2011 BMW M3 Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

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What customers liked
Power, Ride and Handling, Interior Space
What they didn't
Fuel Economy, Cost to Maintain, Cabin Noise

2011 BMW M3

Well they don't call it the ultimate driving machine for nothing. My last car was a 2005 CTSV. I loved the power, but nothing drives like a BMW, and the performance of the M3 is second to none. Fast, smooth and powerful. It is beautiful too, in an understated way.

Would recommend to a friend

Because racecar

This is the last of the BMW normally aspirated 8 cylinder motors. The stratospheric rev ability of this motor is really what defines the e92 M3. It truly is a racecar for the street that has immense everyday drivability. It turns better, brakes harder, accelerates stronger, tracks truer, and rides smoother than anything else in its class. It's a fine automobile, and an instant classic.

Would recommend to a friend

Scary fast, low MPG

This car is ridiculous. 4 doors, super fast, amazing handling. Fits family in comfort. Golf clubs, gear, whatever fits in the big trunk. Fast enough to keep up with a 911. Great stereo, features. only down side, is even when going light on the right foot, MPG's are downright awful. Driving in city traffic you will get 12-14 MPG's. HW you are lucky to get 18. All that being said.....my daughter says it best "this is like being on accelerator at knotts berry farm!" and she is 100% right.

Would recommend to a friend

It's An M3.... Need I say more?

It's fast, it's fun, and the sound of the V8 is intoxicating. Traded up from a 335i and the M3 is a totally different machine.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Power
Ride and Handling
Styling

Cons

Fuel Economy

But who buys a M3 for good gas mileage

Truly a drivers car

As fun to drive as any car on the road!

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Ride and Handling

The ride is superb, and a race car when you need it

Power

Seemingly unlimited power

Technology and Entertainment

Everything works together

Cons

Fuel Economy

Expect 15mpg in city driving

Cost to Maintain

See fuel economy above

Cabin Noise

Sounds great, but your neighbors may not like it at 0600

The greatest car... in the WORLD

The E90 M3 is the greatest sports sedan in the world. Tons of power from a truly beautiful V8 engine. The exhaust note goes from a throaty growl at low revs to an insane, mind-erasing scream at redline. Despite the bulges in the fenders and hood, the car blends into the crowd - until you open up the throttle. The M-DCT transmission is a little lumpy when cold and a bit awkward at very low speeds, but the upshifts are brutally fast and the rev-matched downshifts plaster a grin on your face. Make no mistake: this is NOT a "luxury car" like a base 3 series. The suspension is extremely stiff, especially with the competition package. But if you want the fastest, hardest, craziest, lap-record-setting 4-person car that money can buy, get an M3.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Power

Way more power than anyone actually needs means plenty always available. It's terrifyingly fast for a sedan.

Ride and Handling

Insanely planted, wonderful steering feel. Adjustable dampers range between stiff and bone-rattling. Have yet to discover the car's limits because they're at illegal speeds.

Interior Space

Fits four adults comfortably. I'm 6'4" and have plenty of leg and head room when I drive.

Cons

Fuel Economy

Exactly what you'd expect: 12-14 in the city, 18-22 highway.

Technology and Entertainment

iDrive system doesn't work well with my phone, no way to update it.

Cost to Maintain

Tires, wheels, and other consumables are very expensive.

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