Mazda MX-5 Miata vs BMW 3 Series Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
MSRP
$34,995
Invoice
$33,073
Average Price Paid
$33,073
10 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
MSRP
$40,750
Invoice
$38,400
Average Price Paid
$38,855
2,194 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Fair Price
$33,763
Good Price
$32,054
Great Price
$31,076
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Fair Price
$39,538
Good Price
$37,598
Great Price
$36,489

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,800
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,960
539 listings nationwide
28 GREAT deals
27 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Driving is fun. Lots of people don’t realize this because their driving is largely limited to traffic-clogged commutes and running errands, and that’s no fun at all. But when the oppor...

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 3
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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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.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring RWD better.
"More bells and whistles and loved the leather seats"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring RWD better.
"The GT has the leather seats, which the Club doesn’t. "
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
30
writes:
Inside is futuristic, the outside is a redesigned 2018 340i. Not much to say , great for anyone not a performa...
20
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

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
2020 BMW 3 Series
330i Sedan RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 401 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 185.7 in
Width 68.3 in 81.4 in
Height 48.8 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Racing Orange
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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