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Pros: Handling and suspension
Cons: To sensitive sensors wise
Advice: Best suspension in the market, check forWe have had the car for 16000 miles so I know what I am talking about. Handling is superb compared with other vehicles in its class. Performance is nice not a racing machine but if you know how to push it you will have some fun. Suspension is the best its stiff at some point but soft and smoth at the same time( best suspension out there). These cars are to sensitive. Check engine light went on because of engine sofware problems(car was jerking while being accelerated over 65mph),it seems some problem with the spark timing, BMW is aware of it and they are fixing it. In addition, the rear door stoped working, after going twice to the dealer they figure out that it was lack of lubrication, being caused from washing the car and water getting in the locks. They are not big cars. They are cramped in the back if a tall person wants to drive comfortable in the front. Toyota Corolla has more leg room in the back compared with the BMW, also the Corolla does not let you pull the drivers seat that far back to increase leg room. Tires are good, no noise but Continentals are not that good. My front passenger tire has a bump already on it. Wind noise is minimal if not none. Over all the car is awesome, I can not talk about durability because I have only drive it for 16000 miles. The car is a good buy and your money its being put in something very confortable.
Pros: Look, comfort, handling, everything! Especially how it handles the road...take it on some curves!
Cons: There was nothing I didn't like!
Advice: Definitely drive one - it made all the difference in the world for me when comparing with other cars.LOVE IT! I test drove this car and absolutely fell in LOVE! I ended up buying one shortly after and have loved the car ever since. You will definitely get spoiled by driving a BMW!
Pros: auto wipers
Cons: My car is a lemon.
Advice: Buy a Lexus.My new 2006 325i is spending it's 4th day in the service dept at BMW of Austin. The first time it was towed in, I had the harness replaced. My car suddenly died outside of Austin. Roadside assistance took 3 different tow trucks to get the car, because it locked up and shut down in park. Luckily we were on a dirt road, not the highway. The next visit was for an oil pressure issue. And it is back again for the same issue.
Pros: Performance, Dynamic Stability Control
Cons: Quality, Repair Frequency & Cost, Customer Service
Advice: Do not buy this vehicle unless your ready to fork out a bundle in repairs.This vehicle has been in and out of the dealership consistently over the last 3 years, has left us stranded on several occassions, a/c stopped cooling and most recently 3 of the 4 window regulators went out on the same day. All this on a car just a little over 3 years old with 60K miles. Total cost of repairs this year so far have totaled $3K. When I contacted the Corporate Offices of North America, I was simply advised to purchase another BMW. The great performance, style, and status symbol this vehicle envokes is just not worth the money spent on repairs and poor customer service. They tout their 4 yrs/50,000 mile warranty; however, the trouble begins after it expires.
Pros: all wheel drive
Advice: get this car its sporty, fun, dependable, get away if you abuse cars!!!this is a very go0od car for the snow, i have a mitsubishi montero with 4wd and a mitsubishi 3000gt which is front wheel drive this drive much better in the snow than either of them,(CERTAINLY BETTER THAN MY 5 SERIES or my volvo)anyways this is a dependable car with good fuel economy, however if your looking for a car not to take care of don't get this one. Its a BMW not a camry it does deserve respect. In the end get this car if you live anywhere but not if you have a big family, this is a smaller sedan. Feel free to email me with questions Vanquish747@hotmail.com (i also own a v12 vanquish hence the email address)
Pros: Excellent ride and road feel.
Cons: No complaints.
Advice: Many models, so decide what is most important: price, hp, 2D/4D, etc.There is just no way to describe the fun this car is to drive: go test drive it. Responsive, great road-feel, fast, brakes well, beautiful inside and out, full-featured as a base-model, and a kick-butt stereo to boot! Don't waste your time on the Datsuns and 'Toys,' this is the car you want.
Pros: Driving the car - it feels solid, powerful and in control at all times
Cons: The lack of a fully automatic climate control system
Advice: Go for it and enjoy driving one of the best cars on the roadI purchase a 2003 BMW 325i just over 5 months ago and have found the car to be a real pleasure to drive. I test drove all of the major competitors, and found that the BMW offered the best driving experience ….. and for about the same monthly lease as many non-luxury cars. Inside the car looks outstanding. Unlike BMWs of the 90s, todays BMW 3 series has the same high quality interior as its larger (and more expensive) siblings. One of the most impressive interior elements is the automatic transmission – you are provided with the easy of an automatic with the sporty appearance of a manual. BMW did a great job with the details. Driver controls are easy to operate for the most part, and the locations are always easy to find. Changes I would like to see in the next BMW would be higher quality sun visors (the standard plastic visor is very disappointing in a car of this price), improved functionality with the heating and a/c controls (a fully automatic climate control system should be standard), an reduction is the heavy feeling of the doors (while their design allows for easy closing with an impressive sound, the heavy doors can be difficult to open from the inside). If you’re considering the BMW 3 series I would strong recommend it. I’m very happy with mine and find it to be a real pleasure to drive.