2021 INFINITI Q50 vs 2021 BMW 3-Series

2021 INFINITI Q50 and BMW 3-Series Comparison

2021 INFINITI Q50 vs 2021 BMW 3-Series

When drivers get behind the wheel of a quality luxury vehicle like the 2021 INFINITI Q50, they get a sense of elegance and precision that only INFINITI can offer. From the base level of the Q50 onwards, there is more performance and amenities for the price than similar luxury sedans. Even challengers such as the 2021 BMW 3-Series fall short of the Q50 when it comes to engine power and other important characteristics that discerning Colorado drivers seek. The INFINITI is the complete package for Colorado customers who want competitive luxury and enjoyment from their sedan.  


The standard twin-turbocharged V6 engine under the hood of the 2021 INFINITI Q50 generates 300 horsepower for responsive acceleration. When channeled through the smooth seven-speed automatic transmission, the sedan has an appealing ride with satisfying bursts of speed with every press of the gas pedal. The Red Sport trim of the Q50 upgrades the performance from the 3.0L twin-turbocharged V6 to 400 horsepower of raw speed and excellence. RWD is standard on all Q50 trims, with Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD) available. As for the 2021 BMW 3-Series, the standard engine is a 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline-four that generates 255 horsepower and is accompanied by an automatic eight-speed transmission. The most powerful engine the 3-Series can be equipped with is a 3.0L turbocharged inline-six which gets 385 horsepower. BMW 3-Series models are RWD standard and have AWD available as well.  

Interior Features

The 2021 Q50 is the perfect sedan for the luxury-minded consumer. Where the BMW 3-Series has an optional Wi-Fi® hotspot at the base level, every Q50 model comes with one equipped through the INFINITI InTouch™ system. Bluetooth® Steaming Audio and Hand-Free linking technology are also present in both luxury sedans. Both sedans also share other media applications including SiriusXM® radio and both Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility for applicable smartphones. The INFINITI also has more front headroom and legroom for the driver and front passenger to enjoy compared to the BMW 3-Series. Powered multi-way adjustability for the front seating is standard on the Q50 and the BMW 3-Series for impeccable, personalized comfort.  

Safety Features

Drivers getting into either luxury sedan will have a suite of driver-assistance technology to help keep their minds at ease. The Q50 comes with Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control to keep the sedan under the driver’s command even during more intensive steering inputs. The BMW 3-Series is equipped with similar Dynamic Stability Control which keeps that vehicle under control as well. The Forward Emergency Braking system in the Q50 and the Active Guard® system on the 3-Series both provide drivers with much-needed protection from the front of the vehicle.  

Lease or Purchase the 2021 INFINITI Q50 at Mike Ward INFINITI

The 2021 INFINITI Q50 is the ideal luxury sedan option on multiple fronts. A more powerful engine selection, precise handling, and a more appealing price make it an easy choice when compared to the 2021 BMW 3-Series. Mike Ward INFINITI in Highlands Ranch, CO is the premier destination for luxury-minded Colorado Front Range consumers. Stop by and speak with our Sales Department about how you can own or lease a stunning 2021 Q50 from our inventory today.  


  2021 INFINITI Q50  2021 BMW 3-Series 
Base MSRP  $36,700  $41,250 
Horsepower  300 HP  255 HP 
City Estimated MPG:  20 MPG  26 MPG 
Highway Estimated MPG:  29 MPG  36 MPG