2017 BMW 3 Series is available in both sedan and trolley styles. 2017 BMW 3 Series sedans are in 320i, 328d, 330i, 330e and 340i trim levels with standard rear traction. Any driving wheel (called xDrive) is optional on all plug-in hybrids except the 330e. BMW 3 Series 2017 is only available on 330i xDrive and 328d xDrive. The 320i is the cheapest form of the 3 series but lacks many standard and optional equipment. The best to start on the 330i.
2017 BMW 3 Series Interior
The interior of the 3 series offers an attractive but restricted design and a responsive control design with the familiar ergonomics of BMW. The rear passenger space is better than ever, but it can still leave a little to be desired. Storage of small objects is difficult to achieve. However, a major effort in general. Most buttons and stems are well placed. The speed control buttons on the wheel are particularly intuitive. The iDrive driver is complex, but there is a logic that becomes second nature. The 2017 BMW 3 Series Tech package includes a wider screen and a better 8.8 inches.
Short doors facilitate access in confined spaces. You can not fall into this sporty sedan as you would in a sports car. The height of the seat is where it should be. The backrests can prevent a rear access a bit if the larger people are ahead. The driver’s seat offers a wide adjustment range in the upward and forward directions, and the telescopic steering wheel rides high enough for even the largest driver. Once located, mirrors, gauges, and controls feel at hand.
2017 BMW 3 Series Characteristics
The standard iDrive 6.5-inch screen is adequate, but the 8.8-inch screen is the true touch of luxury. The iDrive system is easy to use with simple menus, clear graphics, and fast processing. The touchpad of the controller can be used to write entries by hand with your finger. The standard audio system is nice; The Harman Kardon 16-speaker surround sound system is even better. This latest iteration of the BMW iDrive is well controlled, with a main touch panel control button surrounded by a simple set of buttons.
BMW Apps provides connectivity for some smart phone applications but comes as an option with the technology package. Apple CarPlay is a standalone option. There is still no integration with Android Auto. A complete set of driver aids, including a parking sensor, parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning and an automatic collision warning with automatic emergency braking are available. They work well, but you have to pay for them.
Voice commands seem awkward and difficult to work with, but longer pressure and pressure interrupt the Siri voice control structure of our paired smartphone, which is excellent. It’s nice to have this feature because the operating systems of smartphones make it better.
2017 BMW 3 Series Engine
By 2017, a new four-cylinder engine in the mid-range models of the 3 series results in a name change (the 328i year is now 330i) and a slight power cut. The Sport M package is now standard on 340i models, although the Sport or Luxe package can be replaced at no extra charge. The wireless device load and the integration of the Apple CarPlay are new stand-alone options and the iDrive Information Interface of 2017 BMW 3 Series is upgraded to the latest version.