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BMW 3 Series Sedan
2020 BMW 3 Series Sedan
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$40,750
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8.8
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BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
2019 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
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$45,400
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8.1
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Tesla Model 3
2019 Tesla Model 3
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
15 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
56.5 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
258 hp
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
317 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
40.4 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
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
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P225/45VR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P225/45VR18
P235/45WR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
27 MPG
131 MPG
City
26 MPG
23 MPG
138 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG
124 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
15.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
405.6 miles
363.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
561.6 miles
521.4 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
190 in
184.8 in
Height
56.8 in
59.4 in
56.8 in
Max Width
71.9 in
72 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.3 in
60.7 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
62.4 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
115 in
113.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
41.3 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
55.2 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
39.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
38.3 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
54.1 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.4 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,582 lbs
4,015 lbs
3,627 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17 ft³
N/A
15 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
18.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
56.5 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
Solid Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Vermont Bronze Metallic
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Kalahari Beige Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Deep Blue Metallic, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Midnight Silver Metallic, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Red Multi-Coat, Paint pricing is subject to change.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Black Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Contrast Stiching, 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 w/Blue Stitching, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Hi/Stitch, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/Dk. Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
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
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Not Available
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
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
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
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available
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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover 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
Not Available
Standard
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
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