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2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$58,517
309 listings nationwide
27 GREAT deals
82 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The BMW i3 is a compact electric car with available hybrid power. This hatchback features unique packaging that provides surprising cabin space and fun handling in a small, efficient p...

2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Matt Smith Preview:

The Tesla Model 3 is an all-electric premium sedan and the entry point to the brand’s portfolio. For 2021, it gets some important updates. The Model 3 comes in Standard Range Plus, ...

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

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
No User Reviews
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
50
Mallagas writes:
Powerful car but the ride and comfort just isn’t there. If you’re looking for speed then this may be your ...
Handling Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E better.
"It corners better and has a more road to steering wheel feel."
Value Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E better.
"Style and comfort!"

Specs

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type --
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- 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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 822 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 184.8 in
Width -- 82.2 in
Height -- 56.8 in
Wheelbase -- 113.2 in

Available Options

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD

Exterior Colors

  • CAPPARIS White W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic W/BMW I Blue Accent
  • Fluid Black W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Galvanic Gold Metallic W/Frozen Grey Met Highlight
  • Imperial Blue Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent

Option Packages

  • GIGA World
  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Mega World
  • Technology + Driving Assistant Package
  • Tera World
  • Wireless Charging
  • Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" X 5.0" Front & 20" X 5.5" Rear BMW I
2021 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

  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Sport

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