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

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2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$69,160

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 Z4
M40i RWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
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."
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 "
writes:
Not dependable.
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
18 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
382 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
368 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
10.2:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
3,000 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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5 cu ft 9.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 159.4 in 170.7 in
Width 68.5 in 79.7 in
Height 50.9 in 51.3 in
Wheelbase 96.3 in 97.2 in

Available Options

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Frozen Gray II Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • San Francisco Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wireless Charging
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Premium Package
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, Alcantara/Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Cognac, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Ivory White, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Magma Red, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Cerium Gray
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Jet Black
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Orbit Gray

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