Compare BMW M3 Sedan vs Tesla Model 3

BMW M3 Sedan
2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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$69,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Tesla Model 3
2020 Tesla Model 3
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$35,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
258 hp
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
317 lb-ft
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
N/A
P235/45WR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
131 MPG
City
N/A
138 MPG
Highway
N/A
124 MPG

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
184.8 in
Height
N/A
56.8 in
Max Width
N/A
72.8 in
Front Width
N/A
62.2 in
Rear Width
N/A
62.2 in
Wheelbase
N/A
113.2 in

Interior Space

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

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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