Used 2008 BMW M3 Base Sedan Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$53,800
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Engine TypeGas
Transmission6-speed manual
Drive TypeRear wheel drive
CylindersV8
Combined MPG16
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Drive typeRear wheel drive
Rear limited slip differentialyes
Transmission6-speed manual
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG16
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)14/20 mpg
Fuel tank capacity16.6 gal.
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Range in miles (cty/hwy)232.4/332.0 mi.
Engine
Engine
Base engine size4.0 l
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersV8
Horsepower414 hp @ 8,300 rpm
Torque295 lb-ft @ 3,900 rpm
Turning circle38.4 ft.
Valve timingVariable
Valves32
Safety
Safety
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
adaptive headlightsyes
auto delay off headlampsyes
child seat anchorsyes
cornering lightsyes
daytime running lightsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
dusk sensing headlampsyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
engine immobilizeryes
front and rear head airbagsyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
post-collision safety systemyes
self-leveling headlightsyes
stability controlyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
xenon high intensity discharge headlampyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
10 total speakersyes
adjustable speed sensitive volume controlyes
auxiliary audio inputyes
diversity antennayes
radio data systemyes
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
cruise controlyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front door pocketsyes
remote trunk releaseyes
retained accessory poweryes
speed-proportional power steeringyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
extended cabin heatingyes
front and rear reading lightsyes
interior air filtrationyes
leather steering wheelyes
leather trim on shift knobyes
trunk lightyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
Rear floor matsyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
4 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
remote window operationyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Power mirrorsyes
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverseyes
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
clockyes
external temperature displayyes
low fuel level warningyes
tachometeryes
trip computeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
2 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
6 -way power passenger seatyes
8 -way power driver seatyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
height adjustable passenger seatyes
leather/clothyes
sport front seatsyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Front head room38.5 in.
Front leg room41.5 in.
Front shoulder room57.5 in.
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
folding with storage center armrestyes
rear ventilation ducts with fan controlyes
Rear head room37.5 in.
Rear leg room34.6 in.
Rear shoulder room57.2 in.
Dimensions
Dimensions
Cargo capacity, all seats in place12.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight3,726 lbs.
Drag Coefficient0.30 cd.
Front track60.6 in.
Gross weight4,740 lbs.
Height57.0 in.
Length180.4 in.
Maximum cargo capacity12.0 cu.ft.
Overall Width without Mirrors71.5 in.
Rear track60.6 in.
Wheel base108.7 in.
Colors
Colors
Exterior Colors
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Silverstone Metallic
  • Sparkling Graphite Metallic
  • Interlagos Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Jerez Black Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Fox Red, premium leather
  • Black, premium leather
  • Anthracite/Black, leather/cloth
  • Beige, premium leather
  • Bamboo Beige, premium leather
  • Silver, premium leather
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
alloy wheelsyes
18 x 9.5 in. wheelsyes
265/40R Z tiresyes
Performance tiresyes
Suspension
Suspension
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
multi-link rear suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Warranty
Warranty
Basic4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Free Maintenance4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ unlimited mi.
Rust12 yr./ unlimited mi.