BMW 3 Series vs BMW 1M Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,316
75 listings nationwide

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2011 BMW 1M
RWD
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300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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RWD
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,240
1 listings nationwide

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2011 BMW 1M
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$59,811
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

2011 BMW 1M
RWD

Criticize the 1 Series BMW all you like, but without it we’d never have gotten the 1M. Of course the 1M has its own list of detractors who will scoff at this parts-bin Bimmer—an M in n...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
No User Reviews
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
35
AN1986 2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Impressed — The 1M is an all around great vehicle. BMW always comes through on handling, luxury, and a great dri...

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

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madiganrog 2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Awesome Ride — This car handles like it is on rails with plenty of power at all times. I like it better than the 20...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

5
John writes:
Value Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base better.
"none"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base worse.
"collector vehicle"

Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
64 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
71 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
335 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
--
332 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.31 in x 3.53 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 32.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 172.4 in
Width 81.4 in 76.1 in
Height 56.9 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 104.7 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2011 BMW 1M
RWD

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