Starts at: 54,700 $
Review 2022
BMW 3 Series M340i USA

2022 BMW 3 series

2022 BMW 3 Series Price in the USA :

M340i Starts at: 54,700 $
M340i xDrive Starts at: 56,700 $

BMW 3 series is one of the most dynamic luxury sedan and it has continued to give you the perfect combination of prestige, comfort, and luxury in the all-new model of 2020. 2019 model of BMW 3 series offer only the 330i version which is now unchanged for 2020 while a new M340i model is also introduced for the year 2020 and the all-new BMW 3 series is a perfect blend of sharp handling and best ride quality introduced in a new six-cylinder turbocharged engine and its luxurious cabin is equipped with intuitive technology.

Trims & Variants:

 It is now available in two basic trims BMW 330i and BMW 340i both of which are also offered in Xdrive all-wheel-drive power. The 330i sedan features a three-zone automatic climate control system, ten speakers sound system, 8.8 inches LED screen for infotainment, navigation system, sunroof, and advanced driver’s assistance programs while the 340i  features 10.25 inches LED screen for infotainment, eight-speed automatic transmission, digital live cockpit, real-time traffic service, head-up display, eighteen inches alloy wheels and concierge service.

Packages:

You can also purchase additional packages to further upgrade your vehicle like a premium package that features heated front seats and steering wheel while the executive package offers a bird’s eye camera for parking, automatic sensors for parking, and an upgraded infotainment system.

Engine, Power & Transmission:

BMW 340i sedan is powered by 3 liters six-cylinder turbocharged engine giving you the power of 382 hp and torque of 369 pounds-feet. It offers you an eight-speed continuously varying automatic transmission with fine and precise throttle changes and the brakes of this sedan are solid enabling drivers to apply stable and confident brakes with smooth pedal easy to modulate thus it is a playful toy for experienced drivers and surprisingly also easy to control for UN experienced drivers. It is quite responsive with quick acceleration capable to hit 60 miles per hour in less than 3.8 seconds. An all-wheel driving feature is also available in both of the trims that let it match with the tremendous performance of all its rivals.

BMW M340i sedan 7th generation engine view
BMW M340i sedan 7th generation engine view

The fuel economy of BMW 340 I not very efficient and impressive giving you a range of 22 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on highways with all-wheel driving features. It has been introduced with M sport suspension providing you with superb handling techniques making your rides fun and thrilling.

Exterior design and features:

The exterior design of the BMW 3 series holds aesthetic greatness with aerodynamic excellence giving you a sleek and wide stance. The drag coefficient has been reduced due to active air flap and air curtains being completely sealed while it is taller and longer than the previous model. The kidney bean framed grille holds a spectacular BMW  signature logo encrypted on it on the front which is paired by full-LED headlights given with daytime running lights while rear taillights are equally attractive and bright. You will have the choice of selecting 2 non metallic exterior vibrant colors and 10 metallic colors introducing two new shades blue metallic and bronze metallic.

Interior Design & Features:

The interior cabin of the BMW 3 Series gives meticulous attention to prestige craftsmanship and luxury with glossy ash brown wooden trim strips and sensatec instrumental panel while vernasca leather upholstery looks stunningly beautiful and ensures your comfort level. This sedan accommodates five adults comfortably with generous space in the front and rear compartment and electroplated strips extend throughout the door length adding a feeling of extra width in the cabin.

 A digital driver’s focused instrumental panel screen allows the driver to see all driving aids and essentials clearly while 10.25 inches LED screen mounted on the dashboard gives you infotainment that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface and a LED Fiber optic lights creates cozy and ambient lighting in the cabin.

TOP UPGRADED SAFETY FEATURES of 7th generation BMW 3 series include active blind spot detection, bird view 360 view camera, advance cruise control, forward collision warning alarm, improved driving assistance safety features and it must be mentioned that it has been declared top safety pick vehicle by IIHS.

Major competitors:

Some of the biggest competitors of the BMW 3 series include Audi A4, Mercedes Benz C Class, Genesis G70, Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry.

BMW M340i Sedan Specifications & Features

Engine

LITERS/TYPE
3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder
DISPLACEMENT (cc)
2998
HORSEPOWER (bhp @ rpm)
382 @ 5800-6500
TORQUE (lb-ft @ rpm)
368 @ 1800-5000
COMPRESSION RATIO (:1)
10.2

Transmission

TYPE
8-speed Sport Automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and Launch Control
AUTOMATIC GEAR RATIOS – I / II / III
5.25 / 3.36 / 2.17
AUTOMATIC GEAR RATIOS – IV / V / VI
1.72 / 1.14 / 1.0
AUTOMATIC GEAR RATIOS – VII / VIII / R
0.82 / 0.64 / 3.71
AUTOMATIC GEAR RATIOS – FINAL DRIVE RATIO
2.81

Performance

ACCELERATION 0 – 60 mph    AUTOMATIC (sec)
4.4
TOP SPEED  (mph)
130 [155]

Fuel Consumption

AUTOMATIC COMBINED (mpg)
26
AUTOMATIC CITY / HIGHWAY (mpg)
23 / 32
FUEL TANK CAPACITY (gallons)
15.6

Wheels & Tires

TIRE / TYPE
Performance run-flat
WHEEL DIMENSIONS (in)
18 x 7.5 front | 18 x 7.5 rear
TIRE DIMENSIONS (mm)
225/45 front | 225/45 rear

Exterior Dimensions

LENGTH / WIDTH / HEIGHT (in)
185.7 / 71.9 / 56.4
CURB WEIGHT – AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (lbs)
3876
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION, FRONT/REAR – AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (%)
52.6 / 47.4

Interior Dimensions

HEADROOM
38.7
LEGROOM, FRONT/REAR (in)
42.0 / 35.2
SHOULDER ROOM, FRONT/REAR (in)
56.0 / 54.6

Performance and Efficiency

Engine, transmission, and aerodynamic features.

3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder, 24-valve 382-hp engine. Combines a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct injection
Electronic throttle control
Direct ignition system with knock control
Electronically controlled engine cooling (map cooling)
Brake Energy Regeneration
Driving Dynamics Control with selectable drive modes
M Sport Differential
8-speed Sport Automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and Launch Control
48V mild hybrid system
01.2

Handling, Ride and Braking

Ensuring a smooth, safe, comfortable drive.

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features; with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)

Double-pivot-type front suspension with anti-roll bar and stiffer spring struts
5-link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse arms
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers
Lightweight, 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and Cornering Brake Control (CBC)
M Sport Brakes with Blue Calipers
M Sport suspension
Variable Sport Steering
02 Appearance

Exterior

Paint, accents, and lights.

18″ M Double-spoke bi-color orbit grey wheels, style 790M with performance runflat tires

Aerodynamic Kit
Power-folding, heated side mirrors
Shadowline exterior trim
Rear spoiler
Non-metallic paint

Interior Trim

Upholstery and trim.

SensaTec Upholstery

Anthracite Headliner
Aluminum Tetragon Interior Trim
SensaTec Dashboard
M footrest and M door-sill finishers

Connectivity

Wireless features, remote services, and intuitive technology.

Connected Package Professional features Real-Time Traffic Information and On-Street Parking Information (select cities), Hazard Preview, BMW Remote Services including Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Door Unlock, and Concierge Services. The Intelligent Personal Assistant voice control offers natural speech input for various functions, including navigation
Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ Compatibility
BMW ConnectedDrive® Services
BMW TeleServices
USB audio connection and hands-free Bluetooth® including Audio Streaming
Remote Software Upgrade capable

Audio System

Systems, speakers and more.

Anti-theft AM/FM stereo with Radio Data System (RDS)
HiFi Sound System with 205-watt digital amplifier and 10 speakers

Instrumentation and Controls

Advanced features for a smarter drive.

3-spoke power telescopic, leather-wrapped, multi-function M sport steering wheel
Live Cockpit Professional features a 12.3″ digital instrument cluster and 10.25″ central information display. The multi-input iDrive 7.0 system is operated by voice and iDrive Controller. The modern design of the digital instrument cluster optimizes driver info while the Head-up Display projects key info just below the driver’s line of vision. Navigation, Bluetooth, two USB ports, 8 freely programmable bookmarks, and multiple Over-the-Air (OTA) updates for map data are also included
Dynamic Cruise Control
Tire Pressure Monitor
Rear-window defroster

Comfort and Convenience

Comfort and Convenience Luxury features for a pleasant ride.

Engine Start/Stop button
Advanced Vehicle & Key Memory includes most recently used climate-control temperature and air-distribution settings; exterior mirror and power seat settings; audio tone settings and radio presets; central-locking preferences; and lighting preferences
Power front sport seats
40/20/40 split fold-down through-load rear seats
Multi-color, adjustable ambient lighting
Comfort Access keyless entry
Multi-zone Climate Control including micro-filter and automatic air recirculation
2-way power glass moonroof with “one-touch” operation and sliding interior sunshade
Front-seat center armrest
Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
Automatic-dimming interior rear-view mirror and driver’s-side exterior mirror
Power front and rear windows with “one-touch” up/down operation
Locking glovebox
Electric interior trunk release
Rain-sensing windshield wipers with automatic headlight control
Universal garage-door opener
Storage compartment package

Safety and Security

Protecting you and your vehicle, on the road and off.

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Adaptive Brakelights
Front and rear Head Protection System (HPS)
Driver’s and passenger’s front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger-seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
Seat-mounted front side-impact airbags
Knee airbags for driver and front passenger
Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
Front-passenger-seat-occupation recognition with Passenger’s Airbag Off indicator
Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger safety belts for installation of child-restraint seat
LATCH attachments for child-restraint safety installation
Anti-theft alarm system
Active Protection System detects imminent accidents, then prepares by automatically pretensioning safety belts, closing windows and moonroof, and activating post-crash braking; includes Fatigue and Focus Alert feature
Automatic high beams
Active Guard , with Frontal Collison Warning and Automatic City Collision Mitigation and Braking
BMW Assist eCall™ includes Emergency Request (SOS button) and Enhanced Automatic Collision Notification
Impact sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors; and turns on hazard and interior lights
Rear-view Camera
LED Headlights with Cornering Lights
Acoustic safety-belt warning
Programmable LED Daytime Running Lights

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