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2013 BMW M3 vs. 2013 BMW 135 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The BMW M3 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW 135. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 135, the BMW M3 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The BMW 135 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M3, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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.

Dimensions
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.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW M3 and the BMW 135 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
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.

Performance
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.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M3 and the BMW 135. The BMW M3 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW 135.

Warranty
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 135.

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2013 BMW
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MSRP*: $60,100
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135

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MSRP*: $39,600 - $43,550
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.99% As low as 3.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 14 20
Highway MPG: 20 --
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $55,290 $36,430 - $40,065

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