BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon

This generation of BMW 3 series Touring F31 has been produced from January, 2012 to December, 2015. We can provide information about 28 modifications of this generation. 2012 BMW 3 series is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (10 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (18 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This BMW is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 3.0 litres and power of from 136 to 306 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 116 to 313 horsepower. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (15 versions) gearbox.

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BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.5 to 8.1 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.3 to 5.6 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon petrol engine version is BMW 328i Touring, consuming 6.5 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon diesel - BMW 320d for 100 kilometers consumes 4.3 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW 3 series real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 29 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +26% for petrol engines and +32% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW 3 series modification.

BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 152 to 159 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 122 to 135 grams per kilometer. From BMW 3 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 328i Touring which produces an average of 152 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the BMW 3 series diesels least CO2 distributes BMW 320d Touring - 122 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 4.9 seconds has BMW 335d version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 316d reaching this speed only in 11.2 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.0 diesel 6-cylinder 313 hp version (BMW 335d) and 8 other versions.

Lenght of BMW 3 series is 462 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW 3 series is about 6 cm longer than Volkswagen Golf estate car / wagon, but 4 cm shorter than Ford Focus estate car / wagon. BMW 3 series gross weight is from 2000 to 2240 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 9 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. BMW 3 series trunk space is 495 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1500 litres.

This BMW is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 11 500 $. According to user reviews, average BMW 3 series repair costs are 320 $ per year. Users calculated BMW 3 series 2012 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3700 € cost per year and 0.32 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 35%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 18% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of BMW 3 series for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about BMW 3 series prices and costs.

BMW 3 series modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
BMW 316i Jan 2013 — Dec 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.6 Petrol 136 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 316i Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 1.6 Petrol 136 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320i 2.0 Petrol 184 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i 2.0 Petrol 184 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320i 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 184 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 320i 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 184 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 328i Touring Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 2.0 Petrol 245 HP 6.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 328i Touring Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 245 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 328i 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 245 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 328i 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 245 HP 6.9 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 316d 2.0 Diesel 116 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 316d 2.0 Diesel 116 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 318d 2.0 Diesel 143 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318d 2.0 Diesel 143 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 318d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 143 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 320d Jan 2013 — Dec 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 163 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Jan 2013 — Dec 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 163 HP 4.3 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP 4.6 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 320d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 325d Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 218 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 335i Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 335i Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 335i 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 330d Touring Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 3.0 Diesel 258 HP 5.1 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 330d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 3.0 Diesel 258 HP 5.4 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 335d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds

3.0 Diesel 313 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 3 series service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

BMW 3 series safety

During safety testing BMW 3 series has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of BMW 3 series is evaluated with outstanding rate 95 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 84 from 100, for pedestrian protection BMW 3 series got 78 points from 100.
BMW 3 series safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

BMW 3 series prices

BMW 3 series 2012 - 2015 estate car price in Latvia is from 6500 $ to 16000 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 3 series price is very high - BMW 3 series is approximately for 36 percents more expensive then average estate cars of this age (compare estate cars 2012 - 2015 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW 3 series 2015 price 10 000 $ 13 000 $ 16 000 $
BMW 3 series 2014 price 10 000 $ 12 000 $ 15 000 $
BMW 3 series 2013 price 9000 $ 11 000 $ 14 000 $
BMW 3 series 2012 price 6500 $ 9000 $ 11 500 $

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BMW 3 series reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW 3 series reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 14.2 percent of BMW 3 series of this generation (on average 9 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 15.1%.

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BMW 3 series 2012 Touring F31 wagon features (options)

Percentage of BMW 3 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
86%
Rain sensor
84%
Tire pressure control
80%
Conditioning
78%
Metallic paint
71%
Xenon headlights
45%
Bi-xenon lights
45%
Rear parking sensors
26%
Adjustable steering wheel
26%
Cruise control
25%
Navigation
25%
Roof bars (railings)
19%
Heated seats
19%
Front parking sensors
17%
Leather upholstery
16%
Dimming mirrors
16%
Distance control
11%

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BMW 3 series reviews

Total 78 BMW 3 series owner reviews

BMW 3 series 2012 Sedan Petrol 2 litres, Manual gearbox
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Purchase year:2012 new car)Owned for172`000 kilometers (12 years)
Average fuel consumption:9.2 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs:1110 $ (~ 92 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8
   male, age 45
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