The 2012 BMW 320i second hand cars for sale PretoriaPosted by Eduan Van Rooyen on Dec 31, 2012 in Second hand cars | Comments Off
You can rarely go wrong with the BMW brand as second hand cars for sale Pretoria. Popular and reliable, let’s take a peek at what the 2012 model of the BMW 320i has to offer.
• engine & transmission combo
• great acceleration and fuel efficiency,
• interior trim
• driving dynamics
• look and feel
• no standard satnav despite 6.5 screen
• no Bluetooth audio streaming
Caradvice.com.au says that the BMW 320i has been by and large the most popular model in the 3 Series range. The previous generation 320i accounted for around 18,800 of the 34,324 BMW 3 Series sold in Australia overall.
Technical specs of the 320i as second hand cars for sale Pretoria:
Engine Layout: longitudinal inline 4
Valves: dohc 4 valves per cylinder, valvetronic, twin power turbo
Bore / Stroke: 84.0×90.1
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Ignition Type: electronic
Gearbox Details: 6-speed manual
Fuel Capacity: 60L
Fuel Consumption – Highway: 4.9
Fuel Consumption – Urban: 8.2
Consumption Annual Average: 6.1
Fuel Type: unleaded
Fuel Supply: high precision injection, turbo
Acceleration 0-100 Final : 7.3
Top Speed Final: 235
Power Output: 135kw@5000
Auto Traction Control
Automatic Air conditioner
Front and Rear Brakes: ventilated discs
Front Suspension: double-joint spring-strut with displaced camber, transverse force compensation, anti-dive
Rear Suspension: 5-link axle, lightweight construction
How does the interior of the BMW 320i look? According to carsguide.com.au, the 3-Series sedan offers a lot more cabin room – especially for rear passengers – and a boot that is up 20 litres to 480 litres and increased flexibility via a 40/20/40 split rear folding seat. Bigger doors help entry and exit, too.
What about the handling and performance of 320i as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria?
Its ride is slightly suppler than the outgoing model, thanks mainly to the longer wheelbase and further updates on the run-flat tyres. Themotorreport.com.au claims this is a really athletic car with a wonderful engine and simply superb balance. “It’s not especially quick over the first 10m from standstill, but rolling acceleration – when pulling out of a corner or firing it up to overtake – is very swift. With a 0-100km/h time of 7.6 seconds, it’s brisk in any language.”
It is impossible not to enjoy driving the BMW 320i.
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