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2016 BMW M3 Overview (See Available Styles)

The M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series sedan that was redesigned last year. It's powered by a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that's rated at 425 horsepower.

What's Special
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Track-optimized cooling system
  • Keyless entry now standard
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound system now standard
  • New LED taillights
Here's info on the regular 3 Series:
BMW's compact 3 Series is the luxury automaker's bread-and-butter model. It's available as a sedan, Gran Turismo hatchback or wagon. Numerous drivetrains are offered, including a diesel version. The five-seat 3 Series comes with rear- or all-wheel drive and competes with the Audi A4, Cadillac ATS and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

New for 2016
The sedan and Sport Wagon body styles of the 3 Series gain mild styling updates, suspension and steering revisions, and new features, including available LED headights. There's a new 340i sedan powered by a 320-horsepower six-cylinder engine, and the available navigation system supports over-the-air map updates. An available Track Handling Package for gas-powered models features variable sport steering, an adaptive suspension, sport brakes with high-temperature pads and gray 18-inch light-alloy wheels.

Significant Standard Features
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Push-button start
  • Manually adjustable front seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • iDrive multimedia system with 6.5-inch screen
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
Significant Available Features
  • Full-LED headlights
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Leather upholstery
  • Power front seats
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go technology
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning with mitigation feature
  • Navigation system with over-the-air map updates
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound stereo
  • Sunshades for rear windows
  • Power moonroof
Overview courtesy of Cars.com

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 17 MPG
  • Highway: 26 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
4.8/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
4.5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
4.8/5

4 of 4 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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