2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. 2023 BMW Series 3

2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia driving down a rural road

Drivers in the market for a luxury, high-performance sedan may find it hard to choose between the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia and the 2023 BMW Series 3. Wondering which of these two sedans is the better option for you? Below, we’ve put together a comparative analysis of these two cars, comparing their performance ratings and available technology features. 

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Specifications & Features 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia 2023 BMW Series 3
Standard Horsepower 280 hp 255 hp
Standard Torque 306 lb.-ft. 294 lb.-ft.
Maximum Horsepower 505 hp 382 hp
Maximum Torque 443 lb.-ft. 369 lb.-ft.
Parking Sensors Standard Available
Heated Front Seats Standard Available

Standard Power and Performance  

The 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia and the 2023 BMW Series come standard with a turbocharged, four-cylinder engine. However, performance-minded drivers will note that the base 2023 Giulia outputs 280 horsepower and 306 pound-feet of torque, while the base 2023 BMW Series 3 only generates up to 255 hp and 294 lb.-ft. of torque.

2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia from the side

Maximum Power and Performance 

Comparing the most powerful engine options available for both the 2023 Giulia and the 2023 BMW Series 3 reveals that the 2023 Giulia once again has the advantage. The most powerful engine available for the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia is an available turbocharged, 2.9-litre V6 engine, which outputs 505 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The 2023 BMW Series 3’s most powerful engine is a turbocharged, six-cylinder engine with a 48-volt mild hybrid system, which only outputs 382 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque.

Available Technology Features

The 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia also comes standard with several driver assistance features and technology features that are limited to higher trim levels of the 2023 BMW Series 3. Standard front and rear parking sensors can be found in the 2023 Giulia, while only select configurations of the 2023 BMW Series 3 include parking sensors. Similarly, heated front seats are standard in the 2023 Giulia but optional in the 2023 BMW Series 3. 

Should I Buy the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia? 

Drivers who value performance and technology features will prefer the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia over the 2023 BMW Series 3. Although the 2023 BMW Series 3 has many strong qualities, it’s outperformed by the 2023 Giulia and features fewer standard technology features than its Alfa Romeo competitor. 

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