What’s Difference Between an “SAV” and an “SUV?”

BMW SUV vs SAVMost of us are familiar with the term “SUV,” which stands for “Sport Utility Vehicle.” SUVs are some of the most popular cars on the road today, thanks to their emphasis on “Utility.” Like the legendary Swiss Army Knife or those handy multi-tools, SUVs excel at practicality. They combine truck-like functionality with a sporty, car-like ride.

Which brings us to the question: “What is an SAV and how is it different from an SUV?” We’ll answer that in a moment. But first, a brief history lesson on how BMW’s first SAV came into being.

Read More
Categories:

Used vs. Certified Pre-Owned BMW: Which is Best for You?

Man Car Shopping in MiamiWhen you’re bearish on the prospect of buying or leasing a new luxury car, you’ve got two options: Certified pre-owned or used. Each is more affordable than their new-car counterparts, but besides sticker price, CPO and pre-owned vehicles are separated by a world of differences. If you’re just not sure whether to choose a certified or used luxury vehicle in Miami, let us be your guide. Here are the main benefits of purchasing a secondhand car vs. a Certified Pre-Owned BMW.

Read More
Categories:

2021 BMW M3: Welcome to Stick-Shift Heaven

1600 × 900

Thirty-five years in the making, the all-new BMW M3 is finally ready for public consumption. Having followed the 2021 M3 redesign closely, we can tell you, with more than a subtle tinge of excitement, that it’s coming to a BMW dealer near you very soon. (Your heart just skipped a beat, didn’t it?)

Excitement is warranted, too. The upcoming BMW M3 – a name we’re guessing is an acronym for “Mmm” because it’s so utterly delicious – is a perfectly juxtaposed mishmash of old-school Bimmer and 21st-century zest. As such, the eclectic M3 should be appetizing…

Read More
Categories:

BMW Leasing vs. Buying: What’s Right for You?

Buy vs Lease

To lease or to purchase, that is the question. There are benefits to each approach, and depending on your particular needs and lifestyle, one option may be more preferable than the other. To help you decide which option is best for you, let’s look at the differences between leasing and purchasing your new vehicle from Braman BMW.

Read More
Categories:

The All-New 2021 BMW 4-Series Coupe Is Here

2021 BMW 4 Series Coup
With its flowing, aerodynamic silhouette and unrivaled driving experience, the highly-anticipated, new BMW 4-Series Coupe has arrived at our Miami BMW dealership. We’re excited to introduce you to the latest iteration of BMW’s stunning, performance-driven, and cutting-edge sports coupe.
Read More
Categories:

2021 BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

In the luxury compact SUV arena, BMW’s X3 and Mercedes’ GLC reign supreme. You’ll see them in many a suburban cul-de-sac, decorating many a driveway, from Florida’s Hollywood all the way to the Hollywood of the West Coast—and for good reason. Both the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC offer expectation-meeting features, excellent safety ratings, and just enough tech and supple in-cabin trimmings to make your grandma blush.


2021 BMW X3 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC

But if you were writing a check for one of these $40,000 luxury SUVs right this moment, do you know which model would earn your John Hancock and…

Read More
Categories:

6 Essential Car Maintenance Tasks for Autumn

BMW Mechanic
Are you prepared for the season’s change? In honor of National Car Care Month (October), we put together a list of the 6 most critical maintenance tasks you should perform on your BMW. Break out the toolbox or simply visit your auto service center and mechanic shop this fall, and your car will be ready for the winter season.

Build an Emergency Kit for Your Car

No matter the month, you should have a fully stocked emergency kit in your car. What should be included? Well, that’s up to you, though there are certainly some must-have items to…
Read More
Categories: , ,

8 Must-Have Car Accessories for BMW Owners

Even if you own a range-topping BMW M8 with all the bells and whistles, there’s certainly a car accessory, gadget or add-on that would make life easier, safer or more exciting. So, we asked some loyal Braman BMW Miami customers to help us narrow down the best luxury car accessories they’ve purchased for their BMWs over the years.

600 × 600

1. Surfboard Rack

My boys and I surf every weekend. The surfboard and windsurfer carrier I had installed on my…

Read More
Categories:

2020 BMW X5 vs. 2020 Audi Q7: Luxury SUV Comparison

Looking at buying an Audi Q7? Here’s why you should drive home the 2020 BMW X5 instead

640 × 400

A technological marvel of engineering since before smartphones existed, the BMW X5 is one of the finest midsize luxury SUVs in America – nay, the world. Now, twenty years later, the 2020 BMW X5 is leading us into a new frontier with class-leading, jaw-dropping performance and an array of standard safety systems that few comparably priced SUVs have.

Read More
Categories: