Features & Specs

Performance and efficiency
3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo 425-hp inline 6-cylinder engine. Combines two mono-scroll turbochargers with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct injectionTrack-ready cooling system
Auto Start-Stop function6-speed manual transmission
Optimized aerodynamics including Air Curtain in front apron and Air Breather behind front fenders with integrated M side gill and M3 badging
Handling, ride and braking
M-developed electric power steering with ServotronicM Drive and M Driving Dynamics Control
Aluminum front subframeAluminum suspension arms and wheel carriers
Adaptive M Suspension with electronically controlled damperLightweight steel subframe
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbersM Compound 4-wheel ventilated anti-lock disc brakes (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features; with M Dynamic ModeActive M Differential
Double-joint spring strut front axleFive-link rear axle
V Spoke Ferric Grey light alloy wheels (Style 513M), 18 x 9.0 front, 18 x 10.0 rear; and 255/40 front, 275/40 rear performance tires1Gray-band windshield
LED HeadlightsPower-folding, heated side mirrors
Non-metallic paintShadowline exterior trim
Sport exhaust system with quad tailpipes and chrome-plated exhaust tipsRear spoiler
Carbon fiber-reinforced-plastic roofAluminum hood with powerdome
Kidney grille with black twin slats and M3 designationAerodynamically optimized double-arm side mirrors
Interior seating and trim
14-way power front M sport seats; including single-piece back panel, 4-way power lumbar support, power side bolsters and backlit M3 logo on backrest. Includes memory system for driver's seat and outside mirrors (2 positions)Split fold-down through-load rear seats
Anthracite Carbon Structure Cloth/Leather upholsteryCarbon Fiber trim with Black Chrome highlight
Anthracite headlinerFloormats
M door-sill finishers, M footrest, M gear shift lever and M specific design elements
Audio system
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player with Radio Data System (RDS)Harman Kardon® Surround Sound Audio System with vehicle-specific equalizing and powerful 600-watt amplifier; the 16-speaker system includes 6 tweeters, 4 midrange speakers located in the door panels and 2 midrange speakers located under the rear shelf space, 2 bass speakers located under the front seats, 1 midrange center channel speaker and 1 tweeter located in the instrument cluster
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with 1-year All Access subscriptionHD Radio™ with "multicast" FM station reception
Instrumentation and controls
3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel with controls for audio system, cruise control, and Bluetooth® wireless communication for hands-free mobile phone2USB audio connection and hands-free Bluetooth® including Audio Streaming
Instrument cluster with extended contentsExpanded Check Control vehicle monitor system
iDrive system with on-board computer and touchpad Controller, and 8 programmable memory buttonsExterior temperature display with alarm for freezing temperatures
Dynamic Cruise Control3BMW Navigation system with high-resolution screen; 3-D maps; 200 GB hard drive with 20 GB storage for audio files; voice feedback and Voice command system; and navigation map with Over-the-Air (OTA) updates
Tire Pressure MonitorConnectedDrive Services
BMW Connected App CompatibilityAdvanced Real Time Traffic Information
BMW TeleServiceRear-window defroster
Rear-view Camera
Comfort and convenience
Engine Start/Stop buttonAdvanced Vehicle & Key Memory includes most recently used climate-control temperature and air-distribution settings; exterior mirror and power seat settings; audio tone settings and radio presets; central-locking preferences; and lighting preferences
Comfort Access keyless entry with multi-function remote control including hands-free trunk-lid openingAutomatic climate control with separate left/right temperature and air-distribution controls; automatic air recirculation and micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable active-charcoal filters
Front-seat adjustable center armrestAutomatic-dimming interior rear-view mirror and exterior side-view mirrors
Rain-sensing windshield wipers with adjustable speed and automatic headlight controlManually adjustable steering wheel
Power windows with "one-touch" up/down operationAmbient Lighting
Dual front sun visors with illuminated mirrorsCupholders for front seats
3-stage heated front seatsFour 12V power outlets (one in front center console, one in rear center console, one under the glove compartment, one in the trunk)
Universal garage-door openerStorage compartment package
Safety and security
Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger-seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deploymentActive Knee Protection
Front-seat side-impact airbagsFront safety belts with automatic pretensioners
Acoustic safety-belt warningLATCH attachment for child-restraint safety installation
Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts (for installation of child-restraint seats)Adaptive Brakelights
Programmable LED Daytime Running LightsImpact sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors; and turns on hazard and interior lights
Coded Driveaway ProtectionBMW Assist eCall™ includes Emergency Request (SOS button) and Enhanced Automatic Collision Notification
BMW Remote Services includes Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Door Unlock and My BMW Remote app
BMW Ultimate Care (for complete details, visit bmwusa.com/ultimatecare_maintenance)4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks 2018 Models (valid only in the USA including Puerto Rico)
12-year Unlimited Mileage Rust Perforation Limited Warranty4-year Unlimited Mileage Roadside Assistance Program