1998 BMW M3 User Reviews

1998 BMW M3 Top Comparisons

Users ranked 1998 BMW M3 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 1 - 10 of 32 1998 BMW M3 reviews.

    1998 BMW M3 Sedan Review
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    25

    Bmw E36, A Great Driver — The E36 BMW M3 is an iconic vehicle, it handles well and keeps up with most vehicles from that era. Its great for a weekend track day or driving it around town and with the reliability of the inline six cylinder it wont leave you stranded!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Well balanced car, great handling, great sounding engine

    Cons: Could use more power

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    Great M3 — Car is really fun to drive, faster than the newer "muscle cars". I originally wanted a 68' Camaro, but couldn't get a standard car loan for a car older than 81'. Somehow I ended up with a 1998 M3 after looking at Ws6's, GTOs, and early 2000's Camaros. In the end, I am glad I chose this car. I haven't seen another one quite like it in the 6 years I've owned it. I also have a newfound respect for the quality of machine BMW makes. I would be hard-pressed to buy any other brand after owning my M3.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Reliable, fast, fun, wouldn't buy anything other than a BMW after owning this car.

    Cons: BMW parts and service are more expensive than an average car

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    1998 BMW M3 M3evo Review
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    You Can't Get Better Than This — this has to be one of the best cars you could ever buy even though it's 13 years old it will still out perform most of the new hot hatches without any problem. The only problems you will find is it drinks fuel and BMW dealer servicing can be a bit costly but it's well worth it

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the look of my car always makes me smile

    Cons: fuel costs

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    Love It... —

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Performance, looks, great in the summer, love it..

    Cons: Nothing really, like the whole package. If you buy a car like this you don't worry about costs, but they can be high if it goes wrong!!

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    1998 BMW M3 Convertible Review
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    Fun To Drive, Top Up Or Down. Good Build Quality — I love this car! it was my 1st car when i got my license. I haven't had any major problems with this car, aside from the water pump issue which plagued the E36 3-Series. It still has great pick- up for its age.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Everything about his car is great!

    Cons: none (aside from the water pump)

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    1998 BMW M3 M3evo Review
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    The Best Ever — i like every thing about it its my prized posession top speed: 280 k/mh no repairs whatsoever styling is kept original mileage on the clock is 78 909, full service this car is the best drive you'll ever have

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: the BOMB

    Cons: NOTHING

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    A Great Car Through And Through But Not For The Feignthearted Or Economists — I love this car because you feel very young, almost like the time when you first got into the out run game at the fair and thought you were really driving. Performance is fantastic but if you drive hard it drinks hard, very hard. Build quality is very good, it is German after all. I personally like the minimilistic look of the E36 interior but it may not suit everyone. Not as expensive to run as i thought it would be, some parts are expensive but some are suprisingly good value. for me this is deffinately a very fun car to drive but go that little bit too hard and it will bite you!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun, sexy and will make you smile from ear to ear. Plus it's a proper head turner too.

    Cons: Losing your license is very probable if you can't tame your right foot

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    Still Worth The Money Though Any Year M3 — u kinda have to drive one to understand, that's about all i can say, hard car to describe, but it handles well, accelerates well and doesn't look too shabby.....but you really can't go wrong with a bmw now can ya??

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: fun to drive

    Cons: not the cheapest unit on the road

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    1998 BMW M3 Convertible Review
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    Great Fun — Love driving top down, great acceleration, nice style and a lot of fun. I bought this car for 12,000 with 68k Miles on it. Had to buy a new suspension for $1.6k. Had a few top issues which I fixed for under 1.2k. I love this car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Top down punani factor

    Cons: expensive parts

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    Great, Classy — Simply great I have even driven it in the snow. I have never been to much into cars (besides liking convertibles) but I am getting in love with this. It's a lot of fun to drive. Will try to take care of it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Almost everything

    Cons: Interior finish not too great

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 BMW M3 Reviews

    The M3 Is A Legend In The World Of Performance Cars! By 2013BMWM3

    The 2013 BMW M3 is a legend in the world of performance cars, giving enthusiasts everywhere a reason to own one. I always find it remarkable how the BMW M Division's engineers have made exceptional ... Read More

    Ultimate Driving Machine By stubble88

    I like the handeling of this car. Three stages of suspension stiffening is plenty to cover your ground. I like the power button. More sensitive throttle response. Plenty of DCT control. Love the rev... Read More

    2012 BMW M3 Reviews

    One Of The Best All-rounders You Can Find! By racerc63

    This car suites a variety of purposes, can be a family hauler and grocery getter one day and the next you can take it to the track where it is also perfectably and equally capable. Its also comfortab... Read More

    Expensive, High-maintenance Fun By tmc930

    Fast, nice handling, beautiful looking, awesome sounding, M mode is fun, excellent sound system and technology... BUT Bumpy, Bad in snow/ice/rain, High maintenance parts, Very low bumper, Gas guzzler.... Read More

    2011 BMW M3 Reviews

    One Of The Most Fun Of All Cars I Have Ever Driven By bodiezapha

    This baby was one of my favorites of all time. I can't even begin to explain how fun this car is to drive. It fast and beautiful and sounds like a mean machine. It handles so well...rear wheel drive a... Read More

    Amazing! By Ron2591

    Love everything about this car. excellent daily driver or weekend car. trunk space is excellent for a coupe and the fact that the rear seats fold is very useful for food shopping or any luggage. Overa... Read More

    2010 BMW M3 Reviews

    Performance By BMW_M3

    The acceleration, braking and handling are great in the M3. It is a ton of fun to drive, but you need to be able to do more then take the kids to soccer practice to really enjoy all it offers. Read More

    Ultimate Bmw By GG42

    I've owned three M3s since 1998. Even driven several M5s. This M3 is the best. Would keep it forever but don't have the room for it plus the new ride. DCT (dual clutch) is amazing technology. Wish the... Read More

    2009 BMW M3 Reviews

    The Best Of The Two Worlds! By Mehrdad

    BMW M3 sedan is truly is the best of two worlds, it can be your fun car of the weekends for twisty roads, great and luxry car for your Friday night out, its a only race car that you can take it to Cos... Read More

    Lemon By M3haver

    I heard really good things about this car, but it turned out to be a piece of crap. It barely ever starts up, it leaks oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and brake fluid. The bearings go ... Read More

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