2016 BMW 328i xDrive Automatic

2016 BMW 328i xDrive Automatic
BMW always remained fun to drive machine for decades, providing smooth ride, luxury, technology, fuel economy, all wheel drive. Starts from $41,295, we conducted test on 2016 BMW 328i xDrive equipped with tech every luxury M Sport package is to cost around $58.795.

BMW 328i xDrive delivers expected performance using turbocharged four cylinder produces 240 horsepower at 5000 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque at 1250 rpm. BMW 328i always ready to pounce with all wheel drive and eight speed automatic transmission provides more accuracy due to quick gearbox, availability of torque at 1250 rpm and intuitive shift. Being weighed 3700 pounds 60 mph is achieved in 5.3 seconds which is good. Riding with all season Continental flat tires and all wheel drive provides better performance. Braking took 174 ft to stop from 70 mph. EPA 20 mpg which is 1 mpg less than observed in rear drive version.

Packed with extras Harman/Kardon audio($875), FedEx warehouse with heat for steering wheel, front and rear seats ($800), Dakota leather ($1450), rear window shades($575), rear camera park assistance ($950), blind spot monitorning, side top view camera, active driving assistant ($1700), automated high beams ($800), satellite radio, keyless entry, sunroof, lumbar support , navigation, head up displays, apps services all for ($2750), active cruise control either with Driver Assistance ($1200), $350 for Bluetooth and phone plugs. Adaptive suspension ($700) which will sharpen driving dyanmics.

M Sport package with $3000 includes cosmetics as aero skirts, dark trim around windows, excellent sport seats, aluminium and blue trim on dash and console and doors, M-spec wheels.

Interior should have been more luxurious for $59K price, current design seems outdated and aged, use of hard plastic is very much in.
2017 Audi A4, the Quattro version is to look out against BMW 328i xDrive.

Starting Price $41,295
Vehicle Type 4 door sedan, front engine, 4 wheel drive
Engine turbocharged, intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, direct fuel injection
Transmission 8-speed automatic, manual shifting mode
Horsepower 240 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque 258 lb-ft @ 1250 rpm
Displacement 122 cu in
Wheelbase 110.6 in
Length 182.8 in
Width 71.3 in
Height 56.5 in
Curb weight 3700 lb
Passenger volume 94 cu ft
Cargo volume 17 cu ft
0-60 mph 5.3 secs.
0-100 mph 14.8 secs.
Top speed 130 mph
Rolling start (5-60 mph) 6.4 secs.
Top gear(30-50 mph) 3.3 secs.
Top gear(50-70 mph) 3.9 secs.
Braking (70-0 mph) 174 ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 22/34 mpg
C/D observed 20 mpg
Pros blue, speed
Cons nonluxurious interior, cornering grip