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2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD
MSRP
$53,100
Invoice
$49,885
Average Price Paid
$50,304
183 listings nationwide

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CS Sedan RWD
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430i Convertible RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$80,750
4 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,138
3 listings nationwide

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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...

2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The 4 Series soldiers on into 2020 without any major changes. It offers some minor styling and options tweaks. The 4 Series designation encompasses three distinct body styles: convert...

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

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
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 "
10
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 Shelby GT350 Coupe worse.
"Of course being a four-door sedan the M3’s rear seats are much more accessible and usable."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Ford Shelby GT350 Coupe worse.
"Of course being a four-door sedan the M3’s rear seats are much more accessible and usable."
5
writes:
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Designed for curvy road and not a straight line like the GT-R"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Has more aggressive styling at a more affordable price point. Great Daily Driver!!!"
2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"Red"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"Blue"

Specs

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
248 hp @ 5,200 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 --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 7.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 182.7 in
Width 80.2 in 79.4 in
Height 56.1 in 54.5 in
Wheelbase 110.7 in 110.6 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
2020 BMW 4 Series
430i Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • ESTORIL Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Neck Warmer
  • Convenience Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Executive Package
  • Active Cruise Control
  • M Sport Package
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Head-Up Display
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Red Hi/Stitch, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/DK Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 8.5" RR (Style 407)
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 8.5" RR (Style 704M)
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 8.5" RR M Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Star-Spoke (Style 407)

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