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BMW's inline-six-cylinder engine makes 230 horsepower and 200 pounds-feet of torque in the 128i. It works through a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic. The automaker says a stick-shift 128i coupe can hit 60 mph in 6.1 seconds, with the automatic making the sprint in 6.7 seconds. The M Sport Package adds a sport-tuned suspension.

If that isn't enough, consider stepping up to the 300-hp, turbocharged 135i, which is covered separately in the Cars.com Research section. It trims the zero-to-60 mph sprint down to about 5 seconds, BMW says.

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    Stored stations
    General information It is possible to store up to 40 stations. Calling up a station 1. "Radio" 2. "Presets" 3. Select the desired station. Storing a station The station curr ...

    Displays in the instrument cluster
    Selected program The selected program is displayed in the tachometer. Program selection Pressing the button displays a list of the selectable programs. Display on the Control Display Prog ...

    Low tire pressure message
    The yellow warning lamp lights up. A Check Control message is displayed. ▷ There is a flat tire or a major loss in tire inflation pressure. ▷ The system was not reset after a whee ...