If you are in the process of picking out your next luxury sports sedan, you may be wondering what the difference is between the 2022 BMW 330i and BMW M340i. If so, then this page is for you. Both configurations are part of the BMW 3 Series sedan line.

Our team at BMW of Rochester Hills created this head-to-head comparison of the 2022 BMW 330i vs. BMW M340i sedans to help you find your perfect match near Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, Michigan. As you continue reading, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.



2022 BMW 330i vs BMW M340i: Performance & Efficiency

The main difference between these two configurations is their performance. However, they still offer many similar and comparable features.

In the BMW 330i sedan, you will find a zippy 255-horsepower 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine that combines a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct fuel injection.

Under the hood of the BMW M340i sedan is a 382-horsepower 3.0L BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine with 48-volt mild hybrid technology. It combines the same twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct fuel injection that is found in the BMW 330i.

Though the BMW M340i offers quicker acceleration and greater horsepower, the BMW 330i offers a bit more fuel efficiency. It achieves an EPA-estimated 26 city and 36 highway MPG, while the BMW M340i offers an EPA-estimated 23 city and 32 highway MPG.1

If you want maximum traction across different road conditions and in inclement weather, you can opt for the BMW 330i xDrive or M340i xDrive versions, both of which include the intelligent xDrive all-wheel drive system.


2022 BMW 330i vs BMW M340i: Exterior & Interior Features

On the M340i, you can also add available Icon Adaptive LED Headlights with Laserlight technology, which include blue design elements and exclusive "BMW Laser" emblems. Not only do these headlights help you stand out at night, but they also leave a lasting impression for miles to come.

The BMW 330i models come with a striking Satin Aluminum exterior trim, while the BMW 340i models feature an equally appealing Shadowline exterior trim. Combining sleek styling with extra convenience, both sedan configurations also feature power-folding, heated side mirrors.

The interiors of both elegant sedans feature a fashion-forward Anthracite Headliner, durable, yet luxurious SensaTec upholstery, and a standard moonroof that lets natural light fill the cabin.


2022 BMW 330i vs BMW M340i: Technology & Infotainment

When it comes to on-road infotainment, both configurations have a lot to offer. They come standard with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, which enables you to access your favorite smartphone apps on the go. Once you find the perfect song, the immersive

10-speaker HiFi Sound System found in both models will take you on an audio journey.

The BMW 330i features Live Cockpit Plus, while the BMW M340i comes with Live Cockpit Professional. Each system comes with the multi-input iDrive 7.0 system, which can be operated with ease by either your voice or by using the sleek iDrive touchpad Controller. This intelligent infotainment system also includes:

  • Bluetooth®
  • Navigation
  • 2 USB ports
  • Freely programmable bookmarks
  • Multiple Over-the-Air (OTA) updates for map data

Along with these convenient features, they both come with a voice-activated Intelligent Personal Assistant that lets you control the vehicle settings hands-free.


Experience the 2022 BMW 330i or BMW M340i Today

Depending on your driving preferences, either of the luxurious sedans may be a better fit for you. Before making your final decision, contact us at BMW of Rochester Hills to schedule your BMW 330i and BMW M340i test drives around Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, MI, today.


 

1 Preliminary EPA-estimated figures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on speed, driving habits, trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower. Note for MPGe: All data are provisional and subject to official confirmation. The provisional power consumption figures have been calculated based on the ECE test cycle.

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