2016 BMW 2-Series vs. Its Competition

2016 BMW 2-Series
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

The 2-Series is one of the few smaller coupes to offer all-wheel drive.

2016 BMW 2-Series2016 BMW 2-Series
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2016 Audi A32016 Audi A3
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2016 Lexus RC (RC 200t)2016 Lexus RC
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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
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2016 Porsche Cayman GT42016 Porsche Cayman
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Quick Specs
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The 2016 2-Series may be an entry-level model in BMW's lineup, but it builds on a rich lineage, as a well-rounded luxury sports coupe with all the looks, handling and features that you might expect.
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The 2016 Audi A3 models offer a variety of body styles, powertrains, and options to battle whatever the small luxury segment has to offer.
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The 2016 Lexus RC adds more low-end models, but it's still the racy RC F that comes closes to the Teutonic performance titans.
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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is tight on rear-seat space, and on value—but long on style and in AMG trim, explosive performance.
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The 2016 Porsche Cayman offers most of the driving satisfaction and practicality of the fabled 911—and perhaps with even more thrills.
MSRP From    
$32,850$30,900$39,995$32,050$52,600
Gas Mileage    
18 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Premium Unleaded H-6
EPA Class    
Subcompact CarsSubcompact CarsSubcompact CarsSubcompact CarsTwo-Seaters
Style Name    
2-Door Coupe 228i RWD4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium Plus2-Door Coupe4-Door Sedan CLA 250 FWD2-Door Coupe
Drivetrain    
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
45452
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
CoupeSedanCoupeSedanCoupe
Transmission    
Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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