Compare BMW 3 Series Convertible vs BMW M3 Convertible

Overview

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
Engine
4.0L V8 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Manual (+$2,900)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
9 ft³
Trunk Volume
9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
4.0L V8 Gas
Horsepower
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
414 hp @ 8300 rpm
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Manual (+$2,900)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,891 lbs
4,145 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
16 MPG
City
18 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 Tons/yr
11.6 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
289.8 miles
215.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
434.7 miles
332 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
181.9 in
181.7 in
Height
54.5 in
54.8 in
Max Width
71.5 in
71 in
Front Width
59.1 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
60.6 in
Wheelbase
108.7 in
108.7 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32 in
31.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.5 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.3 in
49.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9 ft³
9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
38.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 9.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
5-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
225/45R17
P245/40ZR18
Rear Tire
225/45R17
P265/40ZR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Crimson Red
  • Jet Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Le Mans Blue Metallic, (REQ: ZMP M Sport Pkg)
  • Liquid Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Orion Silver Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic
  • Vermilion Red Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Leatherette seat trim
  • Bamboo Beige, Novillo leather seat trim
  • Black, Extended Novillo leather seat trim w/contrast stitching in exterior color
  • Black, Novillo leather seat trim
  • Fox Red, Novillo leather seat trim
  • Silver, Novillo leather seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Gray, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Oyster/Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Saddle Brown, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Fox Red/Black, Novillo leather seat trim
  • Palladium Silver/Black, Novillo leather seat trim
  • Beige, Extended Novillo leather seat trim
  • Black, Extended Novillo leather seat trim
  • Fox Red, Extended Novillo leather seat trim
  • Silver, Extended Novillo leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Optional
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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