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2018 BMW M3 CS Sedan RWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
MSRP
$98,250
Invoice
$91,875
Average Price Paid
$90,881
274 listings nationwide

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2019 BMW M2
RWD
MSRP
$58,900
Invoice
$55,275
Average Price Paid
$58,900
135 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Fair Price
$92,042
Good Price
$90,493
Great Price
$89,608
2019 BMW M2
RWD
Fair Price
$60,170
Good Price
$55,873
Great Price
$53,416

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$102,884
6 listings nationwide

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2019 BMW M2
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$64,540
9 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...

2019 BMW M2
RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

As the performance variant of the BMW 2 Series, the BMW M2 is the brand’s smallest and most-accessible vehicle in its performance portfolio. The M2’s subcompact dimensions, rally-car l...

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 "
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."
writes:
Handling Ranked 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio RWD better.
"Far superior to the M3 and C63"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio RWD better.
"Sleek styling and unique"
2019 BMW M2
RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
2019 BMW M2
RWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
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17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
405 hp @ 5,230 RPM
405 hp @ 5,230 RPM
Torque
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
406 lb-ft @ 2,350 RPM
406 lb-ft @ 2,350 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.53 in
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--
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 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 41.5 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 33 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 176.2 in
Width 80.2 in 78.3 in
Height 56.1 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 110.7 in 106 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
2019 BMW M2
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Austin Yellow Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sakhir Orange II Metallic
  • Smoked Topaz Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic
  • Yas Marina Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Dark Red Sycamore Wood Trim
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • White Ash Grain Wood Trim
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Competition Package
  • Executive Package
  • M Driver's Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Head-Up Display
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Amaro Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • COHIBA Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Golden Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brakes
  • Transmission: 7-Speed M Double-Clutch W/DRIVELOGIC
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Forged
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Forged Black

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