Originally Posted by Z K
Changing oil on a 90s Honda Civic is a lot easier and faster than the M3... But the M3 is not hard by any measure. The DIY is pretty thorough.
Never had a civic but on my wife's old Sentra, the filter was under the engine and no matter how you contorted your body, it was near impossible to remove the filter without oil dripping out of the block all over you. At least in the M3, the filter is accessible from the top.