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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
No Data Available
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$40,750
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,223
1,997 listings nationwide

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2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,945
11 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,206
740 listings nationwide
26 GREAT deals
51 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD

Fans of the BMW Z3 are likely to argue that the company's last version, produced in 2002, was its best. Six years of "consistent and conscientious development" and wider acceptance of ...

2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Does BMW still use “The Ultimate Driving Machine” as its advertising tagline? Yes, it does. And with the arrival of the 2020 BMW M340i, which slots between the existing 330i and the fo...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

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

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
JonTuit writes:
Fun, as manual a driver does not feel the thrill because of how much weight the car is. Seeing the hood is a n...
Looks/Style Ranked 2001 Audi TT 1.8T quattro Roadster AWD better.
"I think the TT has a better look because of its retro style and go kart vibe."
Would Buy Ranked 2001 Audi TT 1.8T quattro Roadster AWD better.
"I would buy an Audi TT instead because of the horsepower and interior feel."
VWJett writes:
Good driving car
Front Seats Ranked 2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible worse.
"Front seats were more better "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible better.
"The VW Beetle has biggest trunk ever "
VolvoGuru240 writes:
Not dependable.
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
30
GuruSXB5D writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...
20
Saints8 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 "

Specs

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
18 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
10.2:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
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 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 42 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5 cu ft 17 cu ft
Exterior
Length 159.4 in 185.7 in
Width 68.5 in 81.4 in
Height 50.9 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 96.3 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Vermont Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Live Cockpit Pro W/NAVI
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Track Handling Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Contrast STICHING, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Black Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey

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