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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
MSRP
$72,800
Invoice
$68,205
Average Price Paid
$72,800
104 listings nationwide

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2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
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2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
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2.5i Roadster RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$83,643
1 listings nationwide

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2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,490
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

For 2021, BMW introduces the sixth generation of the M3 performance sedan. The M3 has been the benchmark of its segment since it arrived in the United States 33 years ago, delivering e...

2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD

Fans of the BMW Z3 are likely to argue that the company's last version, produced in 2002, was its best. Six years of "consistent and conscientious development" and wider acceptance of ...

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

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
No User Reviews
2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
10
Mario writes:
Fun, light, free
Jonathan writes:
Fun, as manual a driver does not feel the thrill because of how much weight the car is. Seeing the hood is a n...
Looks/Style Ranked 2001 Audi TT 1.8T quattro Roadster AWD better.
"I think the TT has a better look because of its retro style and go kart vibe."
Would Buy Ranked 2001 Audi TT 1.8T quattro Roadster AWD better.
"I would buy an Audi TT instead because of the horsepower and interior feel."
VWJett writes:
Good driving car
Front Seats Ranked 2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible worse.
"Front seats were more better "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible better.
"The VW Beetle has biggest trunk ever "

Specs

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
503 hp @ 6,250 RPM
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
184 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
479 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
175 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
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Displacement
3,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 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 --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
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 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs --
Exterior
Length 189.1 in 159.4 in
Width 81.4 in 68.5 in
Height 56.4 in 50.9 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 96.3 in

Available Options

2021 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2002 BMW Z3
2.5i Roadster RWD

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