2020 BMW 3 Series 0to60

MSRP $40,750 - $42,750

Ranked #7 in Sedans

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2020 BMW 3 Series 0-60 and Quarter Mile Times


2021 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile
330i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 13.6 sec
330i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.3 sec 13.1 sec

The 2020 BMW 3 Series comes equipped with a 2-liter Inline 4 that makes 255 hp @ 5000 rpm and 295 lbs.-ft. @ 1550 rpm of torque. The car takes 5.45 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 13.35 seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2020 BMW 3 Series 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile
330i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 13.6 sec
330i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.3 sec 13.1 sec

When it comes to the initial acceleration, the 2020 BMW 3 Series goes head-to-head with the rivals. It may not be the fastest but it certainly isn’t the slowest either. You have enough rumble to get you on freeways and more. Apparently, the 2020 BMW 3 Series quickly covers up its ground and takes only 13.35 to reach the quarter-mile mark making it the fastest car to do so in its segment.

2020 BMW 3 Series vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile Braking (70 - 0 MPH) Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2020 BMW 3 Series 5.3 - 5.6 sec 13.1 - 13.6 sec - -
2020 Chrysler 300 5.7 - 6.3 sec 15 - 16.6 sec 164 - 165 ft. 104 - 110 ft.
2020 Genesis G70 6.2 sec 14.7 sec - 127 ft.
2020 Infiniti Q50 7 sec 15.4 - 16 sec 191 ft. 121 ft.
2020 Lexus IS 300 6.7 sec 17.6 sec - -
2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia 3.6 - 5.1 sec 13.1 - 13.8 sec - 103 - 117 ft.
2020 Volvo S60 5 sec 14.3 sec - 127 ft.
2020 Audi A4 5.6 sec 13.8 sec - 99 ft.
2020 Dodge Charger 6.4 sec 14.8 sec - 107 ft.
2020 Acura TLX Sedan 5.7 sec 14.3 sec 185 ft. -
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 6.3 sec - - -
2020 Audi A3 5.4 - 6.6 sec 12.3 - 14.8 sec - 121 ft.

2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.1 sec 15.4 sec
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.1 sec 15.4 sec
330i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.7 sec 14.3 sec
330i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 14.2 sec
340i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 4.6 sec 13.2 sec
340i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 4.8 sec 13.3 sec

2018 BMW 3 Series vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile Braking (70 - 0 MPH)
2018 Audi A4 Sedan 5.8 sec 13.8 sec 152 ft.
2018 Acura ILX 6.8 - 7 sec 14.2 sec 168 ft.
2018 Acura TLX 5.7 sec 14.2 sec 168 ft.
2018 Jaguar XF 5.3 sec 13.8 sec -
2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan 4.6 - 7.1 sec 13.2 - 15.4 sec -
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan 6.5 sec 14.6 sec -
2018 Audi A3 5.5 - 6.1 sec 14.2 sec 178 ft.
2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 4.6 - 5.5 sec 13.3 - 13.9 sec -
2018 Audi A6 4.4 - 6.7 sec 13.7 sec 175 ft.
2018 Infiniti Q50 Sedan 5 sec 15.2 sec -
2018 Lexus IS 300 6.3 sec 15 sec -
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia 5.2 sec 14.1 sec 186 ft.

2017 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.1 sec 15.4 sec
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.1 sec 15.4 sec
330i SULEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 14.2 sec
330i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 14.2 sec
340i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 4.6 sec 13.2 sec
340i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 4.8 sec 13.3 sec

2017 BMW 3 Series vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name 0-60 MPH Standing 1/4-mile Braking (70 - 0 MPH)
2017 Audi A6 4.4 - 6.4 sec 13.7 sec 159 ft.
2017 Infiniti Q50 RED SPORT 400 Sedan 4.2 - 4.5 sec 12.8 sec 165 ft.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia 5.1 sec 14.1 sec 186 ft.
2017 BMW 3 Series Sedan 4.6 - 7.1 sec 13.2 - 15.4 sec -
2017 Audi A4 Sedan 5.4 - 5.8 sec 13.8 sec 152 ft.
2017 Acura ILX 6.6 - 7 sec 14.2 sec 168 ft.
2017 Infiniti Q50 Sedan 5.2 - 7 sec 13.8 - 15.4 sec -
2017 Acura TLX 5.7 - 7.2 sec 14.2 sec 168 ft.
2017 Jaguar XF 5 - 5.7 sec 13.5 - 14.1 sec -
2017 BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid Sedan 5.9 sec 14.3 sec -
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan 6.5 sec 14.6 sec -
2017 Audi A3 5.5 sec 14.2 sec 178 ft.
2017 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 4.6 - 5.5 sec 13.3 - 13.9 sec -

2016 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
340i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.4 sec 115 ft.
340i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.6 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i SULEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.5 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) 6 sec 115 ft.
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 8 sec 115 ft.
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 8.1 sec 115 ft.

2015 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
335i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.7 sec 112 ft.
335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.8 sec 112 ft.
328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.7 sec 115 ft.
328i SULEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.7 sec 115 ft.
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 8 sec 115 ft.
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 8 sec 115 ft.

2014 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
335i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.7 sec 115 ft.
335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) 5.7 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive SULEV 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i SULEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.9 sec 115 ft.
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.9 sec 115 ft.

2013 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
335i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M) 5.3 sec 115 ft.
335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M) 5.3 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 6.6 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) 6.1 sec 115 ft.
320i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.9 sec 115 ft.
320i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) 7.9 sec 115 ft.

2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M) 5.4 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M) 6.1 sec 115 ft.

2011 BMW 3 Series Sedan 0-60 and Quarter Mile all trims

Trim Name 0-60 MPH Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
335i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M) 5.4 sec 115 ft.
335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M) 5.4 sec 115 ft.
328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M) 6.3 sec 115 ft.
328i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M) 6.2 sec 115 ft.

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