Safety Features

See the list of 2011 BMW M3 safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

M3 Coupe

  • Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front, steel impact absorbers at the rear, and front-compressible elements
  • High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
  • 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 deployment
  • Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear
  • Crash sensor with Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
  • BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features
  • Automatic safety-belt assistant
  • Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners
  • Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Emergency trunk release

M3 Sedan

  • Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front, steel impact absorbers at the rear, and front-compressible elements
  • High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
  • 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 deployment
  • Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear
  • Crash sensor with Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
  • BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features
  • Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners
  • Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Emergency trunk release

M3 Convertible

  • Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front, steel impact absorbers at the rear, and front-compressible elements
  • High-performance-tuned anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Dynamic Brake Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
  • 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 deployment
  • Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Crash sensor with Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
  • BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive and active safety features
  • Automatic safety-belt assistant
  • Automatic front safety-belt pretensioners
  • Child-seat automatic safety-belt locking device in rear seats
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Emergency trunk release