BMW F30 320i xDrive Review by

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The entry-level model in Canada at the moment for the 3 Series line-up is the 320i. It's a robust car that comes with a lot of standard features included in the starting price, a car that will make most sense for the average buyer.
Sure, the enthusiast will never settle for a 2-liter engine under the bonnet of his 3er, even if it's turbocharged and has plenty of torque. But from a value point of view, this car makes a lot of sense and will provide enough thrills and viability at the same time.

The guys from drove it and apparently loved it. Sure, it does have some downsides, such as a suspension that could prove to be a bit rough on bad roads and it might seem a bit conservative on the inside. At the same time, the pros are compelling.

It has very good fuel efficiency, especially in the ECO PRO mode and it is comfortable on long trips. Cornering and handling is precise but it won't be enough for the racing enthusiast.

Don't get us wrong, the car is very well balanced, but it's not enough to drive the car as a proper sports car. It shows its limits, when pushed to the edge. The engine is a bit too quiet inside and you'd expect it to growl meaner but for a normal family man, it's perfectly ok, keeping you out of trouble.

Overall, out of the Cadillac ATS, Infinity Q50, Lexus IS250 and Audi A4 range, this is  a car worth taking notice of, when going out shopping for a new sedan.


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