Comparing the 2020 BMW 3 Series to the Most Popular Competitors

The BMW 3 Series has always been one of the most popular models in the BMW lineup. The 2020 BMW 3 Series continues to prove why this is a model that finds its home in many driveways. Power, performance, and sophistication bring this new BMW to Charleston drivers.

The 2019 Audi A4 is a strong contender in this class, but even it can't dethrone the BMW 3 Series as a top choice for the models in its class. Each model has advantages, which is why we will work with you to see which you will want in your driveway.

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2020 BMW 3 Series vs 2019 Audi A4

  • The 2020 BMW 3 Series starts at $40,250 and the 2019 Audi A4 starts at $42,000.
  • The base engine of the 2020 BMW 3 Series makes much more power than the base model of the Audi A4, giving you 255 horsepower against 188 horsepower.
  • Even the upgraded engine of the 2019 Audi A4 makes up to 248 horsepower while the upgraded engine of the BMW 3 Series makes up to 382 horsepower.
  • There is more cargo space in the trunk of the 2020 BMW 3 Series than there is in the 2019 Audi A4, giving you more space for the gear you need to bring along.

  • The 2020 BMW 3 Series comes with rear-wheel drive as standard while the 2019 Audi A4 comes with front-wheel drive.
  • Both models can be equipped with all-wheel drive for better traction.
  • You can upgrade the BMW infotainment system to having a 10.25-inch screen while the Audi A4 only allows for up to an 8.3-inch screen.
  • Both models offer similar measurements for headroom, legroom, and shoulder room for rear passengers, but the 2020 BMW 3 Series has a little more in some of those measurements for the front seats.
  • There is more variety in the engines for the BMW 3 Series, offering a V6 engine in upgraded trims while the Audi A4 only has four-cylinder engine options.
  • Both models offer interior features for the best experience, including a three-zone climate control system standard on both models.