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Compare 2020 Audi A4 vs 2020 BMW 3-Series

2020 Audi A4
2020 BMW 3-Series
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 Sedan Premium 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Prestige 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 allroad Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
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330i Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $38,400 $40,750
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $38,400 $40,750
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $40,260 $42,750
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $40,260 $42,750
3 Series M340i Sedan 22 30 $50,720 $54,000
3 Series M340i Sedan North America 22 30 $50,720 $54,000
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan 22 30 $52,580 $56,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,156
$38,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,400
$40,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$623 / month
$679 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A4 offers big tech upgrades inside this year. The 2020 BMW 3-Series is back on top among compact sport sedans, even as the competition closes in.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 35.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
187.5 185.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 17
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 -
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 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3417 3582
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 4200 255 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 1450 295 @ 1550
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.23 2.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.17
Trans Type
7 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.32
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.36
Trans Order Code
MG 2TB
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Sedan BMW 3 Series
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
6.0 5.9
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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2020 Audi A4
  • 2020 Audi A4 available; 2021 can be ordered
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 + special offers for Costco members
  • Lease: From $326 per month for 36 months (2020)
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 66 months + $750 (2020)
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2020 BMW 3-Series
  • 2020 3-Series available; 2021s arriving
  • Rebate: $1,000 loyalty cash
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $419 for 36 months
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