In terms of child occupant safety, the BMW 3-Series has scored 23.8/24 points.
In a recent set of Euro NCAP safety results, the BMW 1-Series and 3-Series have received a 5-star rating while the Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 got 4 stars each. NCAP’s 4 main scoring categories include adult occupant, child occupant, vulnerable road users and safety assist. The 2019 BMW 3-Series, which was a left-hand drive in the 320d variant, achieved a rating of 97%, 87%, 87% and 76% in each of these four categories respectively.
For adult occupants, the BMW 3-Series scored 7.9/8 in the frontal-offset deformable barrier and 7.6/8 for full-frontal width. It scored 1.6/2 points for whiplash rear impact.
In terms of child occupant safety, the BMW 3-Series scored 23.8/24 points while in terms of safety features it scored 7/13 points. In the case of pedestrian tests, it bagged 31.6/36 points.
This 5-star rating is valid for both the 5 door hatchback and 4 door saloon variants of the BMW 3-Series and for both the 2.0-litre diesel and 2.0-litre petrol engines which include the 316d, 318d, 320d, 318i, 320i, 330i, 320xd, 330xi and the 320x.
In India, the BMW 3-Series is offered in the 320d Sport and LuxuryLine variants as well as a 330i M-Sport variant priced between Rs.41.40-47.90 lakhs (ex-showroom).
2019 BMW 3-Series Euro NCAP
– Gets 5 Star safety rating in Euro NCAP
– Received 97% rating in adult occupancy
– This 5-star rating is valid for both the 5 door hatchback and 4 door saloon variants