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BMW M3

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2005
Worst Category
engine Problems

We don't have a lot of complaints on file for the BMW M3 — feel free to add yours here. It's either not very popular ... or it's very, very good.

Although the 2011 BMW M3 has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2005 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2005 BMW M3 for transmission went into neutral.

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