Is the 1997 BMW M3 Sedan a good vehicle? Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 1997 BMW M3 Sedan and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 1997 M3 Sedan featuring deep dives into trim levels including Base, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.
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1997 bmw m3 Sedan Gas Mileage
1997 bmw m3 4dr Sedan, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
used 1997 BMW M3 Sedan Overview
The used 1997 BMW M3 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan. Pre-owned M3 Sedan models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The used 1997 M3 Sedan comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.
What's a good price on a used 1997 BMW M3 Sedan?
Price comparisons for used 1997 BMW M3 trim styles:
The used 1997 BMW M3 Base is priced around $4495 with average odometer reading of 149400 miles.
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What do people think of the 1997 BMW M3 Sedan? Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 1997 BMW M3 Sedan and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 1997 M3 Sedan a 4.7 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 1997 M3 Sedan.
Review 1st new car I ever bought & still own 12 years later, tracked it when under warranty, only issues was brake rotors & too much restriction in power steering boost. STOCK SUSPENSION WAS SHOT AFTER 50,000 MILES, went to turner ms bilstein sport/h&r sport springs. Never looked back. Re-did rear this year. Under bilstein warrenty. Issues were blown head gasket @105,000 miles, rebuilt rear axles@ 115,000 & VANOS @ 95,000& lower control arms @ 90,000 all par for the course, mobile one only in engine, trans, rear & power steering 25 mpg.
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What options are available on the 1997 BMW M3 Sedan?
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Available BMW M3 1997 Sedan Trims: Base
Exterior Colors: Jet Black, Alpine White, Space Gray Metallic, Silverstone Metallic, Titanium Silver Metallic, Black Sapphire Metallic, Interlagos Blue Metallic, Jerez Black Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Imola Red, Mineral Grey Metallic, Mystic Blue Metallic, Yas Marina Blue Metallic, Austin Yellow Metallic, Boston Green Metallic, Bright Red, Carbon Black Metallic, Cosmos Black Metallic, Laguna Seca Blue, Sakhir Orange Metallic, Tanzanite Blue Metallic
Interior Colors: Black premium leather, Black, Black Extended Merino premium leather, Black Full Merino premium leather, Fox Red/Black/Black premium leather, Gray, Silver premium leather, Anthracite/Black leather/cloth, Bamboo Beige Novillo premium leather, Bamboo Beige premium leather, Beige premium leather, Black Novillo premium leather, Black leather, Cinnamon, Combination Carbonstructure Anthracite/Black leather/cloth, Fox Red premium leather, Gray premium leather, Imola Red, Opal White Extended Merino (Individual) premium leather, Palladium Silver/Black/Black premium leather, Sakhir Orange/Black Full Merino premium leather, Sonoma Beige Extended Merino premium leather, Sonoma Beige Full Merino premium leather
Popular Features: Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Trip Computer, Post-collision safety system, Tire Pressure Warning, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Upgraded Headlights, Fold Flat Rear Seats, 2nd Row Bucket Seats, Power Driver Seat, Alarm, Aux Audio Inputs, Leather Seats, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Automatic Emergency Braking, Heated seats, Navigation, Soft Top, Back-up camera, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Keyless Entry/Start, Heads up display, Parking sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Upgraded Engine, Pre-collision safety system, Upgraded Stereo, Sunroof/Moonroof