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

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2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD
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300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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CS Coupe RWD
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,510
9 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$83,897
7 listings nationwide

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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 ...

2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The BMW M4, a performance version of the 4 Series, goes into 2020 largely unchanged. It faces competition from the likes of the Cadillac ATS-V, Lexus RC F, Audi RS 5, Mercedes-Benz AMG...

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

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
25
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. "
2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD
Sparthan writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C AMG 63 4MATIC Sedan AWD worse.
"Its just like GRRRRR and the mercades reminds me of a dinner plate ."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C AMG 63 4MATIC Sedan AWD worse.
"The seats are just soft and comfy the mercades is rigid and weird"

Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
--
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 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
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 4 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 33.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 11 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 184.5 in
Width 81.4 in 79.3 in
Height 56.9 in 54.8 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 110.7 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2020 BMW M4
CS Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Frozen Dark Blue II
  • Lime Rock Gray
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Executive Package
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brakes

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