Compare 2001 Honda Prelude vs 2001 BMW 3-Series

2001 Honda Prelude
2001 BMW 3-Series
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 27 $21,081 $23,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 26 $21,973 $24,600
2-Door Coupe Manual SH 22 27 $23,311 $26,100
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4-Door Sedan 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,081
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
28.1 32.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.4 80.0
Second Hip Room (in)
41.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 36.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.0 45.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 55.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 107.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.0 69.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 176.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 54.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.7 7.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.10 x 0.90 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.23 x 0.39 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.887 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.752 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2954 3241
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 5250 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.2L/132 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 7000 184 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
PGM-FI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.344 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.812 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.000 3.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.956 2.49
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.266 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.034 1.24
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.285 4.21
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Prelude BMW 3 Series
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms

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