The online configurator for the new 2019 BMW 3 Series just went live on www.bmwusa.com. For now, only the 330i model with different lines available; the M340i is likely to follow in the next few weeks. The 3 Series entry-level to the U.S. market – at least for now – is priced at $40,250 for the rear-wheel drive model and 42,250 for the xDrive configuration.
The standard colors are Alpine White and Jet Black, while for $550, you get additional options – Black Sapphire Metallic, Melbourne Red Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Mineral Grey Metallic ,Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Sunset Orange Metallic, Vermont Bronze Metallic, Portimao Blue Metallic and Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic.
The no-charge upholstery has three options – SensaTec, Canberra Beige SensaTec and Black SensaTec. In different configurations and in some cases for Vernasca Leather, Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca Leather, Black Vernasca Leather, Mocha Vernasca Leather, Leather Vernasca Black, Black Vernasca Leather, Leather Vernasca Oyster and Cognac Vernasca Leather.
Several packages are being offered to American customers, from the ZCP Convenience Package ($2,150) to the Driving Assistance Package ($500), Driving Assistance Professional Package ($1,700), M Sport Package ($5,000), ZPK Parking Assistance Package ($900), Luxury Package ($1,950), Premium Package ($2,800), Executive Package ($2,100) and Track Handling Package ($2,450).
The top G20 3 Series model – BMW M340i XDrive – will arrive in Summer 2019 with a base price of $56,995 which is fairly close to its competitors. The rear wheel drive M340i starts at $54,000 + $995.