BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series

BMW 5 Series

BMW 5 Series

2019 BMW 3 Series vs 2019 BMW 5 Series

$40,250 MSRP

Starting Price

$53,400 MSRP
255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

Engine Specs

248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds


0-60 mph in 6 seconds
42.0 inches


41.4 inches
38.7 inches

Head Room

38.8 inches

2019 BMW 3 Series vs. 2019 BMW 5 Series

There’s nothing quite like that perfect luxury sedan, and if you’re trying to decide between the available models, both the 2019 BMW 3 Series and the 2019 BMW 5 Series should be at the top of your list. Before you make the final call, you’ll want to compare the BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series in-depth! Find out which BMW sedan offers the price, performance specs, and interior features that you need for your Los Angeles drives.

BMW Sedan Price: 3 Series vs. 5 Series

The BMW 3 Series price makes it an entry-level BMW sedan. The new BMW 5 Series, on the other hand, is likely to appeal to drivers who desire a little something extra. Find the BMW sedan price that’s right for you with this quick guide:

    • The 2019 BMW 3 Series is offered in two configurations: 330i and 330i xDrive.
      • BMW 3 Series 330i – $40,250 MSRP
      • BMW 3 Series 330i xDrive – $42,250 MSRP.
    • The 2019 BMW 5 Series can be had in seven different configurations, ranging from the base 530i to the range-topping M550i xDrive.
  • 530i – $53,400 MSRP
  • 530i xDrive – $55,700 MSRP
  • 530e iPerformance – $53,400 MSRP
  • 530e xDrive iPerformance – $55,700 MSRP
  • 540i – $58,950 MSRP
  • 540i xDrive – $61,250 MSRP
  • M550i xDrive – $74,450 MSRP

BMW Sedan Performance: 3 Series vs. 5 Series

When you compare BMW models, performance is bound to be one of the first things on your mind!

  • 2019 BMW 3 Series
    • You’ll have three engine options with the 3 Series. The base is an invigorating 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. You can also opt for a 248-hp 4-cylinder setup, or a 322-hp six-cylinder option.
    • All models include an 8-speed automatic transmission.
  • 2019 BMW 5 Series
    • The new BMW 5 Series offers six different engines for Burbank and Pasadena drivers. A 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline four-cylinder engine is standard here as well, and it offers 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.
    • At the top of the range, you’ll encounter a 617-hp TwinPower Turbocharged V8, and a plug-in hybrid option has been made available as well.

BMW Sedan Interior Features

  • 2019 BMW 3 Series
    • The BMW 3 Series dimensions offer front-seated passengers 38.7 inches of headroom, 42 inches of legroom, and 56 inches of shoulder room.
    • Even the base model features SensaTec upholstery and 14-way power front seats.
    • Stay in control with standard features like the iDrive 6.0 system and the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, which lets you manage all your favorite features on the go.
  • 2019 BMW 5 Series
    • Base models offer front-seated passengers 38.8 inches of headroom, 41.4 inches of legroom, and 58.7 inches of shoulder room.
    • SensaTec upholstery and 14-way power front seats are also standard in the 5 Series.
    • The 5 Series interior also features the iDrive 6.0 system, along with a rearview camera, ambient lighting, and Intelligent Voice Control.

Find Your New Ride at Pacific BMW!

Choosing between the BMW 3 Series vs. 5 Series is no easy task, especially since both models bring so much to the roads near Glendale! Ultimately, the choice may depend on whether you want to drive a small luxury car like the new BMW 3 Series, or a midsize luxury car like the new BMW 5 Series! The former has a lower starting price, but the latter gives you many more options. Why don’t you test drive both cars at Pacific BMW and see which one feels right? Just contact us or drive in to set up your visit.

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