The 3 Series sedan is all-new for 2012, but the other body styles carry over unchanged. Regardless, this BMW stalwart remains a well-rounded and highly desirable entry-level luxury car.
- Excellent ride/handling balance
- Powerful and reasonably efficient engines
- Upscale cabin
- Four body styles
- Elegant hardtop convertible design.
- Limited interior storage space
- Options can inflate price quickly
- New sedan is less involving to drive than carry-over models.