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BMW M3

The BMW M3 is one of the most iconic performance cars of the last 40 years, and has helped put the German company's sporting credentials on the worldwide map.

It's morphed from being a highly strung four-cylinder rear driver to having one of the world's best naturally aspirated six cylinder engines to a hulking V8, before its current turbocharged six-cylinder guise. All the while it's maintained its rear-wheel drive layout and manual gearbox option (though it's an order-only proposition in 2017 in favour of a dual-clutch item). Prices start at $99,900 for the M3 40i Xdrive up to $99,900 for the M3 40i Xdrive.

It's also now available in a more focused Competition version that adds power and performance to the base four-door M3 sedan.

BMW M3 Price and Specs

The price range for the BMW M3 varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $99,900 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2020 Sedan 3.0L, PULP $99,900 $99,900
2019 Sedan 3.0L, PULP $91,740 $146,300
2018 Sedan 3.0L, PULP, 6 SP MAN $159,888
2017 Sedan 3.0L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $86,990 $156,420
2016 Sedan 3.0L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $68,090 $134,310
See All BMW M3 Pricing and Specs

BMW M3 Colours

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire
  • Silverstone
  • Mineral White
  • Mineral Grey
  • Austin Yellow
  • Yas Marina Blue
  • Sakhir Orange II
  • Azurite Black
  • Champagne Quartz
  • Tanzanite Blue
  • Smoked Topaz
  • Frozen Brilliant White
  • Frozen Black
  • Frozen Silver II
  • Frozen Red II
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

BMW M3 Wheel Size

The BMW M3 has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 225x40 R19 for Sedan in 2020 with a wheel size that spans from 19x8 inches.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2020 Sedan 225x40 R19 19x8 inches 255x35 R19 19x8.5 inches
2019 Sedan 225x40 R19 19x8 inches 255x35 R19 19x8.5 inches
2018 Sedan 255x35 R19 19x9 inches 275x35 R19 19x10 inches
2017 Sedan 255x35 R19 19x9 inches 275x35 R19 19x10 inches
2016 Sedan 255x35 R19 19x9 inches 275x35 R19 19x10 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All BMW M3 Wheel Sizes

BMW M3 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW M3 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

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BMW M3 Dimensions

The dimensions of the BMW M3 Sedan vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2020 Sedan 1440x1827x4713 mm 130 mm
2019 Sedan 1440x1827x4713 mm 130 mm
2018 Sedan 1424x1877x4671 mm 120 mm
2017 Sedan 1424x1877x4671 mm 120 mm
2016 Sedan 1424x1877x4671 mm 120 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All BMW M3 Dimensions

BMW M3 Fuel Consumption

The BMW M3 is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by PULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 7.7L/100km for Sedan /PULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2020 Sedan 7.7L/100km 3.0L PULP
2019 Sedan 7.7L/100km 3.0L PULP
2018 Sedan 8.8L/100km 3.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO
2017 Sedan 8.3L/100km 3.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO
2016 Sedan 8.8L/100km 3.0L PULP 6 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All BMW M3 Pricing and Specs for 2020

BMW M3 Towing Capacity

The BMW M3 has no towing capacity for the last 5 years the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2020 Sedan 0kg 0kg
2019 Sedan 0kg 0kg
2018 Sedan 0kg 0kg
2017 Sedan 0kg 0kg
2016 Sedan 0kg 0kg
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