BMW Malaysia has announced new promotional pricing in conjunction with its Merdeka sales campaign up to the end of September, with (sometimes steep) discounts on the 3 Series, 5 Series, 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer and X6.

First up, the F30 3 Series – the starting price BMW’s bread-and-butter model has now dropped under the RM200k mark, sitting at RM198,800 for the 318i Luxury Line, RM4,000 off the original retail price.

Further up the range, the 320i Sport Line is now RM3,000 cheaper at RM228,800, while the top-of-the-line 330i M Sport is some RM29,000 cheaper at RM268,800. Bear in mind that the upcoming 330e plug-in hybrid, set to be unveiled next weekend, is slated to retail somewhere in the RM240k to RM260k region.

Also getting rebates is the F10 5 Series, which now starts RM14,000 cheaper at RM303,800 for the base 520d M Sport. The 520i M Sport is priced RM16,000 lower at RM313,800, and the most expensive 528i M Sport gets a RM25,000 discount, priced at RM353,800.

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Meanwhile, the 218i Active Tourer Luxury Line gets a RM12,000 rebate, now retailing at RM236,800; its 220i Gran Tourer sibling is RM40,000 off at RM239,800. But the biggest discount is reserved for the X6 xDrive35i M Sport, now a whole RM70,000 cheaper at RM558,800.

It’s worth noting that apart from the 2 Series AT and GT, all these models are locally assembled (CKD). On top of that, the 3 Series and 5 Series also received Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) certification earlier this year, making them already significantly cheaper than before, while the X6 received cheaper pricing in June in conjunction with BMW’s 100th anniversary celebrations.