Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Compare: 2008 BMW 1-Series vs 2008 BMW 3-Series

Add a Car
 

2008 BMW 1-Series

2008 BMW 3-Series

  2008 BMW 1-Series 128i 2008 BMW 3-Series 2-door Convertible 328i Side Exterior View
MSRP
$28,600
$32,700
Invoice $26,310 $30,085
MPG
City/Highway
17/28 14/30
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 BMW 1-Series makes a true Bimmer available for under $30,000 (but just barely). Read Full Review The 2008 BMW 3-Series sedan has the best overall driving experience in its class and remains the gold standard among mid-size sport sedans. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Acceleration of twin-turbo engine
  • Driver-oriented attitude
  • Rear-wheel-drive handling
  • Steering feel
  • Availability of convertible

Dislikes:

  • Styling not as pure as 3-Series
  • Sized too close to 3-Series
  • Weight too close to 3-Series
  • Optional iDrive interface
  • Expensive

Likes:

  • Responsive, smooth, and refined
  • Firm but absorbent ride
  • Nice, supportive front seats

Dislikes:

  • Controls not as straightforward as they could be
  • Wide center console and narrow footwells
  • Backseat space is still too tight for most
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
Frontal Driver:
Frontal Passenger:
Side Driver:
Side Rear Passenger:
NHTSA Rollover Rating:
  Read the full review Read the full review
 

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




More From High Gear Media


 
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.