The field of the luxury sports sedan is ruthless. To enter this elite market, a vehicle must confidently exude the high-performance hallmarks of speed and comfort. In order to truly compete on this playing field, a car must be able to bare its fangs, stare-down the competition and send its rivals scampering away in reverse. From deep within the forests of Bavaria emerges just such a predator: the 2018 BMW 3 Series. Yes, it’s true, the league of German-made fire-breathers just got a whole lot hotter with the 3 Series’ formidable triple-threat dynamic design, searing agility and everyday practicality. How well does the 2018 BMW 3 Series stack up against its sports sedan countrymen like Mercedes’ 2018 C-Class? Read on and be awed at how the Bavarian Beast makes a feast out of Stuttgart’s Stallion.
Ruling the road
Since 1975, BMW’s 3 Series as been an striking, athletic presence on the road. The sportiest vehicle in its class, the 3 Series features powerful, high-efficiency gasoline and diesel engines driven by BMW EfficientDynamics technology that guarantees outstanding dynamics and low fuel consumption. And with the Sport Line or M Sport options, the BMW 3 Series Sedan is easily adapted to suit your own personal needs and wants, without compromise. So, how does this vision of style and speed hold its own in against other machines in its class? We unleashed the 2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan on the Mercedes C-Class and watched the carnage unfold.
|BMW 3 Series Sedan||Mercedes Benz C-Class Sedan|
|Standard Engine||Turbocharged 2.0L I4||Turbocharged 2.0L I4|
|Horsepower||248 @ 5200 rpm||241 @ 5550 rpm|
|Torque||273 @ 1300 rpm||258 @ 1450 rpm|
|Fuel consumption||10.5 City / 7.4 Hwy||10.4 City / 8 Hwy|
Beauty, inside and out
Not only does the BMW 3 Series devour the C-Class in matters of performance, the interior of this teutonic titan is truly something to behold. At BMW, we pride ourselves on providing clients with comfort at a level that that compliments their vehicles’ high performance. Outstanding material and craftsmanship pervade a spacious, driver-oriented interior that masters ergonomic challenges and provides an ultimate driving experience and level of passenger comfort.
Options to personalize your vehicle are available as well, through BMW Individual. Such opportunities include interior fine-wood trim finishers as well as extended leather trim colour options that add sophisticated touches to the interior and raise quality to the next level.
While the 3 Series was designed to deliver the utmost in elegance and luxury, it was also conceived with an eye on practicality and functionality. With middle and side seat segments that can be individually folded and a 480-litre luggage compartment, the 2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan is ready to accommodate all your cargo and stowage demands.
The 2018 BMW 3 Series: Numbers don’t lie
While 2018 is certain to debut a number of exciting high-performance sports sedans to vie for your attention, the 3 Series stands out from the pack, handily outperforming its closest competition in both power an comfort. BMW drivers expect a consistent level of quality and innovation; with the 2018 3 Series, we’ve hit it out of the park again and our rivals are shivering in their rims. Contact us at Edmonton BMW today to arrange a test-drive and experience the unsurpassed elegance and intelligence of BMW for yourself! While you’re at it check out how our 2 Series compares to others in its own class, as well!