2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 BMW 3 Series - Road Test Specs

2013 BMW 3 Series Hybrid

(3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo Hybrid 8-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Sport Line
Vehicle Type4dr sedan
Estimated MSRP$49,300
Assembly locationMunich, Germany


ConfigurationFront engine, longitudinal, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged Inline-6, synchronous electric motor
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,979/182
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2:1
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300 @ 5,800-6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)300 @ 1,200-5,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Hybrid typeParallel
Battery typeLithium-ion
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)1.35
Transmission typeEight-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)1=4.71, 2=3.14, 3=2.11, 4=1.67, 5=1.29, 6=1.0, 7=0.84, 8=0.67
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.813:1


Suspension, frontIndependent mulitlink with two lower control arms and double ball joints, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent five-link, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)15.0:1
Tire make and modelPirelli Cinturato P7
Tire typeSummer tire
Tire size, front225/45 R18
Tire size, rear225/45 R18
Wheel size, front8.0J
Wheel size, rear8.0J
Wheel size17-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAluminum alloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)TBD
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.1

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionAnti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player with RDS
iPod/digital media compatibilityYes
Satellite radioOptional Sirius
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Optional
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityYes
Navigation systemOptional
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)BMW Assist
Smart entry/StartOptional
Parking aidsOptional front and rear parking sonar, optional rear, side and top view cameras
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional
Collision warning/avoidanceNA
Night VisionNA
Driver coaching displayStandard for fuel economy

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,860
Length (in.)182.5
Width (in.)71.3
Height (in.)56.3
Wheelbase (in.)110.6
Track, front (in.)60.3
Track, rear (in.)61.9
Legroom, front (in.)42
Legroom, rear (in.)35.1
Headroom, front (in.)40.3
Headroom, rear (in.)35.1
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)17


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance4 years/50,000 miles
Hybrid/battery8 years

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