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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 X1
sDrive28i FWD
MSRP
$35,400
Invoice
$33,420
Average Price Paid
$33,904
712 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 X1
sDrive28i FWD
Fair Price
$34,533
Good Price
$33,041
Great Price
$32,189

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 X1
sDrive28i FWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The X1, BMW’s subcompact crossover, received a mid-cycle refresh for the 2020 model year and carries over mostly unchanged for 2021. The X1 competes against vehicles like the Audi Q3, ...

Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 16.1 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
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
Rollover -- 5 stars
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 40.4 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 27.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs 924 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 175.5 in
Width 81.4 in 81.1 in
Height 56.9 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Storm Bay Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
  • Convenience Package
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • Led Headlights W/Cornering Lights
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Blue Highlight, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Y-Spoke Bi-Color

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