The E90 generation BMW 3 Series has finally arrived on the South African market… It is bigger, more rigid, and lighter than its predecessors, but does it redefine the compact saloon sector it created 30 years ago?

The E90 generation BMW 3 Series has finally arrived on the South African market… It is bigger, more rigid, and lighter than its predecessors, but does it redefine the compact saloon sector it created 30 years ago?


The E46-generation 3 Series was, at one point, the best-selling new vehicle in South Africa over a calendar month and, until recently, the dominant force in the domestic compact saloon market. Like its predecessor, the E90 will be the cornerstone of BMW South Africa's fully built-up vehicle export programme, and, with its initial lineup of four models, looks set to thrive in what is currently regarded a buoyant new vehicle buyer's market. However, does it represent a major improvement over the E46?


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