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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
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2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
MSRP
$37,700
Invoice
$35,560
Average Price Paid
$36,954
1,346 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
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228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$59,883
70 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
14 GOOD deals

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2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,797
160 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
11 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

In the world of German performance cars, the BMW M3 is one of the most prestigious names of all time. The latest version is very different from the original. The latest M3 is a luxuri...

2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Adam writes:
Serious Performance for a sedan Can drive a family of more than 3
Power Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Little Lighter/25 more hp to crank "
Handling Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Because it does...it’s a coupe not a sedan "
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Jcogan writes:
The Shelby hands-down is a better drivers car. Hard to believe I’m saying this but after driving both I could...
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Fastback RWD worse.
"Of course being a four-door sedan the M3’s rear seats are much more accessible and usable."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Fastback RWD worse.
"Of course being a four-door sedan the M3’s rear seats are much more accessible and usable."
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darkmann writes:
Great ride. Enough power to take one to fun places. Exceptional handling
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 BMW M3 CS Sedan RWD better.
"The added carbon fiber trim pieces make the car look slightly more special"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 BMW M3 CS Sedan RWD better.
"No difference from regular M3"
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
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Specs

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.53 in
3.23 in x 3.72 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
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 937 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 178.5 in
Width 80.2 in 81.9 in
Height 56.1 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 110.7 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Frozen Dark Blue II
  • Lime Rock Grey
  • San Marino Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Executive Package
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brake
2021 BMW 2 Series
228i xDrive Gran Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • Seaside Blue Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
  • Storm Bay Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Blue Highlight, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Red, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Wheels: 18" X 8.0" Multi-Spoke Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color

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