2003 BMW M3 User Reviews

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    2003 BMW M3 CoupeReview
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    M3 Review — Like: Six Speed SMG Transmission, rear-wheel drive, M-Branded limited slip differential Suspension. Cornering brake control, DSC - Traction Control, Adrenaline Rush, and Ride Quality.0-60 under 5 second with Redline going up to 8000 rpms. Dislike: GAS Mileage..but comes with the territory.

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    Really Fun To Drive When Wet Outside — this car is light and fast and it drifts perfectly but the best of all is that its a convertible the bad thing is the price and the insurance on it.

    Pros: looks amazing and drives amazingly well

    Cons: you need big bucks to fill it up pay insurance and keep it looking sexy all the time

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    Fast, Comfortable And Headturning — if it is comfort, speed and quality you are after, BMW is the way to go.

    Pros: fast and comfortable

    Cons: thirsty and expensive to service

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    Wow — Terrific weight distribution, mind blowing pick-up

    Pros: Speed, Control, Looks

    Cons: Wheel Base length

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    Fun And Quick. — A friend bought this car. I drove it and was surprised at how responsive it was. To expensive for me considering that seemed to be the high point along with looks. interior seemed like it was average.

    Pros: Great Engine and instant response to acceleration

    Cons: Seemed expensive considering the interior was very plain.

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    M3 — I test drove one of these back in September. It was a clean, low km model for sale at a local Toyota dealer. I took it for a twenty minute test drive around the city and a short blast in the freeway. While the car was very nice, it did not meet my expectations. I've lusted after these cars looks for about five years (especially in Laguna Seca Blue) and I had read many great reviews. I was expecting more of a "wow" factor, I guess.

    Pros: It's a BMW M3.

    Cons: Too expensive...I'd rather spend less on an Infiniti G35 Coupe M6.

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    E46 M3 — M- The most powerful letter Sell everything you have to buy this car, it's worth it!

    Pros: Fast, Luxurious, Great looks, stands out, Track/Steet Car

    Cons: Steep Price

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    Great Car — One of my favourite cars to date, rock solid just a bit too harsh on the back roads.

    Pros: Great pickup and a wonderful growl.

    Cons: Jerky SMG gearbox

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    2003 BMW M3 ConvertibleReview
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    Beast — Overall the E46 M3 is a great car. I'm actually looking forward to purchase another. Except, hardtop coupe this time. Its fast, amazing handling, sounds great, and not bad on gas consumption. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Best car out there in my opinion (aside from the E30 M3 hehe).

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

    Pros: Anything and everything. Literally.

    Cons: Nothing. Car is perfect :')

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    I Love This Car — What more can you say about this car? Having driven all of them, I think the E46 M3 is the best balance of power/weight, handling and looks of all the M3s. The SMG transmission takes a little learning, but after that it's fantastic. Driving this car is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.... Three years after I first wrote this review, I still have this car and I still love it. With the top down at intersections, people tell me how great it looks. It's still just really fun to drive. I don't drive it every day, but the only major maintenance expense has been $600 to repair a failed gear in the folding top mechanism. I have driven many high performance cars, some faster, some more exotic but nothing better balanced. The brilliance is in the integration of all the things that matter.

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

    Pros: Beautiful, fast, fantastic handling, and my golf clubs fit in the trunk

    Cons: Have to learn the SMG

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    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 Matt

    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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