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BMW M3 Sedan
2018 BMW M3 Sedan
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2018 Cadillac ATS-V Sedan
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Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
2020 Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic (+$2,000)
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
3.6-liter Turbo V6 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
425 hp @ 5500 rpm
464 hp @ 5850 rpm
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
445 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic (+$2,000)
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
38.38 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 9"
18" x 9.0"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 10"
18" x 9.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent Five-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/40YR18
P255/35ZR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P275/40YR18
P275/35ZR18
P245/40HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
19 MPG
22 MPG
City
17 MPG
16 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
9.2 Tons/yr
8.0 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
16 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
270.3 miles
256 miles
330.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
368 miles
469.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
184 in
185 in
Height
56.1 in
55.7 in
56.3 in
Max Width
73.9 in
71.3 in
71.3 in
Front Width
62.2 in
60.5 in
63.1 in
Rear Width
63.1 in
60.4 in
61.3 in
Wheelbase
110.7 in
109.3 in
111.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
3.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.3 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
38.6 in
37.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.1 in
55.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
33.5 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
35.1 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
51.1 in
55 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
44.5 in
N/A

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,540 lbs
3,812 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
10.4 ft³
12.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Austin Yellow Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sakhir Orange II Metallic
  • Silverstone Metallic, Build Out:02/28/2018
  • Yas Marina Blue Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic, Priority 1
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic, Priority 1
  • Smoked Topaz Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic, Priority 1
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno, Late availability.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Anthracite/Black, Cloth/Leather Upholstery
  • Jet Black w/Saffron Inserts, Leather Seats w/Sueded Microfiber Inserts
  • Jet Black, Leather Seats w/Sueded Microfiber Inserts
  • Jet Black, Leather w/Sueded Microfiber Inserts and Seatbacks
  • Light Platinum w/Jet Black Seatbacks, Leather Seats w/Sueded Microfiber Inserts
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-TEX/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cohiba Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Golden Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Jet Black with Morello Red accents, Leather w/Sueded Microfiber Inserts and Seatbacks
  • Black w/Red Topstitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
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
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Optional
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
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
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
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A