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Compare 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2013 BMW 3-Series

2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Manual WRX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual WRX 17 25 $24,356 $25,795
4-Door Manual WRX Premium 17 25 $26,663 $28,295
4-Door Manual WRX Limited 17 25 $27,586 $29,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $32,448 $34,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI Limited 17 23 $35,564 $37,645
5-Door Manual WRX 19 25 $24,359 $25,795
5-Door Manual WRX Premium 19 25 $26,666 $28,295
5-Door Manual WRX Limited 19 25 $27,589 $29,295
5-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $34,308 $36,295
4-Door Sedan 320i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
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 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
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
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
2-Door Coupe RWD 335is 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
2-Door Convertible 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
2-Door Convertible 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 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 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,356
$29,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,795
$32,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$543 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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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
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 35.100
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 40.300
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.100
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.6 96.000
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.700
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 55.100
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 110.600
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 71.300
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.300
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 182.500
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 56.300
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.300
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.3 17.000
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 12.300 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.800 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 15.800
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45R17 P225/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45R17 P225/50R18
Spare Tire Size T135/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3208 3295
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas Flat 4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 244 @ 4000 200 @ 1250 - 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 6000 180 @ 5000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.900 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.972 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.166 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.296 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 8
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.738 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.333 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.882 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 205
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 6.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 - 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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