Finding the Best BMW Models For You
The BMW models from the last decade include 6 series, 1 series, X3 compact SUV, 3 series, 4 series, 2 series, X5, X6, X4, 7 series, 5 series, i3, i8, X1, and X2. The different models of this make include mid-size, two-door and four-door coupes, convertibles, hatchbacks, sedans, compacts, SUVs, and electric sports cars, among others. If we go back even further, the list grows to dozens upon dozens of vehicles, each one made with the care and attention to detail that has always put BMWs on the map.
The naming convention for BMW models is unique. Every number and letter has a specific representation, which can be difficult to parse if you’re new to the make. For example, a G30 5 series vehicle is a 4-door sedan, and the model 540i features a 4.0 litre fuel-injected petrol engine. The first number in the model number represents the series while the second two numbers stand for the engine size, and the letter tells you about the model’s particular specifications.
Even if you’ve owned a BMW before, it can be difficult to choose the right model for you. There are several factors to take into consideration, such as how you’ll be using the vehicle and what level of speed or luxury you’re most interested in. Are you more drawn to classic older models, or do the new models call to you? Here are a few of our recommendations based on your needs and preferences.
Day-to-Day or Performance Vehicle
BMWs are versatile cars, offering luxury alongside performance based on exactly what the driver needs. For people interested in a quality car they can drive every day during their commute and daily activities, you’ll likely want to drive a sedan or coupe. For those interested in speed and performance, a convertible or even an M-model Motorsport vehicle will be the car of your dreams.
As referenced above, BMW models come in a variety of engine sizes. A vehicle with a larger engine offers more power while a smaller engine will offer slightly better gas mileage. Consider whether you’ll be doing city driving or highway driving, and what sort of power and gas mileage you’ll need.
Personal or Family Car
If you’ll be the only person ever driving the car, you may want to select one that suits you. For a family-friendly vehicle, you’ll likely want to opt for an SUV or larger sedan. Consider what you’ll be using the car for most often – will you be commuting to work or hauling equipment on frequent trips?
These are only a few of the considerations you’ll want to take into account when considering the BMW model that’s best for you. Whatever you choose, EuroCar Auto is an excellent place to come for all your service and car care needs. We service and repair all models of BMW and Mini Cooper. If you need more advice on choosing the right car, let us know and we’ll be happy to help!