BMW 3 Series vs Audi A4 Comparison

    BMW 3 Series

    Audi A4

    2024 BMW
    3 Series
    vs
    2024 Audi
    A4
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
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    0.0
    8.1
    8.3
    0.0
    Based on the BMW 3 Series 30i M SPORT
    Based on the Audi A4 45 TFSI QUATTRO S LINE MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 59L
    100 to 472 km
    54L - 61L
    265 to 451 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $80,200 - $106,200
    $66,300 - $85,700
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A fairly complete offering
    • Sumptuous interior appointments
    • Now with five-year warranty
    Misses
    • Considerably more expensive now
    • Ride is too firm, even on adaptive dampers
    • M340i xDrive is just a few grand extra
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Low-slung, with a dollop of aggression
    • Audi does superb interiors
    • The right blend of power, handling and ride comfort
    Misses
    • Active safety kit is going to cost you
    • Sedan or wagon is a tough choice
    • 2.0 TFSI can get gruff when you really push it

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Carbon Fibre Trim Finishers (+$1,200)
    • Executive Pack (+$1,000)
    • Assistance Plus Pack (+$2,470)
    • Heated Front Seats (+$850)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW 3 Series range is available in the following exterior paint colours

    • Alpine White
    • Black Sapphire metallic
    • Melbourne Red metallic
    • Mineral White metallic
    • M Portimao Blue metallic
    • M Brooklyn Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Skyscraper Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Dravit Grey BMW Individual metallic
    • Tanzanite Blue BMW Individual metallic

    Metallic paint costs an additional $2000, while BMW Individual metallic paints cost an additional $3850 unless they’re bought in combination with the Visibility package, making them an additional $1850.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1998 - 29981968 - 1984
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 6, TURBO 4TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416
    Power
    135kW - 285kW110kW - 183kW
    Power RPM
    4500 - 55003000 - 5000
    Torque
    300Nm - 500Nm270Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1350 - 18001350 - 1750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    119.4 - 15.5

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