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BMW 3 Series Touring G21

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Product Overview

BMW 3 Series Touring G21 is a compact executive station wagon in production from 2019. It is available with a range of inline-4 and inline-6 engines that displaced 2.0 to 3.0 liters.
Compared to the F31 3 Series Touring, the G21 has a sharper exterior styling, though the updates are incremental. The same engines found in the LCI F31 are carried over, with notable improvements in predicted reliability.
BMW has made a good effort in aerodynamics, with a decent 0.27 coefficient of drag to show for it. The official fuel economy rating is exceptionally rosy, though it may cast more doubts on the trustworthiness of the regulators and perhaps the owner's own sanity than it relates to reality.
Drivers who appreciate handling will be pleased to know that the BMW 3 Series Touring G21 comes with double-wishbone at the front and multi-link at the rear. Combined with RWD, this setup provides one of the best handling characteristics and tuning capabilities.


What we found

Neofiliac score 75%
  • Good performance
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Highly competitive in its class
  • Improved suspension setup
  • Complex emission control systems

What external reviewers found

External score 77%
  • Excellent infotainment system
  • Good standard equipment
  • Comfortable ride
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Lack of standard safety features
  • Lack of practicality
  • Lacklustre infotainment
  • Lack of Android Auto
  • Lacklustre ride
  • No Android Auto

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Variants shown:
318d AT
318i AT
320d AT
320d xDrive AT
320e AT
320e xDrive AT
320i AT
330d AT
330d xDrive AT
330d MHEV AT
330d MHEV xDrive AT
330e AT
330e xDrive AT
330i AT
330i xDrive AT
M340d xDrive AT
M340i xDrive AT

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External Reviews


Reviewer score 66%
Reviewers from autocar have found:
turbocharged, four-cylinder 320d has already proved as such in the four-door 3 Series. Stowage capacity has grown slightly to 500 litres from the outgoing model's 495. A widened tailgate, lower lip and electrically folding rear bench make loading far more convenient. Flatten the rear seats and there's 1510 litres of room, which can only be beaten by Skoda’s Superb Estate.
  • Comfortable ride
  • Comfortable to drive
  • No Android Auto
  • Lacklustre infotainment


Reviewer score 94%
Reviewers from autoexpress have found:
The latest BMW 3 Series took class honours at the 2019 Auto Express New Car Awards. Our top compact executive car is not only comfortable, refined and cheap to run, it's also filled with segment-leading in-car tech. The new Touring model is no longer than the saloon overall, but the sloping roofline has been switched out to reveal a much bigger and more practical load bay.
  • Cheap to run
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Excellent infotainment system
  • Lack of Android Auto
  • No Android Auto


  1. ^ BMW 3 Series Touring 320d xDrive M Sport 2019 UK review. [autocar].
  2. ^ New BMW 3 Series Touring 2019 review. [autoexpress].