With the Series 2 Active Tourer, BMW He broke the mold by releasing not only their first minivan, but also offer the market its first front-wheel drive. Now, continues its revolution in developing the New Series 2 Grand Tourer, a much larger, spacious, versatile and practical minivan.
With a length 4.55 m, width 1.80 m and a height of 1.60 mm, the new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer It is 21.4 cm high and longer than 5.3 cm Serie 2 Active Tourer. This variation in the external dimensions results in a more space available both occupants and cargo, according ensures Bavarian firm. In the five-seat, declaring volume trunk which can vary between 645 and 1905 liters (Active Tourer of 468 liters), while variant of seven seats (with two additional retractable seats in a third row and can be almost flat on the luggage compartment floor), this capacity is between 560 and 1802 liters .
The practical and functional solutions BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer It is another of its positive points, succeeding the different storage compartments scattered around the cabin, either in the first, second or, where appropriate, third row of seats (this optional and a premium of $ 500).
Five of time
The mechanical range will include initially BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer shall include an offer made by five engines. In petrol versions will be available 218i (1.5 engine 3 cylinder 136 hp) and 220i (2.0 engined four-cylinder and 192 hp), while Diesel may choose 216d (1.5 three-cylinder 116 hp), 218d (2.0 four-cylinder 150 hp) and 220d xDrive (2.0 four-cylinder 190 hp). All these versions are combined in series with a six-speed manual transmission, it being possible also to select an automatic six-speed Steptronic (218i and 216d versions) and eight gears (220i, 218d and 220d xDrive).
Efficient solutions EfficientDynamics will be present in all versions of BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer, so from the German brand a meager levels of consumption and emissions are promised. Of all the variants of this minivan, the saving corresponds to 216d, with figures of average expenditure declared which can vary between 3.9-4.2 l / 100 km (104-111 g / km CO2).
Levels the new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer equipment will be practically the same that already includes the Active Tourer, that is, with lines Advantage, Sport, Luxury and M-Sport. Connectivity systems and driver assistance ConnectedDrive They will also serve this compact van.
Among the various technological solutions, BMW has initially confirmed for the German market (to be confirmed whether or not to come in the future to Spain) the availability of a new application called myKIDIO, focused mainly to make more bearable and enjoyable travel children. This application provides games, movies And till audiobooks, a varied forms of entertainment that are controlled from the center screen and iDrive and allows you to control what programs are using children.
But when will come BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to Spain? At first, his arrival is expected before the summer with the following prices.
218i 136 hp Manual Gasoline: 30,550 euros
Gasoline 192 hp 220i Automatic: 35,250 euros
216d Diesel 116 hp Manual: 29,950 euros
218d Diesel 150 hp Manual: 32,350 euros
220d xDrive Automatic Diesel 190 hp: 40,350 euros