The 2015 BMW 228 receives a major upgrade to the new model year, adding to its ranks a convertible model. The 2015 BMW 228 debuted last year, along with the M235 and the duo includes new BMW 2-Series, which replaced the output 1-Series. Smarter than the 1 Series chubby style is offered and now looks more similar to the rest of the BMW lineup. The 2015 BMW 228 is slightly longer (2.8 inches) that helps it look lower and less abrupt. 17-inch wheels are standard halogen headlights. For the 2015 model year, the 228 will also be offered as a convertible soft top that will go on sale in early 2015.
2015 BMW 228 Interior
Inside, added length of 2015 BMW 228 gives you more legroom for rear passengers and a little more cargo space (13.8 cubic feet). Standard features include climate control dual zone automatic, start switch, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6.5-inch screen that works with the infotainment system BMW iDrive. Leather upholstery is optional, like a navigation system and an audio system premium Harmon Kardon.
2015 BMW 228 Engine
Peeking under the hood gives a familiar sight, the 2015 BMW 228 shares its engine with 328, 428, and 528 among others in the BMW stable. The 2.0 liter four-cylinder twin-turbo 240 hp comes mated to an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission, which is offered as a no-cost option. Although it has existed for several years, this engine is still a favorite of ours; seems to offer more power and performance characteristics indicate, and put in an even smaller package than larger cars is also only serve to further enhance its features. Rear-wheel drive is standard, while the 228i xDrive models offer all-wheel. The engine has also been equipped with a start / stop, which improves fuel economy (23/36 mpg city / highway for RWD models).
2015 BMW 228 Safety
In the department of safety features, the 2015 BMW 228 controls all government cadres required: anti-lock brakes, the electronic stability control and eight airbags all come as standard. The 228 is also available with some of the latest security technologies, as well as 2015 BMW 228 adaptive cruise control, park assist, rearview camera, and BMW ConnectedDrive.