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2015 BMW M3

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  2015 BMW M3 2014 Audi A4
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Invoice $57,040 $31,434
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Bottom Line The 2015 BMW M3 promises to be the highest-performance version of the iconic nameplate yet. Read Full Review The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one. Read Full Review
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  • Aggressive, track-inspired looks
  • Potent twin-turbo six-cylinder engine
  • Advanced chassis controls
  • Ligther weight than predecessor
  • The benchmark is back


  • Expected gas mileage isn't promising
  • Price tag will likely be high, especially when fully optioned
  • Lighter than before, but still not light
  • No more V-8 wail


  • Still an attractive design
  • Supportive front seats
  • Handling is sharp on sport models
  • Shift quality (except CVT)
  • Luscious Google Earth maps


  • Back seat isn't especially comfortable
  • Drive Select can be skipped
  • Rearview camera option on some models
  • CVT is the weakest link
  • ATS, 3-Series are quicker, more nimble
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