Price and features BMW 2-series coupé 2022: new mid-range adds appeal to sporty Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3 rival

BMW has fixed the prices for its sporty 2-series coupe and added a mid-range variant to increase its appeal.

The range now includes a new four-cylinder 230i variant that sits between the existing 220i base model and the hot M240i six-cylinder four-wheel drive top spec.

The 230i carries an MSRP of $70,900 and is closer to the $61,900 220i than the $89,900 M240i. It continues with a four-cylinder turbo engine instead of the six-cylinder in the top-spec car, but with a revised tune for much higher power and a faster 0-100km/h sprint time.

Instead of the 220i’s 135 kW/300 Nm and 0-100 km/h sprint of 7.5 seconds, the 230i delivers 190 kW/400 Nm for a 0-100 km/h time of just 5.8 seconds. Meanwhile, the M240i delivers 285 kW/500 Nm for a sprint from 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds.

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Standard features on the base 220i for 2022 include an M Sport styling package (optional abroad) including a steering wheel, sport seats, Alcantara trim and a dark headliner, an M Sport suspension package, 18-inch alloy wheels, parking assist, 12 .3-inch digital dashboard with a 10.25-inch multimedia screen and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, interior mood lighting, two-zone climate control, push-start ignition, as well as LED headlights and taillights.

The new 230i class includes all basic equipment, increases power and torque, and adds an M Sport brake package, electric front seat adjustment, adaptive LED headlights, adaptive cruise control and a mid-range audio system.

The 2 Series range is expanded with a more powerful rear-wheel drive offering. The 2 Series range is expanded with a more powerful rear-wheel drive offering.

Brilliant for the M240i, the xDrive adds all-wheel drive system, a rear spoiler, adaptive suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels, electric sunroof, full leather upholstery, head-up display, heated front seats with lumbar support, illuminated M highlight finishes, and a premium sound system from the Harmon Kardon brand.

The M240i’s sunroof and 19-inch wheels are available as an option on lower trim levels as part of the Enhancement Package for $3900, while keyless entry, electrically heated front seats with lumbar support and a heated steering wheel can be added as part of the package. comfort package on the 220i and 230i for $3400 or $1400 respectively.

M Sport enhancements including the Sport brake package, LED exterior lights, M-branded seat belts, a rear spoiler and highlight package cost $2500 on the 220i, $1500 on the 230i and $1200 on the M240i as part of the ‘M Sport Plus Package’.

Finally, the ‘Executive Package’ includes remote engine start, tire pressure monitoring, an upgraded alarm system, solar control glass, Harmon Kardon premium audio and a ‘drive recorder’ that can be added to the 220i for $3000 (except the drive- recorder), the 230i for $3300 and the M240i for $2800.

The M240i remains the only six-cylinder in the range for the time being. The M240i remains the only six-cylinder in the range for the time being.

The rear or all-wheel drive BMW 2 Series Coupé offers an intriguing alternative to the front or all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz CLA or Audi A3/S3 in the premium segment and is confusingly accompanied by a front- or all-wheel drive 2 Series Gran Coupé four-door sedan that on the same platform as the 1 Series hatch as part of BMW’s extensive range.

BMW 2 Series Coupe 2022 price

RWD 8-speed automatic AWD 8-speed automatic
220i $61,900
230i $70,900
M240i $89,900

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