Compare 2004 BMW 3-Series vs 2004 Nissan 350Z

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325Ci 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Coupe 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Coupe SULEV 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sports Wgn RWD 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sports Wgn RWD SULEV 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
3 Series 325xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
3 Series 325xi 4-Door Sports Wgn AWD 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
3 Series 330Ci 2-Door Convertible 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
3 Series 330Ci 2-Door Coupe 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
3 Series 330i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
3 Series 330xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
3 Series M3 2-Door Convertible 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
3 Series M3 2-Door Coupe 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
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2-Door Coupe Enthusiast Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
350Z 2-Door Coupe Enthusiast Automatic 19 26 $27,209 $29,420
350Z 2-Door Coupe Enthusiast Manual 20 26 $26,311 $28,450
350Z 2-Door Coupe Manual 20 26 $24,757 $26,470
350Z 2-Door Coupe Performance Manual 20 26 $28,328 $30,630
350Z 2-Door Coupe Touring Automatic 19 26 $29,400 $31,790
350Z 2-Door Coupe Touring Manual 20 26 $30,522 $33,380
350Z 2-Door Coupe Track Manual 20 26 $31,345 $34,280
350Z 2-Door Roadster Enthusiast Automatic 18 25 $32,388 $35,020
350Z 2-Door Roadster Enthusiast Manual 20 26 $31,490 $34,050
350Z 2-Door Roadster Touring Automatic 18 25 $34,579 $37,390
350Z 2-Door Roadster Touring Manual 20 26 $33,682 $36,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,560
$27,209
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,800
$29,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$490 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.0 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.0 50.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 53.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.9 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.7 169.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 51.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.7 6.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.65 x 9.5
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)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.50 x 0.63
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 35.4
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P225/50WR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P235/50WR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 3210
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 287 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 274 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA VQ35DE
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.5L/214
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52 2.26
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.47
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Nissan 350Z
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2dr Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper Arms w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut type Independent

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