BMW India has silently reintroduced the 320d Sport at Rs 42.10 lakh (ex-showroom). With the advent of BS6 emission norms, the company had earlier discontinued the variant. But now the entry-level variant of the 3 Series has been reintroduced at Rs 70,000 more than that of its BS4 counterpart. The current pricing makes the 320d Sport the second most affordable car in the BMW 3 Series line-up. Furthermore, the sedan competes against the likes of Mercedes Benz C-class and Jaguar XE.
The 320d Sport, in terms of design, gets automatic LED headlights with LED foglamps. On the sides, it provides 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside the cabin, it gets the similar features to the one present in the 330i Sport. However the major difference between the two variants is that the 330i Sport gets an BMW M Sport steering. Other than this, the 320d Sport comes equipped with an 8.8-inch touchscreen, 10-speaker Hi-Fi audio system, 3-Zone Climate Control system, powered-front seats, driver seat memory function, analog instrument cluster, a panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers among others.
The Sports trim is positioned below the Luxury Line variant. As compared to the 320d Luxury Line trim, the 320d Sport misses out on several features that include a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen, digital instrument cluster, ambient interior lightings, Apple CarPlay connectivity, leather upholstery, Luxury Line exterior package, and Parking Assist. As far as the safety features are concerned, the 320d Sport comes equipped with six airbags, ABS, ESC, traction control, tyre-pressure monitoring system, rear-view camera along with front and rear parking sensors.
Under the hood, BMW 320d Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that delivers 190 bhp power and 400 Nm torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The 320d Sport is offered in three color options namely Alpine White, Black Sapphire, and Mediterranean Blue.