2002 BMW M Review | Edmunds.com

2002 BMW M

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BMW M Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.2 L Inline 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 315 hp @ 7400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 0/0 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2002 BMW M

  • The M coupe and convertible are bruiser punks masquerading as stylish debs; they're like Mickey Rourke in Jude Law's body. If raw-edged performance is what you're after, the M provides it in spades.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    World-renowned performance, brute strength, exclusivity.

  • Cons

    Two-seater configuration limits functionality, roadster still sports a plastic rear window, platform is starting to age.

  • What's New for 2002

    BMW makes a CD player part of the standard equipment list. No other changes are in store for the 2002 model year.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 25
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



The roadster

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

Everytime I sit behind the wheel I start to smile. What a joy to drive - outstanding acceleration, handling, and fun. The only car I have ever owned that I like to drive, years later, just for the sake of driving! This isn't a commuter car, or even a very practical car considering the small trunk - it was designed for pure driving pleasure. Put the top down, with your loved one at your side, and find a long twisting country road - If you aren't smiling the whole way then you don't have a pulse. No embellishment, just the facts. A true driving classic.



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Worlds fastest tennis shoe

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

I loved this eccentric vehicle from the moment I first set eyes on it and I have not been disappointed. It steers like a go-kart and has one of the sweetest motors available from any manufacturer - Porsche included. There are a few small details that could be better - like the windows don't wind down all the way and central locking is an aftermarket fitment - not good on a $46k car. All is forgiven once you get this beast out on a mountain road and it comes into it's element. Single minded firecracker with just one purpose - to be driven and hard!




02 silver ///m

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

This car has outstanding strait-line performance. It is a horsepower-driven engine that loves to Rev. After owning and test driving several BMWs, I can tell you that this is BMW's best manual transmission. The throws are short and precise. Steering feel excellent and the car prefers to oversteer in hard cornering. Stability could be better. A tower brace would greatly improve that. Overall, and excellent car with Outstanding perfomance for the $.




M roadster

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

Just drive it and you will understand the true nature of 300 hp+ in a 2200lb car. But please, tell BMW how to install a good sound system and leave the Yugo sound out....




Digitus impudicus

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

If ever there was a car that waved a finger at practicality, the M Coupe is it. The cockpit ain't real well put together and the back end looks like it was borrowed off a frog . So what? Hack this machine through fast mountain roads - exciting and unforgettable. The motor is a real honey and the box is quite slick once you get used to hitting 3rd instead of 5th from 2nd. The brakes are hard to fault under road conditions. DSC turned off, the back end power slides so easily that inexperienced drivers find that it's very easy to get very scared. What do people say when they see it???....Whaaat is that thing??? Ha, I love it!




This car leaves you speech

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Vehicle: 2002 BMW M 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl 5M)

Fast and fun! Last week I pulled up next to a ferrari, although the ferrari won the race the driver was amazed at how well the m roadster kept up with his $250,000 car! This car has bang for the buck! If you want a car that turns heads get this car!



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Full 2002 BMW M Review

What's New for 2002

BMW makes a CD player part of the standard equipment list. No other changes are in store for the 2002 model year.

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Talk About The 2002 M

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roadburner
roadburner
07-04-2014
@tlong said: I suspect a majority of BMW owners are in those cars for the image rather than the driving....


purchasingsoon
purchasingsoon
06-23-2002
2002 325xi, leatherette, SP, PP, Xenons. Handles like a dream and the hp is good enough for me (330 was out of my $ range). This car is beautiful. Thanks for all of the answers to my questions in th...


newtoboston
newtoboston
10-22-2002


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