Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel

2015 BMW 3 Series
$19,942 - $34,991

2015 Highlights

Only some subtle changes to standard and optional equipment are in store for the 2015 BMW 3 Series. Most notably, Bluetooth audio connectivity is now standard across the model line and heated front seats, navigation and a sunroof may be ordered as a stand-alone options.

Pros

  • Excellent ride and handling balance
  • powerful and fuel-efficient engines
  • upscale interior with straightforward controls and spacious seating.

Cons

  • ActiveHybrid 3 lacks typical hybrid efficiency
  • automatic stop-start system is intrusive.

Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel for Sale

BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
40,791 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
BMW of Sterling
2.9 mi away
List$20,994
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BMW 3 Series 2015 320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
29,764 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i
CarMax
3.1 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet

BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
31,959 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
List$18,790
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BMW 3 Series 2015 335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
25,017 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
335i
List$31,995
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BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
81,155 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive
Autoline of VA
8.1 mi away
List$16,160
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BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
68,045 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive SULEV
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BMW 3 Series 2015 335i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
46,070 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
335i xDrive
Super Bee Auto
8.8 mi away
List$25,999
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BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
23,689 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
List$22,604
Est.Loan: $412/mo
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2015 BMW 3 Series 320i xDrive in Jet Black, BLUETOOTH, BACKUP CAMERA, HEATED SEATS, LEATHER INTERIOR, LOW MILES, MOONROOF, NAVIGATION, ONE OWNER LOCAL TRADE IN, DRIVEN LESS THAN 8,000 MILES PER YEAR. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov

BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
67,920 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
List$15,965
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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YES SUMMER SALE IS ON!! ALL UNITS MUST LEAVE THE LOT! BRING YOUR DOWN PAYMENT AND DRIVE HOME. WE ARE AN 'A+' BBB AND HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS OVER 11 YEARS. OVER 100+ VEHICLES TO CHOSE FROM AND WE WILL MAKE THE DEAL EXTRA SWEET FOR YOU. COME SEE US TODAY! Internet Prices are based on cash or cashier's check. Our Internet price does not include a $395 Processing fee, Tags, title and FINANCE FEES!

BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
53,772 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive
Imperial Highline
16.6 mi away
List$18,495
Est.Loan: $337/mo
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2015 BMW 328i**xDrive**AUTOMATIC**LEATHER**KEYLESS GO**SUNROOF**POWER HEATED SEATS**BLUETOOTH** USB/AUX AUDIO**PREMIUM WHEELS**DUAL ZONE CLIMATE**SUPER CLEAN!**FINANCING AVAILABLE!** Fully Detailed And VA State Inspected, This 2015 BMW 328i xDrive Is A Steal At This Price!! Stylish And Affordable, This All Wheel Drive BMW Comes Loaded Up With A 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine, Automatic Transmission, Keyless Go With Push Button Start, Power Heated Front Seats, Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Multifunction Controls, Dual Zone Climate Control, Power Options Including Power Windows, Mirrors And Door Locks, Power Sliding Glass Sunroof, Bluetooth Technology, USB/AUX Audio Inputs, Premium BMW Wheels And So Much More! Excellent Financing Options Available! Act Now By Calling Us At 703-368-7777 To Set Up A Test Drive Before This Deal Passes You By! We Look Forward To Earning Your Business! -

BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
20,079 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive
King Volkswagen
16.8 mi away
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BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
44,840 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
Fairfax Motors
16.9 mi away
List$18,777
Est.Loan: $342/mo
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Dealer Notes

**NEW ARRIVAL**GRIPPY AWD with less than 45000 MILES**MOON ROOF ($1050)**HEATED SEATS ($500)**LIQUID BLUE METALLIC ($550)**ORIGINAL MSRP $38000**OFF LEASE from BMW**FACTORY WARRANTY till DECEMBER 2018**1 OWNER**CLEAN CARFAX with BUYBACK GUARANTEE** Gassss saverrrr!!! 35 MPG Hwy. This Vehicle has less than 45k miles** CARFAX 1 owner and buyback guarantee! All Wheel Drive, never get stuck again. Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Front fog/driving lights...Other features include: Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Auto, Turbo... Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.

BMW 3 Series 2015 320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
29,823 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i
BMW of Fairfax
17.4 mi away
List$18,484
Est.Loan: $337/mo
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Dealer Notes

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) 2015 BMW 320i Sedan SPORT with only 29,000 Miles! Mineral Gray Metallic over Black Interior with Aluminum Trim. Options include: Automatic Transmission with Sport Package, Lighting Package, Heated Front Sport Seats, Xenon Headlights, 18 Wheels, BMW Bluetooth, iPod/USB hook up and much more. This 1 Owner car is in great shape with a Clean CarFAX. The car has been inspected by our BMW Factory Trained Technicians and passed BMWs Certified Pre-Owned Inspection, and Virginia State Inspection. This car has an extensive service history, and full maintenance records. The Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Warranty is in effect until 5/2020 with Unlimited Miles! Call Today for an Appointment.

BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
46,627 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive SULEV
Perfect Auto
17.6 mi away
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Est.Loan: $364/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2015 320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
27,124 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i
CarMax
18 mi away
List$19,998
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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Dealer Notes

CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet

BMW 3 Series 2015 328d xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 8A)
34,913 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328d xDrive
VINS DC
18.2 mi away
List$23,980
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2015 320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
33,027 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
320i xDrive
BMW of Rockville
19.3 mi away
List$22,140
Est.Loan: $403/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2015 328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
18,227 miles
Used 2015
BMW 3 Series
328i xDrive SULEV
Tricars
19.3 mi away
List$23,400
Est.Loan: $426/mo
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Dealer Notes

Navigation w/Backup Camera,Premium Package Includes comfort access keyless entry, moonroof, lumbar support, satellite radio, and Dakota leather.Cold Weather Package Includes heated steering wheel, heated front seats, heated rear seats, and retractable headlight washers.Driver Assistance Package Includes rear-view camera and park distance control.Full Balance of BMW Factory Warranty until May 2019 or 50,000 miles.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2015 BMW 3 Series is a well-rounded and highly desirable entry-level luxury car. Whether you're drawn to its sporty driving character or its high-end cabin, it's one of our favorites in this class.

vehicle overview

Ask a person to name a sport sedan and the first answer likely will be "BMW 3 Series." The 3 Series is practically synonymous with the segment itself and has long been a favorite with consumers and critics alike. Taking a look at this year's lineup, you might also think that at some point the car will become synonymous with "variety," too.

Sedan or wagon, rear- or all-wheel drive, and with gasoline, diesel, or hybrid-electric motors, the 2015 BMW 3 Series will appeal to a wide variety of car-savvy entry-level luxury shoppers. Having some of the nicest interior furnishings around and a reputation for providing sporty handling and a fun overall driving experience won't hurt either. Although the current-generation car puts more priority on ride comfort than previous versions, the 3 Series remains enjoyable whether you're seeking out roads less traveled or just driving to the office.

There are three gasoline engines offered on the 3 Series (four if you count the ActiveHybrid 3): two four-cylinders and a six-cylinder, all turbocharged. The recent addition of the 328d model and its diesel-powered four-cylinder provides an impressive 37 mpg combined EPA rating in the sedan. The diesel isn't slow, either -- we clocked the diesel wagon at just over 7 seconds from zero to 60 mph. Still, our favorite remains the 328i because of its unbeatable mix of power, fuel economy and value.

The high fuel economy numbers of the diesel make the potent but pricey ActiveHybrid 3 sedan a dubious pick. But every other 2015 BMW 3 Series sedan and wagon is worth serious consideration. Of course, there are some strong competitors in this segment. You'll want to look at the completely redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It's larger and more upscale than it was last year, but arrives without a coupe, wagon or diesel variant (yet). We're also fond of the well-rounded 2015 Audi A4 and the sharply styled 2015 Lexus IS 350.

None of these cars can quite match the BMW's combination of efficiency, fantastic road manners and outright refinement, however. With so many available combinations (11 and counting) plus comprehensive options lists, you'll likely find a 3 Series that suits your budget, personality and driving style.

trim levels & features

The 2015 BMW 3 Series is available in sedan and wagon body styles. (A hatchback model, the 3 Series Gran Turismo, is reviewed separately, as are the coupe and convertible, which are now known as the BMW 4 Series.) Sedans come in 320i, 328i, 328d, 335i and ActiveHybrid 3 trim levels. For almost all of these, BMW offers all-wheel-drive versions, which it labels "xDrive." The wagon is available only in 328i xDrive and 328d xDrive trims.

Standard features for the entry-level 320i include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, remote entry, push-button start, automatic wipers, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, six-way manually adjustable front seats, leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, BMW Assist, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the iDrive electronics interface, a 6.5-inch display and a premium nine-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack and an iPod/USB audio interface.

The 328i sedan adds a more powerful version of the 320i's engine, auto-dimming rearview and side mirrors, heated side mirrors, wood trim, eight-way power-adjustable front seats, driver memory functions and split-folding rear seats. The 328i and 328d wagons are equipped similarly to their sedan counterparts and also come with a panoramic sunroof.

The 335i sedan and ActiveHybrid 3 get unique powertrains, although both come equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, adaptive xenon headlights, LED accent lights and a sunroof.

There are several bundled option packages for the 2015 3 Series. The Premium package equips the sedan or wagon with keyless ignition and entry (including foot-activated trunk or tailgate opening), four-way power lumbar for the front seats, the sunroof (if not already included) satellite radio and leather upholstery. To the 320i, it additionally adds auto-dimming rearview and side mirrors, heated side mirrors and eight-way power-adjustable front seats with driver memory functions. A Cold Weather package (requires leather seats) includes a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats and headlight washers.

The Technology package (not available on the 320i) adds a voice-controlled navigation system, a higher-resolution 8.8-inch display screen, a touchpad iDrive controller, a color head-up display, BMW Online with MyInfo (provides news and info to the car), BMW Apps (connectivity for select smartphone apps) and BMW Remote Services (allows select mobile devices to lock the car remotely, turn on the climate control and includes a stolen vehicle recovery service, among various other tasks).

For extra safety, the Driver Assistance package provides a rearview camera along with front and rear parking sensors. The Driver Assistance Plus package (not available on the 320i and requires either the Technology package or stand-alone navigation system) gets those items plus side- and top-view cameras, blind-spot monitoring, a lane departure warning system, frontal collision warning, automatic braking for city-speed collision mitigation and a speed limit info.

Additionally, there are three optional equipment lines for all but the 320i: Luxury (requires Premium package), Sport and M Sport. Each includes different wheel designs (up to 19 inches) shod with either all-season or performance run-flat tires, various color schemes and trim and upholstery types. The Sport Line (duplicated on the 320i as the Sport package) and M Sport also include M Sport suspension tuning, summer performance tires and 10-way sport front seats, while the M Sport further adds aerodynamic exterior trim and a sport steering wheel. The Dynamic Handling package (not available on 320i) furthers the 3 Series' capabilities with an adaptive suspension and automatic variable-ratio steering.

For the 320i, other option highlights include the sunroof, eight-way power front seats with driver memory functions, heated front seats, split-fold rear seats, the navigation system with iDrive touchpad and a Lighting package with adaptive xenon headlights and LED accent lights. For the rest of the 3 Series model line you can further add upgraded M Sport brakes, an automated parallel parking system, adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam control, rear window sunshades, a live-operator concierge service, a leather-trimmed dashboard and an upgraded 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.

performance & mpg

2015 BMW 3 Series sedans offer a choice between rear-wheel drive and the xDrive all-wheel-drive system, while AWD is standard on 3 Series wagons. A six-speed manual is available on sedans, but the wagon comes only with an eight-speed automatic transmission (optional on the sedan). Automatic-equipped 3 Series cars with the Sport or M Sport package have a "sport" version of this transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters. Both transmissions come with an automatic stop-start function that turns off the engine when the car stops in order to save fuel.

The 320i has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 180 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. Considering we recorded a decent 7.3-second 0-60-mph time at the track, the EPA fuel economy ratings are impressive at 28 mpg combined (24 city/36 highway) for a rear-drive sedan with the automatic. We duplicated the EPA's combined target on our own 120-mile mixed-driving evaluation route. The manual version and xDrive versions are nearly as good, rating 27 mpg combined.

The 328i model uses a more powerful version of the 320i's engine, rated at 240 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. The EPA estimates an automatic-equipped 328i will achieve 27 mpg in combined driving, while the manual version is rated at 26 mpg combined, excellent numbers for this class. With a 328i M Sport automatic posting a 5.4-second sprint to 60 mph at our track and logging a remarkable 33 mpg on our 120-mile loop, the 328i gives you the best combination of performance and efficiency within the entire 3 Series lineup.

The 328d models have a turbocharged 2.0-liter diesel four-cylinder rated at 180 hp and a robust 280 lb-ft of torque. This engine only comes with the automatic. Rear-drive 328d sedans are rated at 37 mpg combined, while the 328d xDrive sedan and wagon are both rated at 35 mpg combined. On our 120-mile evaluation loop, we achieved an admirable 34 mpg in a 328d wagon. The diesel is also pretty quick; we recorded a 7.2-second 0-60 mph time for the wagon at our test facility.

The 335i sedan has a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine rated at 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. With the automatic, it's nearly as fuel-efficient as the 328i, boasting a 25 mpg combined EPA rating. Getting the manual gearbox drops the combined rating to 24 mpg. With AWD, you're looking at 24 combined for the automatic and 23 mpg for the manual. At the Edmunds test track, a 335i M Sport with the manual transmission sprinted to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds.

Finally, there's the ActiveHybrid 3, which pairs the 335i's engine with the eight-speed automatic, a rear-drive electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. This combination provides 335 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. The ActiveHybrid 3 sedan is quick. At our test track, we recorded a 5.1-second sprint to 60 mph, but don't expect huge mpg numbers, as the EPA rates it at just 28 mpg combined. We essentially validated the EPA's estimate of 28 mpg combined on the Edmunds evaluation loop, where we earned a little over 29 mpg.

safety

Every 2015 BMW 3 Series comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and front knee airbags.

The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically wiping the brake rotors dry when the windshield wipers are in use and automatically snugging the pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the gas. BMW Assist emergency communications is standard and includes automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery and on-demand roadside assistance.

Options include parking sensors (front and rear), a rearview camera, surround- and side-view cameras, blind spot monitoring, a lane departure warning system, frontal collision warning and automatic braking for frontal collision crash mitigation (includes pedestrian detection).

In Edmunds brake testing, a 328i sedan with 18-inch summer tires came to a stop from 60 mph in 115 feet, while the 328i M Sport stopped in 109 feet and a 335i M Sport stopped in 112 feet -- average distances for an entry-level luxury sedan with summer tires. Book-ending this group were the 328d xDrive wagon with all-season tires at 126 feet, and the ActiveHybrid 3 at 106 feet on summer tires.

In government crash testing, the sedan received five out of five stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for total frontal protection and five for total side protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the sedan the highest possible rating of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset crash test but a second-worst "Marginal" in the small-overlap frontal-offset crash test. In the remaining tests, the 3 Series received a "Good" rating in the side-impact, roof-strength and seat and head restraint (whiplash protection) tests.

driving

The 2015 BMW 3 Series delivers the best all-around driving experience in the entry-level luxury sedan class. The ride is smooth and quiet, no matter which driveline, wheels and tires you choose, so the car is fantastic for road trips. Even the 328d wagon (which earned an Edmunds "A" rating) and ActiveHybrid 3 impressed us in these regards, both with seamless power, benchmark handling and exemplary composure when going around turns. What's more is that while the hybrid version may not deliver the kind of fuel savings one might expect (it's more of an added performance boost), it also doesn't display some of the liabilities of a hybrid either, like lackluster acceleration or unintuitive brake response.

As for the more common engines, the 320i is pretty punchy, but the 328i is a very desirable upgrade. We think so highly of this model in particular that it earned our "A" rating. The six-cylinder 335i might seem like overkill at this point, but its huge wallop of power and distinctive inline-6 sound still make it the best choice for those wanting the top sport sedan experience. In reality, though, there really isn't a bad apple in the bunch when it comes to driving. One annoyance can be the oftentimes gruff restart nature of the automatic engine stop-start function, though this fuel-saving feature can be disabled.

For traditional BMW driving enthusiasts, the steering will likely be the weakest link in this package. Most consumers will find it very precise, but it does lack the detailed feedback that made older BMWs feel special. Also, the dynamic steering option is often criticized for a response that is out of sync with the driver's input, making the car's responses sometimes difficult to predict.

interior

Although the 3 Series cabin has a contemporary feel, BMW has taken pains to make sure it's still a comfortable and inviting place. The company's classic analog gauges provide a historical link with BMWs of previous decades, while the optional thematic equipment lines allow plenty of personal customization. Materials quality is exceptional throughout, and it's all put together with care.

In terms of technology, the basic 6.5-inch display screen is adequate, but you'll want to get the larger, optional screen for a true luxury electronics interface. The touchpad on top of the iDrive controller can be used to hand write inputs using your finger. Overall, iDrive is pretty easy to use, thanks to straightforward menus, crisp graphics and quick processing times. But compared to some rival systems, it typically requires a few more twirls and clicks to get what you want.

The base model manually adjusted front seats are comfortable and supportive, while those included in the Sport packages are even more so. Both offer an impressive amount of adjustment regardless of whether you get manual or power operation. If rear seat accommodations are a priority, you won't find a more spacious backseat in the entry-luxury car class. Rear legroom is particularly generous. Trunk space is above average in the sedan (13 cubic feet), while the wagon offers a maximum cargo capacity of 53 cubic feet with its seats folded. That's more than BMW's X1 and about the same as the Audi Allroad.


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 BMW 3 Series.

328d - a BMW with the mpg of a geek box
gary patterson, 9/18/2015
If you drive a lot, you'll love the comfort, handling and mpg...and with diesel you'll save enough to pay for it. I cannot believe I'm getting 41.1 mpg combined in a BMW. I'm getting 45-50 mpg on the freeway...75mph with the a/c on. I went from $75 for a tank of premium to $35 for a tank of diesel (yes,it's $0.55/gallon less) in Los Angeles...and i'm now filling up once per week or less, compared to every 4-5 days. Fit and finish is German. Instruments laid out as expected. Drink holders actually work in this model. Could use storage under front seat, but lack of spare tire (run flats) gives enough extra space in the car...just not up front. iDrive system works well, and short cut buttons on the dash come in handy. Will store 3 driver's information (radio presets, seats, short cut buttons, climate preference...really slick.) If you cannot find something to listen to, you're not trying...cd,radio, satellite, bluetooth, usb. Backup camera works well with sensors.
BMW FAN
steveo, 6/27/2016
I own two 2014 3 series Beamers. A tricked out 335 and a loaded 328d. Totally different driving experiences. The 335 demands your attention. A true luxury sport car. The 328d a more refined luxury with a softer yet great handling ride. Perfect for long trips if you don't need to bring the kitchen sink. Easy to drive 600 miles or more and not be beat up by the road or traffic in the process. Plenty of pep. The torque presents a very punchy engine that was a big surprise during my demo. The mileage estimates are more than fair. I've managed to squeak out over 45 mpg hwy on FL roads at expressway speeds. This is another great design from BMW. IMHO its the best high fuel mileage vehicle made in its size range.
What happened to the resale?
es71, 2/27/2018
The car itself is almost exactly what was hoping to buy. Comfortable (although a bit loud - my pickup is quieter), great fuel economy, no unexpected repairs. Biggest gripe is the headlights. It was my mistake for not checking to see how the headlights were acceptable. The standard headlights are atrocious. After putting 50k miles on this car in just over 2 years, the car was only worth 30% of what I paid for it. I was really kinda shocked. I typically trade cars frequently, a little over 50% is about normal. I guess the VW diesel thing hit BMW too.
buy a BMW diesel as soon as you can
Billy P., 4/15/2018
I got my 328d used with 34k miles. I've put 10k miles on it in the last 6 months. I drive a lot for my work and getting something fun with great gas milage was my goal. I've owed BMW before (2008 335xi) and have owned a number of luxury class vehicles in my day. I traded a 2016 Lexus 350is f sport for this car. Day to day i average 36.5 mpg. I normally get about 520 miles from a tank of gas with about 1/8 tank left at time of fill up. On long highway trips i can get 50.4 miles to the gallon. I live in so. cal so lots of hills and traffic. I couldn't be happier with this car. It's got a lot of pep. It's not a rocket ship but it's got plenty of umph and i rarely miss my faster cars. The M-sport package is a must. It really adds an edge to daily driving. I like to drive a little more aggressively than most daily drivers and the low end grunt brings a smile to my face every time i pull away from a stop. It cruses at 80 mph at just under 2000 rpm. i have to warn you, i did have a fuel injector go bad on me. but they are covered under the EPA for 10 years from purchase date and mine was replaced at no charge. If you buy BMW i strongly suggest CPO. Fixing anything on BMW can be very expensive. With that in mind. this is a fantastic car. One more word of wisdom. don't buy a bmw diesel older than 2013. There was a problem with the timing chains and it causes catastrophic mechanical failure if it breaks. Look up the vin number and make sure it has a "W" in the engine code. Most from 2014 and all (from my understanding) from 2015 on have the W engine. Buy it, drive it, laugh every time you see people buying gas.
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Features & Specs

MPG
31 city / 43 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
180 hp @ 4000 rpm
MPG
32 city / 45 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
180 hp @ 4000 rpm
MPG
31 city / 43 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
180 hp @ 4000 rpm
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Safety

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The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover9.5%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Marginal
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel Overview

The Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel is offered in the following styles: 328d xDrive 4dr Wagon AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 8A), 328d 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 8A), and 328d xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 8A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 15 Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $19,942 as of 07/23/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel 328d xDrive is priced between $19,942 and $34,991 with odometer readings between 24467 and 68932 miles.
  • The Used 2015 BMW 3 Series Diesel 328d is priced between $21,998 and $26,250 with odometer readings between 20333 and 48768 miles.

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