The BMW M3 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW 135 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M3 and the BMW 135 in the front seats.
The BMW 135 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M3, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M3 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW 135, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M3 and the BMW 135 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the BMW M3 is much wider than the BMW 135, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW M3, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW 135.
With similar torque, the BMW M3 and the BMW 135 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The BMW M3 has a larger turning radius than the BMW 135, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M3 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW 135. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M3 and the BMW 135. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M3 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW 135.
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 135.
Compare the 2013 BMW M3 and the 2013 BMW 135.
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MSRP*: $44,400 - $48,250
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Up to $3,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||As low as 2.99%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.00%||As low as 2.57%|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$63,525||$40,850 - $44,390|
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