BMW 2 Series Configurator Is Online; How Expensive Can This Model Run?

By | January 16, 2014
The all-new BMW 2 Series competes in the popular segment of small entry level luxury cars. Starting at $32,100, the 2 Series is surprisingly affordable for many buyers – well at least the base model is. BMW recently launched its 2 Series configurator that allows shoppers to see options and prices on the new model. We played around with this feature to see how much a 2 Series can go for when options are added. The 228i coupe is the starter model, featuring a fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine producing 240 horsepower. A number of upgrades are available, including $1,450 for leather seats and $550 for any color that isn't a non-metallic black or white. The widely talked about M Sport line, costing $3,000, features suspension and aerodynamic upgrades. Extra packages start to bump up the price further. A technology package, including navigation, BMW Apps, and real-time traffic, adds $2,150 while the $4,050 Premium package tacks on keyless entry, power front seats, moonroof, universal garage opener, and a year of satellite radio. When fully optioned out, the 228i coupe runs for $49,550, including a destination and handling fee. Really, that's not so bad for a BMW. The value is even better on the next model up. Upgrading to the M235i model, featuring an upgraded engine with 322 horsepower, starts at $43,100, but fully-loaded, is only $53,500. A decent value, but it may not be for entry level buyers.
Source: BMW