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2021 BMW 3 Series Hybrid
2021 BMW 3 Series Hybrid
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$44,550
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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2021 BMW 5 Series Hybrid
2021 BMW 5 Series Hybrid
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$57,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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2021 Tesla Model 3
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$39,990
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 148 MPGE
Hwy: 132 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
263 miles
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Electric
Horsepower
180 hp @ 3800 rpm
181 hp @ 3800 rpm
N/A
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,039 lbs
4,222 lbs
3,554 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
27 MPG
141 MPGE
City
N/A
N/A
148 MPGE
Highway
N/A
N/A
132 MPGE

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
12.1 gallons
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Range
N/A
N/A
263 miles
Battery Size
12 kWh
12 kWh
50 kWh
Charge Time
10.9 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V, 3 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
10.9 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V, 3 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
8.5 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
195.8 in
184.8 in
Height
56.9 in
58.4 in
56.8 in
Max Width
71.9 in
73.5 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.2 in
63.1 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
64.2 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
117.1 in
113.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.4 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.8 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
58.7 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
36.5 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
37.5 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
55.9 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
10 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.2 ft
39.4 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P245/45HR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P245/45HR18
P235/45WR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Build Out: 07/31/2020
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic, Available: 07/01/2020
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Orange Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Standard
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
Standard

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
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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