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2018 BMW 3 Series 320i Sedan RWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$34,900
Invoice
$32,955
Average Price Paid
$33,448
897 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW M2
RWD
MSRP
$54,500
Invoice
$51,185
Average Price Paid
$53,325
364 listings nationwide

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

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
Fair Price
$34,486
Good Price
$32,459
Great Price
$31,299
2018 BMW M2
RWD
Fair Price
$53,855
Good Price
$50,729
Great Price
$48,941

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,092
419 listings nationwide
19 GREAT deals
62 GOOD deals

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2018 BMW M2
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,305
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
Megan Hennessey Preview:

Few vehicles define the marriage of performance and luxury like the BMW 3 Series. For decades, it has been an attractive, precise, and upscale small car. The 2018 BMW 3 Series is avail...

2018 BMW M2
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

While the M2 may be the entry-level M car, it is a genuine M-built performance car and not one of the gussied up “M Sport Package” versions of other BMW models. The M2 is more driver-o...

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

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
30
writes:
Car is overhyped and not fun to drive and it looks bad.
Family Car Ranked 2018 Audi A4 better.
"Safety"
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A4 better.
"Power, looks, technology"
30
writes:
Bmw 330i Nice car but the kia stinger GT Hands down was a better performer
2018 BMW M2
RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
2018 BMW M2
RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
23 MPG
18 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
35 MPG
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 5,000 RPM
180 hp @ 5,000 RPM
365 hp @ 6,500 RPM
365 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
200 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
343 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
343 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.31 in x 3.53 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
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- 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
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 33 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 182.8 in 176.2 in
Width 80 in 78.1 in
Height 56.3 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 110.6 in 106 in

Available Options

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Platinum Silver Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation System
  • Wireless Charging
  • Burl Walnut Wood Trim with Pearl Gloss Chrome
  • Fineline Anthracite Wood Trim with Pearl Gloss Chrome
  • Brushed Aluminum Trim with High-Gloss Black Accent
  • Convenience Package
  • Premium Package
  • Sport Package
  • Track Handling Package
  • Active Blind-Spot Detection
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Park Distance Control
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 18" x 8" Light Alloy Turbine (Style 415)
2018 BMW M2
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Long Beach Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • M Driver's Package
  • Executive Package
  • Moonroof
  • Transmission: M Double-Clutch with DriveLogic

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