Between the 2019 Audi A4 and the 2019 BMW 3 Series alone, it's easy to find a luxury small car near Peabody, Danvers, or Beverly. However, both models have so much to offer that it's a wonder which vehicle is right for you.

That's why the team at Ira Audi put together this Audi A4 vs. BMW 3 Series comparison. We'll delve into the similarities and differences between these automobiles, so you can make an informed decision.

Keep reading to learn more, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

2019 A4 vs 2019 3 Series: Performance Specs

With both the 2019 Audi A4 and 2019 BMW 3 Series, you get a vehicle that strikes a nice balance between comfort and athleticism.

The A4 comes standard with a 2.0L 45 TFSI® 4-cylinder engine that delivers 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Then there's the available 2.0L 40 TFSI® 4-cylinder, which helps the vehicle achieve an EPA-estimated 27 city/34 highway MPG.* Whether you want a car that emphasizes power or efficiency, you can get the right engine to satisfy your driving needs.

Furthermore, you can fully customize your experience on the road, thanks to the standard Audi drive select. Choose from among four modes: Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, and Individual. With each one, you get a smooth and tailored drive that's made just for you.

The 3 Series has several different driving modes, too, that are similar to the ones found in the Audi. Unfortunately, they don't all come standard.

Interior Design & Amenities

With the 2019 A4 and 2019 3 Series being luxury vehicles, you'll find all kinds of premium materials inside these cabins.

With the Audi, you'll find leather seats in the base trim, along with heated front seats. The leather feels nice to the touch, while the heating feature can keep you cozy on especially cold nights.

The BMW, meanwhile, offers leather upholstery in its higher trim levels. Plus, you'll need to upgrade to another trim level for heated front seats.

However, each model offers heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel for the ultimate in comfort. You'll even find ventilated front seats in the A4, to quickly cool down on a hot summer day.

Technologies in the A4 vs 3 Series

Furthermore, there are all kinds of technologies for connectivity and entertainment.

For example, the Audi A4 comes standard with Apple CarPlay® and Google™ Android Auto™. Simply plug your phone into the vehicle's USB port and access your favorite apps right on the 7-inch MMI® center infotainment display.

The vehicle also offers an MMI® Navigation plus system that utilizes the MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology. You can "write" an address on the center control pad to quickly pull up directions and get to your destination efficiently.

Unfortunately, the 3 Series only offers Apple CarPlay® in a higher trim level. Not only that, but you can only get it as a 1-year trial. Plus, while this vehicle does offer an advanced navigation system, it doesn't come with anything like the handwriting technology found in the Audi.

2019 Audi A4 vs 2019 BMW 3 Series: Verdict

In this Audi A4 vs. BMW 3 Series comparison, the BMW is certainly a strong contender. However, it's the Audi that delivers a better overall performance, plus a longer list of features.

It does help to read about this vehicle when deciding on a new ride. However, getting behind the wheel can solidify whether the car works for your lifestyle in Peabody, Danvers, or Beverly.

To do just that, schedule a test drive at Ira Audi today. We look forward to showing you everything that the 2019 A4 has to offer.

*EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See for details.

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