Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2003 BMW Z4 vs 2003 BMW 3-Series

2003 BMW Z4 Change
2003 BMW 3-Series Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style Z4 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z4 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 28 $30,280 $33,100
Z4 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $36,790 $40,250
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Emissions

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,555 $35,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $42,475 $46,500
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 26 $33,555 $36,700
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $39,200 $42,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,755 $54,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,050 $29,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $31,830 $34,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $33,420 $36,550
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,415 $32,150
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,280
$25,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,100
$27,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$552 / month
$463 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 57.0 91
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 54.4
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.6
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.6
Second Head Room (in) - 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 161.0 176.0
Height, Overall (in) 50.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 58
Wheelbase (in) 98.2 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 58
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.25 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.0 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2932 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5/152 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 4.23
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW Z4 BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Central Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Transverse Links w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Strut type
 
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.