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The 2002 BMW Z3 brings the rewards of six years of consistent and conscientious development and improvement. The exciting, odd-looking...

2002 BMW Z3 Trim Comparison

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General Pricing

Resale Value $37,700.00 $37,900.00
Destination $645.00 $645.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.0L I6 3.0L I6
Horsepower 225 @ 5900 RPM 225 @ 5900 RPM
Torque 214 @ 3500 RPM 214 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2979 2979
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.3 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 10.2:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 21
Highway (mpg) 29 29

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2943.2 2910.1
Wheelbase (in.) 96.3 96.3
Length (in.) 158.5 159.4
Width (in.) 68.5 68.5
Height (in.) 51.4 50.9
Track Front (in.) 55.6 55.6
Track Rear (in.) 58.8 58.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 36.7 37.6
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.8 41.8
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 51.6 51.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.1 54.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut
Rear Suspension trailing trailing
Tires 225/45R17 225/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Cassette Player N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A


Cruise Control Std. Std.
Tilt Steering N/A N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.


Driver Airbag Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std.

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