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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Running costs

4 out of 5 4.0

BMW 3 Series GT running costs should be in line with rivals. The most frugal engine will be the 143hp 2.0-litre diesel unit in the 318d. It has a claimed figure of 62.8 when mated to the manual ‘box – expect high 50s in real world driving.

Estimated fuel cost per year

Fuel type Pence per litre Estimated cost per year *
Unleaded 128p £1,238 - £1,711 *
Diesel 131p £931 - £1,353 *

* The estimated fuel cost figure is based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles and is a guide to how much this model will cost in fuel each year. It's calculated using the model's average MPG (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price from around the country. Actual fuel costs will vary based on driving style and road conditions.

Ongoing running costs

Servicing period Variable
Warranty Three years/ 60,000 miles
Road tax (12 months) £30 - £465
See tax rates for all versions
Insurance group 23 - 42
How much is it to insure?

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered before 01 March 2001 it is based on engine size. For cars registered on or after 01 March 2001 the VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions.

Green credentials

4 out of 5 4.0

BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo emissions are fairly low. The most environmentally friendly GT is the 143hp 2.0-litre diesel unit in the 318d in SE trim. It emits 119g/km when using the manual gearbox. The fastest and most powerful BMW 3 Series GT as expected emits the highest amount of CO2 at 188g/km.

Highest and lowest CO2 emissions

Engine CO2 emissions Road tax (12 months)
2.0d (150bhp) Diesel,
2.0d (190bhp) Diesel
117 g/km (Min) £30 - £145
3.0i Petrol 189 g/km (Max) £300


5 out of 5 5.0

Even though this is a new product, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo reliability levels should prove to be excellent.

The majority of engines and mechanicals are well-proven and the German marque fares well in reliability surveys.

The current generation of 3 Series saloon and Touring models have been largely problem-free and we expect this GT version to be just as well-built.

Car checklist problem points

Body No problems reported.
Engine / gearbox No problems reported.
Other No problems reported.

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