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BMW M3 Sedan
2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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$69,900
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2021 BMW M5 Sedan
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2021 Tesla Model 3
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 148 MPG
Hwy: 132 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
600 hp @ 6000 rpm
N/A
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
553 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,345 lbs
3,554 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
17 MPG
141 MPG
City
N/A
15 MPG
148 MPG
Highway
N/A
21 MPG
132 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
20.1 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
N/A
301.5 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
422.1 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
196.4 in
184.8 in
Height
N/A
58 in
56.8 in
Max Width
N/A
74.9 in
72.8 in
Front Width
N/A
64 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
N/A
62.8 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
N/A
117.4 in
113.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
41.4 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
40.7 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
58.7 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
36.5 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
38.5 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
55.9 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
14 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
41.4 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
N/A
19" x 9.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
19" x 10.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P275/40YR19
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
N/A
P285/40YR19
P235/45WR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Brands Hatch Grey Metallic
  • Donington Grey Metallic
  • Marina Bay Blue Metallic
  • Motegi Red Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alvite Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Individual Aventurin Red Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic, Priority 1
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Aragon Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Aragon Brown, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Midrand Beige, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
N/A
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles