2018 BMW M3 Specifications

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Starting MSRP 

$66,500

2018 BMW M3 Specs & Features


Base

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)

MSRP - $66,500

Everything on Base

  • 8.8-Inch touchscreen infotainment display
  • ABS and driveline Traction control
  • Bmw iDrive infotainment interface
  • Dual zone automatic front & rear air conditioning
  • Harman Kardon sound system
  • Heated Front Seats

Overview


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
MSRP
$66,500
engine
3/Single Overhead Cam (SOHC)/24/I6
transmission
6-Speed Manual
horsepower
425 hp @ 5500 rpm
torque
406 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm
MPG(city/comb/highway)
17/20/25
doors
4
passenger capacity
5
warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
top speed
174
drive type
rear wheel drive
fuel type
Premium Unleaded (required)

Engine


Engine specifications

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
engine size
3 l
engine type
I6
engine horsepower
425 hp @ 5500 rpm
engine torque
406 lb.-ft. @ 1850 rpm
engine displacement
182 cu.in.
engine bore x stroke
3.3 x 3.5 in.
compression ratio
10.10 to 1
valves
24
valvetrain
Single Overhead Cam (SOHC)
valve timing
Variable
carbon footprint
8.9 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr
intake manifold
Variable
cylinder head
Aluminum
engine orientation
longitudinal
engine oil cooler
engine block
Aluminum

Performance

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
braking 60-0 mph
101 ft.
zero to 60 mph
3.7 sec
standing 1/4-mile
12.1 sec
top speed
174 mph

Transmission


Transmission

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
drivetrain
rear wheel drive
standard transmission
6-Speed Manual
optional transmission
7-speed auto-shift Manual w/overdrive and auto-manual
rear differential
Limited Slip Differential
overdrive

Gear

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
transmission gear ratio (1st)
4.11
transmission gear ratio (2nd)
2.32
transmission gear ratio (3rd)
1.54
transmission gear ratio (4th)
1.18
transmission gear ratio (5th)
1
transmission gear ratio (reverse)
3.73
transmission gear ratio (6th)
0.85
transmission gear ratio (7th)
0.67

Measurements and Dimensions


Exterior Dimensions

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
curb weight
3575 lbs.
length
184.6 in.
width
73.9 in.
height
56.1 in.
ground clearance
4.7 in.
wheelbase
110.7 in.
front tread
62 in.
rear tread
63.1 in.
payload
980 lbs.
turning radius
20 in.
axle ratio
3.5
rear gawr
2580 lbs.
front gawr
2185 lbs.
drag coefficient
0.3

Interior Dimensions

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
passenger capacity
5
passenger volume
102.1 cu.ft.
front headroom
40.3 in.
front legroom
42 in.
front shoulder room
55.1 in.
front hiproom
40.3 in.
2nd row headroom
37.7 in.
2nd row legroom
35.1 in.
2nd row shoulder room
55.1 in.
maximum cargo capacity
12 cu.ft.

Fuel


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
fuel type
Premium Unleaded (required)
fuel tank capacity
15.9 gal.
range in miles
344.0/464.4 mi.
fuel economy city
17 mpg
fuel economy combined
20 mpg
fuel economy highway
25 mpg

Comfort and Convenience


Driving Comfort

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
cruise control
navigation system
W/voice activation
heads up display
Optional
ride control
Automatic w/driver control
driver's footrest
1
illuminated entry

Sensors

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
parking sensor
Front & rear (optional)
tire pressure sensor

Controls/Remote features

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
control on steering wheel
Audio & cruise
keyless entry
1
speed sensitive volume control
cargo access remote release
power
keyless ignition
keyfob trunk/hatch/door release
garage door transmitter
integrated key/remote
proximity key
Comfort Access

Locking

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
auto locking doors
power door locks
tailgate/rear door lock

Window

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
remote window controls
1 touch up/down
rear window defroster/defogger

Memory

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
number of memory settings
2
driver memory seat settings
type of memory
Door mirror

Accessories

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
clock
power outlet
4 12V DC
holder
front cupholders
glovebox
Illuminated

Camera

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
camera front
Optional
camera side
Optional
camera rear

Steering

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
steering wheel
Sport steering wheel
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
heated steering wheel
Optional
steering wheel texture
Leather

Infotainment


Radio

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
voice activated radio
AM/FM
satellite radio
satellite radio service
12 months

Entertainment

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
USB
wireless phone connectivity
smart device integration
ConnectedDrive Services Essential
hands-free calling
primary monitor touchscreen
internet access
WiFi Hotspot
destination download

Audio/Video

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
amplifier
Premium amplifier
number of speakers
16
number of subwoofer
2
stereo output
600 watt
equalizer
Graphic equalizer

Interior


Seating

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
child seat anchors

Additional features

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
dashboard
Leather (optional)
shift knob
Leather/metal-look
headliner
Full cloth
floor mats
Carpet F/R

Lights

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
reading lights
1
variable instrument panel lighting
courtesy lights
4 Door
ambient lighting

Air Conditioning

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
front air conditioning
Automatic Dual-Zone
rear air conditioning
w/separate controls
interior air filtration

Mirror

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
rear view mirrors
electrochromatic
driver vanity mirror
Illuminated
passenger vanity mirror
Illuminated

Restraints

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
front head restraints
Fixed

Exterior


Headlight

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
headlight
self-leveling headlights
delay-off headlights
daytime running lights
dusk sensing headlamps
cornering lights

Cargo/Bed

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
cargo nets
cargo lamps

Door

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
number of doors
4
rear door
Rear door pockets
door handle
Body-Colored

Mirror

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
door mirrors
Power remote side-view door mirror, Auto-dimming door mirrors(optional)

Windshield

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
windshield defroster

Wiper

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
variable intermittent wipers
rain detecting wipers
heated jet wipers
speed sensitive wiper

Exhaust

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
tailpipe
Chrome
exhaust system
Dual stainless steel
exhaust tip
Chrome

Towing/Trailering

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
tie down
Cargo tie-down

Suspension


Shocks

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
front shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocks
rear shocks
Gas-pressurized rear shocks
front suspension
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar
rear suspension
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar
adaptive suspension
Adaptive m suspension
sport suspension
front springs
Front coil springs
rear springs
Rear coil springs
four wheel independent suspension
stabilizer bar/anti-roll bar
front and rear

Brakes

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
ABS and driveline traction control
ABS channels
4
brake assist
brake drying
emergency braking preparation

Tires and Wheels


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
front tires
255/40R18
wheels
18 x 10.0 in.
spare tires
1
performance tires

Packages


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
emergency service
concierge service

Warranty


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
basic warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
drivetrain warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
corrosion perforation warranty
9 yr./ unlimited mi.
roadside assistance
free maintenance
3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Instrumentation


Instruments

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
system monitor
tachometer
trip computer
tire pressure monitoring
compass
1
antenna
Window grid & diversity antenna

Warnings

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
battery warning
low-fuel warning
tire specific low-tire-pressure warning
brake-fluid warning
low-coolant warning
low washer fluid warning
trunk-ajar warning
lights-on warning
door-ajar warning
oil-pressure warning
key-in-ignition warning
bulb-failure warning
low-oil-level warning

Telematics


4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
immobilizer
security system
tracker system
emergency communication system
BMW Assist eCall
electronic stability controls
stolen vehicle tracking assistance
1
remote activated perimeter approach lights
1

Safety


Airbags

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
total number of airbags
8
front impact airbag
Driver and passenger
side impact airbag
Seat-mounted driver and passenger
knee airbag
occupant sensing airbag
curtain overhead airbag
1st and 2nd row
passenger airbag deactivation
airbag deployment notification

seatbelts

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
rear center 3 point belt

safety features

4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
panic alarm
remote anti-theft alarm system
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