of the 2018 BMW M3. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Robust turbo-four gas engine
- Smooth inline-six power
- Strong brakes
- Sedan's trunk room
- Spring-back turn signal and transmission levers
- Leather optional
- Many luxury features cost extra
- LED headlights now standard
- Sedan, Sports Wagon and Gran Turismo hatchback body styles available
- Diesel engine available
- Plug-in hybrid drivetrain available
- Rear- or all-wheel drive
- Wireless charging, Wi-Fi hot spot available
What it is: BMW's compact 3 Series is the luxury automaker's bread-and-butter model. It's available as a sedan, wagon or Gran Turismo hatchback and as an M3 performance sedan.
Numerous drivetrains are offered, including turbocharged gas four-cylinder engines (320i and 330i models); a turbo-diesel four-cylinder (328d); a turbo gas six-cylinder (340i); and a plug-in hybrid (330e).
The five-seat 3 Series comes with rear- or all-wheel drive (designated xDrive) and competes with the Audi A4, Cadillac ATS and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
LED headlights are now standard, and BMW’s iDrive 6.0 multimedia system with a touchscreen is available. An available Shadow Sport Edition Package includes 18-inch black-accented wheels, a gloss-black twin-kidney grille, smoked taillights and a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel.
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Fun, Fast, Stylish, overall great car!!!
Improved gas mileage over the older model. Amazing handling, lots of power, fun and exciting car to drive. The only thing I would improve is the exhaust sound of the car. Doesn?t sound as aggressive ... Read full review
Thrilling ride! Anxious to drive it every time!
Great looks, fantastic exhaust system and very comfortable. 1200 miles in one month of ownership and no issues. Great as a daily driver and no need for mods - car is great as is! Read full review
The 2018 BMW M3 currently has 0 recalls
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