Compare 2012 BMW M3 - Overview

Compare the M3 side-by-side against the Coupe and the V8 Vantage S. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2012 BMW M3 (Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe)

  (Base) 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe

2013 MINI Coupe (Cooper 2dr)

  (Cooper) 2dr

2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S (Base 2dr Roadster)

  (Base) 2dr Roadster

MSRP

Veh 1 $60,100
Veh 2 $21,450
Veh 3 $150,900

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 14 / 20
Veh 2 29 / 37
Veh 3 14 / 21

Horse Power

Veh 1 414 @ 8.3k RPM
Veh 2 121 @ 6.0k RPM
Veh 3 430 @ 7.3k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 4.8 Sec
Veh 2 8.8 Sec
Veh 3 4.9 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 4.0L V-8
Veh 2 1.6L I-4
Veh 3 4.7L V-8

Transmission

Veh 1 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 2 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 3 7-spd auto-shift man w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 4 Seats
Veh 2 2 Seats
Veh 3 2 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 11.1 CF
Veh 2 9.8 CF
Veh 3 N/A

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $1,134
Veh 2 $405
Veh 3 $2,848

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A