Originally Published on October 31 2016

The 2017 BMW 3 Series is the most popular vehicle in the German automaker’s lineup. When you look at all the versions that are offered, and all of the advanced technological features that characterize this sporty compact luxury model, it’s easy to see why the 2017 BMW 3 Series is so popular. Moreover, if you are looking for a luxury compact sedan that is fun to drive, you can’t do better than the 2017 3 Series.

More safety in the 2017 BMW 3 Series

That said, the BMW 3 Series is not all about performance. It also happens to be one of the safest vehicles in its class with plenty of active safety features designed to prevent accidents from every happening. These include forward collision warning with pedestrian detection and emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, intelligent cruise control and a lot more.

Although the BMW 3 Series has never been safer, it still remains true to its original personality and is by far the most dynamic and sporty luxury vehicle in its segment. The perfect 50/50 distribution provides a balanced drive that is easy to control and predictable, giving the driver an unwavering feeling of control.

BMW’s Efficient Dynamics systems also help improve agility and driving behavior. The dynamic chassis coupled with Servotronic steering add to the feeling of complete control over the 3 Series. You can also opt for M sport suspensions that up the performance level another notch.

Although the 3 Series is certainly tuned towards performance, buyers looking for a calm, soothing ride can always turn to the comfort mode, one of many driving modes offered in the 2017 BMW 3 Series, and enjoy a smooth ride on the highway or on their way to work. There is also an Eco mode which improves overall fuel economy by adjusting various parameters, and two Sport modes that give the driver better performance and more leeway when it comes to the traction and stability control systems.

A lot of engine choices in the 2017 BMW 3 Series

When it comes to engines, there is a lot of choice in the 2017 BMW 3 Series. There are three versions of the 2017 Series to choose from starting with the BMW 320i which is powered by a four-cylinder engine that delivers 180 horsepower. The BMW 330i (that replaces the 2016 328i) features a four-cylinder turbo engine with 248 horsepower while the BMW 340i’s twin-turbo V6 has 320 horsepower. Each model sends its power to the rear wheels while XDrive all-wheel drive is optional.

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