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2021 BMW 2 Series 228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,262
112 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
MSRP
$37,700
Invoice
$35,560
Average Price Paid
$36,566
1,389 listings nationwide

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

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Fair Price
$45,452
Good Price
$43,154
Great Price
$41,841
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
Fair Price
$37,303
Good Price
$35,935
Great Price
$35,152

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
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Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
--
258 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning 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 42 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs 937 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 178.5 in
Width 81.4 in 81.9 in
Height 56.9 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • Seaside Blue Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
  • Storm Bay Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Blue Highlight, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Red, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Wheels: 18" X 8.0" Multi-Spoke Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color

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