Dimensions

Find 1998 BMW 3 Series interior, exterior and cargo dimensions for the trims and styles available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding dimensions.

318ti Hatchback Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 165.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

318tiA Hatchback Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 165.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

318i Sedan Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6

318iA Sedan Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6

328i Sedan Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.1

328iA Sedan Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6

M3s M3 Sedan Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7

M3sA M3 Sedan Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6

323is Coupe Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

323isA Coupe Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

328is Coupe Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Second Head Room (in) 35.9

328isA Coupe Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

M3 M3 Coupe

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9

323ic Convertible Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1

323icA Convertible Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1

328ic 328i Convertible Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1

328icA Convertible Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1

M3 M3 Convertible Manual

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6

M3 M3 Convertible Automatic

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.9

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 74.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.1

1.9L 1.9L Roadster

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 96.3
Length, Overall (in) 158.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.6
Height, Overall (in) 50.7
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1

2.8L 2.8L Roadster

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 96.3
Length, Overall (in) 158.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.9
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1

M 3.2L M Roadster

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 96.3
Length, Overall (in) 158.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.9
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1