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White 2020 BMW 3 Series

2020 BMW 3 Series

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Blue 2020 BMW 5 Series

2020 BMW 5 Series

2020 BMW 3 Series vs. 2020 BMW 5 Series

$40,750 MSRP

Starting Price

$53,900 MSRP
255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

Standard Engine Specs

248 hp and 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

Whether you’ve always wanted to own an Ultimate Driving Machine®, or you’ve driven with us for years, comparing the BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series is an excellent way to start your next adventure. Both the 2020 3 Series and the 2020 5 Series offer the performance capabilities and luxuries that you’d expect from this luxury brand, but which BMW sedan is right for you?

3 Series vs. 5 Series: BMW Sedan Price Comparison

  • Starting Price: The 2020 BMW 3 Series starts at $40,750 MSRP, while the 2020 BMW 5 Series starts at $53,900 MSRP.
  • Range-Topping Price: If you upgrade with the high-end BMW M340i xDrive configuration, your price will start at $56,000 MSRP. The range-topping BMW M550i xDrive starts at $76,650 MSRP.

The Bottom Line: The 3 Series BMW sedan price might be a little easier on your budget, but you’ll get more standard features with the 5 Series. Take a closer look at their interiors below to learn more, or dive into our BMW 3 Series lease specials to secure an even better price.

3 Series vs. 5 Series: Interior Features

Should you stick with the more affordable 3 Series, or upgrade with the larger 5 Series? Compare these BMW models on features to find out: The BMW 3 Series comes standard with:

  • SensaTec upholstery
  • 14-way power front seats
  • iDrive 6.0 infotainment system
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth® compatibility
  • Two USB ports
  • 17 cubic feet of trunk space

The BMW 5 Series comes standard with:

  • SensaTec upholstery
  • 16-way power front sport seats with 2-way power side-bolsters
  • iDrive 7.0 infotainment system
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth® compatibility
  • Two USB ports
  • Voice recognition
  • 18.7 cubic feet of trunk space

BMW Sedan Performance

Regardless of which BMW sedan you choose, you’ll enjoy the standard 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo I4 engine. In each model, this power source comes paired with an 8-speed automatic sport transmission. Here’s what you should know about how they measure up:

  • Base Engines: The 3 Series starts with 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, while the 5 Series has 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, as standard.
  • Engine Options: The 3 Series is only available with one additional engine, a powerful 382-hp six-cylinder setup that offers a 4.1-second 0-60 time with xDrive AWD. The 5 Series gives you more options, including a 617-hp range-topping V8 and an available hybrid powertrain.

Wondering how the 5 Series compares to an in-segment rival? Pit it against the Audi A6 today.

Shop for the BMW 3 Series or 5 Series at Motorwerks BMW

If you’re ready to make a final decision, browse our virtual showroom and find out how to take the next steps from home. No matter which model you end up settling on, it’s easy to save with our BMW lease and finance offers.

Looking for info on the latest models? Start by exploring the 2021 BMW 3 Series price list.

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