Two things come to mind here. First off, BMW is slowly working at making the F30 3 Series’s steering better. I haven’t had one of these up on a lift, but I’m told that the car’s front suspension was quietly and recently redesigned, and that those changes were blended into production with the goal of improved steering feel. Interesting—that had to have been an expensive change, and major technical revamps like these so early on during a product cycle aren’t common. Munich doesn’t often admit to making mistakes, and that definitely qualifies. Our test car has the old-style suspension, but it does have a re-tuned electric power steering system. It seems heavier, and it builds feel under load in a much more linear fashion. Translation: progress. Still not great, but progress.