BMW 114d hatch announced

3 Sep, 2012 11:34am Tom Phillips

New additions to BMW 1 Series and BMW 3 Series model ranges

BMW has announced a host of model revisions to the 1 Series and 3 Series ranges, which go on sale in November.

There is new entry level 1 Series, the BMW 114d, plus the BMW 3 Series saloon and 3 Series Touring models get new engine options, including the first petrol EfficientDynamics model, the 320i. New Professional sat-nav will also become available in the 3 Series saloon.

The BMW 114d is powered by the 1.6-litre TwinPower diesel engine already fitted to the 116d EfficientDynamics, albeit detuned from 116bhp and 260Nm down to 94bhp and 235Nm.

The 114d manages the 0-62mph sprint in 12.2 seconds and hits a top speed of 115mph. EfficientDynamics measures, including stop start, brake energy regeneration and a gearshift indicator give fuel consumption figures of a claimed average of 65.7mpg and CO2 emissions of 112g/km.

The BMW 114d is available to order now in three-door or five-door versions, but prices are yet to be confirmed.

The BMW 320i EfficientDynamics starts at £25,730. Powered by a 1.6-litre petrol turbo engine, it becomes BMW’s first petrol-powered EfficientDynamics model.

The engine develops 168bhp and 250Nm and allows the 320i to sprint from 0-62mph in 7.6 seconds, yet returns 53.3mpg and 124g/km of CO2.

There is also a new entry-level BMW 3 Series model, the 316i, which is also powered by the 1.6-litre turbo petrol. In this variant, it produces 134bhp and 220Nm, and will accelerate from 0-62mph in 8.9 seconds. Top speed is 127mph.

The BMW 316i returns 47.9mpg and emits 134g/km of CO2, and prices start at £22,850.

BMW has also been busy with the 3 Series Touring range, which has expanded thanks to the addition of the 181bhp 2.0-litre petrol powered 320i. There are also two new 2.0-litre diesel powered models. The BMW 318d and 316d develop 141bhp and 114bhp, and cost from £28,280 and £26,180 respectively.

Finally, the BMW Professional Navigation which launched in the 3 Series Touring will become now available in the 3 Series saloon from November, priced at £1,995.

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Do what you want to it, still as ugly as the mother in laws arse!

114D efficient dynamics my arse, a Volvo V40 D2 1.6D has more power, its faster, has lower emissions, greater economy, is more fun to drive, its safer, and crucially its not pig ugly, even the latest Audi A3 2.0 TDI beats its figures.

The 320i saloon is powered by a 1.6 petrol turbo with 168bhp, but the 320i estate is powered by a 2.0 petrol with 181bhp, talk about confusing.