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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318TI 3-Door HB Manual
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 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
Second Leg Room (in)
23.8 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
69.4 87.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in)
34.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 66.9
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
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.5
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.4
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR16 P185/65R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3265 2778
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
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
Displacement
3.0L/183 1.9L/116
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 32
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in)
9.8 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.66
Trans Type
4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Supra BMW 3 Series
Body Style
3 Door Liftback 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar

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