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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
$33,158
115 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
MSRP
$33,900
Invoice
$32,025
Average Price Paid
$32,213
1,673 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
$33,725
Good Price
$32,591
Great Price
$31,943
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Fair Price
$32,978
Good Price
$31,259
Great Price
$30,276

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,371
74 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,694
204 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 X1
sDrive28i FWD
William Maley Preview:

The BMW X1 is an outlier in the German automaker’s lineup. Whereas most of BMW’s model range is comprised of rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicles, the X1 is the first model for U.S markets ...

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"
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
35 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 16.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 5,000 RPM
180 hp @ 5,000 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
200 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.31 in x 3.55 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
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 27.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 899 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.8 in 175.4 in
Width 80 in 81.1 in
Height 56.3 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 110.6 in 105.1 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 X1
sDrive28i FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman Kardon Premium Sound System
  • LED Headlights with Cornering Lights
  • Acc Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Navigation Business
  • Park Distance Control
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black with Blue Highlight, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Light Alloy Y Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Light-Alloy Double-Spoke

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