2001 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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Damon writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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The overall feel of quality and solidity

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Dealer maintenance and repair cost.

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Buy One If You Can Work On It Yourself — Fantastic brakes, wonderful performance, quiet and smooth on the road at all speeds, good build quality and great looking car. Don't like drive-by-wire throttle. I bought this car with 80,000 miles and have performed some fairly standard preventative maintenance on it but have had no mechanical problems with the car whatsoever.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Philip writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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5

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Excellent build quality, fuel economy (avg 28 MPG), features, smooth powertrain, handling, ergonomics, well-lit controls, God's own stick shift, almost everything is brilliant!

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The four-cylinder engine, while it is economical, does trail others in power. It is very smooth and willing, but needs a Dinan performance chip.

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Excellent — This has been an excellent car for four years now; it has gotten me through college without trouble and has taken me on many long road trips without so much as a hiccup. Running costs are very low, I don't know how these cars got the reputation for being expensive to own. It is very secure on the road; the excellent suspension and brakes help to avoid accidents. People think you are rich when they see you in this car, which can be good or bad.

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Graham writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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4

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Build

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Not so pretty, bit wheezy in 1st gear

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Bmw Rock Solid — BMW 3 series. We hit a rock up in the Lake District and the thing just carried on running... faultless build. 3 years ownership - only one problem - some LED blew on the dash (cost $50 to repair). Then bus driver decided to trash it, end of story.

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Phil writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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5

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everything

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expensive to maintain

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The Dogs Bollox — love everything the looks,driving feel,power,styling. just dont get it in silver as there are to many silver bmw's on the roads. can fault this car with anything love it love it love it love it .....what else is here to sayto something that is perfect.....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Layne writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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BMW =)

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key to replace was $90 lol

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97 318i Bmw — was a fun little convertible. made it to Billings, Montana and back to Little Rock pertaining 30mpg in the cold. didnt have alot of power for a 4 cylinder but still allowed you to have little fun and allowed more handling. Loved the car

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Robert writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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4

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reliable and fun to drive

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heavy on fuel

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Perfect All Rounder — quick when it needs to be and reliable, easy to drive and handle still looks good years on see them everywhere, solid car with only one or two issues to repair, fun to drive easy driving in towns excellent on the motorways and abit of fun on the country roads.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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dmlinvestllc writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Review
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Powerful engine, handles like a dream

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Light weight, RWD  in winter, repair costs

dmlinvestllc
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Pocket Rocket — Maintenance costs when you take it to BMW are crazy high. Runs like a race car. Handles well, great gas milage. Find a good BMW individual repair shop. This 2 door coupe will fly down the road, great for weekend fun drives

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Alan writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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4

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Cargo space.

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Not much punch and a bit too much body roll without the sport package.

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An Excellent Daily Driver And Weekend Warrior — Not as nice as my 525i wagon but an excellent daily driver. All wheel drive is a must in Vermont and this car does the trick. The ground clearance could be a bit higher but I'd rather have the handling. The 5 speeed is fun and you can hustle the car quite a bit. Not the same without the sport package but still a great car. Gas mileage between 22- 28. All in all, I'd definitely recommend this car to any small family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Elizabeth writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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Handling, performance, braking, accleration, gas mileage and maintenance

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NONE

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2001 Bmw 325i — This year is the best body that BMW has ever put out. It takes all corners very tight and lowers itself to the ground to hug. 24mpg interior amazing. no problems at all. no repairs either. I would recommend this!

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Mdcook writes:
2001 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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Handling! This car is very well balanced and is pure driving enjoyment. Great engine torque throughout the RPM range. Styling. Simplicity of the interior.

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Lack of cup holders & storage space. Can be expensive to maintain at times.

Mdcook
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Great Balance Of Driving Enjoyment And Practicality — The BMW 330i is a great car. It's styling still looks great and not too outdated. The 3.0 I6 power is respectable for the size of the car and builds torque quickly. The 5 speed is predictable and gives ample feedback. Overall this is a great car with few drawbacks.

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