2012 BMW M3 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$60,100-$68,750
$55,290-$63,250
13 /CITY / 20 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability
Available Trims for the 2012 BMW M3
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2dr Cpe Transmission Automatic MSRP 60100.00 Engine 4.0/244 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name 2dr Conv Transmission Automatic MSRP 68750.00 Engine 4.0/244 City/Hwy MPG 14/20

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INTERIOR
  • Anthracite and black cloth/leather upholstery
  • Manually-adjustable front M sport seats including manually adjustable thigh support, power-adjustable backrest side bolsters and 4-way power lumbar support
  • Adjustable seat width/lumbar
  • Split fold-down rear seats (M3 Convertible fold-down rear seats include two convenience hooks)
  • Folding rear-seat headrests
  • Adjustable front armrest
  • Door sills with BMW M3 logo
  • Floor mats
  • 3-spoke, leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel with controls for audio system, cruise control, and Bluetooth wireless communication for hands-free mobile phone; M color stitching and tilt/telescopic adjustment
  • M-design instrument cluster with titanium-finish-ringed instrument dials and red needles
  • Service Interval Indicator with miles-to-service display
  • Check Control vehicle monitoring system
  • Tachometer with variable warning zones and oil temperature display
  • On-board computer with detailed vehicle information, including travel range on remaining fuel, external temperature (including freezing temperature warning)
  • Multi-function remote control
  • Cruise control with column-mounted stalk
  • Power front/rear windows with "one-touch" up/down operation (in M3 Coupe, rear windows are stationary and do not include up/down operation)
  • Electric interior trunk release
  • Central locking system (leaves gas filler door unlocked) and double-lock feature
  • Keyless entry -inc: remote trunk release
  • Vehicle & key memory
  • Coded Driveaway Protection (prevents engine start when your key, with constantly changing electronic code, is not used)
  • Anti-theft alarm system with keyhead remote operation and interior motion detector
  • M Drive
  • Automatic climate control includes micro-filter, automatic air recirculation, left/right temperature control, temperature- and volume-controlled rear outlets, windshield misting sensor, MAX A/C, heat at rest, and recall of individual user settings
  • Rear window defogger
  • Console valet and cupholders
  • Auxiliary pwr outlet
  • Smoker's pkg -inc: cigarette lighter, ash tray
  • Titanium Shadow interior trim
  • Automatic-dimming inside rear-view mirror
  • Anthracite headliner
  • BMW ambiance lighting front and rear
  • Courtesy lights include fade in/fade out, actuation from remote, automatic switch-on when engine is turned off, separately controlled left/right front and rear reading lights, front footwell lighting, and illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Front seatback storage nets
  • Fully finished trunk
  • Novillo leather upholstery (in M3 Convertible includes Sun-Reflective Technology)
  • Power-adjustable front M sport seats including manually adjustable thigh support, power-adjustable backrest side bolsters, 4-way power lumbar support and memory system for driver's seat and outside mirrors
  • Seatback easy-entry feature with memory and 2x-speed power fore-aft control
  • Door storage pockets with covers
EXTERIOR
  • Double Spoke (Style 219M) Bright Silver finish M light alloy wheels, 18 x 8.5 front, 18 x 9.5 rear -inc: 245/40 front and 265/40 rear performance tires
  • Aluminum hood with powerdome
  • Flat-paneled underbody
  • Carbon-fiber roof (not available with moonroof, which requires a steel roof)
  • Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front, steel impact absorbers at the rear, and front-compressible elements
  • Front and rear spoiler (M3 Convertible does not have a rear spoiler)
  • Flared front and rear fenders including wheel arches, vent gills in front fenders with integrated indicator and M3 logo
  • M rear apron with diffuser
  • Shadowline trim
  • Xenon Adaptive low- and high-beam headlights with auto-leveling and Cornering Lights function
  • Adaptive light control
  • White turn-signal indicators
  • Adaptive brakelights
  • Heated side-view mirrors, windshield washer jets and door locks
  • M exterior side-view mirrors in body color with double bridge in black
  • Automatic tilt-down of passenger's side-view mirror when vehicle is shifted into reverse gear
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers with Automatic headlight control
  • Power-folding retractable hardtop with integrated rear-window defroster
  • Aluminum Matte trim
MECHANICAL
  • 6-speed manual transmission with additional oil cooler and heavy-duty dual-disc clutch
  • 4.0-liter 32-valve 414-hp V-8 engine with M Double-VANOS "steplessly" variable valve timing
  • 8 individual throttles, electronically controlled (drive-by-wire)
  • Distributorless electronic ignition system
  • Digital Motor Electronics (DME) with on-board diagnostics
  • Engine start/stop button
  • Oil coolant heat exchanger
  • 3-way catalytic converter with heated oxygen sensor
  • Rear wheel drive
  • M suspension with twin-joint spring-strut front axle, subframe, front axle tie-rod and stiffening plate in aluminum, rear axle subframe in steel, track control arm and spring strut in aluminum and lightweight steel construction
  • Gas-pressurized front struts and rear shock absorbers
  • Vehicle-speed-sensitive variable-assist power steering (M Servotronic)
  • 4-wheel BMW M vacuum-assisted ventilated, cross-drilled compound disc brakes with floating brake rotors
  • M quad polished stainless steel exhaust tips
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control
    • All season traction with variable M differential lock
    • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with M Dynamic Mode (MDM)
    • Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
    • Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
    • Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear
    • Crash sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
    • BMW Assist w/enhanced BT & USB
    • BMW Ultimate Service (for complete details on BMW Ultimate Service, visit bmwusa.com/ultimateservice)
    • BMW Assist Safety Plan includes four years of Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Request, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Door Unlock, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Customer Relations, TeleService; Mobile Office features; MyInfo lets you send business locations and street addresses directly to your BMW and Navigation system (for complete details, visit bmwassist.com)
    • M Mobility System (includes lifetime BMW Roadside Assistance for tire assistance)
    • BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features
    • Automatic safety-belt assistant
    • Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners
    • Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Rollover Protection System
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo/CD audio system with Radio Data System (RDS), Auto-Store, MP3 capability and 3-channel FM diversity antenna system
    • Hi-fi sound system
    • HD Radio with "multicast" FM station reception
    • iPod and USB adapter
    • Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling (with Bluetooth compatible mobile phone, if so equipped), phonebook downloading and speech recognition capabilities (please visit your authorized BMW center for details on standard and optional services)

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