2002 BMW M3 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2002 BMW M3

38 problems have been reported for the 2002 BMW M3. The following chart shows the 11 most common problems for 2002 BMW M3. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 13 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (6 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2002 BMW M3

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
13
  Power Train
6
  Air Bag
5
  Equipment
3
  Structure
3
  Suspension
2
  Electrical System
2
  Tire
1
  Visibility
1
  Exterior Lighting
1
  Steering
1

📈 Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2002 BMW M3 in 2002.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
2
  2017
1
  2016
1
  2015
0
  2014
4
  2013
0
  2012
1
  2011
5
  2010
3
  2009
2
  2008
1
  2007
0
  2006
1
  2005
2
  2004
0
  2003
5
  2002
1

📊 Compare the 2002 BMW M3 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used BMW M3, the following table can be used to compare the 2002 BMW M3 with the BMW M3 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 M3 is 38 while the average number of problems reported for the 18 model years of the BMW M3 is 23.

Table 3. Compare the 2002 BMW M3 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 M3
1
  2016 M3
4
  2013 M3
14
  2012 M3
6
  2011 M3
28
  2010 M3
15
  2009 M3
48
  2008 M3
90
  2006 M3
13
  2005 M3
12
  2004 M3
34
  2003 M3
64
  2002 M3
38
  2001 M3
17
  1999 M3
12
  1998 M3
14
  1997 M3
19
  1996 M3
1


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