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2019 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$59,042
14 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$73,903
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Audi S4 continues to be a sharp, comfortable, and refined performance sedan with technology to match its driving dynamics, competing with the likes of the BMW M340i and Mercedes-AM...

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

In the world of German performance cars, the BMW M3 is one of the most prestigious names of all time. The latest version is very different from the original. The latest M3 is a luxuri...

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

2019 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
No User Reviews
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
writes:
Serious Performance for a sedan Can drive a family of more than 3
Power Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Little Lighter/25 more hp to crank "
Handling Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Because it does...it’s a coupe not a sedan "
5
writes:
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Designed for curvy road and not a straight line like the GT-R"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Has more aggressive styling at a more affordable price point. Great Daily Driver!!!"
5
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 63 S AMG better.
"Horsepower and torque of V8 Bi-turbo."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 63 S AMG better.
"AMG performance seats."

Specs

2019 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.31 in x 3.53 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,058 lbs --
Exterior
Length 186.8 in 184.5 in
Width 79.6 in 80.2 in
Height 55.3 in 56.1 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 110.7 in

Available Options

2019 Audi S4
3.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Quantum Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Carbon Atlas Inlays
  • Fine Nappa Leather Interior
  • Premium Plus Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • S Sport Package
  • Warm Weather Package
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System W/3D Sound
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package W/Side Assist
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Convenience Package
  • S Sport Package
  • Warm Weather Package
  • Dynamic Steering
  • Wheels: 8.5" X 19" 5-V-Spoke Design
  • Winter Wheel & Tire Package
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Frozen Dark Blue II
  • Lime Rock Grey
  • San Marino Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Executive Package
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brake

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