The entire BMW 2-Series lineup will get a series of little updates for 2018 that consists of brand-new wheels, and modified interior and exterior appearances. This will consist of the entry-level BMW 230.
2018 BMW 230 Design
The 2018 BMW 230’s updates are will not be simple to spot, but a close take a look at it side by side with the present model will make them easier to determine. They will include new basic bi-LED headlights with flat-bottomed headlights tubes surrounded by daytime running light halos, basic LED taillights, three brand-new color alternatives, and brand-new 17-inch Double-Spoke Bi-Color wheels. The upgrading will make its way to the interior too, where BMW will add a redesigned and more driver-focused cockpit console, a high-gloss-black-finished center stack, covered cup holders in the center storage compartment, and revamped a/c unit vents.
Besides its new-for-2018 standard wheels, the remainder of the 230’s basic features must stay unchanged in the new model year. If this proves true, anticipate the 230 to come standard with automatic headlights, automatic dual-zone environment control, leatherette upholstery, a leather-wrapped and tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 6.5-inch display screen, and a seven-speaker audio system.
2018 BMW 230 Engine
The 2018 230’s powertrain will stay entirely unchanged. It will include a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that will produce 248 horse power and 258 pound-feet of torque. This power will head through an eight-speed Steptronic transmission that will provide it to the rear wheels as standard– purchasers can add an optional six-speed manual transmission at no charge. Optionally, buyers can add xDrive all-wheel drive.
2018 BMW 230 Safety
The existing 2-Series is an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, thanks to its excellent rankings in all the significant crash tests and its innovative forward-collision mitigation system. The collision-mitigation system is, obviously, a choice. Also consisted of in the optional security equipment list are front and rear parking sensing units, a rearview camera, and lane-departure caution. These ratings and features ought to carry on unchanged in 2018.
2018 BMW 230 Release Date and Price
BMW states the 2018 230 will hit display rooms in July 2017. With its limited modifications, we don’t expect to see huge rates changes from the present model, which ranges from $34,145 to $41,945. Secret competitors consist of the Audi A3 and Mercedes C-Class.