BMW M3 vs Tesla Model 3 Comparison

    BMW M3

    Tesla Model 3

    2024 BMW
    M3
    vs
    2024 Tesla
    Model 3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the medium category, between scores of NaN and NaN.
    0.0
    8.3
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the BMW M3 COMPETITION TOURING M xDRIVE
    Based on the Tesla Model 3 REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    59L
    566 to 614 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    4 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $153,500 - $249,900
    $54,900 - $91,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Fearsomely fast on road and track
    • Extra wagon practicality
    • Still comfortable enough to use as a family car
    Misses
    • Options get expensive, fast
    • Aggressive looks still aren't to all tastes
    • We've had to wait so long!
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Impressive efficiency
    • Much improved refinement
    • Still sharply priced alongside rivals
    Misses
    • Camera-based parking is a step backwards
    • Touch-based transmission selector is fiddly
    • Where's the head-up display?

    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

    NA
    • Enhanced Autopilot (+$5,100)
    • Full Self Driving Capability (+$10,100)
    • Interior Colour - Black & White (+$1,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,500)
    • Solid Paint (+$1,500)

    Colours Available

    Non-metallic paint (no cost)

    • Alpine White
    • Sao Paulo Yellow

    Metallic paint (no cost)

    • Black Sapphire
    • M Portimao Blue
    • M Toronto Red
    • M Isle of Man Green
    • M Brooklyn Grey
    • Skyscraper Grey
    • Aventurine Red

    BMW Individual paint

    • Dravit Grey ($2500)
    • Tanzanite Blue ($2500)
    • Frozen Portimao Blue metallic ($5000)
    • Frozen Pure Grey metallic ($5000)
    • Frozen Black metallic ($5000)
    • Frozen Orange metallic ($5000)

    Pearl White Multi-Coat is standard, with the following finishes are optional:

    • Solid Black ($1500)
    • Deep Blue Metallic ($1500)
    • Stealth Grey ($2300)
    • Ultra Red ($2600)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    2993-
    Size (L)
    3.0L0.0
    Induction
    TURBO 6NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    24-
    Power
    353kW - 405kW208kW - 461kW
    Power RPM
    6250-
    Torque
    550Nm - 650Nm350Nm - 730Nm
    Torque RPM
    2650 - 2750-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3-

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