Compare 2020 BMW 3-Series vs 2020 INFINITI Q50

2020 BMW 3-Series
2020 INFINITI Q50
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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
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3.0t LUXE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q50 3.0t LUXE AWD 19 27 $38,603 $40,850
Q50 3.0t LUXE RWD 20 29 $36,713 $38,850
Q50 3.0t PURE AWD 19 27 $36,288 $38,400
Q50 3.0t PURE RWD 20 29 $34,398 $36,400
Q50 3.0t SPORT AWD 19 27 $47,723 $50,500
Q50 3.0t SPORT RWD 20 29 $45,833 $48,500
Q50 EDITION 30 AWD 19 27 $43,187 $45,700
Q50 EDITION 30 RWD 20 29 $41,297 $43,700
Q50 RED SPORT 400 AWD 19 26 $53,157 $56,250
Q50 RED SPORT 400 RWD 20 26 $51,267 $54,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,400
$38,603
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,750
$40,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$679 / month
$681 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.7
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW 3-Series is back on top among compact sport sedans, even as the competition closes in. The 2020 Infiniti Q50 has drifted from view in the face of newer rivals, but it’s still sleek and satisfying.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 35.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42 44.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
185.7 189.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17 13.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 20
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P225/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P225/50VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 3888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1550 295 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5000 300 @ 6400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.10
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81 2.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.98
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.78
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 3.86
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series INFINITI Q50
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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