BMW 3 Series for sale – This collection of compact executive cars from the auto manufacturing giant, BMW, has remained quite popular since it was first manufactured in 1975. And to be candid, the popularity of the BMW 3 Series is very much justified a the rides are known to be the perfect blend of elegance, performance, and utility.

Manufactured as a sequel to the 02 series, the BMW 3 Series has received a lot of appreciation for its performances all around the world, and for many other reasons. One reason worth mentioning is the versatility of the series.  Not only is the series available in sedan and wagon coupe, cabriolet, and hatchback variants, it also has engines that are both gasoline-fueled and diesel-fueled. To add to that, the exquisite looks of the interior and the exterior of the Series ensure that it stands out among other rides in its category. It, therefore, doesn’t surprise me that the 3 Series is the best selling model of BMW.

Price of BMW 3 Series

Price of brand new BMW 3 series in Nigeria

These prices are the current prices at the moment of writing this, and they are dependent on mutable factors like exchange rate, custom charges, cost of importation, and some others. From the 2018 models to the 2019 models, prices of brand new BMW series range from 14.5 million Naira to about 24 million Naira.

BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series

Prices of Tokunbo BMW series in Nigeria

A foreign used BMW 3 Series often costs within the price ranges below, but the prices are largely dependent on some major factors, including the condition of the car, the mileage, and some more.

Model Price
Tokunbo BMW 3 Series 2002 – 2007 ₦1,200,000 – ₦3,500,000
Tokunbo BMW 3 Series 2008 – 2010 ₦3,500,000 – ₦6,000,000
Tokunbo BMW 3 Series 2011 – 2014  ₦4,000,000 – ₦7,500,000
Tokunbo BMW 3 Series 2015 – 2018  ₦7,000,000 – ₦16,000,000

Prices of Nigerian used BMW 3 Series

Model Price
Nigerian used BMW 3 Series 2002 – 2005 ₦300,000 – ₦2,000,000
Nigerian used BMW 3 Series 2006 – 2008  ₦450,000 – ₦4,000,000
Nigerian used BMW 3 Series 2009 – 20111  ₦1,500,000 – ₦5,000,000
Nigerian used BMW 3 Series 2012 – 2014  ₦3,000,000 – ₦7,000,000
Nigerian used BMW 3 Series 2015 – 2016  ₦6,000,000 – ₦10,000,000

BMW 3 generations

The 3 series is currently in the 7th generation of production which started with the 2019 model.

The first generation of the BMW 3 Series

The maiden model of the 3 series was the E21 and it was manufactured from 1975-1983. This generation alone went through a number of progressions as it was only available in the coupe variant when it was first manufactured. The coupe had a carburetted 4-cylinder engine but fuel injected 4 cylinder engines were later introduced later in the first year of manufacture. 1977 saw a new 6-cylinder engine introduced while a cabriolet body style was manufactured from 1978 to 1981.

Second Generation of the BMW 3 series

This was the E30 model and it was manufactured from 1982 to 19994. It was with this generation that the major changes started taking place. Although it started with a 2 door sedan style, four-door sedan, convertible, and estate models were later introduced along the line. Also, BMW debuted its diesel engine models for the 3 series with this 2nd generation.

The third generation of the BMW 3 Series

The E36 offered more options, including sedan coupe, wagon, convertible, and hatchback. This generation alone was endowed with three different types of engines: 6-speed manual transmission, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-cylinder diesel engine. The suspension of this generation was significantly better than those on the previous generations, and this generation was recognized for its upgrade.

The fourth generation of the BMW 3 Series

The E46 was available in all the variants of the third generation but it had something better to offer: innovative technologies and electronic features, including electronic brake-force distribution, rain-sensing wipers, satellite navigation and LED taillights.

The fifth generation of the BMW 3 Series

Unlike the previous two generations, the fifth generation was only available in sedan, wagon, cabriolet, and coupe variants. The models in this generation include E90, E91, E92, and E93. This generation pioneered the introduction of a turbocharged petrol engine.

The sixth generation of the BMW 3 series

Although not very different from the fifth generation in looks, the sixth generation definitely had a lot of upgrades. BMW went back to producing all the variants of the 3rd and 4th generations. This generation featured the F30, F31 and F34 models which were all equipped with Turbocharged engines.

The seventh generation of the BMW 3 Series

The upgrade to the previous series is complete with a twin-turbo straight 6 engine.

What you would like about the BMW 3 Series

This car has received a lot of accolades that it duly deserves from users all over the world for many reasons. Some of those reasons include the following:

BMW 3 Series interior

BMW 3 Series interior
BMW 3 Series interior

If you’re a sucker for class, elegance and luxurious looks, then you would definitely love the 3 Series. Not only is the interior filled with the highest quality of materials, but every single design in it is also dripping with finesse.

Great driving experience

The 3 series has an enviable level of high performance that other brands often struggle to keep up with. Handlings are always precise, power is never lacking, comfort is always present, everything just seems almost perfect.

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