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      11-01-2010, 10:23 PM   #1
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M3 4 or 2 door

Hey guys, I am new to this forum. I am in the process of looking for an 08/09 M3. I am not sure whether to get a 2 or 4 Door. Just wanted to see what your thoughts were on either one as far as pros and cons.

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      11-02-2010, 12:25 AM   #2

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Coupe pros:
-Looks (subjective)
-weighs a little bit less
-easier to get aftermarket parts (new or used)
-choice of CF roof

Coupe cons:
- not as practical for passengers getting in and out
- very long doors (difficult to get in and out in tight spots)
- More expensive
- seats 4 (vs 5 for sedan)
- Doesn't get rear armrest like sedan

These are all i can think of right now. The smart choice seems to be the sedan, but for me looks was a big part of my decision. Just as a tip, you won't find many responses here so next time try posting in the general section for questions like these. Hope this helps.
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      11-02-2010, 01:46 AM   #3

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ive read a few on these kind of post you might be able find more responses from past posts but id base it on if its going be a family car or just for you. generally people with kids get the sedan or they just like the body more... and coupes for looks and non family use ... is a easy way put it simply lol... but buy what you like. its going be your car, there isnt to much of a difference between the 2 performance wise.
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      03-20-2011, 04:19 PM   #4

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      05-18-2011, 07:37 AM   #5
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4 door!
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      05-18-2011, 07:43 AM   #6
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four door has a sexier
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      05-18-2011, 07:49 AM   #7

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i had the same issue and i got the 4 door!!! never regretted it... plus my frds love the room and still have the preformance needed to smoke most cars on the street.. best of both worlds easy choice...

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      05-18-2011, 09:04 AM   #8
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      05-18-2011, 04:40 PM   #9

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I think the four door attracts slightly less attention from the police. it is more practical as well.
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4 door or vert'
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      05-18-2011, 05:58 PM   #11
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4 door hands down.
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      05-19-2011, 10:30 AM   #12
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4 Door was my choice. I had a 335i coupe but decided on the sedan for the M3. Love the looks and it was not only 3k cheaper for the exact same car minus 2 doors vs 4 doors and slightly different rear end. But its also a lot more convenient when moving things or people.
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      05-21-2011, 06:48 AM   #13
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For what it is worth, be a little selfish and go the coupe like I did. Slightly better handling plus it's looks are distinctive.
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      06-26-2011, 09:31 PM   #14

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Originally Posted by Damo11 View Post
For what it is worth, be a little selfish and go the coupe like I did. Slightly better handling plus it's looks are distinctive.
Handling is better? Shoot! I was just about to pull the trigger on the Sedan.
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      06-26-2011, 09:51 PM   #15
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M3 = E92 = 6MT = COUPE /thread
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Depends on your situation, overall you really can't beat an e90 m3.
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      07-15-2011, 02:06 PM   #17

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Originally Posted by SIIK2NR View Post
M3 = E92 = 6MT = COUPE /thread
Do you want to make it easier for people to get into the back of your car? Why?

Kids? ok fine E90

Dog? Still coupe. I make mine deal with it. Plus it looks funny when he's getting in.
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      08-22-2011, 03:56 PM   #18

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I like my e92 but the e90 is not bad looking at all if you might need the extra too
Go with the four door.
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