The 3 Series, a mainstay of BMW's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The BMW 3 Series has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The 3 Series has offered Android Auto since 2021 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2010 BMW 3 Series has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.042% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.7982%, meaning the average driver has a 0.042% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.7982% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 BMW 3 Series is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 BMW 3 Series is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
And it is about as safe as many comparable models.