Research 2015 BMW M3 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

M3 Sedan


Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 900
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 (Est)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 (Est)


Displacement 3.0 L/182
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 425 @ 5500
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Engine Order Code
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 406 @ 1850
Engine Order Code _BC02_

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 110.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Passenger Capacity 5


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40
Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Vehicle Name BMW M3
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P255/35YR19
Front Tire Size P255/40YR18
Rear Tire Size P275/35YR19
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18
Spare Tire Size


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.11
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code ZMT
Trans Order Code 2MK
Trans Order Code _7MT01
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.17
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.59


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3540
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3595


Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Forged Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9
Rear Wheel Material Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 10
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 10