2020 BMW 3 Series

2020 BMW 3 Series

VS
2020 BMW 5 Series

2020 BMW 5 Series

2020 BMW 3 Series

vs.

2020 BMW 5 Series

$40,750

Starting MSRP

$53,900
255 hp / 294 lb-ft of torque

Base Specs

248 hp / 258 lb-ft of torque
5.6 seconds

Base 0-60 mph

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 / 38.8 inches
17.0 cubic feet

Trunk Volume

18.7 cubic feet

2020 BMW 3 Series vs. 2020 BMW 5 Series

Drivers from Pekin to Dunlap are looking for their next best luxury sedan. Not sure which BMW sedan to choose? Compare the 2020 BMW 3 Series vs. 2020 BMW 5 Series in terms of pricing, performance, and interior features to take the guesswork out and determine which sedan will work best for your needs. Then, simply contact our finance team so you can determine the BMW sedan price that works for your budget.

Compare BMW Models: Price

The 2020 BMW 3 Series is a luxurious sports sedan that comes in four impressive trim levels, including two with the BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system, and two with M Performance engines:

  • BMW 330i — starting at $40,750 MSRP
  • BMW 330i xDrive — starting at $42,750 MSRP
  • BMW M340i — starting at $54,000 MSRP
  • BMW M340i xDrive — starting at $56,000 MSRP

The 2020 BMW 5 Series is a slightly larger, luxury midsize sedan that offers seven trims. This sedan offers the xDrive all-wheel drive, M Performance engines, and hybrid options as well:

  • BMW 530i and BMW 530e (hybrid) — both starting at $53,900 MSRP
  • BMW 530i xDrive and BMW 530e xDrive (hybrid) — starting at $56,200 MSRP
  • BMW 540i — starting at $59,450 MSRP
  • BMW 540i xDrive — starting at $61,750 MSRP
  • BMW M550i xDrive — starting at $76,650 MSRP
2020 BMW 3 Series Rear
 
2020 BMW 5 Series Performance

BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series: Performance

Both the 2020 BMW 3 Series and 5 Series base trims come with an impressive 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission. Galesburg area drivers will find, however, that the specs for this engine differ depending on which model they choose:

  • 255 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque with the 3 Series, 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque with the 5 Series
  • 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds with the 3 Series, in 5.9 seconds with the 5 Series
  • 15.6-gallon fuel tank in the 3 Series, 18.0-gallon tank in the 5 Series

BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series: Exterior Dimensions

While both the 3 Series and 5 Series have similar interior dimensions, drivers who want a larger, more commanding presence on the road will appreciate what the 5 Series has to offer:

3 Series Exterior Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 185.7 inches
  • Overall Height: 56.8 inches
  • Wheelbase: 112.2 inches
  • Max Width: 71.9 inches
  • Track Width (front): 62.3 inches
  • Track Width (rear): 62.9 inches

5 Series Exterior Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 194.6 inches
  • Overall Height: 58.2 inches
  • Wheelbase: 117.1 inches
  • Max Width: 73.5 inches
  • Track Width (front): 63.0 inches
  • Track Width (rear): 63.9 inches

BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series: Interior Features

Peoria drivers will find that the more agile 2020 BMW 3 Series Sedan comes standard with features including:

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

On the other hand, the more spacious 2020 BMW 5 Series interior is standard with features including: 

  • SensaTec upholstery with 16-way power front sport seats and two-way power side bolsters
  • iDrive 7.0 
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth
  • Two USB ports
  • 8 programmable infotainment bookmarks
  • 32 GB of multimedia storage

Compare BMW Models at BMW of Peoria

Explore our extensive inventory of 3 Series and 5 Series models for sale in BMW of Peoria and find the BMW sedan price that works for you. Explore BMW lease offers and take your favorite model home to Pekin. Are you still looking for more information when comparing your BMW sedan options? Simply contact us with any questions or to set up your appointment.

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