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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2020 Lexus IS
300 AWD
MSRP
$41,010
Invoice
$38,139
Average Price Paid
$37,499
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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300 AWD
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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 Lexus IS
300 AWD
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Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2020 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
--
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
11.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 44.8 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 184.3 in
Width 81.4 in 79.8 in
Height 56.9 in 56.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2020 Lexus IS
300 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Redline
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • BLACKLINE Edition
  • F Sport Package
  • BLACKLINE Edition
  • Intuitive Park Assist
  • Navigation Package
  • Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Audio Package
  • Premium Package
  • Triple-Beam Headlamps
  • Premium Paint
  • Wheels: 18" 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 18" Mesh Alloy
  • Wheels: F Sport 18" 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: F Sport 18" 5-Spoke Alloy (ST)

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