BMW 3 series 2010 E92 Coupe

This generation of BMW 3 series E92 has been produced from January, 2010 to January, 2013. We can provide information about 20 modifications of this generation. 2010 BMW 3 series is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (7 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (13 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This BMW is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 156 to 306 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement 2.0 litres and power of from 177 to 184 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 (10 versions), as well as automatic (10 versions) gearbox.

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BMW 3 series 2010 E92 coupe average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.6 to 9.1 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.7 to 5.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2010 E92 coupe petrol engine version is BMW 320i Coupe, consuming 6.6 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2010 E92 coupe diesel - BMW 320d Coupe for 100 kilometers consumes 4.7 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW 3 series real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 24 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +21% for petrol engines and +26% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW 3 series modification.

BMW 3 series 2010 E92 coupe CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 154 to 212 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 125 grams per kilometer. From BMW 3 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 320i Coupe which produces an average of 154 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 5.3 seconds has BMW 335i xDrive version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 320i Coupe reaching this speed only in 8.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.0 petrol 6-cylinder 306 hp version (BMW 335i xDrive) and 9 other versions.

Lenght of BMW 3 series is 461 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW 3 series is about 2 cm longer than Audi A4 sedan, but 2 cm shorter than Volvo S60. BMW 3 series gross weight is from 1810 to 2100 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. BMW 3 series trunk space is 440 litres.

This BMW is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 10 000 €. According to user reviews, average BMW 3 series repair costs are 85 € per year. Users calculated BMW 3 series 2010 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3000 € cost per year and 0.34 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 47%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 21% 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 320i Coupe 2.0 Petrol 156 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Coupe 2.0 Petrol 156 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Coupe

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 170 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Coupe 2.0 Petrol 170 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Coupe

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.0 Diesel 177 HP 4.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Coupe 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 4.8 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Coupe

Most powerfull diesel version (184 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 184 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Coupe

Most powerfull diesel version (184 HP)

2.0 Diesel 184 HP 5.3 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Coupe 3.0 Petrol 218 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Coupe 3.0 Petrol 218 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i xDrive 4x4 3.0 Petrol 218 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 325i xDrive 4x4 3.0 Petrol 218 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 330i Coupe 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330i Coupe 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330i xDrive 4x4 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 330i xDrive 4x4 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 335i Coupe 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 8.4 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
BMW 335i Coupe 4x4 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 8.4 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 335i xDrive 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds

3.0 Petrol 306 HP 8.8 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 335i xDrive 4x4 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 9.1 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 3 series service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

BMW 3 series prices

BMW 3 series 2010 - 2013 coupe price in Latvia is from 7500 € to 14000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 3 series price is below average - BMW 3 series is approximately for 29 percents cheaper then average coupes of this age (compare coupes 2010 - 2013 prices). Despite of relatively low price BMW 3 series quality is above average (see below), so this BMW can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW 3 series 2012 price 9000 € 12 000 € 14 000 €
BMW 3 series 2011 price 8000 € 8500 € 10 000 €
BMW 3 series 2010 price 7500 € 9000 € 11 000 €

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BMW 3 series reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW 3 series reliability is above average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 19.4 percent of BMW 3 series of this generation (on average 11 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 20.6%.

BMW 3 series reliability and quality
Most reliable used over 15 years old cars
Most reliable over 15 years old coupes

BMW 3 series 2010 E92 coupe features (options)

Percentage of BMW 3 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
89%
Rain sensor
85%
Conditioning
75%
Tire pressure control
73%
Xenon headlights
66%
Metallic paint
66%
Bi-xenon lights
58%
Cruise control
42%
Leather upholstery
42%
Rear parking sensors
41%
Adjustable steering wheel
41%
Navigation
27%
Heated seats
23%
Dimming mirrors
23%
Front parking sensors
22%
Electrically adjustable seats
21%
Sunroof
13%

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BMW 3 series reviews

Total 78 BMW 3 series owner reviews

BMW 3 series 2012 Sedan Petrol 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2012 (new car) Owned for:172`000 kilometers (12 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.2 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1000 € (~ 83 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
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