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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,916
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
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2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,750
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,500
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

For 2020, BMW expands the 3 Series lineup with a new trim. The compact 3 Series competes with mainstays like the Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Lexus IS. The base 330i carries o...

2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Introduced for 2017, the Tesla Model 3 offers a potent and practical electrified powertrain at a significantly lower price than either the Model S sedan or the Model X SUV. Changes for...

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

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
10
writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...
writes:
One of the best driving sedans iv owned in a long time fun enough power for what it is an plenty of tuning opt...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD worse.
"4 doors more room and for those of us who live where it snows the awe system is nice to have "
Value Ranked 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RWD better.
"Insane power per dollar "
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
5
writes:
One of two cars I’ve loved. Great car without peer.
writes:
Nice vehicle, but just too may compromises. Lack of instruments make changing mirrors seats... radio tedious....
Handling Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"Depends on what you call handling.. race track go with Tesla, everyday parking lot , avoiding pot holes and zipping around town. Hard to beat the Niros quick response and quiet ride"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"NIro is a small SUV, you sit higher and much more natural. Easy to load kids and senior when compared to Model 3. No comparison."
writes:
Poor reliability. Dangerous. Tends to catch on fire spontaneously. Screen controls confusing. Doesn’t hold va...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"more comfortable. More support"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Doors can be opened in rear from inside. Safer for kids in accident. "
Value Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Resale value is higher. Reliability "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"reliability. Safety. ⁿ better looking"

Specs

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
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120 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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112 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Electric
Power
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10.2:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
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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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 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
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 42.7 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 184.8 in
Width 81.4 in 82.2 in
Height 56.8 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 113.2 in

Available Options

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i NA Sedan RWD
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Autopilot
  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • Wheels: 19" Sport

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