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Here's how the 2011 BMW 328 and the 2011 Nissan Altima measure up.
$34,600
Starting MSRP
$20,270
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

175.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
22 27 -
Size
181.9" length, 54.1" height 180.9" length, 55.9" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Oyster

Beige

Gray

Black

Chestnut Brown

Saddle Brown

Medium Mocha

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Midsize -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 7.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 110 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500 175 @ 5600 -
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750 180 @ 3900 -
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.5L/-TBD- -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
289.80 mi 460.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
450.80 mi 640.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 32 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A w/Stabilizer Bar & Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Pivot Independent Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A w/Stabilizer Bar -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in 11.7 x 1.02 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in 11.5 x 0.35 in -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.1 gal 20.0 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 36.1 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.83 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 16.2 -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A T135/906 -
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P215/60TR16 -
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P215/60TR16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 100 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3362 lbs 3180 lbs -

Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in 70.7 in -
Trunk Volume
12.0 ft³ 15.3 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 44.1 in -
Length, Overall
178.2 in 190.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in 55.5 in -
Front Head Room
38.5 in 40.6 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.4 in 55.7 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.2 in 61.0 in -
Track Width, Front
59.1 in 61.0 in -
Wheelbase
108.7 in 109.3 in -
Second Head Room
37.5 in 36.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Leg Room
34.6 in 35.8 in -
Liftover Height
N/A 27.6 in -
Height, Overall
55.9 in 58.0 in -
Passenger Volume
93.0 ft³ 100.7 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
N/A 52.5 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 56.8 in -

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