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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
MSRP
$46,595
Invoice
$44,265
Average Price Paid
$44,153
1,512 listings nationwide

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

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,816
33 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$101,127
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

Every once in a while, an automotive icon comes along that changes not just the car industry, but multiple industries. I’m talking about examples that go beyond car models. Not just th...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
writes:
My teenage daughter fit in the car quite well, but it was much too small for me. The lack of power makes it ...
writes:
great exhaust sound, excellent handling, great tires, fair price, great color, little room in back seats, fit ...
Handling Ranked 2016 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6 worse.
"Mustang has better brakes, tires, balance than the Honda. Honda ride slightly better."
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6 worse.
"I liked the more power and road feel of the Mustang over the Honda."
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."
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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!!!"

Specs

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
480 hp @ 7,000 RPM
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque
420 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10.2:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.63 in x 3.65 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
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 29 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 12 cu ft
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 184.5 in
Width 81.9 in 80.2 in
Height 54.3 in 56.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 110.7 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Highland Green Metallic
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • MagneRide Damping System
  • Bullitt Electronics Package
  • Ebony W/Green Stitch, RECARO Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats
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

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