Specs*
0-605.1 seconds5.6 seconds
MPH Top Speed149130
Torque306 lb-ft294 lb-ft
Horsepower280255
Standard FeaturesKeyless Entry, Rear Parking Aid, Cruise Control, Remote Engine Start, Intermittent & Rain Sensing Wipers, Dual Zone A/CKeyless Entry, Cruise Control, Intermittent & Rain Sensing Wipers, Dual Zone A/C
Warranty4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 4 yr/50,000 mi powertrain4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 4 yr/50,000 mi powertrain
Exterior Body Height56.556.8
Exterior Body Width73.771.9
Exterior Length182.5185.7
MPG24/3326/36
Starting MSRP$38,545$40,750

When shopping for a performance-orientated vehicle near McAllen, Texas, drivers might be looking into the BMW 3 Series and the Alfa Romeo Giulia. The experts at Payne Alfa Romeo of the Rio Grande Valley have put together a side-by-side comparison to help you decide which vehicle is right for you. Whether you're visiting Fireman's Park with the family, exploring Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle with out-of-town friends, or cruising along I-2 during your daily commute, it's important to drive a car that is dedicated to your satisfaction. Learn more about these iconic statement sedans below, then call our team to schedule a test drive to experience the Alfa Giulia for yourself.

If you're mainly concerned about the performance capabilities of your next car, then you'll notice the Alfa Romeo Giulia is the better choice. The standard model can go from 0-60 in only 5.1 seconds. If you opt for a more expensive model like the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrofoglio, this time is significantly reduced to only 3.8 seconds. The BMW 3 Series falls behind, taking 5.6 seconds to go from 0 to 60. In fact, the BMW 3 Series has a top speed of 130 MPH, even though it is known for its performance. The Alfa Romeo Giulia tops that, with a top speed of 149 MPH! While both sedans have sporty engines, the Alfa Romeo Giulia has more impressive torque and horsepower, making every routine drive more enjoyable.

Apart from the performance and handling of these two sedans, there are a few other facts to consider. The Alfa Romeo Giulia starts at a lower base price and comes with more standard features. At $38,545, the Alfa Romeo Giulia will come with keyless entry, parking aid, cruise control, remote engine start, dual-zone A/C, and intermittent, rain-sensing wipers. What does $40,750 get you on the base BMW 3 Series model? Dual-zone A/C, keyless entry, cruise control, and intermittent, rain-sensing wipers. With better performance specs and more standard features, it obvious that your money goes farther in a new Alfa Romeo Giulia than a BMW 3 Series.

The only thing the BMW 3 Series offers is better fuel efficiency, but, it is such a small difference when looking holistically at both models. The interior of the BMW 3 Series is known to be less extravagant than other competitors, while the Alfa Romeo Giulia is known for superior engine power, sporty handling, and spacious yet supportive seats in the front. It's clear which model is better for McAllen, Mission, and Weslaco, TX roads. Ready to experience the impressive top speed and zippy engine in person? Call the experts at Payne Alfa Romeo of the Rio Grande Valley today to schedule a test drive with a new or used Alfa Romeo Giulia model. You're bound to fall in love with the Italian-designed interior and memorable performance aspects.

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