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BMW 3 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 3 Series Sedan
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2021 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
2017 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
63 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
300 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
300 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,582 lbs
3,765 lbs
4,641 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
28 MPG
22 MPG
City
26 MPG
25 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr
8.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
18 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
405.6 miles
450 miles
351.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
561.6 miles
594 miles
499.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
195.8 in
196.8 in
Height
56.8 in
58.2 in
61.4 in
Max Width
71.9 in
73.5 in
74.8 in
Front Width
62.3 in
63.2 in
63.4 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
64.2 in
65.1 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
117.1 in
120.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.4 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.8 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
58.7 in
59.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
36.5 in
41.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
37.5 in
39 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
55.9 in
57.7 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17 ft³
14 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
N/A
10 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
N/A
63 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
39.4 ft
40 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P245/45HR18
P245/50VR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P245/45HR18
P245/50VR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • 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
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Callisto Gray Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Damask Red Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Cinnamon Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/Excl. Stit, Dakota Leather Upholstery

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Optional
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
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Optional
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
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
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles