48 problems have been reported for the 2009 BMW M3.
The following chart shows the 11 most common problems for 2009 BMW M3.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
with 24 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(7 problems).

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2009 BMW M3 in 2009.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

0

2017

2

2016

13

2015

3

2014

0

2013

0

2012

1

2011

1

2010

4

2009

24

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Compare the 2009 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 2009 BMW M3
with the BMW M3 from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2009 M3 is 48
while the average number of problems reported for the 18 model years of the BMW M3 is 23.

Table 3. Compare the 2009 BMW M3 with other model years