sedan with body-color door handles, and the eighteen-inch sporty wheels give it a bold stance.

Interior Design & Features:

The inside of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is the most spacious among all the body types, and the luxury feels are the standard. The Gran Coupe offers more legroom and headroom and accommodates five adults. The quality is not compromised in any of the variants of the BMW 2 Series. All materials used are of high quality, and leather upholstery is used as standard in all the variants. The cargo space in Gran Coupe is 15.1 cubic feet, and it is the greatest among all the trims. It comes with two 10.25-inches display screens, among which one serves as the instrument cluster, and the other gives infotainment. Android Auto and Apple Carplay are given as standard, and 12-speakers provide good sound quality. You also get automatic climate control, wireless charging devices, keyless entry, panoramic moon roof, and remote smart.

Safety & Features:

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has not been rated by IIHS or NHTSA yet, but the Coupe model gets a 5 Stars rating by IIHS. Some of the standard safety features that BMW 2 Series provide are:

  • Forward collision warning alarm
  • Blind Spot Monitoring system
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Rearview camera
  • Head-up display
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure warning alarm
  • Automatic emergency brakes

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