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BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)

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BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014) review: 36 facts and highlights

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
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BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)

Why is BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014) better than the average?

  • Better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    9.4l/100 kmvs12.33l/100 km
  • Better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    7.3l/100 kmvs8.28l/100 km
  • More horsepower
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    335hpvs275.43hp
  • Longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    80 000kmvs72 525.01 123 595 505km
  • Height
    1.43mvs1.47m
  • Better fuel economy (combined)
    ?

    8.4l/100 kmvs9.84l/100 km
  • Longer basic warranty (years)
    ?

    4yrsvs3.7yrs
  • More valves
    ?

    24vs20.12

General info

1.Has rear-wheel drive
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Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
2.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
3. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Hyundai Elantra (2014)

10yrs

4yrs

4. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

96 561km

80 000km

5. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Elantra (2014)

5yrs

4yrs

6.Is a hybrid car
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Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Tesla Model S 70 (2016)

894l

396l

2.height
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Best

Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014)

1.41m

1.43m

3. shorter length
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Best

Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014)

4.42m

4.66m

4. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014)

3.57m

2.81m

5.weight
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Best

Volkswagen Jetta (2014)

1.85kg

1.73t

6. larger interior
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A larger interior volume makes for a more comfortable driving experience, giving more space for you and your passengers.

Best

BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)

3766l

3115l

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

1.87l/100 km

9.4l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

2.28l/100 km

7.3l/100 km

3. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Opel VXR8 GTS (2014)

585hp

335hp

4.Has Stop-Start system
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A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
5.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
6. better fuel economy (combined)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

2.06l/100 km

8.4l/100 km

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
2.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
3.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilizes GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
4.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017)

2

1

6.Has regenerative braking
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Hybrids and electric cars use regenerative braking, which captures the kinetic energy produced by braking and converts it into electricity. This then charges the battery, effectively increasing the car’s fuel efficiency.

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 (2014)

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