The 2016 BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer will certainly attract many customers as it is designed to look at the typical minivan fashion and comes with seven seats and thus represents another new vehicle segment.
The new BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer with its compact dimensions which are: 4,556 millimeters long, 1,800 mm wide and 1,608 mm high and 2,780 mm wheelbase brings plenty of room for both the travelers and the luggage box with a 40: 20: 40-split backrest that folds down at the press of a button receives a capacity from 645 to 805 liters. Based on this, a unique way combines spaciousness, flexibility and security with elegance, dynamism and efficiency.
With the front is observed the distinctive twin kidney grille, twin round headlights and the brand logo. Dynamic line follows by the striking bonnet and its forwardslanting kidney grille that makes the vehicle appear to be surging forward even when stationary - an impression reinforced by the inclined D-pillar.
In addition to the standard version is available in a further four model variants (model Advantage, Sport Line, Sport Line and M Sport).
BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer Advantage package offers enhanced functionality, two-zone automatic air conditioning, Park Distance Control at the rear, Cruise Control with Braking function and a multifunctional steering wheel.
Sport Line package includes sports seats and sporty exterior with exclusive exterior specifications, special light-alloy wheels.
Luxury Line package highlights its exclusivity with chrome applications.
And at the end of the last packet M Sport comes with a choice of the M Aerodynamics package, BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line, M leather steering wheel and M Sport seats.
The interior of the new BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer is borrowed from the Active Tourer, the center console, dashboard, and instrument cluster are unmistakably BMW and of course, all packed in a high quality material. As for the offer of useful space up to 1,905 liters with five seats folded flat.
Under the hood you can find a selection of the following engines: BMW 218i - 1.5 liters, in-line 3-cylinder that develops 136 hp and torque of the rotating 162 lb-ft, where the acceleration achieves 0-62 mph in 9.5 seconds and top speed 127 mph;
BMW 220i - 2.0 liters in-line 4-cylinder that develops 192 hp and torque of the rotating 207 lb-ft, where the acceleration achieves 0-62 mph 7.7 seconds and top speed is 138 mph;
BMW 216d - 1.5 liters, in-line 3-cylinder that develops 116 hp and torque of the rotating 199 lb-ft, where the acceleration achieves 0-62 mph 11.1 seconds and top speed is 119 mph;
BMW 218d - 2.0 liters in-line 4-cylinder that develops 150 hp and torque of the rotating 243 lb-ft, where the acceleration achieves 0-62 mph 9.3 seconds and top speed is 127 mph;
BMW 220d xDrive - 2.0 liters in-line 4-cylinder that develops 190 hp and torque of the rotating 295 lb-ft, where the acceleration achieves 0-62 mph 7.6 seconds and top speed is 135 mph;
As far as transmissions, all versions can be equipped with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic except for the 220d and 220i. The former comes with xDrive all-wheel-drive and an eight-speed automatic, while the latter can be fitted with the 8-speed auto as an optional feature.