BMW
Z3
1996
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1996 BMW Z3 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 BMW Z3 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 BMW Z3 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$28,750
Invoice *
$24,935
Engine
1.9L I-4 138 HP 133.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
1.9L I-4 138 HP 133.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
80 amp
Battery
55 amp
Axle Ratio
3.45
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
13.5 gal. / 13.6 gal.
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
ABS

Steering and Suspension

Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Front Tires
P225/50ZR16.0 performance
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size

Seating and Interior

Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(2-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(2-way power)
Seat Trim
leatherette / leather
Door Trim
leatherette / leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Floor Console
full
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
Door Locks
power
Cell Phone
pre-wiring
Tachometer
tachometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
158.5 "
Exterior Width
66.6 "
Exterior Height
50.7 "
Wheelbase
96 "
Curb Weight
2,690 lbs.

Exterior Features

Paint
clearcoat / tri-coat
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote / dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 BMW Z3 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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