2009 BMW 3 Series Values

Select a 2009 BMW 3 Series trim level

2009 model year changes

BMW's excellent 3-Series returns for 2009 with mild styling refreshing inside and out. The big news for 2009 is a new clean diesel engine now available in the 3-Series. It's a 3.0L twin-turbocharged engine that makes 265 hp and 425 lb-feet of torque, and available on the 335d model. It achieves up to 36 mpg on the highway, according to BMW.

Competitive comparison

Driving pleasure par excellence; wide variety of bodies and drivetrains; the best inline 6-cylinder engines for those who love motoring; the near-supercar performing M3.

Special features for 2009

The 2009 BMW 3-Series continues to be the benchmark against which other entry-level luxury cars are measured, mainly courtesy of its excellent driving experience. Power, braking and handling are perfectly matched to the vehicle's size and intended usage. The way BMW takes care of business inside the cockpit also has a lot to do with the popularity of this breed. The 3-Series makes sure no buyer is left behind by offering four body styles, three engines, and both rear- and all-wheel drive. 2009 sees a new twin-turbo diesel form of the 3-Series, providing excellent fuel efficiency on top of world-class performance.
The 2009 BMW Series 3 sedan and wagon get new front and rear fascias, wheel designs and LED taillight, the coupe and convertible get a heated steering wheel added to the cold-weather package, and a diesel with a 3.0L, 265-hp 6-cylinder with 425 lb-ft of torque joins the line-up. The rear-wheel-drive BMW 328i and all-wheel-drive 328i xDrive are powered by a 3.0L inline-6 that produces 230 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. The 335i and 335i xDrive have a different 3.0L inline-6 that is twin-turbocharged to produce 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. All models come standard with a 6-speed manual shifter, while a 6-speed automatic is optional. The 3 series gets17-18 mpg city/25-28 mpg hwy and 20-21 mpg combined. The 335i with automatic gets 17 mpg city/26 mpg hwy and 20 mpg combined. The manual transmission or all-wheel drive lowers those numbers slightly, while the 335d gets 23 mpg city/33 mpg hwy. BMW 3 Series standard safety equipment includes antilock disc brakes, stability control, run-flat tires, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags.