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BMW M3:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

BMW M3 side view
BMW M3 angular front perspective
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Overview of the BMW M3

Learn about the BMW M3

BMW M3 Summary

For nearly 40 years, the BMW M3 has been a top choice for those who want the practicality of a family sedan blended with the excitement of a sports car. Through seven generations, the legendary engineers at BMW have continuously developed and improved the performance of the M3, leading to the latest models’ high-output engine and the choice of a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed automatic transmission.

In later models, the user-friendly entertainment package, cutting-edge safety features and well-designed interior ensure a fun, safe and comfortable ride.

Pros and cons of the BMW M3

  • High-performance in a family sedan
  • Manual or automatic transmission available
  • User-friendly entertainment interface
  • Computer-generated fake engine noise
  • High performance suspension may result in a stiff ride
  • Driver assistance tech is not standard
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the BMW M3

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel type-
  • Transmission-
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width-
  • Length-
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Frequently asked questions about the BMW M3