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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
MSRP
$39,100
Invoice
$36,755
Average Price Paid
$34,824
558 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$43,994
181 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
Fair Price
$36,580
Good Price
$34,474
Great Price
$33,269
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Fair Price
$44,903
Good Price
$43,003
Great Price
$41,917

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,843
76 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,536
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The 2021 Audi A4 gets new standard features and options to follow up last year’s mid-cycle refresh. Currently, in its fifth generation, the A4 competes against other small luxury cars ...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Early generations of the BMW 3 Series redefined what a luxury car could be, justifying their prestige badge with sporty driving dynamics and impeccable engineering. BMW changed the lux...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
No User Reviews
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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GuruXPZRK writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 340i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"Seats are a bit softer and back seats have more room."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 340i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"Handling and performance are top 2 reasons. "

Specs

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 4,200 RPM
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Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,014 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.5 in 185.7 in
Width 79.6 in 81.4 in
Height 56.2 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 111 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package (CSC)
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Convenience Package
  • Wheels: 18" 10-SPK-Dynamic Design Bi-Color Finish
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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