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BMW 3 Series Coupe
2013 BMW 3 Series Coupe
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$38,700
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Volvo C30
2013 Volvo C30
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$25,500
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Overview

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
11.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
20.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
236 lb-ft @ 2300 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,627 lbs
3,200 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
24 MPG
City
18 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
289.8 miles
333.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
450.8 miles
461.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
181.9 in
167.4 in
Height
54.9 in
57 in
Max Width
71.5 in
70.2 in
Front Width
59.1 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
60.3 in
Wheelbase
108.7 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.7 in
34.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
51.9 in
51.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
45.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
11.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
12.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
20.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
34.9 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
225/45R17
P205/50VR17
Rear Tire
225/45R17
P205/50VR17
Spare Tire
N/A
125/85/16

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
  • Off-Black, Leksand T-Tec seating surfaces
  • Off-Black/Blonde, Leksand T-Tec seating surfaces

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
  • Blonde, Leather seating surfaces
  • Off-Black, Leather seating surfaces

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
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Optional
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Optional
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
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
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 Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head 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
1 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
Assist Safety Plan
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
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