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BMW 3 Series Hybrid
2022 BMW 3 Series Hybrid
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$42,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
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$39,050
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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$47,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Range
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
10 miles
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
288 hp @ 3800 rpm
241 hp @ 5200 rpm
275 hp @ 5550 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
443 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,039 lbs
3,715 lbs
3,924 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
25 MPG
30 MPG
City
N/A
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
N/A
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.1 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
17.4 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
365.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
539.4 miles
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
185.4 in
184.5 in
Height
56.9 in
56.5 in
56.8 in
Max Width
71.9 in
72.4 in
72.1 in
Front Width
62.2 in
62.2 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
62 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
110.2 in
111.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
44.8 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.2 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
55.9 in
55.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
32.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
36.9 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
53.4 in
55 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
54 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
10.8 ft³
11.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.2 ft
34.2 ft
36.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P235/45VR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P235/45VR18
P245/40HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • BMW Individual Aventurin Red Metallic, Priority 1
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Jet Black
  • Oxide Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated Sensa Tec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated Sensa Tec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Sensa Tec Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Perforated Sensa Tec Upholstery
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
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
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
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
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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