Compare 1998 Audi A4 vs 1998 BMW 3-Series

1998 Audi A4
1998 BMW 3-Series
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4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Automatic 21 31 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Automatic Quattro AWD 19 27 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Manual 23 32 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Manual Quattro AWD 21 29 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic 18 29 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 27 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual 20 29 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual Quattro AWD 19 27 $24,944 $28,390
5-Door Wagon Avant Automatic 18 29 $26,839 $30,465
5-Door Wagon Avant Automatic Quattro AWD 17 27 $27,464 $31,040
5-Door Wagon Avant Manual Quattro AWD 19 27 $27,464 $31,040
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3-Door HB Manual 318ti
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 22 31 $19,325 $21,390
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $19,325 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $23,030 $26,150
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 32 $23,030 $26,150
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,260 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 20 30 $25,260 $28,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 32 $26,015 $29,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 18 26 $29,110 $33,100
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 28 $29,110 $33,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 18 26 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 28 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,510 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 20 30 $30,510 $34,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $31,555 $35,900
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3sA 19 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Manual M3s 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 18 26 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 28 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 20 28 $37,065 $42,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 19 28 $40,300 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 20 28 $40,300 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,942
$19,325
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,790
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$397 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.7 87.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 55.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.2 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 165.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 54.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 15.0
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.98 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 10.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2987 2778
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 1750 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/107 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5700 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.665 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.407 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.096 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.999 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.730 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 BMW 3 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-Beam Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms w/Anti-Roll Bar

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