Compare 2014 Audi A4 vs 2014 BMW 3-Series

2014 Audi A4
2014 BMW 3-Series
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4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $33,388 $35,900
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $33,388 $35,900
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $33,388 $35,900
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 24 32 $31,434 $33,800
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 24 32 $31,434 $33,800
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige 24 32 $31,434 $33,800
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 22 32 $32,272 $34,700
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 32 $32,272 $34,700
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 32 $32,272 $34,700
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $44,734 $48,100
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 17 26 $44,734 $48,100
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $46,037 $49,500
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $46,037 $49,500
allroad 4-Door Wgn Premium 20 27 $37,852 $40,700
allroad 4-Door Wgn Premium Plus 20 27 $37,852 $40,700
allroad 4-Door Wgn Prestige 20 27 $37,852 $40,700
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4-Door Sedan 320i RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD 24 36 $30,130 $32,750
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i RWD South Africa 24 36 $30,130 $32,750
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i xDrive AWD 23 35 $31,970 $34,750
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 320i xDrive AWD South Africa 23 35 $31,970 $34,750
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328d RWD 32 45 $35,510 $38,600
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328d xDrive AWD 31 43 $37,350 $40,600
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa SULEV 23 35 $34,315 $37,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD SULEV South Africa 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 328i xDrive AWD South Africa 22 33 $36,155 $39,300
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD 22 32 $39,930 $43,400
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i RWD South Africa 22 32 $39,930 $43,400
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD 20 30 $41,770 $45,400
3 Series 4-Door Sedan 335i xDrive AWD South Africa 20 30 $41,770 $45,400
3 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,910 $49,900
3 Series 4-Door Sports Wgn 328d xDrive AWD 31 43 $39,515 $42,950
3 Series 4-Door Sports Wgn 328i xDrive AWD 22 33 $38,135 $41,450
3 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 328i xDrive Gran Turismo AWD 22 33 $38,135 $41,450
3 Series Gran Turismo 5-Door 335i xDrive Gran Turismo AWD 20 30 $43,100 $46,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,388
$30,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,900
$32,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$598 / month
$546 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
With its perky, composed all-wheel-drive performance, the 2014 Audi Allroad isn't just the family pick of the A4 lineup; it's a better-driving alternative to taller crossovers. The 2014 BMW 3-Series retains its sporting heritage, but has grown to become a high-tech, spacious, comfortable, and safe range of vehicles.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.1
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 35.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
185.1 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 13
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.3
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)
11.8 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
HM1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
HM1 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3693 3295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 900
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 200 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4450 180 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 BMW 3 Series
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 (Est) 6.4 (Est)
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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