2021 BMW M2

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$58,900

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2021 BMW M2
2021 BMW M2

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Aggressive styling
  • Performance potential
  • Manual transmission still available
  • Active rear differential

The bad:

  • Backseat usability
  • No convertible version
  • Reverse gear engagement (manual transmission)

1 trim

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Notable features

  • Four-seat sports coupe
  • 405-hp six-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic
  • Wider and lower than other 2 Series coupes
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Wireless phone charging and Wi-Fi available

2021 BMW M2 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 BMW M2? 

The BMW M2 is a rear-wheel-drive, performance-oriented coupe that seats four. It’s powered by a 405-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine that works with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Competitors include the Porsche 718 Cayman, Audi RS 3 and Mercedes-AMG CLA 45

What’s New on the 2021 BMW M2?

There are no changes this year. 

What Features in the 2021 BMW M2 Are Most Important?

  • High-output inline-six engine
  • Continued availability of a manual transmission
  • Active differential
  • 8.8-inch touchscreen multimedia system with navigation
  • Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity
  • Harman Kardon premium stereo
  • Forward collision warning 
  • Lane departure warning 

Should I Buy the 2021 BMW M2?

In an era where performance BMWs are just getting bigger, the M2’s small size recalls earlier M cars. Even though the focus is squarely on performance, the M2 comes with expected luxury and technology features. If the price doesn’t scare you away and you’re a fan of compact performance cars, the M2 is worth a test drive. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 2.5
  • Interior design 4.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews

4.1

Very nice!

Fun to drive. Great performance car, lots of hp and torque. Could be a bit more comfy in long ride though. And more fuel efficient.

4.6

Throwback M car, but better in every way.

405 usable horsepower and amazing cornering capabilities. It is loud and you feel every bump...but the 2020 M2C is the read deal M car. Ready for town and track.

See all 2 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
144 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
48 months/50,000 miles
Maintenance
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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