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BMW 1 Series Convertible
2013 BMW 1 Series Convertible
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$37,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
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BMW 1 Series Coupe
2013 BMW 1 Series Coupe
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$31,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Porsche 718 Boxster
2021 Porsche 718 Boxster
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$62,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
8 ft³
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
300 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
Transmission
N/A
N/A
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.1 ft
35.1 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.0"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.0"
18" x 9.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Strut

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R17
P205/50R17
P235/45ZR18
Rear Tire
P205/50R17
P205/50R17
P265/45ZR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
N/A
22 MPG
City
N/A
N/A
20 MPG
Highway
N/A
N/A
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
N/A
8.1 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14 gallons
14.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
N/A
284 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
N/A
369.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
172.2 in
172.2 in
172.4 in
Height
55.6 in
56 in
50.4 in
Max Width
68.8 in
68.8 in
70.9 in
Front Width
58.3 in
58.3 in
59.6 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
59.6 in
60.3 in
Wheelbase
104.7 in
104.7 in
97.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
4.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.4 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
38.6 in
37.9 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
54 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.3 in
32 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
37.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
42.2 in
53.4 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,494 lbs
3,252 lbs
3,021 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
8 ft³
10 ft³
4.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Black
  • Guards Red
  • Racing Yellow
  • White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Agate Grey Metallic
  • Aventurine Green Metallic
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Gentian Blue Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Chalk
  • Lava Orange
  • Miami Blue
  • Python Green
  • Custom Color

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Taupe, Leatherette seat trim
  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Taupe, Leatherette seat trim
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Partial Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Boston leather seat trim
  • Coral Red, Boston leather seat trim
  • Oyster, Boston leather seat trim
  • Savanna Beige, Boston leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Boston leather seat trim
  • Terracotta, Boston leather seat trim
  • Black, Boston leather seat trim
  • Coral Red, Boston leather seat trim
  • Oyster, Boston leather seat trim
  • Savanna Beige, Boston leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Boston leather seat trim
  • Terracotta, Boston leather seat trim
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Chalk, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Luxor Beige, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Chalk, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Graphite Blue, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Luxor Beige, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Espresso, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Espresso, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Int

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Optional
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Seat Memory
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Optional
Optional
Optional
Telematics
Optional
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
Assist Safety Plan
Assist Safety Plan
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles