Prices for the 230i starts at $34,145 (destination charge included) for the coupe. Picking the convertible raises the outlay to $39,945. BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive adds $2,000 to each 230i model.
BMW’s new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivers 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Either a six-speed manual gearbox or an eight-speed automatic transmission may be installed. Rear-drive is standard; all-wheel drive an option. The manual transmission is not offered with all-wheel drive.
A Track Handling Package is available. BMW also offers an M240i coupe and convertible (listed separately) with a turbocharged, inline six-cylinder engine.
The 230i coupe includes:
- Sensatec leatherette upholstery
- Automatic climate control
- Seven-speaker, 205-watt audio with HD radio
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Power front-seat bolsters (manual adjustment)
- Keyless ignition
- 17-inch alloy wheels