2016 BMW M3

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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 - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Trans Description Cont.Manual w/OD
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)4.11
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.54
  • DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.18
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.32
  • Trans Order CodeZMT
  • Trans Type6
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.85
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.73
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM425 @ 5500
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM406 @ 1850
  • Engine TypeTwin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
  • Fuel SystemGasoline Direct Injection
  • Displacement3.0 L/182
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP275/40YR18
  • Front Tire SizeP255/40YR18
  • Brakes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)14.6
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)15
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3540
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationCompact Cars
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Head Room (in)37.7
  • Front Leg Room (in)42
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Front Head Room (in)40.3
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)55.1
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)55.1
  • Electrical
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)900
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)210
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)17
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)20
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)26
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)15.9
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Height, Overall (in)56.1
  • Track Width, Rear (in)63.1
  • Length, Overall (in)184.5
  • Wheelbase (in)110.7
  • Track Width, Front (in)62.2
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)73.9
  • 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
  • Rear Wheel MaterialForged Aluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 9
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 10
  • Front Wheel MaterialForged Aluminum
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