Features & Specs

Performance and efficiency
3.0-liter BMW M PerformanceTwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder, 24-valve 320-hp engine. Combines a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct injectionSport exhaust system
Auto Start-Stop function8-speed Sport Automatic transmission; includes steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
Electronic throttle controlElectronically controlled engine cooling (map cooling)
Brake Energy Regeneration systemDriving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO, COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+ settings
Launch Control
Handling, ride and braking
Servotronic power assistVariable Sport Steering
Adaptive M Suspension with electronically controlled damper, exclusively tuned for M235i modelsM Sport brakes
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features; with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)Extensive aluminum componentry, including front suspension components (forged-aluminum lower arms); subframe; steering rack; and brake components
Aluminum double-pivot spring and strut-type front suspensionFive-link fully independent rear suspension in lightweight steel
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with anti-lock braking system (ABS), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) and Cornering Brake Control (CBC)
Double Spoke Ferric Gray light alloy wheels (Style 436M), 18 x 7.5 front, 18 x 8.0 rear; and 225/40 front, 245/35 rear Michelin Pilot Super Sport performance tires1, 2, 3 (includes increased top-speed limiter)Non-metallic paint
Aerodynamic kitXenon Adaptive Headlights with dynamic auto-leveling, Corona headlight-rings, and LED accent lights
Dark chrome design trim on front and rear bumpers, air intakes, kidney grille slats, exhaust pipe tipsAir Curtain
Rear spoilerShadowline exterior trim
Ferric Gray mirror caps
Seating and interior features
10-way power front sport seats; includes 2-way power-adjustable side bolsters, 1-way manual headrests and thigh support; driver memory for exterior mirror and seat positions4-way power-adjustable lumbar support for front seats
SensaTec upholsteryAluminum Hexagon trim with Estoril Blue or high-gloss Black highlight
Floormats60/40 split-folding rear seats
Anthracite headliner
Audio system
HiFi Sound System with anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System (RDS)HD Radio™ with "multicast" FM station reception
Pre-wiring for SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Tuner
Instrumentation and controls
3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel with controls for audio system, cruise control, and Bluetooth wireless communication for hands-free mobile phone4USB audio connection and hands-free Bluetooth including Audio Streaming
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 6 programmable memory buttons
Key fob with signature Line motifSport instrument cluster
Comfort and convenience
Engine Start/Stop buttonDynamic Cruise Control5
Storage compartment package (storage compartment under light switch, nets on driver and front passenger seatbacks and additional storage configurability in trunk)Front-seat adjustable center armrest
Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, digital driver/passenger temperature controls, temperature- and volume-adjustable rear outlet, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C function, and recall of individual user settingsBMW Ambiance lighting front and rear; ground-illuminating lights in door handles; and courtesy 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)
BMW TeleService (includes a 10-year subscription)Comfort Go functionality
2-way power glass moonroof with "one-touch" operation and sliding interior sunshadeRain-sensing windshield wipers with adjustable speed and Automatic headlight control
Advanced Vehicle & Key Memory includes climate-control temperature and air-distribution settings, exterior mirror and power seat settings (if so equipped), audio tone settings and radio presets, central-locking preferences, and lighting preferencesTilt/telescopic steering wheel column
Power front windows with "one-touch" up/down operationLocking glovebox
Electric interior trunk release3 12-volt power sockets
Safety and security
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features
Front and rear Head Protection System (HPS)Driver'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 airbagsKnee 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 LightsTire pressure monitor
BMW Assist eCall™ with Emergency Request (SOS button) and Enhanced Automatic Collision Notification (includes a 10-year subscription)
BMW Ultimate Service® (for complete details, visit bmwusa.com/ultimateservice)4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty
12-year Rust Perforation Limited Warranty4-year/Unlimited Mileage Roadside Assistance Program