2016 BMW M3

2016 BMW M3
MSRP
$63,500
BASE MODEL
MPG
17
CITY
26
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
425 HP
Twin Turbo I-6 ENGINE
Rating
0
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The 3-Series is offered in Sedan or Sports Wagon body styles. Sedans are offered in 320i, 328i and 340i variants. The 320i makes 180 horsepower and the 328i makes 240 horsepower, both employing a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. The 340i offers a 320-horsepower 3.0L turbocharged six. All three engines employ twin-scroll turbocharging for quick responsiveness as well as strong torque output just above idle, which makes them feel like much larger engines. New-generation 8-speed automatic transmissions help the cars achieve excellent mileage, too -- up to 34 mpg with the 328i Sedan. Special xDrive versions of th...Read More

Model Strengths

  • A wide variety of options; athletic driving feel; fuel efficiency; high-tech options; long list of appearance packages and trims; compact size and maneuverability; practicality and comfort
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)40
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Transmission
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.54
  • Trans Order CodeZMT
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.32
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.18
  • DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
  • Trans Type6
  • Trans Description Cont.Manual w/OD
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)4.11
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.73
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.85
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Wheelbase (in)110.7
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)73.9
  • Track Width, Front (in)62.2
  • Height, Overall (in)56.1
  • Length, Overall (in)184.5
  • Track Width, Rear (in)63.1
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP275/40YR18
  • Front Tire SizeP255/40YR18
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year8.9 (Est)
  • Wheels
  • Front Wheel MaterialForged Aluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 9
  • Rear Wheel MaterialForged Aluminum
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 10
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationCompact Cars
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Second Head Room (in)37.7
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)55.1
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)55.1
  • Front Leg Room (in)42
  • Front Head Room (in)40.3
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)210
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)900
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)26
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)20
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)17
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)15.9
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM406 @ 1850
  • Displacement3.0 L/182
  • Engine TypeTwin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM425 @ 5500
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameBMW M3
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )12
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)15
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)14.6
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3540
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