MY 2013 Production and Pricing Changes for the 1, 3, 5 and 6er

by Tim Jones on June 4, 2012, 7:11 pm
We are pleased to bring you detailed product ordering and pricing information for the MY13 1 Series Coupe and Convertible, 3 Series Sedan, Coupe, and Convertible, 5 Series Sedan and Gran Turismo, 6 Series Coupe, Convertible, and Gran Coupe. Ordering and pricing information for the MY13X1 SAV and 7 Series Sedan will be coming soon!

As of July production on select MY13 vehicles, BMW will introduce Option Harmonization, an initiative that will significantly reduce package and option complexity to help facilitate easier vehicle ordering and dealer inventory management. Option Harmonization brings a wide-scale change to standard equipment,pricing, package content and stand-alone options that will put BMW in a strong competitive position.

All Models

The following changes applying to all MY13 July production models:
  • The "snowflake" button for air conditioning will be changed to "A/C"
  • The "CD" button on the iDrive controller will be changed to "Media"
  • xDrive badge will be re-located from the front fender to the left side of the rear trunk lid for all Sedans, Coupes, and Convertibles

Navigation system updates (609)
Starting as of July 2012 production, the next generation Navigation Professional system (609) will be available on the 5 Series Sedan, 5 Series Gran Turismo, 7 Series Sedan and ActiveHybrid 3. This new system offers faster processing and an enhanced design over the current system and incorporates several great new features:
  • Streamlined radio/media menu structure
  • Improved navigation submenu structure
  • Advanced Real-Time Traffic Information
  • Weather information in navigation map
  • POI enrichment - requires BMW Assist Convenience Plan
  • GoogleTM autocomplete - requires BMW Assist Convenience Plan

1 Series Coupe and Convertible (E82/E88)

Standard Equipment
As of July 2012 production, all 1 Series Coupe and Convertibles will be equipped with Smokers package (441), which was de-contented in MY09. This option includes a conveniently located 12 V power outlet in front of the gear lever and a spring-loaded cover that is harmoniously integrated into the center console.

3 Series Sedan (F30)

The 3 Series Sedan model line will expand starting with July production with the addition of the highly anticipated xDrive variants for the 328i and 335i as well as the launch of the ActiveHybrid 3.

The 328i xDrive and 335i xDrive models will be equipped with the same powerful and fuel efficient engines as the 328i and 335i models. The vehicles will have the same equipment profile as the rear-wheel drive models except that Sport Suspension (704) will not be included in the Sport and M Sport Line. While all-Season tires are standard in the Sport and M Sport Line on the xDrive models, performance tires (ZPT) are available as a no cost alternative. The 328i xDrive model will only be available with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the 335i xDrive will be available in a manual or automatic transmission.

The ActiveHybrid 3 will launch on September 22nd and will set new benchmarks both in performance and fuel-efficiency. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will be equipped with a N55 TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine as well as an electric motor with high-performance lithium-ion battery. The combined horsepower of the gas engine and electric motor is 335 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. The 0-60 mph for the ActiveHybrid 3 is 5.2 seconds. The electric driving range is up to 2.5 miles, with a top electric speed of 47 mph (in ECO Pro mode).

The ActiveHybrid 3 will have the same equipment profile as 335i with the exception of:
  • Standard 8.8" iDrive screen with hybrid-specific display
  • No Sport suspension (704) in Sport and M Sport Line
  • No offer of Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go (5DF)
  • 18" Streamline alloy wheels (2A4) available as no-charge option
Both the xDrive and hybrid models will come standard with Auto Start/Stop functionality and Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO. Fuel economy figures will be released closer to market launch.

Design Lines
  • The 3 Series Design Lines have been updated for MY13. The changes are as follows:
  • Launch of the all-new M Sport Line, priced at $3,850 on 328i models and $3,200 on 335i models. M Sport Line includes:
    • 18" BMW M alloy wheels (all-season tires for xDrive, mixed performance tires for RWD)
    • Sport seats
    • Aluminum Hexagon interior trim with Estoril blue or high-gloss black accent (Dark Burl Walnut wood trim available as no-charge option)
    • Sport suspension (not on xDrive and hybrid)
    • M steering wheel
    • Aerodynamic package
    • Exterior shadowline trim
    • Anthracite headliner
  • The Modern Line, the Black Dakota Leather with Dark Oyster piping (LCL8) now comes with an all-black upper dashboard and steering wheel Fineline Anthracite wood trim (4CE) now available on Sport Line on all models for $250
  • Deletion of Pearl metallic trim (4DT) on Modern Line, replaced by Dark Pearl metallic trim (4DZ)
  • Both the Sport and M Sport Line now come with a choice of All-Season or Performance tires. The RWD models equipped with one of these two Lines will default with 18" Performance tires (ZPT) while the xDrive models will get standard 18" All-Season tires (ZAS). On the 18" wheels, tire types can be swapped at no extra cost. 19" wheels always come with Performance tires.

F30 Stand-Alone Options
The following stand-alone options have been released or updated for the MY13 3 Series Sedan:
  • Dark Burl Walnut wood trim (4AB) is now available on 328i and 328i xDrive for $500 (no Line required)
  • Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go (5DF) is now available on all models but ActiveHybrid 3 for $2,400
  • Orion Silver metallic (A92), not available with M Sport Line
  • Estoril Blue metallic (B45), released exclusively with M Sport Line

3 Series Coupe and Convertible (E92/E93)

Standard Equipment
As of July 2012 productions, all 3 Series Coupe and Convertible will be equipped with Smokers package (441), which was de-contented in MY09. This option includes a conveniently located 12 V power outlet
in front of the gear lever and a spring-loaded cover integrated into the center console.

Packages
The package structure of the 3 Series Coupe and Convertible now includes the Premium Sound Package (ZPS). Priced at ag $950, it includes:
  • SIRIUS satellite radio (655)
  • Harman Kardon Premium Hi-Fi system (688)
  • Please note the option code for M Sport Package will return to ZMP (previously ZM2). The package content and pricing remain unchanged.

5 Series Sedan (F10)

BMW Individual
We are pleased to announce the release of BMW Individual on the 5 Series Sedan as of July production. The BMW Individual Composition package (ZI1) contains exclusive BMW Individual features and
luxurious finishes including:
  • Extended Merino leather upholstery
  • 19" BMW Individual alloy wheels (all-season tires for xDrive, performance tires for RWD); not available for ActiveHybrid 5
  • Leather dashboard
  • BMW Individual door sills
  • BMW Individual trims
  • Alcantara headliner
  • Shadowline trim (or BMW Individual Satin Aluminum trim)

Please note the ZI1 package will only be available on 535i/xDrive and 550i/xDrive models. The following BMW Individual stand-alone options will be available on all 5 Series models:
  • BMW Individual wood inlay steering wheel
  • BMW Individual paint
  • BMW Individual wood trims

F10 Stand-Alone Options
The following stand-alone options have been released or updated for the MY13 5 Series Sedan:
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System (6F2) now available. Stand-alone option on 528i and 535i models for $4,500. Optional upgrade within the Executive Package (ZEC) on 550i models for $3,700
  • Soft close doors (323) now available as stand-alone option for $600. Included in Executive Package (ZEC) on 550i models
  • Rear entertainment system Professional with 2 x 9.2" screens (6FH) now available for $2,200. Replaces Rear entertainment system with 2 x 8.0" screens (6FG)
  • Lane Departure Warning (5AD) now includes frontal collision warning
  • Speed Limit Info (8TH) now available in Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB)
  • Liquid Blue Metallic (B40) released exclusively on the ActiveHybrid 5. Replaces Blue Water Metallic (896). Please note that Liquid Blue is nearly identical in color tone to Blue Water.

5 Series Gran Turismo (F07)

BMW is pleased to announce that we will continue offering the Value Package (ZVP) on the 535i GT and 535i xDrive GT. ZVP content has changed for MY13 and will now include:

Value Package (ZVP):
  • Navigation system (609)
  • Head-Up Display (610)
  • Smartphone Integration (6NF)
  • BMW Apps (6NR)
  • Real Time Traffic Information (6UH)
What would normally be offered as a Technology Package with a $2,800 package price will be completely no-charge, offering outstanding customer value. Please note there will not be a Value Package offered on the 550i GT models for MY13.

Technical Changes
The 5 Series Gran Turismo will receive technical updates that will enhance both vehicle performance and fuel efficiency:
  • N63 Technical Update for V8 TwinPower Turbo Engine (550i models only). Increase to 445 hp, 480 lb-ft of torque (+45 hp, +30 lb-ft of torque)
  • Auto Start/Stop functionality standard on all models
  • Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO standard on all models

F07 Stand-Alone Options
The following stand-alone options have been released or updated for the MY13 5 Series Gran Turismo:
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System (6F2). Stand-alone option on 535i models for $4,500. Optional upgrade within the Executive Package (ZEC) on 550i models for $3,700
  • Parking Assistant now available on xDrive models for $500
  • 5 Series Sedan with Platinum Extended Merino Leather and wood 5 Series Sedan in Champagne Quartz metallic inlay steering wheel.
  • Rear entertainment system Professional with 2 x 9.2" screens (6FH) now available for $2,200. Replaces Rear entertainment system with 2 x 8.0" screens (6FG)
  • Comfort access (322) now includes hands-free trunk opening functionality
  • Lane Departure Warning (5AD) now includes frontal collision warning
  • Speed Limit Info (8TH) now available in Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB)

6 Series Gran Coupe (F06)
The following changes apply to the MY13 640i Gran Coupe only. The 650i models will launch as of July production.

Packages
The price of the Individual Composition Package (ZI1) has been decreased by $1,300 to $8,300. 20" wheels are no longer included in the package price, but are offered as a $1,300 upgrade to
the 19" wheels that are included in ZI1.

F06 Stand-Alone Options
  • Lane Departure Warning (5AD) now includes frontal collision warning
  • Speed Limit Info (8TH) now available in Driver Assistance Package (ZD2)
  • Active Roll Stabilization (229) has been integrated into Adaptive Drive (2VA) and is no longer shown as a separate option. There is no price impact.

6 Series Convertible, Coupe (F12/F13)

Technical Changes
The 6 Series Coupe and Convertible will receive technical updates that will enhance both vehicle performance and fuel efficiency:
  • N63 Technical Update for V8 TwinPower Turbo Engine (650i models only). Increase to 445 hp, 480 lb-ft of torque (+45 hp, +30 lb-ft of torque)
  • Auto Start/Stop functionality (added to 650i models; already on 640i)
  • Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO standard on all models.

Packages
The price of the Individual Composition Package (ZI1) has been decreased by $1,300 to $6,400 for the Coupe and $5,700 for the Convertible. 20" wheels are no longer included in the package
price, but are offered as a $1,300 upgrade to the 19" wheels that are included in ZI1.

F12/F13 Stand-Alone Options
The following stand-alone options have been updated for the MY13 6 Series Convertible and Coupe:
  • Lane Departure Warning (5AD) now includes frontal collision warning
  • Speed Limit Info (8TH) now available in Driver Assistance Plus (ZDA)
  • Active Roll Stabilization (229) has been integrated into Adaptive Drive (2VA) and is no longer shown as a separate option. There is no price impact.
  • Full Merino Leather (ZBC8, ZBOW, ZBP5, ZBP6, and ZBWT) will no longer require ordering the Individual Composition Package (ZI1)
  • Individual Trim (XE8, XE5, and XE6) will no longer require ordering the Individual Composition Package (ZI1)
  • Individual Paint (X02, X03, X04, and X10) will no longer require ordering the Individual Composition Package (ZI1)

M3 Coupe & Convertible
MY13 begins with July production. No changes from 2012 models.


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