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2021 BMW 3 Series vs. 2021 BMW 5 Series

2021 BMW 3 Series vs. 2021 BMW 5 Series
2021 BMW 3 Series

vs.

2021 BMW 5 Series
$41,250 MSRP*

Starting Price

$54,200 MSRP*
255 hp / 295 lb-ft of torque

Standard Engine Specs

248 hp / 258 lb-ft of torque
0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds

Standard Acceleration

0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds
42.0 / 35.2 inches

Front / Rear Legroom

41.4 / 36.5 inches
38.7 / 37.6 inches

Front / Rear Headroom

38.8 inches for both rows
17.0 cubic feet

Trunk Space

18.7 cubic feet

2021 BMW 3 Series vs. 2021 BMW 5 Series

If you are looking for a BMW sedan, there are two that stick out on Watkinsville roads: The BMW 3 Series and the BMW 5 Series. Both models are great family vehicles and have excellent BMW sedan prices for Jefferson drivers. Let’s compare the 2021 BMW 3 Series vs. the 2021 BMW 5 Series so you can choose which sedan is right for you. Contact us at Athens BMW to see both in person. In the meantime, let’s take a look at pricing, performance, and interior features.

2021 BMW Sedan Price

Are you in search of a luxury sports sedan? Perhaps one that includes four trim levels and a BMW xDrive AWD system? Then the BMW 3 Series is what you are looking for, not to mention that it offers M Performance engines:

  • BMW 330i — starting at $41,250 MSRP
  • BMW 330i xDrive — starting at $43,250 MSRP
  • BMW M340i — starting at $54,700 MSRP
  • BMW M340i xDrive — starting at $56,700 MSRP

If a mid-size sedan is more your style, then the seven trims, xDrive AWD, M Performance engines, and hybrid option of the BMW 5 Series is what will fulfill your vehicle needs:

  • BMW 530i — starting at $54,200 MSRP
  • BMW 530i xDrive — starting at $56,500 MSRP
  • BMW 530e (hybrid) — $57,200
  • BMW 540i — starting at $59,450 MSRP
  • BMW 530e xDrive — $59,500
  • BMW 540i xDrive — starting at $61,750 MSRP
  • BMW M550i xDrive — starting at $76,800 MSRP

BMW Sedan Performance

Both the BMW3 and 5 Series come with a 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline four-cylinder engine for an optimal driving experience. Each engine is paired with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission. It is their engine specs that divide the two vehicles:

  • The BMW 3 Series generates 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, while the BMW 5 Series gives 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.
  • You can go from 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds in the 3 Series, while the 5 Series gets you there in 5.9 seconds.
  • The fuel tanks differ, too; while the 3 Series offers a 15.6-gallon fuel tank, the 5 Series provides an 18.0-gallon tank.

BMW Sedan Interior Features

If you’re looking for a suite of premium technology for your Greensboro drives, both the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 5 Series offer next-generation technology for comfort, convenience, and connectivity. Explore some of the interior features you can find on each model below:

2021 BMW 3 Series

  • SensaTec upholstery
  • 14-way power front seats
  • The iDrive 6.0 system
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth
  • Two USB ports

2021 BMW 5 Series

  • SensaTec upholstery
  • 16-way power front sport seats
  • Two-way power side bolsters
  • The iDrive 7.0 system
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth
  • Two USB ports
  • Eight freely programmable bookmarks
  • 32 GB of multimedia storage

See the BMW 3 Series or 5 Series at Athens BMW!

Take a closer look at and compare your favorite BMW Models at our dealership in Athens. Our team can help you see both sedans and compare the BMW sedan prices to match your budget. Our finance department can assist you with leasing or buying your next BMW. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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*MSRP excludes destination charges, tax, title, and license fees. Destination charges and actual dealer prices may vary. Vehicles displayed may contain optional equipment at additional cost.

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