BMW 3-Series BMW 3-Series 2010

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BMW 3-Series Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2010)

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2010 BMW 3-Series Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 2dr Coupe 4dr Sedan 2dr Hardtop conv. 4dr Wagon
Wheelbase 108.7 in 108.7 in 108.7 in 108.7 in
Length 181.1 in 178.2 in 180.6 in 178.2 in
Width 70.2 in 71.5 in 70.2 in 71.5 in
Height 54.1 in 55.9 in 54.5 in 55.8 in
Curb Weight 3417 lb. 3406 lb. 3858 lb. 3528 lb.
Fuel Capacity 15.9 gal. 15.9 gal. 16.1 gal. 15.9 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.4 in 38.5 in 38.0 in 38.5 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 55.3 in 55.4 in 55.3 in 55.4 in
Legroom, Row 1 41.8 in 41.5 in 41.8 in 41.5 in
Headroom, Row 2 36.8 in 37.5 in 36.5 in 38.0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 51.9 in 55.1 in 49.3 in 55.1 in
Legroom, Row 2 33.7 in 34.6 in 31.9 in 34.6 in
Total Legroom 75.5 in (over 2 rows) 76.1 in (over 2 rows) 73.7 in (over 2 rows) 76.1 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 11.1 ft3 12.0 ft3 9.0 ft3 24.8 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 11.1 ft3 12.0 ft3 12.2 ft3 58.0 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2010 BMW 3-Series

2010 BMW 3-Series Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Relatively small back seat room. see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 BMW 3-Series Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
tight and not too useful a space see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Rear seat room not as expansive as competitors. Trunk capacity could be better. see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Tight for large people. Fine for kids. Smaller than a G37, much smaller than a Maxima. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 0 Not much room in rear see if driver is 6 feet tall see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
With a 6-foot driver, rear seat room is barely adequate for adults, for short trips. This is typical for this car segment, though. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Limited for adults see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan 414-horsepower 4.0L V8
7-speed automated manual RWD
Wish the rear seats had 1" more legroom. see full BMW 3-Series review
 

2010 BMW 3-Series 2-door Coupe Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 328i 335i M3
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
300 hp@5800
300 lb-ft@1400
4.0L V8
DOHC-4v
414 hp@8300
295 lb-ft@3900
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic7-speed automated manual
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWDAWD 
Standard Tires225/45HR17 tires225/45HR17 tires245/40ZR18 tires (front)
265/40ZR18 tires (rear)
Optional Tires225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
245/35ZR19 tires (front)
265/35ZR19 tires (rear)
  225/35WR19 tires (front)
255/30WR19 tires (rear)
 

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2010 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 328i 335i 335d M3
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
300 hp@5800
300 lb-ft@1400
turbocharged
3.0L I6 Diesel
DOHC-4v
265 hp@4200
425 lb-ft@1750
4.0L V8
DOHC-4v
414 hp@8300
295 lb-ft@3900
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 7-speed automated manual
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWDAWD  
Standard Tires225/45HR17 tires225/45HR17 tires225/45HR17 tires245/40ZR18 tires (front)
265/40ZR18 tires (rear)
Optional Tires225/45VR17 tires (front)
255/40VR17 tires (rear)
225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
245/35ZR19 tires (front)
265/35ZR19 tires (rear)
 225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
   

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2010 BMW 3-Series 2-door Hardtop conv. Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 328i 335i M3
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
300 hp@5800
300 lb-ft@1400
4.0L V8
DOHC-4v
414 hp@8300
295 lb-ft@3900
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic7-speed automated manual
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWD
Standard Tires225/45HR17 tires225/45HR17 tires245/40ZR18 tires (front)
265/40ZR18 tires (rear)
Optional Tires225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)
245/35ZR19 tires (front)
265/35ZR19 tires (rear)
  225/35WR19 tires (front)
255/30WR19 tires (rear)
 

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2010 BMW 3-Series 4-door Wagon Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 328i
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
Standard Transmission6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainRWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWD
Standard Tires225/45HR17 tires
Optional Tires225/45VR17 tires (front)
255/40VR17 tires (rear)
 225/40WR18 tires (front)
255/35WR18 tires (rear)

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2010 BMW 3-Series

2010 BMW 3-Series Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The BMW has terrific acceleration after a slight lag when you first step on the gas. In Sport mode, the automatic transmission revs with smooth speed that puts you ahead of the line when the stop light turns green. Responsive and powerful. see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Lots of even zip off the line, nice soundign engine see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 4dr Wagon 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Very responsive see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
One of the best engines ever made. Smooth revving, good torque and superb smoothness and sound. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
smooth and efficient see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan 414-horsepower 4.0L V8
7-speed automated manual RWD
Brilliant powerful V8 engine, balanced sports car handling, DCT transmission give performance coupled with everyday ease of use see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan 414-horsepower 4.0L V8
6-speed manual RWD
0-60 in 4.5. Enough said. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
It is a very smooth and powerful engine with almost no turbo-lag. Power is available on demand. I love the torque. see full BMW 3-Series review
2009 4dr Sedan 414-horsepower 4.0L V8
6-speed manual RWD
414 hp engine with 8300 rpm redline, coupled to a manual transmission. see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 BMW 3-Series Powertrain: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Automatic transmission has 'lag' when accelerating from zero see full BMW 3-Series review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Tires of the 2010 BMW 3-Series

2010 BMW 3-Series Tires: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Ride flat tires a bit rough. May replace with summer performance tires. see full BMW 3-Series review
2010 BMW 3-Series Tires: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 2dr Hardtop conv. 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Excessive rear tire wear after less than 14K miles. see full BMW 3-Series review
 

2010 BMW 3-Series MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
2dr Coupe 328i 36,200 33,485 875
2dr Coupe 335i 42,650 39,420 875
2dr Coupe M3 58,400 53,910 875
4dr Sedan 328i 33,150 30,680 875
4dr Sedan 335i 40,600 37,530 875
4dr Sedan 335d 43,950 40,615 875
4dr Sedan M3 55,400 51,150 875
2dr Hardtop conv. 328i 45,000 41,580 875
2dr Hardtop conv. 335i 51,200 47,285 875
2dr Hardtop conv. M3 67,050 61,865 875
4dr Wagon 328i 35,700 33,025 875

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