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2016 BMW 3-Series Wagon

At a Glance

Pricing $42,950 - $44,450
Drive Types AWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 2.0l I4 T D
Transmissions A8
Fuel Economy 23-30 (city), 33-40 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 70

Overview Information

The 3-Series has long been the standard-bearer in one of the industry's most competitive segments and is still offered in a traditional wagon body style. Since US buyers tend to ignore station wagons, there are only two models offered: a gas powered four-cylinder 330i, and the diesel powered four-cylinder 328d. BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system is standard on both models. There are now a number 3-Series related models which include the hatchback Gran Turismo and X4 crossover. Unlike the Gran Turismo, the wagon retains the same dimensions as the sedan without the increased ride height of the X4. Starting at around $43,000, the 3-Series wagon offers all the style and amenities of the sedan, with an extra dose of utility in the back.

What Changed:

New engines force an updated nomenclature. The four-cylinder gas model is now named 330i (formerly 328i).

Official Word:

BMW announces the latest enhancement to its brand shaping 3 Series with the introduction of the new BMW 3 Series. Accounting for around 25 percent of total BMW worldwide vehicle sales, the BMW 3 Series Sedan and Sports Wagon represent the brand's most successful model line with over 14 million sales globally. For the 2016 model year, the new 3 Series receives a range of enhancements highlighting dynamics, supporting the vehicle's true emotional commitment to the...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
3-Series Wagon 330i xDrive 2.0l I4 T (248-bhp) A8 AWD 23/33/28 70 $42,950
3-Series Wagon 328d xDrive 2.0l I4 T D (180-bhp) A8 AWD 30/40/34 66 $44,450