BMW’s first four-cylinder diesel for the U.S. market is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged diesel unit producing 180 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, propelling the vehicle from 0 to 60 mph in about 7.2 seconds.
For 2014, BMW will offer the 328d with optional xDrive all-wheel drive, though that reduces the fuel economy numbers to 31/43 mpg. Beyond that, the BMW will even sell you a 328d xDrive wagon, which nets the same 31/43 mpg rating.
BMWBLOG also reviewed the 328d last year and will review it one more time next during a long drive from Dallas to Kansas City. We will report our findings and the real-time fuel consumption.