Nearly seven months after being officially unveiled at the 2018 Paris Auto Show, the brand new BMW 3-Series is now on sale in the United Kingdom.
At launch, the range kicks off with the 320d, which starts at £33,610 ($44,165/€39,172) with RWD and £36,800 ($48,357/€42,890) with xDrive all-wheel drive. Next month, the company will introduce the new entry-level 318d, which will set buyers back at least £32,450 ($42,641/€37,820).
Other models that will go on sale in April are the 320i and 330d, while the 330e and M Performance 340i xDrive will arrive in July.
Standard specification in the base SE grade includes adaptive LED headlights with cornering light, specific front and rear bumpers and 17-inch or optional 18-inch wheels, as well as also electric folding side mirrors, Parking Assistant with reversing camera, ambient lighting and an 8.8-inch central instrument cluster.
The 2019 3-Series Sport comes with extra gear such as Vernasca leather seats, front heated seats and 18-inch alloy wheels, as well as revised exterior styling with high-gloss black kidney grille slats and trim elements for the air intakes and rear apron.
Finally, the M Sport spec gets even more exterior and interior features, such as a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 10.3-inch central instrument display and others.
A wide range of optional extras are available for the brand’s new premium compact saloon. BMW says there are six main packages and around 10 single options to choose from, including the M Sport Plus, Technology and Premium packages.