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2013 Audi TTS vs. 2013 BMW M3 Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M3 than the Audi TTS, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi TTS, drivers may find the BMW M3 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Audi TTS you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW M3, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Audi TTS is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW M3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi TTS and the BMW M3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi TTS is much wider than the BMW M3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi TTS, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW M3.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi TTS doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW M3.

Handling
The Audi TTS has a smaller turning radius than the BMW M3, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi TTS is significantly less powerful than the BMW M3. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi TTS and the BMW M3. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi TTS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW M3.

Warranty
The Audi TTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M3.

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2013 Audi
TTS

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MSRP*: $47,350

2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $60,100
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.69%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 23 14
Highway MPG: 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $44,035 $55,290

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