This year the all-new 2021 BMW 3 Series has made a dramatic entry by introducing a Gran Limousine model that has a 110mm longer wheelbase than the regular 3 Series and today we are going to tell you all about it in our review.
All-New 2021 BMW 3 Series Review
For the very first time, BMW has launched its 3 Series Gran Limousine model in India and it makes India the first right-hand-drive market to get a long-wheelbase version aka Gran Limousine version of the 3 Series. It was launched on 21st January 2021 in India and here are some key updates about the launch:
- The Gran Limousine model has replaced the 320d model and it is the only option if you want to buy a diesel-engined 3 Series.
- The Gran Limousine model has a 110mm longer wheelbase than the regular 3 Series and is 120mm longer than it as well.
- The price of the all-new 2021 BMW 3 Series starts from 42.6 lacs (ex-showroom) and the Gran limousine model is priced at 47.9 lacs (ex-showroom).
What’s The Difference Between The Regular 3 Series Models And The Gran Limousine Model?
The key difference between the regular 3 Series car and the Gran Limousine is the size, comfort and space as the Gran Limousine have a 110mm longer wheelbase it adds some extra legroom for the rear passengers and also the seats are more comfortable because of the added cushioning to make the rear passengers feel like kings and queens.
The features of both the models are almost identical as both offer a panoramic sunroof, an 8.8-inch touchscreen with BMW‘s iDrive infotainment system, interior mood lighting, LED headlights and taillights, multi-zone climate control, 14-way power-adjustable front seats, and so much more. Another difference is between the engines as the 330i offers a 258hp – 400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine which is hooked up with 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission and the Gran Limousine model is powered by a 190hp – 400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine which is also linked to the 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission.
What Are The Features of the 2021 BMW 3 Series?
There are plenty of features in the 2021 BMW 3 Series and the 3 Series Gran Limousine such as 14-way power-adjustable front seats with lumbar support, three-zone automatic climate control, a power moonroof, a rearview camera, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a tilt/telescoping steering column, push-button ignition, power-folding side mirrors, keyless entry, multi-colour ambient lighting, LED headlights and taillights, an 8.8-inch touchscreen with BMW’s iDrive infotainment system and a head-up display, heated front/rear seats, and a heated steering wheel.
Some safety features include frontal collision warning, automatic high beams, a focus alert function, and LED headlights with a cornering feature.
Price In India
The price of the 2021 BMW 3 Series starts from 42.6 lacs (ex-showroom) for the 330i model and goes up to 47.9 lacs (ex-showroom) for the Gran Limousine Model.
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