In the Autumn of 2005, the 3-series Touring of the E91 Series replaced its Predecessor E46. For the first Time, Limousine, Touring, Coupe and Convertible were given Their own Names. The new Touring grew by five Inches to 4.53 Meters In length and received more and stronger Engines. In Autumn 2008, there was model Maintenance with visual Details changes and further optimized Engines. The Station Wagon was produced until May 2012. – Then and now – Audi A4 Avant and Mercedes-Benz C-Class T-model were competitors, with Smears also the Volvo V50.