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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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Honda Accord
2020 Honda Accord
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$23,870
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8.4
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Kia Optima Hybrid
2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
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$29,310
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7.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 40 MPG
Hwy: 45 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
192 hp @ 5500 rpm
192 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
192 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
271 lb-ft @ 1770 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
38.1 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P225/50VR17
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P225/50VR17
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
33 MPG
42 MPG
City
26 MPG
30 MPG
40 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
38 MPG
45 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 Tons/yr
5.3 Tons/yr
4.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
14.8 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
405.6 miles
444 miles
636 miles
Cruising Range Highway
561.6 miles
562.4 miles
715.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.7 in
192.2 in
191.1 in
Height
56.8 in
57.1 in
57.5 in
Max Width
71.9 in
73.3 in
73.2 in
Front Width
62.3 in
63 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
63.4 in
63.8 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
111.4 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.3 in
45.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
39.5 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
58.3 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.3 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
40.4 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
37.3 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
56.5 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
55 in
56 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,582 lbs
3,131 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17 ft³
16.7 ft³
13.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
  • Gravity Blue
  • Runway Red

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
N/A
  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather 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
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
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

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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
10 Years / 100,000 Miles