Toronto Star

BMW 320i xDrive


Base price: $39,990 As tested: $46,290 The gold standard of European sport sedans entices with this entry-level 320i that runs with an efficient 184 horsepower 2.0-litre turbo four. A wonderful combinatio­n of ride and handling blends with roomy interior.

We like: The available six-speed manual transmissi­on, standard AWD and classic design lines.

We’d like: A smoother auto start/ stop system. Engine: 2.0-litre turbo 4-cylinder

Power/torque: 184 hp/ 200 lb-ft Fuel consumptio­n (premium) L/100 km: 8.8 combined

What’s best: Dynamics, fuel economy, brand cache. What’s worst: Options add up.

Must-have options: $3,000 technol

ogy package.

Value for money: You pay for the BMW experience.

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