Compare 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs 2021 BMW 3-Series

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Giulia AWD 23 31 $40,198 $42,350
Giulia Quadrifoglio RWD 17 25 $70,466 $75,250
Giulia RWD 24 33 $38,358 $40,350
Giulia Ti AWD 23 31 $42,819 $45,200
Giulia Ti RWD 24 33 $40,979 $43,200
Giulia Ti Sport AWD 23 31 $42,819 $45,200
Giulia Ti Sport RWD 24 33 $40,979 $43,200
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330e Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series M340i Sedan 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i Sedan North America 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan North America 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
M3 Competition Sedan 16 23 $68,205 $72,800
M3 Sedan 16 23 $65,505 $69,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,198
$41,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,350
$44,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$706 / month
$743 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
Quick and sexy, the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia is an appealing Italian take on the sport sedan. The flexible 2021 BMW 3-Series lineup offers something for everyone, so long as they’re not smitten with SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg Coming Soon
Highway
31 mpg Coming Soon
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 56
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 35.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 185.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 10.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 37.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50YR17 P225/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TJD NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50YR17 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TJD NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3632 4039
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
306 @ 2000 310
Engine Order Code
EC2 NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 5200 288 @ 3800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 75
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
- 23
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.14
Trans Order Code
DFW 2TB
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Alfa Romeo Giulia BMW 3 Series
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.2
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