Compare 1998 Toyota Supra vs 1998 BMW 3-Series

1998 Toyota Supra
1998 BMW 3-Series
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3-Door LB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door LB Automatic 19 24 $29,122 $31,078
3-Door LB Sport Roof Automatic 19 24 $32,842 $35,648
3-Door LB Sport Roof Turbo Automatic 18 23 $35,903 $38,778
3-Door LB Sport Roof Turbo Manual 17 24 $37,362 $40,508
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3-Door HB Manual 318ti
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 22 31 $19,325 $21,390
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $19,325 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $23,030 $26,150
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 32 $23,030 $26,150
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,260 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 20 30 $25,260 $28,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 32 $26,015 $29,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 18 26 $29,110 $33,100
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 28 $29,110 $33,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 18 26 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 28 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,510 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 20 30 $30,510 $34,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $31,555 $35,900
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3sA 19 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Manual M3s 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 18 26 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 28 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 20 28 $37,065 $42,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 19 28 $40,300 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 20 28 $40,300 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,122
$19,325
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,078
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$518 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
23.8 32.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
69.4 87.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
42.5 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.0
Second Head Room (in)
32.9 37.0
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.8 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
34.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
177.8 165.7
Height, Overall (in)
49.8 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 55.6
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
17.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
10.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.3 11.3 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)
12.0 x 0.6 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR16 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T145/70R17 Compact
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)
3265 2778
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 9 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/183 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 4000 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
9.8 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.66
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.393 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.531 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.083 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.804 4.23
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Supra BMW 3 Series
Body Style
3 Door Liftback 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Spring

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