2025 BMW 3 Series Globally Revealed with Mild-hybrid Powertrain and Updated Looks

BMW has unveiled the updated seventh-generation 2025 3 Series sedan, now featuring mild-hybrid technology across its entire petrol-powered range.

By Divyam Dubey | on May 29, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

BMW has unveiled the 2025 3-Series with an updated exterior and interior along with the addition of new features and technologies. These models are expected to debut in India during the first half of 2025, with production slated to commence in July of this year. The 2023 BMW M3 sees minor tweaks, drawing inspiration from the recently unveiled M4 Coupe in its design. Changes include new lightweight forged alloy wheels and updated headlights with vertical DRLs. Inside, enhancements like a redesigned steering wheel and upgraded interior trim, along with the latest BMW Operating System 8.5, elevate the 2025 BMW M3. The 2025 BMW M3 also benefits from a revamped steering wheel, improved interior trim, and the latest BMW Operating System 8.5.

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2025 BMW 3 Series: Exterior 

2025 BMW 3 Series Facelift Rear and Side View

At first glance, it might not seem like much has changed, but there are some noticeable updates. Two new colours have been introduced: Arctic Race Blue metallic and Fire Red metallic, which is exclusive to the M Sport option. Additionally, there are fresh BMW Individual 19-inch alloy wheels available for all models, while those with the M Sport package (optional on 330i) receive special 19-inch M alloy wheels.

2025 BMW 3 Series: Interior

2025 BMW 3 Series Facelift Interior

The 2025 BMW 3-Series comes with some notable upgrades. The 330i model gets a revamped two-spoke steering wheel, while the M340i and M Sport package features a sleek flat-bottom three-spoke steering wheel. Additionally, there's new ambient lighting around the air vents, and the infotainment system has been redesigned to have a simpler menu structure, making it easier to use while driving. Powered by the latest BMW Operating System 8.5, the new 3 Series introduces BMW iDrive and QuickSelect for enhanced functionality.

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2025 BMW 3 Series: Powertrains

The biggest upgrade to the PHEV includes a larger 19.5kWh battery, an increase of 7.5kWh from previous models. This boosts the electric range to 101km, a significant jump of 35km and takes 2 hours and 15 minutes for fully charging, with charging speeds reaching up to 11kW. The vehicle is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor, resulting in a total system output of 300hp.

Meanwhile, the 320i features a mild-hybrid 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 184bhp. It accelerates from 0-100kph in 7.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250km/h. On the other hand, the M340i utilises a 3.0-litre straight-six engine paired with a 48V starter-generator, delivering total outputs of 374bhp and 500Nm, with a 0-100km/h time of 4.4 seconds.

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