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2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$40,750
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,988
2,705 listings nationwide

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2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,718
48 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,037
301 listings nationwide
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15 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

BMW's least-expensive series gets a new sporty performer for 2013, dubbed the 135is, without another change for the rest of this compact coupe and convertible lineup of now 3 trims. Fo...

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Does BMW still use “The Ultimate Driving Machine” as its advertising tagline? Yes, it does. And with the arrival of the 2020 BMW M340i, which slots between the existing 330i and the fo...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

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

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
15
writes:
cool and sexy
Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Audi S4 better.
"bad to the bone"
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Audi S4 better.
"just more room"
writes:
It is a nice car. Has just the right amount of power and handles like you would expect a sports car to handle....
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Convertible RWD better.
"The seats are comfy and they are heated and cooled! "
Value Ranked 2017 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Convertible RWD better.
"The technology! The mustang is fully loaded! The bmw only had a simple am/fm CD player"
10
writes:
Only right about the drive looking forward to driving and maybe buying to add to my collection.
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
30
writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...
20
writes:
One of the best driving sedans iv owned in a long time fun enough power for what it is an plenty of tuning opt...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD worse.
"4 doors more room and for those of us who live where it snows the awe system is nice to have "
Value Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD better.
"Insane power per dollar "

Specs

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
230 hp @ 6,500 RPM
230 hp @ 6,500 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
200 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
10.7:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.35 in x 3.46 in
3.35 in x 3.46 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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42 in
Back Legroom 31.3 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8 cu ft 17 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.2 in 185.7 in
Width 75.6 in 81.4 in
Height 56.6 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • BLUE WATER METALLIC
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Water Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Le Mans Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic
  • Vermilion Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Fine-Wood Trim 'Fineline' Stream
  • LIGHT BURL WALNUT TRIM
  • 8-Way PWR Front Bucket Seats
  • Anthracite Wood Trim
  • BMW Assist W/Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Cold Weather PKG
  • Glacier Silver Aluminum Trim
  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Light Burl Walnut Trim
  • Lighting PKG
  • Limited Edition PKG
  • M Sport PKG
  • Premium PKG
  • Technology PKG
  • Black, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Coral Red, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Oyster, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Savanna Beige, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • TERRACOTTA, BOSTON LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • Taupe, Boston Leather Seat Trim
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Vermont Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Live Cockpit Pro W/NAVI
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Track Handling Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Contrast STICHING, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Black Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey

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