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Sedan
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  • Coupe
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
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  • Convertible
  • M3 Coupe
  • Convertible
  • M3 Convertible
2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 AWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
 

Prices

MSRP $36,370 $32,550 $33,095
Invoice $34,068 $29,945 $31,275
Avg. Paid N/A $26,036 $23,918

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.0 8.2
Critics' Rating 6.7 9.1 8.8
Performance 6.8 8.3 8.0
Interior 7.5 7.3 6.9
Safety 9.7 9.1 10.0
Reliability 5.0 3.0 3.5
Operating Cost N/A 7.4 7.8

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Refined V6 engine
  • Exceptional reliability score
  • Stellar handling
  • Robust acceleration
  • Good fuel economy for class
  • Agile handling
  • Strong acceleration with available V6
  • Crisp manual transmission
Cons
  • Numb steering
  • Clunky infotainment system
  • Fewer standard features than the 2012 model
  • Complicated iDrive system
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Tiny trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/211 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.5L/150
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy 22 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.0 110.600 109.30
Length, Overall (in) 192.7 182.500 182.80
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 71.300 71.10
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.300 55.90

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549 3295 3315

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.1 96.000 90.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 40.300 38.60
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.000 42.50
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 55.100 55.20
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD - 53.00
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.700 36.80
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0 35.100 33.50
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 55.100 53.90
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD - 52.30
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.2 17.000 10.4

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Optional
HD Radio Optional Standard Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Optional Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 3.5L/211 2.0L/122 2.5L/150
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 268 @ 6200 180 @ 5000 202 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 248 @ 4700 200 @ 1250 - 4500 190 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Turning diameter 37.4 - TBD - 36.38

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 36 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 15.800 16.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link 5-Link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Optional
6-Speed Manual Optional