BMW 3 Series vs BMW X1

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2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$34,900
Invoice
$32,955
Average Price Paid
$33,109
258 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
MSRP
$33,900
Invoice
$32,025
Average Price Paid
$32,145
1,246 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
$33,582
Good Price
$32,509
Great Price
$31,896
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Fair Price
$32,527
Good Price
$31,666
Great Price
$31,174

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2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,603
17 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,746
13 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW 3 Series
320i Sedan RWD
No Expert Reviews
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 ...

User Reviews and User Rankings

User Rankings by Category

Users ranked cars they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

Winning categories:
    Winning categories:
      Based on rankings.
      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 --
      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
      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 Y Spoke (Style 511)
      • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Light-Alloy Double-SPKE
      • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Light-Alloy Double-Spoke

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