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Compare Audi A6 C8 vs BMW M3 G80

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Neoscore
66%
77%
Pros
  • Good exterior styling
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good suspension setup
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
Cons
  • Too many electronic gizmos
  • Reliability concerns
  • Very ugly front end

Variants

35 TDI
40 TDI
40 TDI quattro
45 TDI quattro
45 TFSI
45 TFSI quattro
45 TFSI ultra
45 TFSI ultra quattro
50 TDI quattro
50 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI quattro
M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
35 TDI530 L / 18.7 cu-ft40 TDI530 L / 18.7 cu-ft40 TDI quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft45 TDI quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft45 TFSI530 L / 18.7 cu-ft45 TFSI quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft45 TFSI ultra530 L / 18.7 cu-ft45 TFSI ultra quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft50 TDI quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft50 TFSI e quattro360 L / 12.7 cu-ft55 TFSI e quattro360 L / 12.7 cu-ft55 TFSI quattro530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
35 TDI12.6 L / 13.3 qt40 TDI10.8 L / 11.4 qt40 TDI quattro10.8 L / 11.4 qt45 TDI quattro11.6 L / 12.3 qt45 TFSI8.3 L / 8.8 qt45 TFSI quattro8.3 L / 8.8 qt45 TFSI ultra8.7 L / 9.2 qt45 TFSI ultra quattro8.7 L / 9.2 qt50 TDI quattro11.6 L / 12.3 qt55 TFSI quattro10.7 L / 11.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
35 TDI5.5 L / 5.8 qt40 TDI5.5 L / 5.8 qt40 TDI quattro5.5 L / 5.8 qt45 TDI quattro6.1 L / 6.4 qt45 TFSI5.2 L / 5.5 qt45 TFSI quattro5.2 L / 5.5 qt45 TFSI ultra5.2 L / 5.5 qt45 TFSI ultra quattro5.2 L / 5.5 qt50 TDI quattro6.1 L / 6.4 qt50 TFSI e quattro5.2 L / 5.5 qt55 TFSI e quattro7.6 L / 8.0 qt55 TFSI quattro7.6 L / 8.0 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
35 TDI63.0 L / 16.6 gal40 TDI63.0 L / 16.6 gal40 TDI quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal45 TDI quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal45 TFSI63.0 L / 16.6 gal45 TFSI quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal45 TFSI ultra63.0 L / 16.6 gal45 TFSI ultra quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal50 TDI quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal50 TFSI e quattro52.0 L / 13.7 gal55 TFSI e quattro52.0 L / 13.7 gal55 TFSI quattro63.0 L / 16.6 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
35 TDI610 kg / 1345 lbs40 TDI610 kg / 1345 lbs40 TDI quattro620 kg / 1367 lbs45 TDI quattro650 kg / 1433 lbs45 TFSI590 kg / 1301 lbs45 TFSI quattro615 kg / 1356 lbs45 TFSI ultra595 kg / 1312 lbs45 TFSI ultra quattro635 kg / 1400 lbs50 TDI quattro650 kg / 1433 lbs50 TFSI e quattro600 kg / 1323 lbs55 TFSI e quattro600 kg / 1323 lbs55 TFSI quattro640 kg / 1411 lbs
M3505 kg / 1113 lbsM3 Competition480 kg / 1058 lbsM3 Competition xDrive480 kg / 1058 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
35 TDIDisc40 TDIVentilated discs40 TDI quattroVentilated discs45 TDI quattroVentilated discs45 TFSIDisc45 TFSI quattroDisc45 TFSI ultraVentilated discs45 TFSI ultra quattroVentilated discs50 TDI quattroVentilated discs50 TFSI e quattroDisc55 TFSI e quattroVentilated discs55 TFSI quattroVentilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
35 TDI225/60 R 17 99 Y40 TDI225/60 R 17 99 Y40 TDI quattro225/60 R1745 TDI quattro225/60 R1745 TFSI225/60 R1745 TFSI quattro225/60 R1745 TFSI ultra225/60 R1745 TFSI ultra quattro225/60 R1750 TDI quattro225/55 R18 102Y, 225/55 R18 102V AS, 225/55 R18 102Y, 245/45 R19 102Y, 255/40 R20 101Y, 255/35 R21 955 TFSI quattro225/55 R18 102Y, 225/55 R18 102V AS, 225/55 R18 102Y, 245/45 R19 102Y, 255/40 R20 101Y, 255/35 R21 9
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3Front wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 CompetitionFront wheel tires: 275/40 ZR18 103Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR19 103Y XLM3 Competition xDriveFront wheel tires: 275/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/30 R20
Turning Circle
35 TDI12.1 m / 39.7 ft40 TDI12.1 m / 39.7 ft40 TDI quattro12.1 m / 39.7 ft45 TDI quattro12.1 m / 39.7 ft45 TFSI12.1 m / 39.7 ft45 TFSI quattro12.1 m / 39.7 ft45 TFSI ultra12.1 m / 39.7 ft45 TFSI ultra quattro12.1 m / 39.7 ft50 TDI quattro11.1 m / 36.4 ft55 TFSI e quattro12.1 m / 39.7 ft55 TFSI quattro11.1 m / 36.4 ft
12.2 mM312.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition12.2 m / 40.0 ftM3 Competition xDrive12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
14.1 kWh (gross)
70 Ah
Body Style
35 TDI4-door mild-hybrid Sedan40 TDI4-door mild-hybrid Sedan40 TDI quattro4-door Sedan45 TDI quattro4-door mild-hybrid Sedan45 TFSI4-door Sedan45 TFSI quattro4-door Sedan45 TFSI ultra4-door mild-hybrid Sedan45 TFSI ultra quattro4-door mild-hybrid Sedan50 TDI quattro4-door mild-hybrid Sedan50 TFSI e quattro4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan55 TFSI e quattro4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan55 TFSI quattro4-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mmM3120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition120 mm / 4.7 inM3 Competition xDrive122 mm / 4.8 in
Size | Height
1457 mm / 57.4 in
1433 mmM31433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition1433 mm / 56.4 inM3 Competition xDrive1434 mm / 56.5 in
Size | Length
4939 mm / 194.4 in
4794 mm / 188.7 in
Size | Width
1886 mm / 74.3 in | 2110 mm / 83.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1903 mmM31903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)M3 Competition xDrive1903 mm / 74.9 in
Track Width | Front
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
35 TDI1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs40 TDI1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs40 TDI quattro1705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbs45 TDI quattro1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs45 TFSI1640.0 kg / 3615.6 lbs45 TFSI quattro1695.0 kg / 3736.8 lbs45 TFSI ultra1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs45 TFSI ultra quattro1705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbs50 TDI quattro1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs50 TFSI e quattro2010.0 kg / 4431.3 lbs55 TFSI e quattro2010.0 kg / 4431.3 lbs55 TFSI quattro1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
1780 kgM31705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbsM3 Competition1730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbsM3 Competition xDrive1780.0 kg / 3924.2 lbs
Wheel Size
35 TDI7.5J x 1740 TDI7.5J x 1740 TDI quattro7.5 J x 1745 TDI quattro7.5J x 1745 TFSI7.5 J x 1745 TFSI quattro7.5 J x 1745 TFSI ultra7.5J x 1745 TFSI ultra quattro7.5J x 1750 TDI quattro8.0J x 18, 19 in, 20 in, 21 in55 TFSI quattro8.0J x 18, 19 in, 20 in, 21 in
18" (front) / 19" (rear)M3Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 CompetitionFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 19M3 Competition xDriveFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2924 mm / 115.1 in
2857 mm / 112.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
35 TDI9.3 sec40 TDI8.1 sec40 TDI quattro7.6 sec45 TDI quattro6.3 sec45 TFSI6.8 sec45 TFSI quattro6.0 sec45 TFSI ultra6.8 sec45 TFSI ultra quattro6.0 sec50 TDI quattro5.5 sec50 TFSI e quattro6.2 sec55 TFSI e quattro5.6 sec55 TFSI quattro5.1 sec
M34.2 secM3 Competition3.9 secM3 Competition xDrive3.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
35 TDI8.8 sec40 TDI7.7 sec40 TDI quattro7.2 sec45 TDI quattro6.0 sec45 TFSI6.5 sec45 TFSI quattro5.7 sec45 TFSI ultra6.5 sec45 TFSI ultra quattro5.7 sec50 TDI quattro5.2 sec50 TFSI e quattro5.9 sec55 TFSI e quattro5.3 sec55 TFSI quattro4.8 sec
M34.0 secM3 Competition3.7 secM3 Competition xDrive3.3 sec
CO2 Emission
35 TDI104 ~ 112 g/km40 TDI112 ~ 124 g/km40 TDI quattro114 ~ 120 g/km45 TDI quattro146 ~ 150 g/km45 TFSI137 ~ 149 g/km45 TFSI quattro145 ~ 154 g/km45 TFSI ultra151 ~ 159 g/km45 TFSI ultra quattro154 ~ 161 g/km50 TDI quattro142 ~ 150 g/km50 TFSI e quattro39 ~ 46 g/km55 TFSI e quattro43 ~ 47 g/km55 TFSI quattro151 ~ 161 g/km
M3248 g/kmM3 Competition234 g/kmM3 Competition xDrive228 ~ 231 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
35 TDI0.2640 TDI0.2640 TDI quattro0.2645 TDI quattro0.2645 TFSI0.2645 TFSI quattro0.2645 TFSI ultra0.2745 TFSI ultra quattro0.2750 TDI quattro0.2655 TFSI quattro0.27
0.33M30.33M3 Competition0.33M3 Competition xDrive0.34
Electric Range
35 TDI46.0 km / 28.6 mi40 TDI46.0 km / 28.6 mi40 TDI quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi45 TDI quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi45 TFSI46.0 km / 28.6 mi45 TFSI quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi45 TFSI ultra46.0 km / 28.6 mi45 TFSI ultra quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi50 TDI quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi50 TFSI e quattro46.0 km / 28.6 mi55 TFSI e quattro53.0 km / 32.9 mi
Fuel Economy
35 TDI4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (combined) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)40 TDI4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)40 TDI quattro4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (highway)45 TDI quattro5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (urban) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (highway)45 TFSI6.0 L/100km / 39.2 MPG (combined) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)45 TFSI quattro6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)45 TFSI ultra6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)45 TFSI ultra quattro6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (combined) | 8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (urban) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (highway)50 TDI quattro5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (combined) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)50 TFSI e quattro1.7 L/100km / 138.4 MPG (combined)55 TFSI e quattro1.9 L/100km / 123.8 MPG (combined)55 TFSI quattro6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (combined) | 8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (highway)
M310.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)M3 Competition10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)M3 Competition xDrive10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
35 TDI224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph40 TDI246.0 km/h / 152.9 mph40 TDI quattro246.0 km/h / 152.9 mph45 TDI quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph45 TFSI250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph45 TFSI quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph45 TFSI ultra250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph45 TFSI ultra quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph50 TDI quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph50 TFSI e quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph55 TFSI e quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph55 TFSI quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
35 TDI750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)40 TDI750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)40 TDI quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)45 TDI quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)45 TFSI750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)45 TFSI quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)45 TFSI ultra750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)45 TFSI ultra quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)50 TDI quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)50 TFSI e quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)55 TFSI e quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)55 TFSI quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
35 TDIFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive40 TDIFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive40 TDI quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive45 TDI quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive45 TFSIFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive45 TFSI quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive45 TFSI ultraFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive45 TFSI ultra quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive50 TDI quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive50 TFSI e quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive55 TFSI e quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive55 TFSI quattroFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
M3Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 CompetitionFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel driveM3 Competition xDriveFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
35 TDIEuro 6d - TEMP40 TDIEuro 640 TDI quattroEuro 6d - TEMP45 TDI quattroEuro 645 TFSIEuro 6d - TEMP45 TFSI quattroEuro 6d - TEMP45 TFSI ultraEuro-6d-ISC-FCM45 TFSI ultra quattroEuro-6d-ISC-FCM50 TDI quattroEuro 650 TFSI e quattroEuro 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC55 TFSI e quattroEuro 6d-TEMP-EVAP-ISC55 TFSI quattroEuro 6
Euro 6d
Engine
35 TDIDEZD40 TDIDFBA40 TDI quattroDFBA45 TDI quattroDDVE45 TFSIDLBA, DKNA, DLHA45 TFSI quattroDLBA, DKNA, DLHA45 TFSI ultraDMTA, DPAA45 TFSI ultra quattroDMTA, DPAA50 TDI quattroDDVB50 TFSI e quattroDLGA55 TFSI e quattroDLZA55 TFSI quattroDLZA
S58B30T0
Engine | Bore
35 TDI81.0 mm / 3.2 in40 TDI81.0 mm / 3.2 in40 TDI quattro81.0 mm / 3.2 in45 TDI quattro81.0 mm / 3.2 in45 TFSI81.0 mm / 3.2 in45 TFSI quattro81.0 mm / 3.2 in45 TFSI ultra82.5 mm / 3.2 in45 TFSI ultra quattro82.5 mm / 3.2 in50 TDI quattro83.0 mm / 3.3 in55 TFSI quattro84.5 mm / 3.3 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
35 TDI16.0:140 TDI16.0:140 TDI quattro16.0:145 TDI quattro16.0:145 TFSI16.0:145 TFSI quattro16.0:145 TFSI ultra9.6:145 TFSI ultra quattro9.6:150 TDI quattro16.0:155 TFSI quattro11.2:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
35 TDI2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc40 TDI2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc40 TDI quattro2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc45 TDI quattro3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc45 TFSI2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc45 TFSI quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc45 TFSI ultra2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc45 TFSI ultra quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc50 TDI quattro3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc50 TFSI e quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc55 TFSI e quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc55 TFSI quattro3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2995.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
Engine | Power
35 TDI163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 3250-4200 rpm40 TDI204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3750-4200 rpm40 TDI quattro204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3750-4200 rpm45 TDI quattro231.0 hp / 172.3 kW @ 3250-4750 rpm45 TFSI245.0 hp / 182.7 kW @ 5000-6500 rpm45 TFSI quattro245.0 hp / 182.7 kW @ 5000-6500 rpm45 TFSI ultra265.0 hp / 197.6 kW @ 5250-6500 rpm45 TFSI ultra quattro265.0 hp / 197.6 kW @ 5250-6500 rpm50 TDI quattro286.0 hp / 213.3 kW @ 3500-4000 rpm50 TFSI e quattro252.0 hp / 187.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm + 143.0 hp / 106.6 kW (electric motor)55 TFSI e quattro252.0 hp / 187.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm + 143.0 hp / 106.6 kW (electric motor)55 TFSI quattro340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 5000-6400 rpm
M3480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 rpmM3 Competition xDrive510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
35 TDI82.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in40 TDI103.7 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in40 TDI quattro103.7 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in45 TDI quattro77.9 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in45 TFSI123.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in45 TFSI quattro123.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in45 TFSI ultra133.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in45 TFSI ultra quattro133.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in50 TDI quattro96.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in50 TFSI e quattro127.0 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in55 TFSI e quattro127.0 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in55 TFSI quattro113.5 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
M3160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-inM3 Competition170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-inM3 Competition xDrive170.4 hp/L / 2.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
35 TDI95.5 mm / 3.8 in40 TDI95.5 mm / 3.8 in40 TDI quattro95.5 mm / 3.8 in45 TDI quattro95.5 mm / 3.8 in45 TFSI95.5 mm / 3.8 in45 TFSI quattro95.5 mm / 3.8 in45 TFSI ultra92.8 mm / 3.7 in45 TFSI ultra quattro92.8 mm / 3.7 in50 TDI quattro91.4 mm / 3.6 in55 TFSI quattro89.0 mm / 3.5 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
35 TDI370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1500-3000 rpm40 TDI400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3000 rpm40 TDI quattro400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3000 rpm45 TDI quattro500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1750-3250 rpm45 TFSI370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4300 rpm45 TFSI quattro370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4300 rpm45 TFSI ultra370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4300 rpm45 TFSI ultra quattro370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4300 rpm50 TDI quattro620 Nm / 457.3 lb-ft @ 2250-3000 rpm50 TFSI e quattro370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4500 rpm + 350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft55 TFSI e quattro370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1600-4500 rpm + 350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft55 TFSI quattro500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1370-4500 rpm
M3550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpmM3 Competition650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 rpmM3 Competition xDrive650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 2750-5500 rpm
Engine | Type
35 TDITurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder40 TDITurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder40 TDI quattroTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder45 TDI quattroTurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder45 TFSITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder45 TFSI quattroTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder45 TFSI ultraTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder45 TFSI ultra quattroTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder50 TDI quattroTurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder50 TFSI e quattroTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder55 TFSI e quattroTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder55 TFSI quattroTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Inline 6, turbochargedM3Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 CompetitionTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderM3 Competition xDriveTwin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
59 L
Transmission | Gears
7-speed / 8-speed35 TDI7-speed40 TDI7-speed40 TDI quattro7-speed45 TDI quattro8-speed45 TFSI7-speed45 TFSI quattro7-speed45 TFSI ultra7-speed45 TFSI ultra quattro7-speed50 TDI quattro8-speed50 TFSI e quattro7-speed55 TFSI e quattro7-speed55 TFSI quattro7-speed
M36-speedM3 Competition8-speedM3 Competition xDrive8-speed
Transmission | Type
DCT / automatic35 TDIAutomatic S tronic40 TDIAutomatic S tronic40 TDI quattroAutomatic S tronic45 TDI quattroAutomatic Tiptronic45 TFSIAutomatic S tronic45 TFSI quattroAutomatic S tronic45 TFSI ultraAutomatic S tronic45 TFSI ultra quattroAutomatic S tronic50 TDI quattroAutomatic tiptronic50 TFSI e quattroAutomatic S tronic55 TFSI e quattroAutomatic S tronic55 TFSI quattroAutomatic S tronic
M3ManualM3 CompetitionAutomatic SteptronicM3 Competition xDriveAutomatic M Steptronic

Production

Availability
35 TDI201940 TDI201840 TDI quattro201845 TDI quattro201845 TFSI2019 ~ 202045 TFSI quattro2019 ~ 202045 TFSI ultra202045 TFSI ultra quattro202050 TDI quattro201850 TFSI e quattro201955 TFSI e quattro201955 TFSI quattro2018
M32020M3 Competition2020M3 Competition xDrive2021
Debut
2018 Geneva Motor Show
2020-09-23
Made In
Germany, China, India
Germany
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