Compare 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs 2017 BMW M3

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia
2017 BMW M3
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD N/A N/A N/A N/A
AWD 23 31 $37,976 $39,995
RWD Ti 24 33 $37,976 $39,995
AWD Ti 23 31 $39,796 $41,995
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 17 26 $60,020 $64,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,976
$60,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,995
$64,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$667 / month
$1067 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is a driver's car to meet or beat the best in the class, with razor sharp steering, agile handling, and raucous power. Only reliability questions will hold it back. The 2017 BMW M3 is a track-ready sports sedan with an unblemished pedigree that announces to the world: "Ask me what DTM means."
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 35.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
111 110.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 184.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 14.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 15
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 40
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TJD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50YR17 P275/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TJD NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50YR17 P255/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 900
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
306 @ 2000 406 @ 1850
Engine Order Code
EC2 NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 5200 425 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.18
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.54
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.32
Trans Order Code
DFW ZMT
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Alfa Romeo Giulia BMW M3
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 8.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3540
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