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The BMW M3 takes top place in the "Auto Bild" endurance test.

It doesn't get better than this – in the endurance test conducted by "Auto Bild", the BMW M3 saloon achieved the best result of all the almost 200 cars tested in the last 30 years – an overall grade of A+ with zero faults.

6 December 2023

In the gruelling endurance test of over 100,000 kilometres carried out by the magazine "Auto Bild", the BMW M3 Sedan achieved the top score – zero faults and an overall grade A plus. This makes the M automobile the best among the almost 200 endurance test cars ever to be tested by "Auto Bild".

BMW M3 Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231
CO2 class G
Placing first shows that we can deliver long-term quality. It is especially great that independent, professional experts have confirmed this with extensive tests.
Gerhard Kurz, Head of Corporate Quality BMW AG

AFTER 100,000 KILOMETRES, IT DOESN'T GET BETTER THAN THIS.

Six second and third-year apprentices from the Dingolfing plant took on the task of dismantling the BMW M3 Sedan, which was driven by "Auto Bild" from October 2021 to November 2023. Working together with a master craftsman, the "Auto Bild" editors and a DEKRA expert, they dismantled the BMW M3 Sedan into its individual parts over three days.

EXEMPLARY WORKMANSHIP DOWN TO THE LAST DETAIL.

Franciscus van Meel, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung der BMW M GmbHFranciscus van Meel, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung der BMW M GmbH
We see driving pleasure not just as a snapshot in time, but as a promise that we uphold throughout the entire service life of our high-performance vehicles through continuous sportiness and reliability.
Franciscus van Meel, CEO of BMW M GmbH
Peter Weber, Leiter des BMW Group Werk MünchenPeter Weber, Leiter des BMW Group Werk München
The car is an absolute icon and has many fans in our team. The test result is a great motivation for all of us and shows that our clear focus on precision and top quality is paying off.
Peter Weber, Head of BMW Group Plant Munich, where the BMW M3 Sedan is built

ABOUT AUTO BILD.

"Auto Bild" test BMW M3 Sedan"Auto Bild" test BMW M3 Sedan

The German motoring magazine Auto Bild has been published weekly since 1986 and is Europe's largest motoring magazine. Various service articles, including the 100,000 kilometre endurance test, are an important part of the magazine. With these, Auto Bild aims to provide a practical decision-making aid for all car drivers. In addition, the magazine, together with the weekly magazine "Bild am Sonntag", presents the ""Das Goldene Lenkrad" award once a year in various categories to outstanding new cars. Chosen by a jury of Auto Bild readers and experts, the BMW M3 Competition Touring won in the "Sports Car" category in 2023.

BMW M3 Sedan:
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 10.2
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 231
CO2 class G

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