The Carfax report shows no history of accidents or previous damage, and does not show the incident in 2015. The 3-Series wagon derivatives come equipped with the same standard specifications as their sedan stablemates, they also add a power liftgate, panoramic sunroof, roof rails however they are only available in the aforementioned two engine options equipped with xDrive and the 8-speed automatic transmission. And the even sportier Adaptive M Suspension, available in the M Sport and Track Handling Packages, allows you to adjust to whichever suspension style is most attractive to you, from more comfortable to more dynamic. For enhanced safety the Driver Assistance Plus Package adds an active driving assistant collision mitigation devices , active blind spot detection and speed limit information. The gasoline engine in the 328i is a 2. Adaptive M Suspension: Rear damper technology and front struts with five-bolt upper anchor points adapt to your driving style and ever-changing road conditions, creating an ideal chassis, and providing you with increased handling capabilities and more dynamic driver feedback.
That is not to say that the 3-Series has become a wallowy old barge, push hard and the well-weighed steering, balanced chassis and grip from the all-wheel drive system still make for one of the best handlers in its class. Crossovers are all the rage, while their more efficient, more dynamic wagon brethren are left on showroom floors. For a busy Los Angeles driver, this seemed like a wasted opportunity. At its core, a wagon is little more than a regular sedan with extra room for junk in its trunk, right? Everything about the car becomes tighter and more precise - the steering, braking, chassis response, transmission, and to a small extent even the power. The digital odometer currently reads just under 101,179 miles, roughly 60k of which have been added by the seller over the course of his ownership.
We offer complete vehicle service on all makes and models. Each consideration maximizes every square inch of storage for gear and passengers alike. During my time with the 328i, the iDrive system crashed out a few times, becoming completely inoperable. Know everything about your drive with Side and Top View Cameras, Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster, and Parking Assistant. Available with the Track Handling Package, Variable Sport Steering adjusts continuously based on steering angle to offer more comfort during tight maneuvers such as parking. Advertised payment does not include applicable taxes. Measuring the exact same length as a 3 Series sedan, the Sports wagon can accommodate 27.
The car was just given a full detailing and can be viewed in detail in the video clip below. A number of packages offer additional customizations too. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect your actual lease payment. Big deal, so are a lot of crossovers. Advanced Real-Time Traffic Information helps avoid slowdowns, while the Head-up Display projects driving data right in your line of sight. And to make life easier, the 328i can be equipped with a trick rear hatch that opens hands free by gently kicking towards the tailgate while in possession of the key fob.
This is what the E46 was meant to be from the start. Along with the navigation and radio systems, the auxiliary noises were cut off and the engine note changed dramatically. Records document consistent oil changes, and the car was serviced last week with a new battery, software upgrade, and rear brake pads and sensors in preparation for sale. The 3-Series range may have expanded over the years to offer an increasingly bewildering array of body styles but the often overlooked traditional wagon variants still offer possibly the best combination of pace and space. The 3 Series Sports Wagon brings a unique twist to the 3 Series family while maintaining a focus on performance driving. Problems with interior trim vibrating cropped up way earlie.
The car is now offered by the seller with records, a spare wheel and tire combination, clean Carfax, and clean Massachusetts title. Everything about the chassis adds up to a confidence building experience that begs for the Sports Wagon to be tossed around in bout of fun. A bit thick-bodied, and sitting quite low, this Sports Wagon offers less visibility than some drivers will want. It may not be as refined in its operation but overall fuel consumption should be an improvement over the gasoline engine. No longer did the 328i have shades of a six-cylinder rumble, it now sounded like any other, ordinary 2.
I've never purchased a vehicle where I had to get my own inspection that the dealer was suppose to do and within a month of purchasing the car had a transmission go out on any of my cars. Variable Sport Steering: The 3 Series includes upgraded Electric Sport Steering, for an even more dynamic and responsive driving experience. Like the 360° overhead view of optional Side and Top View Cameras and the standard Rear View camera, iDrive 6. M Sport suspension firms up the package without unduly harming the ride quality. Detailed photos are included in the gallery to capture the condition of the interior finishes and accessories. By Jan 04, 2016 Photos by Mike Schlee, Video by Kathleen Espiritu What is it about wagons that make car people go crazy? Why not post the distance to the nearest Starbucks, or the location of the nearest fellow 328i driver? Help shop for your new car with informative car buying tips and car recall news, and be entertained with feature stories, Top 10s and car review videos.
Several photos of the underside are included in the gallery below. Full review, specs, and gallery here: Subscribe YouTube - Facebook - Twitter - Google+ - Web - AutoGuide reviews the latest new cars with test drives, car comparisons and shootouts plus coverage of breaking auto industry news, auto shows, rumors and spy photos. Is there a Tinder for cars? The 328i I had came equipped with the optional track handling package that includes an adaptive suspension, variable sport steering, M sport brakes and stickier tires. It also makes young children think you some sort of sorcerer. Not all customers will qualify for security deposit waiver.
Both are paired with Dynamic Stability Control, the nucleus of the improved chassis, to provide more agility on winding roads and tough surfaces, and more stability at higher speeds. Immerse yourself in total comfort with the available 4-way lumbar support front seats in your choice of rich Dakota Leather options. Steering feel has improved and car responds quickly to all inputs, with a surprising willingness to rotate through corners for an all-wheel drive wagon. Two weeks later they call me saying that I had to get a inspection on it because they claimed to have missed a vin number and the next week the transmission went out. While one still sees plenty of M- and Z-Class pavement peelers out there, the L. Weighing in at 3,825 lbs as tested, those 240 ponies have their work cut out for them in the Sports Wagon. The 328d xDrive is less about off-the line performance, its 7.
Offer valid through June 02, 2019 and may be combined with other offers unless otherwise stated. Tax, title, license, registration and dealer fees are additional fees due at signing. And if no one is sitting behind the driver, the rear seats can be folded down to take more than 61 cubic feet of cargo. Maintain constant control with iDrive 6. There is an outstanding recall for the Takata-equipped airbag that will be completed prior to the sale of the car.