2018 Giulia

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia*

2020 3 series

2020 BMW 3 Series

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3 Series

It’s very exciting to be in the market for a new luxury sedan to elevate your everyday drives throughout Glendale and beyond. When it comes to sporty luxury sedans, the Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3 Series is a popular comparison. In the following guide, we’ll simplify the performance specifications and options, proving why the Giulia is the premier model for your next luxury sedan. Read on below to see what sets these two models apart.

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia


2020 BMW 3 Series

Starting MSRP

All-Aluminum 2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder

Base Model Engine

2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder
280 hp

Base Model Horsepower

255 hp
182.5 inches

Exterior Length

185.7 inches

Trim Levels


Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3 Series Performance

While both of these models stand for undeniable luxury and premium engineering, the 2020 Giulia comes equipped with a powerful standard engine that bests the BMW 3 Series engine. If you’re deciding between the 330i 3 Series or Giulia, allow the performance prowess of the Giulia to impress you. 

Alfa Romeo Guilia Base Model Engine

  • Engine liters: 2
  • Cylinder configuration: I-4
  • Horsepower: 280 hp
  • Torque: 306 lb-ft
  • Acceleration: 5.1 seconds 0-60 mph

BMW 3 Series Base Model Engine

  • Engine liters: 2
  • Cylinder configuration: I-4
  • Horsepower: 255 hp
  • Torque: 394 lb-ft
  • Acceleration: 5.6 seconds 0-60 mph

Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3 Series: Size

Depending on the type of driving you do— commuting, weekend cruising around Los Angeles, city driving— the size of your next luxury sport sedan may be the deciding factor for you when it comes to the 3 Series or Giulia. The Alfa Romeo Giulia interior offers 95 cubic feet of passenger volume, yet is slightly more compact than the 3 Series for easier maneuvering and parking. The dimensions of each model are as follows.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Dimensions

  • Curb weight: 3,521 pounds
  • Exterior length: 182.5 inches
  • Exterior body width: 73.7 inches
  • Exterior body height: 56.5 inches
  • Front legroom: 42.4 inches
  • Rear legroom: 35.1 inches

BMW 3 Series Dimensions

  • Curb weight: 3,589 pounds
  • Exterior length: 185.7 inches
  • Exterior body width: 71.9 inches
  • Exterior body height: 56.8 inches
  • Front legroom: 42.0 inches
  • Rear legroom: 35.2 inches

Find an Alfa Romeo Giulia Model for Sale at Alfa Romeo of Glendale

With the high performance, pure luxury, and engine purr that only an Alfa Romeo model can provide, the Giulia is the clear frontrunner when it comes to the 3 Series or Giulia for your next Pasadena sedan. If you’re ready to find the 2020 Giulia that best suits your lifestyle, browse our impressive new vehicle inventory of the seven Guila configurations available to Burbank luxury sedan drivers like yourself!

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