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BMW 3 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 3 Series Sedan
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$41,250
Starting Price (MSRP)
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BMW 3 Series Convertible
2013 BMW 3 Series Convertible
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$47,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 8.0"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
225/45R17
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
225/45R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
21 MPG
City
26 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 Tons/yr
8.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
16.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
405.6 miles
289.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
561.6 miles
434.7 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
181.9 in
Height
56.8 in
54.5 in
Max Width
71.9 in
71.5 in
Front Width
62.3 in
59.1 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
59.6 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
108.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
32 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
49.3 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,582 lbs
3,891 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17 ft³
9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Crimson Red
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • 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

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Leatherette seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • 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

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
N/A
Assist Safety Plan