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