2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 111 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" 55 reviews
"power" 49 reviews
"handling" 37 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"high maintenance" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews

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Displaying 91 - 100 of 111 2006 BMW 3 Series reviews.

Matthew writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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engine; straight forward and easy to use controls, good stock sound system, leather, good seat travel for me (i'm 6'6"), that fact that its German made.

Cons

smallish rear cargo area.

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. — I love everything about this car, but the smallish trunk (not small for its class) makes it hard to road trip with.

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Chris writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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Amazing driving machine.  Good, practical size.

Cons

Appearance takes a bit to get used to.  A few interior ergonomic issues.

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My Moms Car. — Man I wish I owned this thing. So much fun to drive at any speed. Very good economy when equipped with valve-tronic. Excellent stereo and lots of really cool small features. 6 spd. automatic

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Kristopher writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

Pros

- Excellent performance with the Inline 6 255hp engine.

Cons

- Smallish interior in the back seat; even worse if you're tall and sit in the rear.

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The Best Sports Sedan — The BMW 3-Series has always been a benchmark for Compact Luxury Sports sedans. The newly redesigned 3-Series sedan (aka E90) is no exception. It's pure driving excitement that one must drive to fully understand. This is truly an "Ultimate Driving Machine." :)

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Amie writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 320si Review
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5

Pros

Drives like you're wearing slippers.

Cons

Running costs

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Gorgeous — Lovely car but services and run-flat tyres not cheap, but get what you pay for (or you get what your husband pays for)

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Myriam writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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3

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Beautiful, outstanding color - inside and out. I looked very very good in it.

Cons

Comfort Access SUCKS. Run Flat system SUCKS. Everything electronic in the car SUCKS. Had problems with the oil.

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Beautiful Car. Excellent Performance. Horrible Electonically. — Beautiful car. Excellent Performance. Horrible Electonically. Extremely expensive for what the car had. To have the car up to my specifications I had to add too many extras that did not work.

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Todd writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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3

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Very reliable but no more so than a Honda.

Cons

Belly-button car. Makes crappy drivers think they are good enough for F1.

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Excellent Appliance. — Some electrcal issues. Run flat tires are terrible. Push button start with key fob in the dash is stupid. Transmission (Steptronic) is hokey. Service plan is cool but it isn't really free like BMW claims. They just build the "free maintenance" into the price of the car.

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Anthony writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Review
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5

Pros

Silky smooth acceleration, solid construction, amazing stereo, no rattles or squeaks.

Cons

Same belt tensioner problem since 2001, but at least it only makes noise in the winter.

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This Is What I've Been Missing All My Life! — BMW couldn't have come up with a better slogan, "The ultimate driving machine." This vehicle was truly made to be driven, especially driven hard. For once, a "tiptronic" automatic transmission that actually changes its shifting characteristics to a more noticeable degree. Precise steering response and tight suspension make this 4 passenger luxury coupe feel more like a 2 seater sports car. If you're looking for a practical car thats reasonable on gas mileage and has a sports car feel, BMW has it!

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Andy writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 320si Review
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5

Pros

had a start button to turn the engine on!!!

Cons

thirsty

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Amaaaaaaaaaaaazing — Had this for a month as a replacement car following an accident. loved it! purred like a kitten, had everything a new car should have with all the trimmings! guzzled the fuel unfortunately but i was used to a mini!

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Tommy writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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3

Pros

Acceleration, handling, BMW Cachet

Cons

not for the involved driver, secondary controls too obtrusive for casual driving.

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Delicious Car To Drive — A fantastic car to drive fast.

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Sridhar6 writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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Great handling, power and quality

Cons

have this for 2 years and no complaints so far

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Ultimate Driving Machine — Great car and fun to drive. Your corner convenient store will always be more than 100 miles :)

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2015 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2014 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2013 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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A Fun And Young Car By abhiga

This car is fun to drive! The handling and acceleration are amazing. The hardtop is a great feature, making the car usable all-year round. When the roof is closed, it's like driving a sports car. When... Read More

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2012 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Dreamdriver - Total Driving Immersion By turquoisea

I loved everything about this car, from the amazing interior with dazzling lights, phenomenal sound system, spot on handling and smooth ride, super comfortable seats, voice command. Not a lot of room... Read More

It's The Honda Accord Of Our Age By Aaron

It's a perfectly reasonable car. Goes fast when you want it too, uses less gas when you want that. Back seat is big enough so the kids don't complain. Just wish it were a bit less bland. I used to... Read More

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2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

The Most Fun Under The Sun You Could Ever Have. By Jiten

This is a great car. You will love every moment with it. It will always put a smile on your face and you will always be excited to drive it in the morning. Overall, there isn't much I don't like about... Read More

I Love It!! By nick_m84

I love this car. It's been fun and reliable. The BMW maintenance has kept the car in great shape and running smoothly. The only down side is that it's not a kid-friendly car. One booster in the back s... Read More

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