1997 BMW M3

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6 reviews
Available Price Range $1,198-$22,310 Trims2 Combined MPG 24 Seats 5

Our Take on the 1997 BMW M3

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • SMG operation
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • 333-hp engine
  • Available Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG)
  • Coupe and convertible body styles
  • Distinctive &amp
  • #8220
  • M&amp
  • #8221
  • appearance
  • Dynamic Stability Control


Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 6 reviews

What an Engineering!

by Car mechanic & fanatic from Los Angeles, CA on August 17, 2007

BMW chassis e36 M3 is a very beautiful car, always will be. Getting behind the wheel feels like you are in the cockpit of a Jet-fighter. In 1997 M3 won the competition among Vette C4, F355, Viper GTS,... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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