Compare 2013 Lotus Evora vs 2013 BMW 3-Series

2013 Lotus Evora
2013 BMW 3-Series
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 26 N/A $66,800
2-Door Coupe 2+2 18 26 N/A $68,300
2-Door Coupe S 17 26 N/A $77,100
2-Door Coupe S 2+2 17 26 N/A $78,600
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4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan AWD 320i xDrive 23 35 $31,785 $34,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
2-Door Coupe AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
2-Door Convertible 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
2-Door Coupe RWD 335is 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
2-Door Convertible 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
2-Door Convertible 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$29,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,800
$32,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1113 / month
$543 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.300
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.3 55.100
Passenger Volume (ft³)
49.1 96.000
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.000
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.100
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.700
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.100
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71.300
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 60.300
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.500
Length, Overall (in)
170.9 182.500
Height, Overall (in)
48.1 56.300
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 60.300
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 110.600
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
5.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 17.000
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 12.300 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)
13.1 11.800 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.800
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.3 - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.100
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35YR19 P225/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/50R18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3046 3295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 4700 200 @ 1250 - 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 6400 180 @ 5000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lotus Evora BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 (Est) 6.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4.0 (Est) - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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