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2017 (17) BMW 2 Series225d M Sport 2dr [Nav] Step Auto

Harry Fairbairn BMW (Kirkcaldy)
Only £27,995
£2800 deposit
£421.03 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

BMW emergency callBMW Online services
BMW teleservicesBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Check control systemDoor/boot open warning
Lights on warningOil temperature gauge
On board computerOutside temperature display
Personal ProfileService interval indicator
Speed limiterStop/start button

Entertainment

Auxiliary point for auxiliary devicesBMW professional radio/CD/MP3
DAB Digital radio 

Exterior Features

2 speed adjustable intermittent wipers with wash/wipe functionBody colour bumpers
Body colour door handlesBody colour door mirrors
Body colour roof mouldingsChrome kidney grille with black vertical slats
Door mirror integrated indicatorsDual dark chrome exhaust tailpipes
Electric adjustable heated door mirrorsElectric front and rear windows with fingertip open/close + anti-trap all round
Exclusive door sill finishersFollow me home headlights
Front fog lightsHeat insulating tinted glass
Heated windscreen washer jetsM aerodynamic body styling
Rain sensor including auto headlights activation 

Interior Features

12V sockets in front centre console and passenger footwell4 grab handles
Anthracite Velour floor matsFolding storage compartment with glasses holder + coin tray
Front cupholders x 2Front door storage bins
Front head restraintsFront sliding armrest
Front sports seats with electric side bolster adjustmentFront/rear armrests within door panels
Glovebox with lidISOFIX child seat preparation+airbag deactivation
Lashing eyelets in bootLeather gearknob
M Sport multifunction leather steering wheelReach + rake adjustable steering column
Rear centre armrestStorage compartment in rear centre console
Welcome lighting 

Safety

ABS/EBDAutomatic Stability Control (ASC)
CBC - (Cornering brake control)Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doors
Driver seatbelt warning indicatorDriver/Front Passenger airbags
DSC+Dynamic brake control
Dynamic Traction Control - DTCFront seatbelt force limiters
Front seatbelt pretensionerFront side airbags
Hill start assistTyre pressure monitoring system
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Drive away door lockingElectronic immobiliser
Remote central lockingRemote control Thatcham category 1 alarm

Technical

Diesel particulate filterDrive Performance Control
Sports function on gearbox with steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles 

Wheels

Run flat tyres
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.105CO2 (g/km)128
Noise Level dB(A)68NOx0.105
Particles0.0001Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1995Compression Ratio16.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)90
Engine CodeB47D20T0Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)57.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64.2EC Urban (mpg)49.6

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power224
Coin DescriptiondCoin SeriesM Sport Nav
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0731EService Interval Frequency - Months24
Service Interval Mileage18000Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)6.4Engine Power - BHP224
Engine Power - KW165Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM4400Engine Torque - LBS.FT332
Engine Torque - MKG43Engine Torque - NM450
Engine Torque - RPM1500Top Speed146

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front225/40 R18
Tyre Size Rear245/35 R18Tyre Size SpareRUN FLAT TYRES
Wheel StyleM DOUBLE SPOKE STYLE 461MWheel Type18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1413Length4432
Wheelbase2690Width1774
Width (including mirrors)1984 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)52Gross Vehicle Weight2015
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)335Max. Loading Weight440
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1500Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1575No. of Seats4
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW 2 Series Convertible

BMW's 2 Series Convertible has been lightly refreshed. Jonathan Crouch checks out the revised range

Ten Second Review

BMW has a strong track record when it comes to desirable drop tops and this 2 Series Convertible has kept that streak going. With an economical diesel and punchy petrol powerplants that are also strong on efficiency, this drop-top looks good and poses a challenge its rivals have found very hard to level with. Now, it's been lightly updated, inside and out.

Background

We've had it drilled into us for years. A car will, after your house, likely be the second biggest capital purchase you ever make. Therefore, it's no frivolous expenditure. Cars need to be researched thoroughly and bought with an eye on return on that investment, their resale values propped up with diligent servicing and such like. All very worthy stuff which would probably see us all in Toyota Aygos if we actually followed it to the letter. BMW prefers to give us a little more freedom in our choices. Yes, you can have excellent fuel economy, low emissions, strong residuals and manageable servicing costs, but why not have a bit of fun while you're at it? That's the ethos behind the 2 Series Convertible, a car that does all the sensible stuff but also comes as standard with a big helping of style.

Driving Experience

The engines available in the Convertible are a direct carry over from the coupe range and this, as anyone who's ever driven the two-door tin top will tell you, is a very good thing. Drive is directed to the back wheels and you get to choose between a six-speed manual gearbox or the quite brilliant eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. Petrol poceedings open with the 1.5-litre 136bhp three cylinder petrol powerplant used in the 218i variant. This version will record 8.8 seconds for the sprint to 62mph and hit 130mph. A 2.0-litre four cylinder engine is offered with 184bhp in the 220i and 252bhp in the 230i. Diesel options include the 150bhp 218d, the 190bhp 220d and the 224bhp 225d. The 220d diesel offers a good combination of virtues, delivering a tall stack of torque, with 400Nm available from just 1,750rpm. If you're of the belief that a BMW sounds best with six cylinders, you'll probably gravitate to the M240i Convertible. With 340bhp, this one has some senior performance credentials. If you specify it with the eight speed automatic transmission, it'll get to 62mph in a mere 5.0 seconds. Press the Sport button and the steering weight up and the throttle response sharpen. Press the button once more and you'll find Sport+, which partially disengages the stability control and offers an even spikier throttle pedal.

Design and Build

As before, the electrically operated folding soft top lowers or raises in just 20 seconds at the touch of a button and can be carried out at speeds of just over 30mph. Once folded, the soft top disappears fully into the boot and luggage capacity is rated at a fairly generous 335-litres, making it the largest boot in its class. A through-loading system is optionally available to increase versatility. Exterior updates to this revised version include piercing LED headlights that come as standard, complete with hallmark four corona ring LED daytime running lights. All models gain enlarged kidney grilles with a more prominent chrome surround. In addition, all standard range variants get LED front fog lights as standard and offer a re-designed front bumper with a smarter air-intake design. At the rear, smarter LED tail lights with redesigned LED light bars now feature, while 'Sport' models get a re-styled bumper with sculpted design and high-gloss black trim. As for the interior updates, well, there's a re-designed instrument panel, plus a smarter centre console with a sliding cup holder cover and pearl chrome accents. On M Sport and M240i models, the instrument cluster features a Black Optic display with 3D effect dials - an option with other variants in the line-up. BMW's much-improved iDrive system features in the cabin and delivers the latest-generation iDrive software on the standard BMW Navigation and BMW Professional Navigation set-ups. The large 8.8-inch screen on the latter navigation system is also equipped with BMW Touch Control for the first time, offering drivers the choice of iDrive with Touch pad, voice control and touchscreen to interact with the system.

Market and Model

Prices start at around £27,500 for the 218i, with the 218d variant pitching it at just under £30,000. The competition in this sector has become a bit hotter of late, with Audi launching a vastly improved version of its A3 Convertible. The BMW is cut from slightly different cloth, offering more of an enthusiast focus - but is this really quite such a factor in the drop top market? Buyers here are probably less interested in the details of the suspension and 0-62 times and more in the stying, the hood operation and the effectiveness of the air con and stereo. Suddenly BMW's clear advantage is eroded more than just a tad. Most models are available in Sport, Luxury and M Sport trim, while the 230i is offered in M Sport only and the M240i has its own unique specification. SE models are also offered. Standard specification on all models is comprehensive and includes alloy wheels, automatic air conditioning, Drive Performance Control, Keyless go, a Sport instrument cluster, dual dark chrome exhaust tailpipes for 220i and 220d Sport models, Sports seats and a Sport multi-function leather steering wheel. The top M240i gets 18-inch double-spoke alloy wheels, Ferric Grey air blades and mirror caps, dual-zone air conditioning, Dakota leather upholstery, Extended Lighting and Storage, M Sport suspension and braking, an M rear spoiler and M logos on the wings.

Cost of Ownership

It's hard to argue with BMW's efficiency measures, with the 218i recording 48.7mpg on the combined cycle and 136g/km emissions. Go for the 220d diesel and you'll see 61.4mpg and 121g/km with the manual transmission. Those are quite some numbers from a vehicle that can still justifiably wear a performance coupe tag. The M240i Convertible also records some impressive efficiency data. It'll squeeze 34 miles from a gallon and will emit just 189g/km. EfficientDynamics, BMW's suite of energy-saving features, is responsible for making those vaguely implausible looking figures. The 2 Series is fitted as standard with an Auto Start-Stop function available on both manual and automatic transmissions. An ECO PRO mode, activated using the Drive Performance Control, is a new feature on BMW's that adjusts various on-board systems to maximise efficiency. When in ECO PRO mode the throttle response is adjusted to encourage a more economical driving style. The extra economy created in ECO PRO mode is fed back to the driver, with the in-car displays showing the additional number of miles achieved.

Summary

BMW couldn't really have delivered much more when briefed with turning 2 Series Coupe into a Convertible. Clearly there's only so much sleekness you can build into a four-seater drop-top that's only a few millimetres longer than a Ford Focus but the stylists have done a good job giving the car a coupe-like silhouette with the roof up. Roof-down, BMW's designers have given the car a clean deck and flanks that hold enough shape to prevent car looking dull and blocky. What else? Well the small styling updates are welcome, the engine selection draws no complaints from us and the pricing looks to be fair. The class benchmark? That looks as if it may well be the case.

Performance
70%
Handling
80%
Comfort
80%
Space
70%
Styling
50%
Build
80%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
90%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£421.03
Deposit£2800
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£27,995
Credit amount£25,195
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£11,863
Total amount payable£34,452.41
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge7.61p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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Harry Fairbairn BMW (Kirkcaldy)

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