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2013 BMW 3-Series Hybrid 2012 BMW 3-Series 2013 Acura TL
     
Sedan
  • Sedan
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Convertible
2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic Special Edition
  • SH-AWD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic with Technology Package
  • 2WD Automatic with Advanced Package
  • SH-AWD Manual with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Advanced Package
 

Prices

MSRP $49,650 $34,900 $35,905
Invoice $45,680 $32,110 $33,712
Avg. Paid $39,038 $26,963 $25,049

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 8.3 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.1 9.6 8.4
Performance 7.8 8.6 7.9
Interior 8.0 7.6 8.2
Operating Cost 7.7 7.3 7.7
Safety 9.1 9.6 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong acceleration
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Superb handling
  • Lively standard V6 engine
  • Impressive interior quality
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Superb reliability rating
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy for a hybrid
  • Leather isn’t standard
  • SH-AWD model has small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas/Electric I6 3.0L/182 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy 23 City / 34 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.600 110.6 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 182.500 182.5 194.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.300 71.3 74.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.300 56.3 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3571 3406 3726

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional 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.) 96.000 - TBD - 98.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.300 40.3 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.000 42.0 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 55.1 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.700 37.7 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.100 35.1 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 55.1 56.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 54.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 17.000 17.0 13.1

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard 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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas/Electric I6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.0L/122 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 335 @ 5800 - 6000 240 @ 5000 280 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 330 @ 1200 - 5000 255 @ 1250 - 4800 254 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter - TBD - - TBD - 38.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34 29
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.800 15.8 18.5

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link 5-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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