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Compare Alpina B3 Touring E46 [B3 3.3] vs Alpina B5 Touring G31 [B5 Bi-Turbo]

Reviews

Neo score
75%
80%
Pros
  • Very beautiful
  • Rather reliable and easy to DIY
  • Great handling
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • Elegant yet modern styling
  • Lots of power and torque
Cons
  • Started AWD nonsense
  • MacPherson front suspension
  • Succumbed to AWD nonsense
  • Same engine (roughly) as the F11 B5 Touring

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

B3 3.3
B3 3.3 Allrad AT
B3 3.3 AT
B3 S
B5 Bi-Turbo
B5 Bi-Turbo LCI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
435 L / 15.4 cu-ft ~ 1345 L / 47.5 cu-ft
570 L / 20.1 cu-ft ~ 1700 L / 60.0 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
500 kg / 1102 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/40 ZR18, 255/35 ZR18
255/35 R20, 285/30 R20

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1409 mm / 55.5 in
1466 mm / 57.7 in
Size | Length
4478 mm / 176.3 in
4956 mm / 195.1 in
Size | Width
1739 mm / 68.5 in
1860 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
1471.0 mm / 57.9 in
1611.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1481.0 mm / 58.3 in
1596.0 mm / 62.8 in
Weight
1620.0 kg / 3571.5 lbs
2050.0 kg / 4519.5 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18, 9J X 18
8.5J x 20, 10J x 20
Wheelbase
2725 mm / 107.3 in
2975 mm / 117.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.1 sec
3.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.8 sec
3.4 sec
CO2 Emission
241 g/km
Fuel Economy
11.0 L/100km / 21.4 MPG (combined) | 16.1 L/100km / 14.6 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)
10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (combined) | 14.7 L/100km / 16.0 MPG (urban) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
262.0 km/h / 162.8 mph
325.0 km/h / 201.9 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Engine
N63M50
Engine | Bore
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.3 L / 201.4 cu-in / 3300.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
Engine | Power
280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 6200 rpm
608.0 hp / 453.4 kW @ 5750-6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
84.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
138.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
93.8 mm / 3.7 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
335 Nm / 247.1 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
800 Nm / 590.0 lb-ft @ 3000-5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic Switch-Tronic

Production

Availability
2000 ~ 2006
2017 ~ 2020
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