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2005 BMW M3

   
 
BMW M3 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.2 L Inline 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 6-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 333 hp @ 7900 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/22 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes
 

Review of the 2005 BMW M3

  • Phenomenal BMW handling combined with an equally awe-inspiring engine make this high-performance Motorsport creation one of our all-time favorites.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Remarkable engine, racecarlike handling, sumptuous interior, available Sequential Manual Gearbox.

  • Cons

    Uninspired exhaust whine, having to pay extra for basics like power seats and an alarm system.

  • What's New for 2005

    Aluminum trim is now standard on all 2005 BMW M3 models, with Titan Shadow trim available at no extra charge.

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (54 total reviews)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

M3 convertible...it's true what they

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Vehicle: 2005 BMW M3 2dr Convertible (3.2L 6cyl 6M)

i bought my m3 convertible about a month ago. i took me a bit to get use to it, get familiar with it and its all i expected it to be and more. you get alot of attention with it. when you drive it you know your driving a sophisticated, high level performance machine. from the steering to the clutch, to the shifter,to the seats, everything is just a great driving experience. i really cant think of any flaws. oh wait, the second cup holder is useless because the arm rest covers it. thats about it. yes you pay a premium for it even used but when you own it, you will know why. it has great resale value if there is such a thing with cars. fuel mileage is not great. outside of that its a pleasure.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Germans got this one right!

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Vehicle: 2005 BMW M3 2dr Convertible (3.2L 6cyl 6M)

This is my third BMW and 2nd M3. I got it with the lumbar back support (life saver for tall guys like me) With factory bluetooth option. This car will never be sold. If you want a little more kick try installing a K&N cold air induction it will kick up another 20 ft lbs of torque. I also upgraded to the Iridium plugs, great addition. I looked at the 2009 convertible and with the top down you cannot use the trunk, so this baby is mine for years to come No better car in the world for the $ !!!




///mazing

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Vehicle: 2005 BMW M3 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)

much better than i was expecting and i was expecting a lot... best handling i have ever felt. great acceleration and looks. you won't understand until you drive it. sick nasty...



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
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  • 22
  • highway
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What's New for 2005

Aluminum trim is now standard on all 2005 BMW M3 models, with Titan Shadow trim available at no extra charge.

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