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Key specs of the base trim
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- Snug cabin still accommodates taller people
- Excellent handling and balance (two-door)
- Ride quality (Gran Coupe)
- Display quality (Gran Coupe)
- Decent trunk room (two-door)
- Small dashboard screen (two-door)
- Numb steering (Gran Coupe)
- Turbo lag (Gran Coupe)
Four-seat coupe or convertible
Five-seat, four-door Gran Coupe body style
Choice of turbocharged engines
Rear- or all-wheel drive
Forward collision warning standard
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What Is the 2021 BMW 2 Series?
The BMW 2 Series is the brand’s entry-level car. It’s available as a four-seat coupe or convertible and a five-seat, four-door Gran Coupe.
The coupe and convertible come in 230i and M240i form. The 230i is powered by a 248-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, while the M240i gets a 335-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six. Both versions are offered with rear- or all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.
The Gran Coupe is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 228 hp in the 228i and 301 hp in the M235i. The Gran Coupe has standard all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Audi TT and Mercedes-Benz A-Class.
What’s New on the 2021 BMW 2 Series?
The coupe and convertible gain standard Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity, while the Gran Coupe adds Android Auto and a digital instrument panel.
What Features in the 2021 BMW 2 Series Are Most Important?
Standard features include:
- 17-inch wheels
- LED headlights
- Rain-sensing windshield wipers
- Push-button start
- Forward collision warning
- Lane departure warning
- Front and rear parking sensors
Available features include:
- Keyless access
- Power moonroof
- Heated front seats
- Heated steering wheel
- Wireless device charging
- Harman Kardon stereo
Should I Buy the 2021 BMW 2 Series?
As BMW’s lineup expands and becomes more technologically complex, the 2 Series coupe and convertible offer the well-balanced, sporty driving experience upon which the brand built its reputation. The 2 Series also has a surprising amount of interior and trunk room for its size. The Gran Coupe, however, uses a front-wheel-drive platform, and the car’s driving experience doesn’t measure up to BMW standards.
A blast to drive
To me, the M240i is the perfect size. It reminds me of the car that made me fall in love with BMW’s, my 1989 325i. The smooth delivery of power, brilliant handling and ergonomics all put a grin on my ... Read full review
The 2021 BMW M240 currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2021 BMW M240 has not been tested.
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