2010 BMW 3 Series  -  $37,075


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $37,075
Base Invoice: $34,180
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Cpe 328i RWD
Doors: 2
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 22 | City: 18 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: Coupe
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 3.0-liter dual overhead cam (DOHC), 24-valve inline 230-horsepower 6-cylinder engine with composite magnesium/aluminum engine block, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Pros

Excellent driving experience; drivetrain and bodystyle variety; superior driver's 6-cylinder powerplant; supercar-performance in M3.


Model Highlights

BMW's 3-Series has always been the perfect example of how to combine luxury and sportiness, and this continues with the 2010 versions. The 328i features BMW's exceptional 3.0L engine, which uses double-VANOS technology to steplessly adjust both the intake and exhaust timing on its way to producing 230 horsepower. The 335i models are powered by a twin-turbocharged version of the same 6-cylinder engine. It produces 300 horsepower and an equal amount of torque. Both 6-cylinder powerplants are matched with a superb 6-speed manual transmission, while a 6-speed Steptronic automatic transmission is optional. A 3.0L twin-turbo diesel engine is available in the 335d as a rear-wheel-drive sedan, and it generates an astounding 425 lb-feet of torque while achieving 36 mpg on the highway.

The 3-Series is available as a coupe, a retractable hardtop convertible, a sedan and a wagon. xDrive all-wheel drive is available on all body types except the convertible. All vehicles have a marvelously balanced chassis and outstanding road feel. Easily adjusted and very supportive seats are the norm, as is one of the nicest steering wheels found in a modern automobile. A stiff suspension means the 3-Series is at its best when carving corners.

The fourth generation of the legendary M3 carries on in 2010. Coupe, sedan, and convertible versions are available, all powered by a high-revving 4.0L V8 engine. The lightweight powerplant generates 414 horsepower and spins up to 8,400 rpm. With a lightweight carbon fiber roof, an aluminum suspension, Mdrive to allow driver configuration of the engine control, high-performance compound brakes and a regenerative braking system that powers the electronics, the M3 delivers supercar performance in a practical package.

Standard equipment on the 3-Series is generous, with stability and traction controls, xenon adaptive headlights, power heated mirrors, a tire pressure monitor, dynamic cruise control, automatic tri-zone climate control, a 10-speaker audio system, side seat-mounted and curtain air bags and power windows and locks. The all-wheel-drive versions add retractable headlight washers. The 335i models include a memory feature for the mirrors, power seats, a LOGIC7 sound system with 13 speakers and surround sound simulation and an assortment of visual adjustments.

Differences between body styles, aside from the obvious, are minimal, except for the M3. The convertibles add memory to the mirrors and power to the seats. The sedan and wagon ride on 16-inch alloys instead of the 17-inchers found on the coupe and convertible. The wagon also has roof rails for extra cargo-toting flexibility.

Options are extensive, ranging from a rear parking assist and a DVD-based navigation system which includes BMW's iDrive control system, to run-flat performance tires and an increased top-speed limiter. Paddle shifters and a power moonroof can be added to the entry-level 328i versions.


Model News

Following a slight facelift to its sedans and wagons in 2009, BMW's excellent 3-Series returns for 2010 with similar exterior refinements for the 3-Series coupes, including revised front and rear bumpers, newer LED taillights and different side mirrors. The power moonroof which had been standard in the entry-level 328 is now a $1,000 option.


Value Writeup

The 2010 BMW 3-Series continues to be the benchmark against which other entry-level luxury cars are measured, mainly courtesy of its excellent driving experience. Power, braking and handling are perfectly matched to the vehicle's size and intended usage. The way BMW takes care of business inside the cockpit also has a lot to do with the popularity of this breed. The 3-Series makes sure no consumer is left behind by offering four body styles, three engines, and both rear- and xDrive all-wheel drive.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5

EPA Classification
Sub-Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
289.80 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
450.80 mi

Engine Type
Gas I6

Displacement
3.0L/183

Fuel System
MPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
88.5 ft³

Front Head Room
38.4 in

Front Leg Room
41.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.3 in

Second Head Room
36.8 in

Second Leg Room
33.7 in

Second Shoulder Room
51.9 in

Wheelbase
108.7 in

Length, Overall
180.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.2 in

Height, Overall
54.9 in

Track Width, Front
59.1 in

Track Width, Rear
59.6 in

Trunk Volume
11.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3351 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double Pivot

Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link

Front Tire Size
P225/45R17

Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.1 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Basic Note
4 years/50,000 Maintenance Program

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
12E029000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 09, 2012

Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Potential Number of Units Affected
585

Summary
Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Consequence
This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V071000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 05, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
840,000

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 128i and 135i coupes and convertibles and 1 Series M coupes, 2006-2011 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive Sedans, 2009-2011 335d sedans, 2006-2012 325xiT, 328i and 328xi sports wagons, 2007-2013 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 335i, 335xi, 335i xDrive, 335is and M3 Coupes and Convertibles, 2013-2015 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i SAVs, 2007-2010 X3 xDrive30i SAVs, 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M SAVs, 2009-2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d SAVs, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M SACs, 2010-2011 BMW X6 xDrive50i SACs and 2008-2011 M3 Sedan vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module or inflator depending on the vehicle model, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be mailed an interim notification beginning March 31, 2016. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V176000

Mfg's Report Date
APR 10, 2014

Potential Number of Units Affected
156,137

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 128i Coupe, 128i Convertible, 328i Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 328i Coupe, 328i Convertible, 328i Sports Wagon and Z4 sDrive 30i, 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 135i Convertible, 335i Sedan, X5 xDrive 35i, and X6 xDrive 35i, 2011 335i xDrive Sedan, 335i Coupe, 335i Convertible, 528i Sedan, 535i Sedan, 535i xDrive Sedan, X3 xDrive 28i, and X3 xDrive 35i, 2010 X3 xDrive 30i, and X5 xDrive 30i, 2012 640i Coupe, and 640i Convertible and 2010-2012 535i Gran Turismo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment (VANOS) unit can loosen over time and may possibly break.

Consequence
If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four VANOS housing bolts for both VANOS units (intake and exhaust), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. In addition, owners of approximately 170,172 model year 2010-2012 BMW vehicles equipped with inline 6 cylinder engines not covered by this recall, will receive an extended warranty to address this condition. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V044000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 07, 2013

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected
504,545

Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 1-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured December 2007 through July 2011; and 2007-2011 3-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured March 2007 through July 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sedans manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sports wagons manufactured March 2007 through June 2011; and 2009-2011 Z4 vehicles manufactured March 2009 through June 2011. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.

Consequence
If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall began on March 13, 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov

6-speed manual transmission

3.0-liter dual overhead cam (DOHC), 24-valve inline 230-horsepower 6-cylinder engine with composite magnesium/aluminum engine block, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Engine Start/Stop button

Electronic throttle control

Rear wheel drive

Extensive aluminum componentry including front suspension components (forged-aluminum lower arms, steering knuckle); subframe; steering rack; and brake components

Sport suspension calibration

Double-pivot type front and five-link rear suspension

Front and rear anti-roll (stabilizer) bars

Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers

Engine-speed-sensitive, variable-assist power steering

4-wheel ventilated anti-lock disc brakes with Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)

Chrome-plated exhaust tips

Star Spoke (Style 157) 17 x 8.0 light alloy wheels, 225/45 run-flat all-season tires

Xenon adaptive automatic headlights -inc: auto-leveling, corona ring daytime running lights

Halogen free-form foglights

Adaptive Brake Lights

Heated dual power mirrors and heated windshield washer jets

Rain-sensing windshield wipers and Automatic headlight control

Ground lighting located in bottom of exterior door handles

Anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System (RDS)

Auxiliary audio input for portable music players

HD Radio with "multicast" FM station reception

8-way adjustable driver's bucket seat and 6-way adjustable front passenger's bucket seat includes 2-way headrests

Split fold-down rear seats

Leatherette upholstery

Front-seat center armrest with storage compartment

Rear seat with fold-down center armrest includes dual cupholders, and storage bin with retractable cover

3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel with audio and hands-free phone controls

Tilt/telescopic steering wheel column

On-board computer with Check Control provides feedback on the vehicle's operating status: oil level indicator and distance to next service appointment/oil change, as well as other detailed information, such as spark plug and micro-filter status. It also provides travel information travel range on remaining fuel, external temperature and more

Service Interval Indicator with miles-to-service readout

Central locking system with center console switch (leaves gas filler door unlocked), double-lock feature and 2-step unlocking

Remote keyless entry with remote trunk release

Coded Driveaway Protection

Power front windows with "one-touch" up/down operation

Dynamic Cruise Control

Electric interior trunk release

Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, left/right temperature control, temperature- and volume-controlled rear outlets, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C function, heat at rest, and recall of individual user settings

Rear window defroster

Locking glovebox

Front cupholders

Auxiliary power outlet

Dark Burl Walnut Wood trim

Door storage pockets with covers

Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors

BMW Ambiance Lighting

Courtesy lights include fade in/fade out, actuation from remote, automatic switch-on when engine is turned off, separately controlled left/right front and rear reading lights, front footwell lighting, and illuminated vanity mirrors

Front seatback storage nets

Anti-lock braking system (ABS)

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

Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts

Programmable Daytime Running Lights

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

Front and rear Head Protection System (HPS)

Seat-mounted front side-impact airbags

Front passenger seat-occupation recognition with Passenger's Airbag Off indicator

BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features

Crash sensor that automatically turns on hazard lights and interior lights, and unlocks doors

Automatic safety belt assistant

Automatic safety-belt pretensioners at front seating positions

Automatic locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts for installation of child-restraint seat

LATCH attachments on child-restraint safety installation

Emergency trunk release

Tire Pressure Monitor

 
6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
$0

 
6-SPEED STEPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$1,375

 
ALPINE WHITE
$0

 
JET BLACK
$0

 
CRIMSON RED
$0

 
TITANIUM SILVER METALLIC
$550

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$550

 
BLUE WATER METALLIC
$550

 
ATLANTIC BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
MOJAVE METALLIC
$550

 
MONACO BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
BARBERA RED METALLIC
$550

 
MONTEGO BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
SPACE GRAY METALLIC
$550

 
PLATINUM BRONZE METALLIC
$550

 
TASMAN GREEN METALLIC
$550

 
LE MANS-BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
CREAM BEIGE, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
GRAY, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
CORAL RED & BLACK, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
SADDLE BROWN, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
CREAM BEIGE, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
BLACK, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
PREMIUM PKG
$4,100

 
SPORT PKG
$1,450

 
COLD WEATHER PKG
$900

 
M SPORT PKG
$3,250

 
2-WAY POWER GLASS MOONROOF
$1,050

 
AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAMS
$250

 
LOGIC7 SOUND SYSTEM
$875

 
SATELLITE RADIO
$350

 
IPOD & USB ADAPTER
$400

 
SMARTPHONE INTEGRATION
$150

 
8-WAY POWER FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$995

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$500

 
M STEERING WHEEL
$0

 
SPORT STEERING WHEEL W/PADDLES
$100

 
PADDLE SHIFTERS
$100

 
HEATED STEERING WHEEL
$190

 
ANTI-THEFT ALARM SYSTEM
$400

 
COMFORT ACCESS KEYLESS ENTRY
$500

 
ACTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
$2,400

 
HARD DRIVE-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,100

 
LIGHT BURL WALNUT INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
ALUMINUM INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
GRAY POPLAR WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
GLACIER SILVER ALUMINUM TRIM
$0

 
PWR REAR SUNSHADE
$350

 
BMW ASSIST
$750

 
REAR PARK DISTANCE CONTROL
$380

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