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2023 BMW M3 Competition RWD
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Specs

2023 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2023 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
473 hp @ 6,250 RPM
444 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 2,650 RPM
442 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
10:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.33 in x 3.39 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 32.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 10.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs 838 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.1 in 185.9 in
Width 81.4 in 79.9 in
Height 56.4 in 53.5 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 108.9 in

Available Options

2023 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2023 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • ASCARI Blue Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • SEBRING Black Crystal Effect
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Black Optic Carbon Package
  • Black Optic Package
  • Competition Package
  • Dynamic Package
  • Navigation Package
  • RS Design Package
  • RS Driver Assistance Package
  • Side Assist Package

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