BMW 3 Series Scrap Value by Year, Weight & Junk Prices

By Junk Car Medics. Last Updated: June 6, 2024

A BMW 3 Series has a scrap car value between $238.95 and $822.19 in the US based on the vehicle’s weight and local scrap metal prices.

The BMW 3 Series is a line of compact executive cars manufactured by BMW since 1975. As one of BMW’s best-selling models, it has been produced in various body styles, including sedans, convertibles, and estates. Despite its popularity and numerous awards, many BMW 3 Series vehicles eventually reach the end of their useful lives. This model is the 37th most commonly scrapped car at Junk Car Medics.

The scrap value of a BMW 3 Series becomes significant when the vehicle is no longer operable or when repairs are too costly. Scrapping involves extracting valuable parts and metals. Key components like the engine, transmission, and catalytic converters can be removed and sold separately if they are still in good condition. Additionally, metals such as steel and aluminum are recovered and recycled.

The resale value of BMW 3 Series models manufactured before 2010 is generally low. These older cars are primarily valued for their scrap metal, making them ideal candidates for scrapping. Recycling helps recover essential materials and supports environmental sustainability by reducing waste.

How Much is a BMW 3 Series Worth in Scrap in the United States?

A BMW 3 Series is worth between $238.95 and $822.19 in scrap value in the US. The main determinants are the nationwide scrap metal price for 3 Series ($145 to $195 per ton) and their weight (1.65 to 4.22 tons). 3 Seriess with salvageable components will have a higher value than just the scrap price.

How Much Do BMW 3 Series’s Weigh?

The BMW 3 Series weighs between 3,296 to 8,433 pounds (1.65 to 4.22 tons), depending on the year and trim level based on Junk Car Medics data.

What is The Scrap Value of a BMW 3 Series by Year of Manufacture?

Find the Scrap Prices of a 3 Series by Year of Manufacture, with Per Ton Prices Ranging from $145 to $195 below.

VehicleWeight (LBS)Weight (TON)Price of $145 per tonPrice of $195 per ton
2014 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)32961.65$238.95$321.35
2013 Bmw 3 Series Coupe 328I33621.68$243.75$327.80
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)34111.71$247.26$332.53
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)34191.71$247.90$333.39
2014 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)34501.73$250.14$336.40
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)34591.73$250.78$337.26
2013 Bmw 3 Series Sedan 328I34611.73$250.94$337.47
2014 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)35561.78$257.81$346.72
2013 Bmw 3 Series Coupe 335I35601.78$258.13$347.14
2013 Bmw 3 Series Coupe 335Is35711.79$258.93$348.22
2013 Bmw 3 Series Coupe 328I Xdrive35831.79$259.73$349.29
2013 Bmw 3 Series Sedan 335I35941.80$260.53$350.37
2013 Bmw 3 Series Sedan 328I Xdrive35961.80$260.69$350.58
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)35961.80$260.69$350.58
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)36051.80$261.33$351.44
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)36201.81$262.45$352.95
2013 Bmw 3 Series Sedan 335I Xdrive37101.86$269.00$361.76
2014 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)37101.86$269.00$361.76
2013 Bmw 3 Series Coupe 335I Xdrive37371.87$270.92$364.34
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)37811.89$274.12$368.64
2014 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)37901.89$274.76$369.50
2013 Bmw 3 Series Convertible 328I38251.91$277.31$372.94
2014 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A38251.91$277.31$372.94
2013 Bmw 3 Series Convertible 335I39791.99$288.50$387.99
2013 Bmw 3 Series Convertible 335Is40012.00$290.10$390.14
2015 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2016 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2017 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2018 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2019 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2020 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2021 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2022 Bmw 3 Series 320I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)73633.68$533.85$717.93
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328I 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76723.84$556.23$748.03
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328I Sulev 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)76943.85$557.82$750.18
2015 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2016 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2017 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2018 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2019 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2020 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2021 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2022 Bmw 3 Series 320I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)77053.85$558.62$751.25
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328D 4Dr Sedan (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)77383.87$561.02$754.48
2015 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2016 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2017 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2018 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2019 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2020 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2021 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2022 Bmw 3 Series 335I 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)79263.96$574.61$772.75
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)79924.00$579.40$779.20
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive Sulev 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)80144.01$581.00$781.34
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)80914.05$586.59$788.87
2015 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2016 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2017 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2018 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2019 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2020 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2021 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2022 Bmw 3 Series 335I Xdrive 4Dr Sedan Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)82014.10$594.59$799.62
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328I Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)83334.17$604.18$812.51
2015 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2015 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2016 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2016 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2017 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2017 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2018 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2018 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2019 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2019 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2020 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2020 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2021 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2021 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2022 Bmw 3 Series Activehybrid 3 4Dr Sedan (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo Gas/Electric Hybrid 8A84334.22$611.37$822.19
2022 Bmw 3 Series 328D Xdrive 4Dr Wagon Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbodiesel 8A)84334.22$611.37$822.19
2014 Bmw 3 Series Gran Turismo 328I Xdrive 4Dr Hatchback Awd (2.0L 4Cyl Turbo 8A)39151.96$283.87$381.75
2014 Bmw 3 Series Gran Turismo 335I Xdrive 4Dr Hatchback Awd (3.0L 6Cyl Turbo 8A)40102.01$290.74$390.99

How is the Scrap Price of a BMW 3 Series Calculated?

Let’s say the 3 Series weighs 3,362 pounds (1.68 tons). Assume the current scrap metal price for cars is $185 per ton.  Scrap Value =(1.68 Tons × $185) +Value of Salvageable Parts. Making the starting point of the scrap 3 Series $310.80.

What Are The Values of BMW 3 Series Scrap Car Parts?

The value of scrap car parts from a BMW 3 Series varies widely based on four main factors: the age of the part, condition, usability, and demand. Estimated values for used auto cores from a 3 Series are listed below.

  • Used Engine: ($50 – $1,500)
  • Used Transmission:($50 – $1,000)
  • Catalytic Converter: ($50 – $1,000)

What is the Price of a Scrap Catalytic Converter From a BMW 3 Series?

The scrap value of a BMW 3 Series catalytic converter can differ greatly, influenced by the levels of precious metals (platinum, palladium, and rhodium), the market prices of these metals, and the 3 Series model year. Prices can range from $50 to $1,000. For an accurate price, reach out to your local metal recycling facility.

How Do I Get The Best Scrap Value For My BMW 3 Series?

To find the best scrap value for your BMW 3 Series, inquire with different salvage yards and junk car buyers for exact prices in your location. Junk Car Medics gives the best scrap car value for your 3 Series nationwide.

Is The Scrap Value of a BMW 3 Series Less if It Is Damaged?

A BMW 3 Series’s scrap value does not change with damage, provided the vehicle is still intact. Since a damaged 3 Series weighs the same as an undamaged one, the scrap value is unchanged.

Is The Scrap Value of a BMW 3 Series Less if it Is Non-Running?

The scrap value of a BMW 3 Series does not change if the vehicle isn’t operational. As long as the 3 Series contains all its parts, its weight will match that of a running one, maintaining the scrap value.

How Much Can I Junk My BMW 3 Series For?

When you junk your BMW 3 Series, it will be valued based on its scrap value and any resale value. You can sell a junk 3 Series for between $100 and $3,700, on average with Junk Car Medics.

When you sell a BMW 3 Series, you often get more than the scrap value. The scrap value is the starting point for how much you can sell a 3 Series for. Vehicles manufactured after 2010 are often valued for more than just scrap value.

Junk Car Medics buys junk 3 Series’s for cash across the USA. Get your instant offer to sell your junk 3 Series now.