BMW 3 series 2018 G20 Sedan

This generation of BMW 3 series G20 is being produced from January, 2018. We can provide information about 18 modifications of this generation. 2018 BMW 3 series is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (7 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (11 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This BMW is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 156 to 382 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 150 to 265 horsepower un one hybrid engine with power of 113 HP.
The car is available with both automatic (16 versions), as well as manual (2 versions) gearbox.

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BMW 3 series 2018 G20 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.1 to 9.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.5 to 4.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2018 G20 sedan petrol engine version is BMW 330i, consuming 6.1 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2018 G20 sedan diesel - BMW 320d for 100 kilometers consumes 4.5 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW 3 series real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 33 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +32% for petrol engines and +34% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW 3 series modification.

BMW 3 series 2018 G20 sedan CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 146 to 147 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 122 grams per kilometer. From BMW 3 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 330i which produces an average of 146 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 4.4 seconds has BMW M340i version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 318d reaching this speed only in 8.4 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.0 diesel 6-cylinder 265 hp version (BMW 330d) and 4 other versions.

Lenght of BMW 3 series is 471 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW 3 series is about 8 cm longer than Volvo S60, but 2 cm shorter than Audi A4 sedan. BMW 3 series gross weight is from 2050 to 2360 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 15 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This BMW is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 34 500 €. Users calculated BMW 3 series 2018 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 5000 € cost per year and 0.45 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 39%, 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 318i

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.0 Petrol 156 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320i 2.0 Petrol 184 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320i 4x4 2.0 Petrol 184 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 330i

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 258 HP 6.1 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 330i xDrive 4x4 2.0 Petrol 258 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 318d

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.0 Diesel 150 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318d 2.0 Diesel 150 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Jan 2018 — Dec 2020 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Jan 2018 — Dec 2020

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 190 HP 4.5 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320d xDrive 4x4 Jan 2018 — Dec 2020 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 4.8 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 330e 2.0 Hybrid 113 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 320e Jan 2021 — 2.0 Hybrid 113 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 330e 4x4 2.0 Hybrid 113 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW M340i 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds

3.0 Petrol 374 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW M340i (382 Hp) Automatic

Most powerfull petrol version (382 HP)

3.0 Petrol 382 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW M340i (382 Hp) xDrive Automatic 4x4

Most powerfull petrol version (382 HP)

3.0 Petrol 382 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 330d Jan 2019 — Dec 2020

Most powerfull diesel version (265 HP)

3.0 Diesel 265 HP - Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 330d 4x4 Jan 2019 — Dec 2020

Most powerfull diesel version (265 HP)

3.0 Diesel 265 HP - Automatic (8) All wheel

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 97 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 87 from 100, for pedestrian protection BMW 3 series got 87 points from 100.
BMW 3 series safety equipment has been rated as good - 76 percents from 100.

BMW 3 series prices

BMW 3 series 2018 sedan price in Latvia is from 19000 € to 56000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 3 series price is above average - BMW 3 series is approximately for 13 percents more expensive then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 2018 - 2024 prices). Despite of price above average BMW 3 series quality is not so good (see below), so this BMW may not be the best choice for this price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW 3 series 2023 price 54 000 € 54 500 € 56 000 €
BMW 3 series 2022 price 32 000 € 41 500 € 48 000 €
BMW 3 series 2021 price 32 000 € 32 500 € 33 000 €
BMW 3 series 2020 price 24 000 € 27 000 € 30 000 €
BMW 3 series 2019 price 22 000 € 26 500 € 32 000 €
BMW 3 series 2018 price 19 000 € 24 000 € 31 000 €

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BMW 3 series reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW 3 series reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 5.9 percent of BMW 3 series of this generation (on average 1 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 4.7%.

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BMW 3 series 2018 G20 sedan features (options)

Percentage of BMW 3 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
84%
Rain sensor
82%
Tire pressure control
81%
Conditioning
66%
Metallic paint
64%
Distance control
51%

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BMW 3 series reviews

Total 78 BMW 3 series owner reviews

BMW 3 series 2022 Cabrio Petrol 2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2022 new car)Owned for20`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption:9.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs:300 €
Total car rating:
2
   female, age 55
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