The 2018 BMW M3 is a four-door, five-passenger high-performance sedan based on the 3 Series. A single level of finish is offered. 2018 BMW M3 comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, summer tires, adaptive xenon headlamps, adaptive suspension cushions, a rear active locking differential, BMW M3 specific exterior body panels, heated rearview mirrors Ignition, leather upholstery with fabric accents, 10-speed heated front seats, driver memory settings, interior carbon fiber accents, hinged backrest, cruise control, Automatic two-zone climate control.
Standard technology features include Bluetooth connectivity, a navigation system, an 8.8-inch display, a suite of applications under the BMW ConnectedDrive banner, BMW’s iDrive iDrive entertainment interface and a Harman Kardon audio system. 16 speakers with HD radio, satellite radio, USB audio input, auxiliary audio jack and CD player. Stand-alone options include some of the items packed on top, 19-inch wheels, improved carbon-ceramic brakes, automated parking system, side view camera system and CarPlay smartphone integration from top to bottom and an Electric rear window. A sunroof is available as an option at no charge.
2018 BMW M3 Interior
2018 BMW M3 has the same stylish and discreet design of the 3 Series cab but adds good taste enhancements to sports themes. The M logo appears frequently, and the carbon fiber lining adorns the card and the center console. Almost all functions are standard on the M3, including the 8.8-inch center screen with navigation. The latest iDrive 5.0 entertainment and information system takes some time to learn as expected, but its logical menu structure and many customization options make it one of the best systems available. From the driver’s point of view, the classic analog tachometer and speedometer are a historical link with BMW from previous decades.
The front seats are well reinforced and very comfortable in long-term travel, as they are conducive to aggressive driving. There is plenty of front and leg room space, and the back seat is decently sized for this type of car, with accommodations suitable for two medium sized adults, boot space is approximately the average at 12.0 cubic feet.
2018 BMW M3 Performance
The BMW M3 2018 rear wheel combines a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that delivers 425 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. Two transmissions are available: a standard six-speed manual with automatic shift or a seven-speed (M-DCT) optional dual clutch transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifts.
The EPA estimates that an M3 with standard manual transmission will provide 20 mpg combined (17 cities / 26 highways). Opting for the seven-speed M-DCT reduces the numbers to 19 mpg combined (17 cities / 24 highways). The automatic stop of the engine, which cuts the engine to save fuel when the vehicle is stationary, is standard on every M3.
2018 BMW M3 Safety
The BMW M3 2018 comes standard with anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, front airbags, side curtain airbags and front airbags. The stability control system incorporates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as self-drying brakes and automatic brake pad preparation.
Optional safety features include a Surround Vision Camera System, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Blind Spot Control, Lane Departure Warning, and Emergency Crash Control with Emergency Brake. 2017 BMW M3 Assist emergency communications are standard and include automatic notification of breakdowns, recovery of the stolen vehicle and roadside assistance on request.