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About the BMW 335

Vehicle Summary

Lauded for its sharp handling and engaging driving dynamics, the BMW 3 Series is considered the golden standard by many when it comes to sporty compact luxury. Introduced in 2007 for the U.S. market, the 335 distinguishes itself from the rest of the 3 Series by being the first model to dip its toes into turbocharged waters thanks to its 3.0L twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine, rated at 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. While the 335 was available in coupe form, there was no wagon version made available. Instead, BMW launched the five-door 335i Gran Turismo fastback in 2014.

In addition to a few minor changes in exterior styling, the 335 saw major changes under the hood for the 2009 model year. Out went the twin-turbocharged 3.0L engine and in its place went a similar engine with a single twin-scroll turbocharger, rated at the same amount of horsepower and torque as the previous engine. The 335 lasted until the 2015 model year, when the 340 was introduced as its replacement.

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Q: Is the BMW 335i twin-turbo?

A: The fifth-generation 335i featured a twin-turbocharged engine from 2007-2009, when it was replaced with a single twin-scroll turbocharger.

Q: What engine does the BMW 335i have?

A: The 335i featured two engines throughout its life: the 3.0L N54B30 six-cylinder engine from 2006 to 2009 and the 3.0L N55B30 six-cylinder engine from 2009 to 2015.

Q: What year was the first BMW 335i?

A: The 335i debuted in 2007 as a member of the fifth-generation 3 Series family.

Q: What does the “s” stand for in BMW 335is?

A: The “s” appendage stands for “sport,” since the 335is is positioned between the 335i and M3.

Trim Configurations

BMW 335 Trim Configurations


Available as a two-door coupe or a four-door sedan, the 335i embodies the heart and soul of the BMW 335 line-up. The 2015 model comes available with the Luxury Line, M Sport and Sport Line packages, each offering a unique set of features tailored to specific tastes. These features include:

  • Leather upholstery
  • Available M Sport suspension
  • Variable Sport Steering
  • 18-inch double-spoke light alloy wheels


The 335xi debuted in 2007 with BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system, giving the vehicle improved grip under slippery road conditions without compromising its classic rear-wheel drive feel. For the sixth-generation model introduced in 2011, the 335xi adopted the xDrive moniker, culminating in the 335i xDrive model.

  • Optional Harman Kardon® Surround Sound System
  • Available cold weather package
  • 18-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires
  • High-pressure headlight cleaning system

335i xDrive Gran Turismo

Introduced in 2014, the BMW 335i xDrive Gran Turismo follows in the tire tracks of the larger 5 Series Gran Turismo. Based on the long-wheelbase version of the 3 Series sold in Chinese markets, the fastback BMW offers more room for rear-seat passengers as well as increased luggage space. All-wheel drive comes standard, along with automatic climate control and. Other notable features include:

  • Up to 57 cubic feet of luggage space
  • Optional hands-free trunk-lid opening
  • Tilt-adjustable rear seatbacks
  • Two-part removable cargo cover


The 335is bridges the gap between the regular 335i and the performance-oriented M3. Available exclusively in coupe form from 2011 to 2013, the 335is features a massaged version of the 335i’s 3.0L twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine, resulting in an additional 22 horsepower over the regular 335i. Other differences from the 335i include:

  • M Sport body kit
  • M Sport steering wheel
  • Unique sport seats
  • Upgraded clutch for the six-speed manual transmission
  • Upgraded high-flow exhaust system

CarMax Rankings

Reviews for BMW 335

Overall Rating

4.7 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Maintenance missed

I would recommend the car but would recommend that wherever they purchase it assure that maintenance actually done including the correct battery in the car and checking all the hoses and connections. Warranty did not cover any of the work and we were told the work should have been done at the time the car was taken in. Car Max indicated they had been through the whole car but then why was the battery in there? A Ford battery?


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- Kathleen H., 2011 BMW 335

335is (car is a WOLF!) hear it growl

Amazing automobile . There is a reason they only made a limited number of this car. It's too good to share!!! Feels like I am riding the front of a bottle rocket. This is a purpose built machine with nearly 100 more torque than e92 m3 will shred the streets! Enjoy


  • Power: More power than road available here.
  • Technology and Entertainment: Car is roughly 10 years ahead of comp. American car. Ha ha
  • Ride and Handling: Nearly 50/50 chassis need I say more

- WILLIAM G., 2011 BMW 335

A simple everyday pleasure

I give it a thumbs up all the way. My wife, having driven a 7 and 5 series, never thought that she would enjoy a 3 series, but this car is by no means a compromise or entry level category. I recommend the premium/luxury package, possibly that has heightened our level of pleasure. Words fail to describe the car, it is a sensory experience ... you have to drive it to truly appreciate it.


  • Ride and Handling: This is not your mamma's diesel. It is quiet, fast and handles like it is on rails. You won't believe it unless you drive one, and then they will have to pry you out of it.
  • Cabin Noise: Low road and wind noise, as is to be expected from a BMW. There is a musical roar when the second turbo-charger kicks in, sweet music to the ears.
  • Fuel Economy: I get 38.5 mpg on the highway. in town the mileage plummets to 30.8 mpg. Nothing to complain about, but if it bothers you, Telsa, the new BMW electric, Nissan electric, Prius and Chevy volt are some of your options. Do not buy a BMW and then complain about gas mileage, no, no, no ! Out of League.


  • Technology and Entertainment: Addition of Urea (used to clean the exhaust) can be a pain, but it is only once every 15,000 miles and a small cost to pay for not having to clean black soot from the bumper and visually polute the atmosphere.
  • Cost to Maintain: Cost is BMW high, but then again one does not buy a BMW is one is concerned about routine maintenance costs. The dealers will pluck your eyes out of their sockets, but if you are nice to a mechanic, he/she may introduce you to their home garage setup for a fraction of the cost.

- Vaughn , 2010 BMW 335

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