BMW India has quietly introduced a new entry-level 330i Sport petrol variant of the 3 Series sedan. Replacing the base Sport diesel variant, the new petrol model has been priced at Rs 41.70 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Powering the new BMW 330i Sport petrol variant is the 2.0L turbocharged engine that’s good enough for 258bhp and 400Nm of torque. Read: 2020 BMW X1 Facelift – What All Has Changed
The BMW 320d diesel models derive their power from a 2.0L twin-turbo diesel engine pushing out a peak power of 190bhp against 400Nm of torque. Both motors come with an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
At present, the BMW 3 Series sedan lineup is available in four variants – 330i Sport, 330i M Sport, 320d Sport and 320d Luxury Line. While the 330i Sport and 330i M Sport petrol models are priced at Rs 41.70 lakh and Rs 48.50 lakh respectively, the fully-loaded 320d Luxury Line trim can be had at Rs 47.50 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, India.
Talking about the features, the BMW 3 Series offers automatic LED headlamps, sunroof, rain sensing wipers, launch control, three zone climate control, cruise control, paddlershifters, an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and powered front seats as standard fitments. The 330i M Sport and 3200d Luxury Line come with a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen with the latest version of BMW’s iDrive system.
On the safety front, the sedan gets 6 airbags, traction control, electronic stability control, rear parking sensors, a parking camera, anti-lock braking system, a tyre pressure monitoring system and Isofix child seat anchors.