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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
Sedan RWD
MSRP
$66,500
Invoice
$62,345
Average Price Paid
$66,500
964 listings nationwide

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2019 BMW M2
RWD
MSRP
$58,900
Invoice
$55,275
Average Price Paid
$58,385
27 listings nationwide

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

2018 BMW M3
Sedan RWD
Fair Price
$67,445
Good Price
$64,637
Great Price
$63,031
2019 BMW M2
RWD
Fair Price
$58,510
Good Price
$56,421
Great Price
$55,226

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW M3
Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$79,241
63 listings nationwide

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2019 BMW M2
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$65,529

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW M3
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
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
Sedan RWD
2019 BMW M2
RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
425 hp @ 5,500 RPM
425 hp @ 5,500 RPM
405 hp @ 5,230 RPM
405 hp @ 5,230 RPM
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 1,850 RPM
406 lb-ft @ 1,850 RPM
406 lb-ft @ 2,350 RPM
406 lb-ft @ 2,350 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.53 in
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
Sedan 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
  • Silverstone Metallic
  • Smoked Topaz Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic
  • Yas Marina Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wireless Charging
  • Dark Red Sycamore Wood Trim
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • White Ash Grain Wood Trim
  • Competition Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brake
  • M Driver's Package
  • Power Rear Sunshade
  • Active Blind-Spot Detection
  • Park Distance Control
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Cohiba Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Golden Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Transmission: 7-Speed M-Double Clutch
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR BLK
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" Front/19" X 10" Rear
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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