Surprisingly affordable for a BMW.
Sporty styling appeals to a younger consumer.
13 brilliant color choices to choose from, including orange.
Easy to maneuver and park.
Offers a high driver seating position for a better command of the road.
The V6 has impressive acceleration power, sprinting to 60 mph in only 5.3 seconds.
Great fuel-economy is returned from all engines.
Attractive cabin that is laid out nicely.
Abundance of legroom in front seats.
Long list of standard safety features.
Reclining rear seat allows passengers to get comfortable.
Not enough room for taller passengers to get comfortable in the rear.
Fails miserable in cargo space compared to rivals.
Not many features come standard so price can increase quite quickly by adding on packages for the more desirable options.
The standard audio system fails to impress, so most consumers will need to pay for the upgraded one.
No rear seat entertainment system is available.
Although the ride is smooth, it is significantly firmer than what most people will expect from a BMW.