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Here's how the 2015 BMW 228 and the 2015 Audi A3 measure up.
2dr Cpe 228i RWD
$32,100
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn FWD 1.8T Premium
$29,900
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

170.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
26 27 -
Size
174.7" length, 55.8" height 175" length, 55.5" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black w / Red Highlight

Black

Terra

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster

Chestnut / Black

Ecru

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 140 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 170 @ 4500 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 1250 200 @ 1600 -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.8 L/110 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
493.20 mi 435.60 mi -
Cruising Range - City
315.10 mi 303.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG 33 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 in 10.7 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 12.3 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.7 gal 13.2 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 36 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P225/45HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P225/45HR17 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3300 lbs 3175 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.8 in 70.7 in -
Second Leg Room
33 in 35.1 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
36.5 in 36.4 in -
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 41.2 in -
Wheelbase
105.9 in 103.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.4 in 53 in -
Front Head Room
40.1 in 39.6 in -
Track Width, Rear
61.3 in 60.1 in -
Track Width, Front
59.9 in 61.2 in -
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 12.3 ft³ -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 54.8 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
174.7 in 175 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Height, Overall
55.8 in 55.8 in -

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