2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 106 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 51 reviews
"power" 46 reviews
"handling" 34 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"ride" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"high maintenance" 7 reviews

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Michael writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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You Can't Go Wrong. — Handles like no other, the one thing i like about my car vs. Mercedes is handling, it handles great without siffness. I also love the adaptive zenon headlights which turnes as you turn right or left to help you see where you are approaching. Appearance is great, looks sharp and solid. Interior is great too and with the navigation screen, 6 CD/MP3 Changer, Bluetooth connectivity for your cell phone... you can't go wrong, when your phone rings your music if faded down and you see the number on the screen, click on the steering wheel button to answer and click again to hangup and get your music back. Its very convenient.. anyway i could go on and on but overall is more thank Excellent. I love it.

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kpnsa writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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Reliable  sedan with comfortable ride, ample power, excellent safety and excellent brakes.

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Rear seating is cramped for average sized adults.

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Bmw Family Car — This 2006 BMW 325i with full sport package has been an excellent car! The engine power is above average when compared to other 6 cylinder engines from other auto companies...inline 6 cylinder, rear-wheel drive with an automatic transmission..equals a very smooth riding and performing car! Interior full leather is comfortable, looks great and wears well..no complaints here! Get rid of the run-flat tires that come stock on the car! Once you replace them with regular rubber...a noticeably smoother ride will be present! I've had this 325i for over 3 years..used as a daily driver for work, long trips with family and the occasional weekend get away...plenty of trunk space..plan to keep this car for a long time!!

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Shaune writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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Looks,Handling,FREE Maintenance

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Very Expensive to replace tires

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Bmw 330i — Great car with brilliant engine, probably the best engine ever built by BMW. Very solid vehicle with awesome styling and real easy to drive, it actually make the driver look good with the way it handles. To top it off it doesnt cost a cent to maintain for 4 Yrs/ 50k Miles, how can you beat that?

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sbongo writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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Great handling car, wonderful motor, reliable, solid, fun to drive

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Expensive to purchase, maintenance and tires also expensive

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Great Car - I'd Buy Another — This is a terrific car. My 325i has a sports package and handles extremely well. Ride is firm, but fine by me. The care has been very reliable but like the initial purchase price, maintenance is a little too expensive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ken writes:
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Great handling, awesome looks, pure BMW

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I only drive it in the summer

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My Precious. — The Bimmer is for pure pleasure. Excellent handling, great performance (I know, the N52 engine isn't the N54, but I've tweaked it to rival a 330i) and it's a looker. Fit and finish is typical German production, which is precise and designed well. It's fun on turns. Currently I have Breyton wheels and Hankook tires. The tires have been a disappointment in handling compared to the Goodyear F1 GS-D3's I previously rode on. The brakes on this vehicle (stock) are the best I've ever had on any vehicle I've owned. Excellent road feel and short stopping times (Unscientifically analyzed, of course. I know what I like.) These current 3 series (e90s) vehicles have a design and mechanics that'll be timeless and lauded after it's all said and done.

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

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xivinrah writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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4

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Smooth sound of an inline six engine, great side and rear profile, enough power for regular, everyday commuting. Intelligent all-wheel drive system.

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At only 215 horsepower, it's just not as fast as I feel like it could be. Front end isn't as nice as the LCI models (2009-2011). No LED halogens (angel eye) front end headlights or LED rear tail end lights. No navigation system. The only option on it is the Cold Weather Package and the Premium Package. Gasket problems.

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Nice Vehicle For A 23 Year Old College Student — It is comfortable, clean, and a nice car to be driving when you are a 23 year old college student. It does garner some attention when I am seen driving in it. Aside from that, it is high maintenance and high performance like any other BMW. This one in particular has issues that are commonly associated with first year models. I would beware when buying any first year model vehicles.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brianfoundmycar writes:
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Solid all weather handling. Good MPG. Quality build

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Slightly tight inside. Mediocre power output.

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Goog Value For Luxury Awd — Car handles well. Gets looks too. Solid and reliable. Good in snow and good on fuel economy. Doesn't overstimulate you and if it wasnt red it probably wouldn't get any looks, but it is affordable luxury at its best. Value car.

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greenfamily11 writes:
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I love how it drives and the car mileage.

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It is fairly small and would be pefect if you don't have more than one child.

greenfamily11
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Clean Title — I would buy another car just like this one. I love BMW's and would recommend to family or friend. At this point in our lives we need something a little bigger but after we have a family would enjoy this.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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nedwwave0 writes:
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good acceleration, smooth ride, relaiable, very low maintance costs, design and color are attracrtive

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rug bneath they gas pedal is shabby from normal wear and tear; there are a couple surface scratches lower right wheel well

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A Pleasure Drive — This is the finest car I have ever owned. I was surprised at how tight everything was plus the styling and creature comforts. I felt in complete control of its tight mechanical operation, enjoyed driving it, was comfortable riding and all without worry of reliability.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ronamik13 writes:
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Decent power with average economy

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Did not come with a spare tire. Had to add later

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Loved The Feel Of The Seats — In the NW it seems to get more debris in the seams. I love how the seats warm up in about 2 and one half blocks. A car that really makes you feel connected to the road at all times

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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