Compare 2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder vs 2003 BMW 3-Series

2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2003 BMW 3-Series
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2-Door Convertible Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,302 $24,645
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 33 $23,207 $25,645
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4-Door Sedan RWD 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,050 $29,550
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,415 $32,150
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $31,830 $34,800
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,555 $35,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $33,420 $36,550
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 26 $33,555 $36,700
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $39,200 $42,900
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $42,475 $46,500
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,755 $54,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,302
$25,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,645
$27,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$463 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
49.8 56.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
48 91
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.0 54.4
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
153.0 176.0
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 58
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 107.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 58
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
1.5 11.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.8 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)
10.3 x 0.6 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/45R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P185/55R15 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)
2195 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
433 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6400 184 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 4.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota MR2 Spyder BMW 3 Series
Body Style
2-Seat Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual Link Indep Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Upper Arms

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