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2003 BMW M3 Coupe - Consumer Reviews

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Base 3.2L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual - (45 reviews )
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Its Not Perfect, but close
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By M3ITSFUN
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Vehicle

2003 BMW M3 Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Driving over a year now, I can say its a awesome sports car, truly special in everyway. Its unique and has very few faults, it will make you want to drive more. Obvious but... Can be tricky to drive in bad weather but mostly due to driver behavior, dont turn off saftey systems.


Best Features

Performance,Looks,Build Quality


Worst Features

More standard options such as alarm system, cd changer, better speakers etc


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My BMW M3
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By lilqdee2
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Vehicle

2003 BMW M3 Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

I recently purchased a new 2003 titanium silver M3 Coupe. Love the 19- inch rims and the sports/cold weather package. Nappa leather/aluminum trim make the interior gorgeous. I've had the car for about 3.5 months now and the only problems I had were in a loose transmission plate that was replaced and covered under warranty and the snow - this is obviously not a winter-weather car to drive. Since I have the SMG feature and its rear- wheel drive, it was extremely difficult to drive the car around snow patches.


Best Features

The car is gorgeous - It definitely gets a lot of attention and performs as BMW state - the "ultimate driving machine"..Worth the $60,000 I paid for.


Worst Features

Minor changes - The seatbelt always gets caught within the seat lever. I would also recommend a built-in compass for those with no Navi system.


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Best sports car for the money
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By JeffM
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2003 BMW M3 Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Compared to sporty sedans (Audi S4) and traditional sports cars (Porsche 911), the E46 M3 has all of the performance of the latter with very few compromises. The S4 is a great choice if you NEED four doors, but otherwise, the M3 is the choice for serious drivers. This car is the real deal when it comes to performance, and yet it's comfortable and easy to live with. The trunk is usable and you can even put someone in the back seat without feeling guilty. The M3 is always fun the drive, and never beats you up, unlike some harder-edged sports cars.


Best Features

The motor is simply incredible. It defines the car. It's not a torque monster, but it's very flexible and loves to rev. The sound is unique and intoxicating.


Worst Features

The Harmon Kardon stereo is lacking, and the door panels rattle with even moderate bass from the speakers.


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Tight M3
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By Ronnizzle
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2003 BMW M3 Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


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The M3 is the best sports car for its cost and can compete with some of the greatest cars in the world. It drives extremely well in daily traffic and such.


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M3, fun on wheels
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By BMWEMT
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Vehicle

2003 BMW M3 Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Ive been driving bimmers since 1984, a 325, a633, an M6, a 540 sport, and this M3 is the best of the bunch. Got the premium package with moon roof heated seats and all leather seats. Actually, this is my sons graduation present for next May. When I turn it over, I'll go pick up another one. Just too damn much fun to drive!!!!!


Best Features

The upgraded sound system is terrific, with the 6 disc player in the trunk.


Worst Features

Only improvement I can think of...Put an 8 cylinder in it. What a monster that would be.


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