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Compare BMW 3-Series Hybrid vs. Infiniti Q50 Hybrid vs. Lexus ES Hybrid

Compare the BMW 3-Series Hybrid against the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid and Lexus ES Hybrid. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the 3-Series Hybrid, Q50 Hybrid and ES Hybrid stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new 3-Series Hybrid, Q50 Hybrid and ES Hybrid. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 2014 Lexus ES Hybrid
2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 2014 Lexus ES Hybrid
     
Sedan
  • Sedan SULEV
  • Sedan SULEV
  • Sedan
RWD Hybrid Premium
  • RWD Hybrid Premium
  • AWD Hybrid Premium
  • RWD Hybrid Sport
  • AWD Hybrid Sport
4dr Sdn Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid
     

Prices

MSRP $49,900 $44,400 $39,500
Invoice $45,910 $41,292 $37,000
Avg. Paid $39,990 $31,553 $35,846

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 7.8 8.6
Critics' Rating 6.7 8.0 7.8
Performance 7.8 7.2 7.2
Interior 8.0 8.0 7.9
Cost to Own 7.8 8.2 8.4
Safety 9.1 9.3 9.7
Reliability 3.5 3.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong acceleration
  • Spacious back seat
  • Easy-to-use infotainment system
  • Potent acceleration
  • User-friendly infotainment system
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • High-quality, quiet interior
  • Generous rear-seat legroom
  • Smooth ride
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy for a hybrid
  • Numb steering
  • Small trunk
  • Unimpressive handling
  • Frustrating navigation controller

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 3.0 L/182 Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/213 Gas/Electric I-4 2.5 L/152
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy 29 City / 36 Hwy 40 City / 39 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.6 112.2 111
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 189.1 192.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 71.8 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 56.8 57.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3913 3660

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
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 Optional Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional Optional
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 Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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.) 108.3 100.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 39.5 37.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42 44.5 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.7 57.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.8 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 35.1 40
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.1 55
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 53.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10 9.4 12.1

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 Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard 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 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 Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional 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
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement 3.0 L/182 3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 335 @ 5800 354 200 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 330 @ 1300 258 156 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 37.1 37.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 29 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 36 39
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15 17.8 17.2

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard

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