2001 BMW Z3 Overview


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2.5i Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,882
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $11,620
3.0i Convertible
Avg. Price: $11,269

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 7 reviews

2001 Bmw M Coupe by Jacques
 — Amazing engine performance: the sound and pulling power aftet 3000RPMs is amazing. Individual throttle bodies really make the car sing. Build quality is terrible, and this goes to the engine, chassis... Read More
Zetti 4 Ever by Barbara
 — I absolutely love my sweet little road-star, but things never can be fast enough... or you get used to it. performance is not too bad, it's a 3 litre, it's not the M though. appearance is very nice a... Read More
by Jason
 — different,looks well,overall running costs okay. build quality what you expect from a bmw. put ya foot down and it goes,but so does fuel consumption. hood easy to use,and very quick to drop down or pu... Read More

2001 BMW Z3 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 7 reviews

2001 BMW Z3

The 2001 BMW is "far more expensive than a Miata," according to user reviews, but at the same time the sports roadster is "fun, fun, fun" to drive. One reviewer went as far to call it the "pinnacle of the Z3 line" and noted that the car is "scary fast."

Complaints were few, although some called it "the ugliest BMW ever built" while still giving it high marks for its speed, handling and performance, with one reviewer going as far as saying "I'd cook it breakfast!"

The Z3 is a race car in disguise, so the cabin is tight - or "cramped," depending on who you ask - and the car may not offer as many luxury perks as some other BMW's.


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BMW Z3 Questions


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How do I replace the Window Washer Check Valve?

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How Do I Reset The Air Bag Light

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Dsc And Amber Break Lights

Driving along and the front right brake will pulse and then the two lights come on DSC and the amber brake light.took to BMW dealer could not find any thing wrong.Lights are gone after restart vehi...

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Top Will Not Operate

direct jump on top motor top works fine, How can I test the solenoids mounted in the trunk to see if they are working, replaced fuse so that apparently is not the issue.

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I Am Looking At Buying A Bmw Z3 3.0cyl. The Automatic Seat Motors Need To B...

It needs a new convertible top and the motors in the automatic seats need replacing. Cost for doing that?

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