Compare 1996 BMW 3-Series vs 1996 Chevrolet Camaro

1996 BMW 3-Series
1996 Chevrolet Camaro
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Series 2-Door Convertible N/A N/A $28,285 $32,750
3-Series 2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $23,885 $27,700
3-Series 2-Door Roadster N/A N/A $24,935 $28,750
3-Series 3-Door HB N/A N/A $18,240 $20,560
3-Series 4-Door Sedan N/A N/A $22,455 $25,950
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,462 $21,270
Camaro 2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $20,788 $22,720
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $22,408 $24,490
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 SS 16 27 $22,408 $24,490
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 19 30 $13,715 $14,990
Camaro 2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,003 $17,490
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $17,741 $19,390
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 SS 16 27 $17,741 $19,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,285
$19,462
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,750
$21,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$546 / month
$355 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.8
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 80.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.0
Passenger Capacity
- 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 43.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
- 101.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
- 193.2
Height, Overall (in)
- 52.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 7.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake Type
- Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.7 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 15.5
Steering
Steering Type
- Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- 42.46
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 40.64
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3455
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 690
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- L36
Displacement
- 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
- Gas V6
Fuel System
- SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.41
Trans Type
- 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.19
Trans Order Code
- MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
- 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
- Chevrolet Camaro
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 36 Gas
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 46 Gas
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
- Torque Arm

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