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2021 BMW 3-Series Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2021 BMW 3-Series specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2021 BMW 3-Series warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$41,250
Invoice *
$38,865
Engine
2.0L I-4 255 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,550 rpm
Transmission
8-spd STEPTRONIC w/OD
Fuel Economy City
26.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
36.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 255 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,550 rpm
Transmission
8-spd STEPTRONIC w/OD
Alternator
regenerative
Battery
with run down protection
Axle Ratio
2.81
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.6 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish / stainless steel with black tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
M Sport Differential electro-mechanical
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport / M Sport Suspension sport
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
18.0 " machined w/painted accents aluminum / 19.0 " machined w/painted accents aluminum
Front Tires
P225/45HR18.0BSW run-flat AS / P225/45HR18.0BSW AS / P225/40HR19.0BSW run-flat AS / P225/40YR19.0BSW run-flat performance / P225/40YR19.0BSW summer performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
255/35
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center sliding
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
12-way (10-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
12-way (10-way power)
Rear Seats
40-20-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable foldable
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
SensaTec leatherette / Vernasca leather
Door Trim
leatherette
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood/metal-look / aluminum
Dashboard Trim
leather/metal-look
Sunroof
express open/close
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Automatic Air Recirculation
automatic air recirculation
Radio
SiriusXM with 360L AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
Speakers
10 / 17 harman/kardon
Amplifier
205W amplifier / 600W premium
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob and smart device
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power / proximity
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
3
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Emergency SOS
BMW Assist eCall
Internet Access
ConnectedDrive Services internet access / internet access
Instrument Display
digital/analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Heads Up Display
head-up display
Clock
in-dash
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
Park Distance Control front and rear / Parking Assistant Plus automated / Active Park Distance Control automated
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
17.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
185.7 "
Exterior Width
71.9 "
Exterior Height
56.8 "
Wheelbase
112 "
Front Tread
62 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
18.7 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,576 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,582 lbs.
Payload
825 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.26
Front Legroom
42.0 "
Rear Legroom
35.2 "
Front Headroom
38.7 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.6 "
Interior Cargo Volume
17.0 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Grille Moldings
black w/chrome surround / black
Paint
clearcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2021 BMW 3-Series 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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