2014 BMW M235i First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 BMW 2 Series - Road Test Specs

2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe

(3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo 8-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 BMW M235i 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 4-passenger Coupe
Estimated MSRP$44,025


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front midengine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeInline-6, turbocharged, direct injection, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,979/182
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)326 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)332 @ 1,300
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeEight-speed automatic with console shifter and steering-mounted paddles with Sport/Competition modes
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.714, II=3.143,III=2.106, IV=1.667, V=1.285, VI=1.000, VII=0.839, VIII=0.667
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.077
Differential(s)Electronically controlled brake application e-diff, mechanical limited slip available as an accessory


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts with dual lower ball joints, coil springs, driver-adjustable multimode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, driver-adjustable multimode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional, variable-ratio rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.5 to 10
Tire typePerformance front and rear
Tire size, front225/40R18
Tire size, rear245/35R18
Wheel size18-by-7.5 inches front -- 18-by-8.0 inches rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, frontOne-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with four-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rearOne-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with two-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.8 (automatic transmission)

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)25 combined

Audio and Advanced Technology

iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack
Satellite radioOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional with traffic 8.8-inch display screen (measured diagonally)
Smart entry/StartStandard ignition doors trunk/hatch

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,373 (manual); 3,406 (automatic)
Length (in.)174.5
Width (in.)69.8
Height (in.)55.8
Wheelbase (in.)105.9
Track, front (in.)59.9
Track, rear (in.)61.3
Seating capacity4
Trunk volume (cu-ft)13.8

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