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Here's how the 2016 BMW 228 and the 2016 BMW M235 measure up.
2dr Cpe 228i RWD
$32,850
Starting MSRP
2dr Cpe M235i RWD
$44,150
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

320.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
26 22 -
Size
174.7" length, 55.8" height 174.7" length, 55.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear 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 / Black

Black

Terra

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 18 X 8 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 210 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 320 @ 5800 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 1250 330 @ 1400 -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/182 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 31 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
301.40 mi 274.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
465.80 mi 424.70 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 24 MPG -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 in 13.6 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 13.4 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P225/40YR18 -
Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P245/35YR18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3260 lbs 3535 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Head Room
40.1 in 40.1 in -
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 13.8 ft³ -
Height, Overall
55.8 in 55.4 in -
Second Leg Room
33 in 33 in -
Second Head Room
36.5 in 36.5 in -
Track Width, Front
59.9 in 59.9 in -
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 41.5 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.8 in 69.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.4 in 53.4 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 54.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
174.7 in 175.9 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Wheelbase
105.9 in 105.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
61.3 in 61.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -

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