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2020 BMW M340i xDrive review

The next M3’s junior brother is a serious performance saloon in its own right.

2019 BMW 330i review

Does the new 330i reset the benchmark for luxury sports sedans? James Wong finds out.

2019 BMW 320d review

Keen dynamics and impressive tech headline the new 3 Series, but does the price-leading 320d still suffer BMW's base-model malaise?

2019 BMW 3 Series review

The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series range has landed in Aussie showrooms in petrol and diesel forms. So why is one version so much better than the other?

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BMW 3 Series Videos

Comparison: Genesis G70 takes on BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS

Does the new 2019 Genesis G70 truly measure up on critical merit to key rivals from Germany and Japan, such as the new-generation BMW 3 Series and the familiar Lexus IS? Curt and Jez find out.

REVIEW: 2019 BMW G20 320d Luxury Line

The new 320d is a solidly engineered mid-sizer brimming with the kind of on-point handling that first roused the 3 Series legend – bolstered by a new, more impressive interior quality and tactility lacking from previous generations.

REVIEW: 2019 BMW 3 Series, Australian launch

How this new Bimmer fares as an all-rounder against the Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class remains to be seen, but if the 3 Series brings with it the expectation of being the natural driver’s car to beat, this new version, in isolation at least, look to be more than capable of carrying the mantle and maintaining what many consider to be a hard-fought and well-earned reputation...

REVIEW: New 2019 BMW 3 Series driven!

The G20 delivers in a big way. If there’s one car BMW cannot afford to stuff up, it’s the 3 Series, and like its equally impressive new-generation 5 Series and X5, this one stakes a bold claim to class leadership that we’re looking forward to putting to the test. To say the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4, Jaguar XE and Alfa Romeo Giulia have their work cut out is an understatement...

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BMW 3 Series Comparisons

2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport v BMW 330i M Sport v Lexus IS350 F Sport comparison

The Korean Genesis G70 has finally arrived to take on the best from Germany, the BMW 330i, and the finest from Japan, the Lexus IS350.

2019 BMW 330i v Audi A4 45 v Mercedes-Benz C300 comparison

There's a new-generation 3 Series in town. Yep, it's that time again.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce v BMW 330i M Sport v Jaguar XE 25t R-Sport comparison

Compact luxury sedans remain a vital part of the business case for any serious player in the premium car market. While luxury car-makers seek to diversify and future-proof by making small entry cars and more crossover SUVs, sedans still sit at the heart of what their makers represent. Brand loyalty aside, the BMW 3 Series is the definitive luxury compact sports sedan...

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BMW 3 Series News

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Touring launches in Europe, still not for Oz

The BMW M340i xDrive Touring has gone on sale in Europe, sporting the same 275kW/500Nm turbocharged inline six as its sedan equivalent – but don't expect it in Australia anytime soon. Compared to its three-box twin (which is now on sale Down Under from $99,900), the M340i xDrive Touring claims to hit 100km/h from a standstill in 4.5 seconds (0...

Korando, 3 Series, S60/V60 get 5-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, including five-star scores for the new BMW 3 Series, SsangYong Korando, and Volvo S60/V60. The independent crash-testing firm was quick to highlight the all-new Korando's results, given it's the first time SsangYong has achieved a five-star safety rating...

Six cars that should be sold in Australia

Australia hosts more than 50 companies selling new cars, SUVs and light commercials through official dealerships. Between them they offer about 350 separate models made in 24 countries. Given the total annual sales are a tick over 1.1 million units once you strip out heavy trucks, that’s a relatively small pie chopped up into a lot of pieces...

2019 BMW 330i Touring confirmed for Australia

BMW will launch the 3 Series Touring with a single engine in Australia, revealing pricing and specs for the 330i Touring ahead of its arrival in October. Where the sedan is available in four-cylinder diesel 320d guise (soon to be joined by plug-in hybrid and six-cylinder variants in September) the more practical (but lower-volume) wagon will only be offered with the most popular 3 Series engine...

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BMW 3 Series Owner Reviews

2019 BMW 330i M-Sport review

The first thing with any car is holding the key. The key hints to you the level of quality and attention to detail to be expected. The BMW key feels solid and looks so good it excites you to press unlock for the first time...

2015 BMW 3 28i review

The BMW 3 Series has been the benchmark sports sedan for three decades, and this sixth generation, code-named F30, certainly lives up to that name. Recent times have been more competitive for the 3 Series, as the Mercedes C-Class and the Audi A4 have taken giant leaps forward. In February 2012, when the F30 was launched in Australia, BMW realised that it had some tough competition...

2004 BMW 3 30ci review

It's been since my high school days that I have had a car-crush on the E46 BMW 3 Series. Whilst I appreciated getting dropped off by Dad in the Transit Van, it seemed like every well-to-do school goer would be dropped off by mum in some kind of E46 variant - probably something M Sport to increase the jealousy! Fast forward to today and I find myself still deprived of 3 Series ownership thanks to having company cars for the past 15 years (I’m in the auto industry)...

2004 BMW 318i Executive review

There's a lot to be said for simplicity. Sometimes it just works. Sometimes you want a more complex affair and that's fine too. Sometimes, however, you want something inherently more complex but with a few generous helpings of simplicity. I like to think that is what my beloved 2004 BMW 318i is all about; simple, efficient, effective. Sensible...

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