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

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2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
No Data Available
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,363
291 listings nationwide

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2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,870
1 vehicle

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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,561
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The big news from Nissan regarding their 350Z for '09 is that this sporty speedster will be available only as a drop-top. Nissan has decided to discontinue the coupe for this model yea...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

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

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
10
Never writes:
Loved the looks, sound, and handling of this vehicle. This car is for those people who want a cheap vehicle to...
Front Seats Ranked 1999 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"The interior feels much nicer than the one in 350z because the Cadillac is meant for luxury while the 350z is made to appeal to those who love sports cars."
Family Car Ranked 1999 Cadillac DeVille Sedan FWD better.
"Simple. The passenger capacity. Of course the DeVille is a better family car because it has space for 5 to 6 occupants while the 350z omly has space for the driver and one passenger."
35
Michael 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Yup — LUV. i liek the car soo much its amazing looking and the performance is amazing, very resonsive. rel...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Roland 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Nice Nissan 350z — All the performance is so greaat, the accelaration is so beautiful,the break i dont know,its easy t...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
35
GuruXPZRK writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 340i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"Seats are a bit softer and back seats have more room."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 340i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"Handling and performance are top 2 reasons. "

Specs

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
23 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
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Torque
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.6:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.76 in x 3.2 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 Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.1 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 558 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 169.8 in 185.7 in
Width 71.5 in 81.4 in
Height 52.5 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Moonlight White Pearl
  • NOGARO Red Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Silver Alloy Metallic

Option Packages

  • [R95] 18" Chrome Wheels
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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