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Old 12-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Michael Schott Michael Schott is offline
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Mein Auto: 2014 328i Sport Line MT
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Originally Posted by LegendsNeverDie View Post
Here is some good information for you but obviously you have to drive them both back to back.

http://blogs.insideline.com/straight...x-vs-four.html


What Works:

Superb ride quality, yet still capable on twisty roads; strong four-cylinder engine almost makes you stop wanting a six; interior is spacious and well-built, with a logical control layout.

What Needs Work:
Doesn't handle, steer or stop as well as its predecessor; and tell us again why power seats and adjustable lumbar are optional.

Bottom Line:
The base 3 Series has never been quicker or more comfortable. It doesn't feel as much like a sport sedan as the old 328i, but unless you're truly hard-core, you probably won't care.

http://www.insideline.com/bmw/3-seri...and-video.html
For 2013 power seats are std on all models in the US. And low rolling resistance tires are the reason some poor braking results in car mag tests.
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