2018 BMW 340i Review
A full-size luxury sedan with lots of power is a great way to get down to the boardwalk for a weekend. For getting from Egg Harbor or Vineland to Atlantic City, the 2018 BMW 340i will help you arrive in style and with confidence. So, what can the new 340i offer you and your crew? Take a close look at all of the features and performance specs it has to offer in this detailed 2018 BMW 340i review.
BMW 340i Power & Performance
Under the hood, the 2018 340i has a 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that gets up to 320 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Performance is the focus of the 340i. This powerful engine has a lightweight all-aluminum design by BMW’s EfficientDynamics family. It gets more efficiency with its power thanks to its direct fuel injection and the variable valve control found in the Double-VANOS and Valvetronic technology.
You’ll have a choice between two transmissions to work alongside this engine. The standard is an 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission with automatic Sport and Manual shift modes. With this transmission, steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters let you manually change gears without a clutch.
There is also a 6-speed manual transmission available for a more traditional drive.
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Interior Style & Space
Inside this sedan, you’ll find all the comfort and refined style that BMW is known for. The seats feature SensaTech upholstery, while Fineline Anthracite Wood trim with Pearl Gloss Chrome highlights line the interior. You’ll control this powerful car through a classic Nappa Leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel.
There’s lots of room to get comfortable on these upscale seats too. Up front you’ll get 42 inches of legroom and 14-way power sport seats with lumbar support. Passengers in the back have 35.1 inches of rear legroom and a center armrest with cupholders. If you ever need to access the trunk or load larger cargo, the back is equipped with 40/20/40 split fold-down through-load rear seats.
A 2-way power glass moonroof comes standard. It features one-touch operation and an interior sunshade.
BMW 340i Infotainment
The 2018 BMW 340i will keep you connected while you drive. At the top of the dashboard, you’ll see your iDrive system on a 6.5-inch screen. This is where you’ll find your on-board computer with everything from navigation to SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. This screen also doubles as your window to what’s behind you. Pull up the live feed from the rear-view camera for a safer time backing up.
The whole system is Bluetooth compatible for you to make safe and easy hands-free phone calls. It also has a USB connection for audio streaming. With an available wireless charging station and Wi-Fi hotspot, your phone will always keep you connected and never run out of battery.
You’ll hear all your calls, directions, and music through Harman Kardon® Surround Sound Audio System that features 16-speakers and a 600-watt amplifier. There’s also technology to keep your drive safer and more informed. Dynamic Cruise Control and a Tire Pressure Monitor system come standard.
Test Drive The BMW 340i
For convenient technology, a luxury interior, and racing inspired performance, the 2018 BMW 340i is a great choice for getting from Egg Harbor and Vineland down to Atlantic City. If you want to learn more about this reliable full-size luxury sedan after reading this BMW 340i review, stop by BMW of Atlantic City to take a test drive.