Originally Posted by ATX78703
keep in mind, you get a skewed view on an enthusiast forum, such as this. most bmw owners who don't post and don't intensively follow the brand (which is most bmw owners) buy the 328.
You missed out a crucial few words there: "in the USA". The rest of the world's average Joe would not buy the 328i. The rest of the world has to pay for their fuel and has access to diesel cars and diesel on every forecourt
I would think the 320D would be the most popular choice in most countries