Well rounded, but short on personality and doesn't go far enough.
Far better looking than the old 1 Series Coupe. Driving and owning qualities mark it out as a real BMW.
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
Less inviting to own than a Mercedes C-coupe, but scores points with excellent driving dynamics, a strong range, well laid-out cabin and class-best infotainment.
For the vast majority of us, the 3 Series Touring is all the car we could use or want
The new 5 Series is as good to drive as the BMW image, and yet it's as refined and plush as a Mercedes E-Class.