04 Aug 2020 Nitin Kadian
The BMW 3 Series has always been known for its supreme driving dynamics, delightful steering response, powerful engine options, and overall fun to drive nature. The brand has introduced the seventh generation of the car in the country. If you are in the market to buy fun to drive and a powerful luxury sedan, check out this 2020 BMW 3 Series BS6 first look review.
With this update, the BMW 3 Series now features a number of changes in terms of styling and other upgradations which have been made to the chassis and suspension. The headlamps are now even sharper while the bumper design has been changed as well. Apart from this, the car gets a softer suspension setup when compared to the outgoing model while the chassis has been considerably stiffened up to aid in overall driving dynamics.
2020 3 Series gets two engine options. The first is a 2.0-L turbocharged petrol engine that delivers 258 hp and 400 Nm of max torque. This engine comes mated to an 8-Speed Steptronic sport automatic transmission while the power is channeled only to the rear wheels. The fuel economy figures from this engine stand at 16.13 KMPL while the petrol-powered model of the 3 Series can do a 0-100 km/h run in just 5.8 secs (claimed).
The second engine on offer is the 2.0-L turbocharged diesel engine. this engine churns out 190 hp and 400 maximum torque while the power is channeled to the rear wheels via the 8-Speed Steptronic sport automatic transmission. The car gets a claimed 0-100 km/h time of 6.8 secs, which makes it a sec slower than the petrol-powered variant. The fuel economy, on the other hand, is impressive as the claimed figures stand at 20.37 kmpl.
With the launch of the seventh-gen model of the 3-Series, the brand has now introduced updated front fascia which now features large kidney grille and sharper headlamps. The side profile, however, remains similar sans any extra drama while the rear now features good looking tail lamps and dual exhaust setup. The M-Sport variant, on the other hand, features sporty bumpers both at the front and at the rear in addition to other design tweaks.
The interiors of the 2020 BMW 3 Series BS6 are fairly impressive and feel extremely comfortable and premium. There is an ample amount of space at the front and the seats too are extremely comfortable. The rear seat space may not be segment-leading but is not bad. Apart from this, the car gets multi-zone automatic climate control, sunroof, a touchscreen infotainment display, voice command, and power-adjustable front seats in addition to other bells and whistles.
|2020 BMW 3 Series BS6|
|Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs. 41.7 lakh - Rs 48.50 lakh|
We strongly believe that the 2020 BMW 3 Series BS6 now comes as a mature package and features a number of updates which has definitely made it a much better product overall. With this being said, subscribe to our Youtube Channel to get all the latest automotive updates.
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