Features & Specs

Performance and efficiency
3.0-liter, dual overhead cam (DOHC), 300-horsepower inline 24-valve 6-cylinder engine with aluminum engine block, TwinPower Turbo technology, High Precision Direct Injection, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timingElectronic throttle control
Auto Start-Stop functionDirect ignition system with knock control
Electronically controlled engine cooling (map cooling)Brake Energy Regeneration system
Driving Dynamics Control with eco pro, comfort and sport settings (and sport+ in Sport Line)6-speed manual transmission
Handling, ride and braking
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features; with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)Extra-lightweight chassis components, tailored axle kinematics and high-precision steering system
Double-pivot type front suspension with spring struts and anti-roll bar5-link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse arms
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbersHigh-performance, lightweight, 4-wheel ventilated disk brakes with anti-lock braking system (ABS), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and Cornering Brake Control (CBC)
Servotronic power assist
Exterior
Star Spoke (Style 396) 18 x 8.0 light alloy wheels and 225/45 run-flat1 all-season tires2Tire Pressure Monitor
Xenon Adaptive Headlights with dynamic auto-leveling, Corona headlight surrounds, Automatic high beams, and LED accent lightsHalogen free-form front foglights
Interior seating and trim
8-way power front seats; includes 2-way manual headrests with Active Head Restraints feature, and driver memory with 2 presets for exterior mirror and seat positions4-way adjustable power lumbar support for front seats
Leatherette upholstery3Dark Burl Walnut Wood trim
Highlight trim finishers in Chrome (not available in Sport Line)Floormats
Instrumentation and controls
3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with controls for audio system, cruise control, and Bluetooth® wireless communication for hands-free mobile phone4Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling (if equipped with compatible Bluetooth phone4) and phonebook downloading capabilities (please visit your authorized BMW center for details on standard and optional services)
On-board computer with Check Control: provides feedback on the vehicle's operating status, including oil level indicator and distance to next service appointment/oil change, as well as other detailed information such as micro-filter status. It also provides travel information travel range on remaining fuel, external temperature and moreiDrive system with 6.5-inch full color flat-screen display, Controller and 8 programmable memory buttons
Comfort and convenience
Engine Start/Stop buttonAdvanced Vehicle & Key Memory includes climate-control temperature and air-distribution settings, exterior mirror and power seat settings, audio tone settings and radio presets, central-locking preferences, and lighting preferences
Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, left/right temperature control, temperature- and volume-controlled rear outlets, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C function, heat at rest, and recall of individual user settings2-way power glass moonroof with "one-touch" operation and sliding interior sunshade
Front-seat center armrestRear-seat center armrest with cupholders
Tilt/telescopic steering wheel columnAutomatic-dimming rear-view mirror
Power front and rear windows with "one-touch" up/down operationDynamic Cruise Control5
BMW Ambiance lighting front and rearCourtesy lights include fade in/fade out, actuation from remote, automatic switch-on when engine is turned off, separately controlled left/right front and rear reading lights, front footwell lighting, and illuminated vanity mirrors
Ground-illuminating lights in door handlesLocking glovebox
Electric interior trunk releaseRain-sensing windshield wipers and Automatic headlight control
4 12-volt power socketsStorage package
Audio system
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System (RDS)Auxiliary audio input for portable music players
HD Radio™ with "multicast" FM station receptionSatellite radio preparation
iPod® and USB adapter
Safety and security
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)Adaptive Brakelights
BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety featuresFront and rear Head Protection System (HPS)
2-way headrests with Active Head RestraintsDriver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
Seat-mounted front side-impact airbags and front and rear Head Protection System (HPS)Knee airbags for driver and front passenger
Front safety belts with automatic pretensionersFront passenger seat-occupation recognition with Passenger's Airbag Off indicator
Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impactsCentral locking system with center console switch (leaves gas filler door unlocked), double-lock feature and 2-step unlocking
Coded Driveaway ProtectionAutomatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger safety belts for installation of child-restraint seat
LATCH attachments for child-restraint safety installationImpact sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; and turns on hazard lights, interior lights and unlocks doors
Programmable Daytime Running LightsAnti-theft alarm system
18" light alloy wheels with run-flat all-season tires
BMW Services
BMW Ultimate Service® (for complete details on BMW Ultimate Service, visit bmwusa.com/ultimateservice)