2016 BMW M3  -  $64,495


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $64,495
Base Invoice: $60,095
Destination Charge: $995
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 20 | City: 17 | Hwy: 26
Body Style: M3 Sedan
Transmission: Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Engine: Engine: 3.0L Inline 6-Cylinder M TwinPower Turbo w/ZCP

Pros

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


Model Highlights

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 the Sedan and Sports Wagon offer all-weather capability to the 3-Series.

The M3 is seen by BMW as a separate model altogether, although it's essentially a top-performance model based on the Sedan. It comes with a 425-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 3.0L straight-six and a standard 6-speed manual or optional 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission, plus Electronic Damping Control with an optimized M Dynamic Mode. Compound cross-drilled brakes are also included, as are an M variable differential lock and an M Drive button that allows you to save personalized settings.

Separately, those who like the idea of a sport sedan but want to make an especially green statement might want to consider the ActiveHybrid 3. With its TwinPower turbocharged 6-cylinder engine, 8-speed automatic transmission and a sophisticated electric-motor and management system, the ActiveHybrid 3 delivers 335 horsepower to the rear wheels and can accelerate to 60 mph in as little as 5.3 seconds, yet it achieves EPA ratings of 25 mpg city, 33 mpg highway. The system permits operation on electric power alone for up to 2.5 miles, as well as coasting with the gasoline engine off at up to 100 mph. The lithium-ion battery pack reduces trunk space somewhat.

Sedan and Sports Wagon models both have Auto Start-Stop, which shuts the engine off at stop lights and quickly starts it again when the brake is released. There's also a Driving Dynamics Control system, to customize driving specifics, with Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Eco Pro modes.

3-Series Sports Wagon models are distinguished by their elongated roofline and exemplary utility and versatility compared to the other models. Available only in 328i trim, Sport Wagons feature comparable trims and materials to sedans, yet offer four cargo-floor tie-downs, a storage tray under the floor, a deep stowage compartment and a partition net, all to help keep cargo secure, while the rear seatbacks can be folded down as needed in three separate sections, with a 40/30/40 split. Compared to the last-generation wagon, there's more width between the wheel arches and a wide tailgate opening, scuff plates and available racking systems for outdoor gear or storage boxes help make the most of it. A Top View rearview camera system and a BMW Parking Assistant are there to help with visibility and make parking easier.

Most of the 3-Series lineup is offered in Sport Line, Luxury Line and Modern Line versions, with each of these distinguished by separate trims, materials and details. There's also an M Sport package that brings an entire set of appearance features that give a nod to the M3 in appearance -- and add a firmer M Sport suspension.

Major options include a variable-ratio steering system, the Adaptive M Suspension, a Head-Up Display, Active Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning and a High-Beam Assistant. The rear-view camera Surround View feature and the available Adaptive xenon headlamps swivel with the steering angle to help see around corners are also available.


Model News

The BMW 3-series gets a mid-cycle refresh in 2016. Revised front and rear styling looks a little bit sharper, while upgraded suspension and a redesigned electronic power steering system help aid handling. The biggest news for 2016 however, is the introduction of the 340i, which replaces the 335i at the top of the standard 3-series hierarchy. The new name hints at a more powerful engine, with the 340i making about 20 more horsepower than the old 335i did. Other changes for 2016 include a newly available track handling package on the regular 3-series as well as LED headlights on the ultra-sporty M3.


Value Writeup

The BMW 3-Series is a family of sporty sedans and wagons sized at what would be considered a compact car in the U.S. The 2016 BMW 3-Series Sedans and Sports Wagon models are built on a platform that made its debut with the 2012 model. Across its entire lineup, the 3-Series models stand out for being athletic, responsive and fun to drive, as well as more fuel-efficient than most other alternatives. The F30 redesign brought more back-seat space and cargo space to sedans, as well as a more sophisticated and isolated ride. M3 models, meanwhile, continue to be one of the most practical high-performance cars on the market.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 (Est)

EPA Classification
Compact Cars

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG

Cruising Range - City
270.30 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
413.40 mi

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6

Displacement
3.0 L/182

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
425 @ 5500

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
406 @ 1850

Trans Order Code
ZMT

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.73

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210

Passenger Capacity
5

Front Head Room
40.3 in

Front Leg Room
42 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.1 in

Second Head Room
37.7 in

Second Leg Room
35.1 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in

Wheelbase
110.7 in

Length, Overall
184.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in

Height, Overall
56.1 in

Track Width, Front
62.2 in

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in

Trunk Volume
12 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3540 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18

Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR18

Front Wheel Size
18 X 9 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 10 in

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40 ft

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V782000

Mfg's Report Date
NOV 22, 2015

Component
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Potential Number of Units Affected
42

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 M3 Sedan vehicles manufactured May 30, 2015, to September 2, 2015, 2016 M4 Coupe vehicles manufactured July 3, 2015, to September 11, 2015, and 2015-2016 M4 Convertible vehicles manufactured May 29, 2015, to August 4, 2015. The affected vehicles have a driveshaft with a slip-joint that may not have been filled with grease. As a result, the slip-joint may fail over time.

Consequence
If the slip-joint fails, there would be a loss of power to the rear axle and therefore the vehicle would stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driveshaft, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on January 14, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Dates of Manufacture
MAY 29, 2015 to SEP 01, 2015

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V653000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 08, 2016

Component
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Potential Number of Units Affected
196

Summary
BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 BMW M2 Coupe vehicles, 2015-2017 M3 Sedan vehicles and 2015-2016 M4 Coupe and M4 Convertible vehicles. During servicing of the rear differential for a prior service action, the rear sub-frame bolts may have been reused instead of being replaced. Reuse of the existing bolts may cause the bolts to loosen.

Consequence
Loose rear sub-frame bolts may adversely affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts, free of charge. The recall began on November 3, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Dates of Manufacture
JUN 16, 2014 to JUN 30, 2016

Engine: 3.0L Inline 6-Cylinder M TwinPower Turbo w/ZCP-inc: 444 HP with high precision direct injection

Transmission: 6-Speed Manual

Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature

Rear-Wheel Drive

3.46 Axle Ratio

Engine Oil Cooler

90-Amp/Hr 900CCA Maintenance-Free Battery

Regenerative 210 Amp Alternator

4630# Gvwr 980# Maximum Payload

Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers

Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars

Sport Tuned Suspension

Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering

15.9 Gal. Fuel Tank

Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher

Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs

4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Electro-Mechanical Limited Slip Differential

Wheels: 18" x 9" Front & 18" x 10" Rear -inc: Light alloy V-spoke, style 513M

Tires: 255/40R18 Front & 275/40R18 Rear -inc: Mixed performance

Wheels w/Silver Accents

Clearcoat Paint

Body-Colored Front Bumper

Body-Colored Rear Bumper

Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim

Body-Colored Door Handles

Body-Colored Power Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator

Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster

Light Tinted Glass

Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets

Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip

Galvanized Steel/Aluminum/Composite Panels

Lip Spoiler

Black Grille w/Chrome Surround

Trunk Rear Cargo Access

Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks

Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Directionally Adaptive Headlamps w/Delay-Off

Perimeter/Approach Lights

LED Brakelights

Radio: AM/FM Audio System

Radio w/Seek-Scan, In-Dash Mounted Single CD, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System, DVD-Audio, External Memory Control and 20 Gb Internal Memory

Satellite Radio w/1 Year Subscription

harman/kardon Surround Sound System

600w Premium Amplifier

Graphic Equalizer

Audio Theft Deterrent

Digital Signal Processor

Wireless Streaming

Window Grid Diversity Antenna

Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity

1 LCD Monitor In The Front

Real-Time Traffic Display

Heated Front Sport Seats -inc: lumbar support

10-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Seatback Side Bolster Support, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Manual Cushion Extension

10-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Seatback Side Bolster Support, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Manual Cushion Extension

40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat

Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer

Power Rear Windows

BMW Online Full Service Internet Access

Sport Leather Steering Wheel

Front Cupholder

Rear Cupholder

Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start

Interior Lock Disable

Valet Function

Power Fuel Flap Locking Type

Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button

Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access

Garage Door Transmitter

Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls

Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning

Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls

HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Residual Heat Recirculation and Console Ducts

Illuminated Locking Glove Box

Driver Foot Rest

Cloth/Leather Upholstery

Interior Trim -inc: Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert, Carbon Fiber Door Panel Insert, Carbon Fiber Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents

Full Cloth Headliner

Leatherette Door Trim Insert

Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob

Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination

Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 4 12V DC Power Outlets

Front And Rear Map Lights

Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting

Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats

Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim

Cargo Area Concealed Storage

Cargo Net

Cargo Space Lights

Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat and Door Mirrors

FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Sunroof/Convertible Roof

Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation

Tracker System

Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins

Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down

Delayed Accessory Power

Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature

Systems Monitor

Trip Computer

Outside Temp Gauge

Analog Display

Fixed Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints

Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru

2 Seatback Storage Pockets

Perimeter Alarm

Engine Immobilizer

4 12V DC Power Outlets

Air Filtration

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ABS And Driveline Traction Control

Side Impact Beams

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags

BMW Assist eCall Emergency S.O.S

Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags

Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags

Airbag Occupancy Sensor

Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag

Rear Child Safety Locks

Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners

 
TRANSMISSION: 6-SPEED MANUAL
$0

 
TRANSMISSION: 7-SPEED M-DOUBLE CLUTCH
$2,900

 
WHEELS: 18" X 9" FRONT & 18" X 10" REAR
$0

 
WHEELS: 19" X 9" FRONT/19" X 10" REAR LIGHT ALLOY
$1,200

 
WHEELS: 19" X 9" FR/19" X 10" RR BLACK LIGHT-ALLOY
$1,200

 
WHEELS: 20" X 9" FRONT/20" X 10" REAR
$0

 
ALPINE WHITE
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$550

 
SILVERSTONE METALLIC
$550

 
MINERAL WHITE METALLIC
$550

 
MINERAL GRAY METALLIC
$550

 
SAKHIR ORANGE METALLIC
$550

 
AUSTIN YELLOW METALLIC
$550

 
YAS MARINA BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
AZURITE BLACK METALLIC
$1,950

 
CHAMPAGNE QUARTZ METALLIC
$1,950

 
TANZANITE BLUE METALLIC
$1,950

 
SMOKED TOPAZ METALLIC
$1,950

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
ANTHRACITE/BLACK, CLOTH/LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$0

 
SILVERSTONE, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER SEAT UPHOLSTERY
$950

 
SAKHIR ORANGE/BLACK, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER SEAT UPHOLSTERY
$950

 
BLACK, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER SEAT UPHOLSTERY
$950

 
SONOMA BEIGE, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER SEAT UPHOLSTERY
$950

 
GOLDEN BROWN, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$2,300

 
NUTMEG, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$2,300

 
OPAL WHITE, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$2,300

 
AMARO BROWN, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$2,300

 
COHIBA BROWN, EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$2,300

 
SILVERSTONE, FULL MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$3,600

 
SAKHIR ORANGE/BLACK, FULL MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$3,600

 
BLACK, FULL MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$3,600

 
SONOMA BEIGE, FULL MERINO LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
$3,600

 
TRAINING SERVICE FEE
$0

 
COMPETITION PACKAGE
$5,500

 
DRIVER ASSISTANCE PLUS
$1,700

 
EXECUTIVE PACKAGE
$3,500

 
LIGHTING PACKAGE
$1,900

 
POWER REAR SUNSHADE
$575

 
ADAPTIVE M SUSPENSION
$1,000

 
TIRES: 255/35R19 FRONT & 275/35R19 REAR
$0

 
TIRES: 265/30R20 FRONT & 285/30R20 REAR
$0

 
MOONROOF
$0

 
M CARBON CERAMIC BRAKE
$8,150

 
DARK RED SYCAMORE WOOD TRIM
$1,080

 
PIANO FINISH BLACK TRIM
$1,080

 
WHITE ASH GRAIN WOOD TRIM
$1,080

 
FINELINE ANTHRACITE WOOD TRIM
$0

 
ALUMINUM BLADE INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
SIDE & TOP VIEW CAMERAS
$750

 
PARKING ASSISTANT
$500

 
ENHANCED USB & BLUETOOTH W/SMARTPHONE INTEGRATION
$350


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