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2021 BMW M5
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$121,080
1 listings nationwide

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2011 BMW 1M
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$59,811
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW M5
AWD
No Expert Reviews
2011 BMW 1M
RWD

Criticize the 1 Series BMW all you like, but without it we’d never have gotten the 1M. Of course the 1M has its own list of detractors who will scoff at this parts-bin Bimmer—an M in n...

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

2021 BMW M5
AWD
No User Reviews
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
35
AN1986 2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Impressed — The 1M is an all around great vehicle. BMW always comes through on handling, luxury, and a great dri...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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madiganrog 2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Awesome Ride — This car handles like it is on rails with plenty of power at all times. I like it better than the 20...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

5
John writes:
Value Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base better.
"none"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base worse.
"collector vehicle"

Specs

2021 BMW M5
AWD
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20.1 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
600 hp @ 6,000 RPM
335 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
332 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.2:1
Displacement
4,400 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.48 in
3.31 in x 3.53 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 32.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 900 lbs --
Exterior
Length 196.4 in 172.4 in
Width 83.7 in 76.1 in
Height 58 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 117.4 in 104.7 in

Available Options

2021 BMW M5
AWD
2011 BMW 1M
RWD

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