2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 114 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" 56 reviews
"power" 50 reviews
"handling" 39 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"brakes" 12 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 14 reviews
"high maintenance" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews

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nirace writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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4

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Great handling, responsive, and solid ride

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Small back seat

nirace
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Really Fun Car To Drive — I enjoyed owning my 2006 BMW 330xi - a great looking vehichle. It was great in the snow, having AWD, but also very sporty and a great ride in the warmer weather. Traction and stability were certainly a plus. I had very few issues with the vehichle, all easily handled by a great third party warranty. I would definitely recommend this vehichle to any car enthusiast!

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

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mrcburns412 writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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4

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tons of features and very fast

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maintenance costs and lower fuel economy in town

mrcburns412
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Fast Fun Car! — The car has great handling and is very fast. The maintenance cost can be a little bit of a hassle but the car definitely holds its value. There are so many features in this car! It is also very roomy on the inside.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Humbertosodope writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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It's very sporty quick acceleration.

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Not really anything bad about this car 100% beauty

Humbertosodope
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It's Totally A Beauty. — I had nothing bad to say about this car, it has so many pros about it. The supercharge system very quick and fast. Taken car of from in and out , no dents on the car it feels great the handling the acceleration.

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

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sbongo writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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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

sbongo
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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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kpnsa writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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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.

kpnsa
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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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johnkelly writes:
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Powerful and responsive....

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Takes premium fuel

johnkelly
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Great Segue Vehicle Into The Bmw Family — Classic, stylish, powerful, great handling, responsive, nimble, comfortable, road trip worth, great interior styling and sound system, straightforward engine albeit German, fully loaded with all interior options including window blinds on all back windows to conserve AC during the summer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bmckiss writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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Outstanding fuel economy, comfort, handling and power on the highway

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Ride a tad stiff around town but solid and tight

bmckiss
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Beautiful Looking And Reliable — I really enjoyed the acceleration and sports car feel and the control aspect in winter conditions. The fuel economy was more than adequate for a car with this kind of power. I experienced no unexpected repairs or annoying characteristics for such a performance car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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swstrm1 writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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Very sweet car, nice ride

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Costly to work on

swstrm1
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Very Nice Ride — Just the high cost of parts and labor. Loved the look of a BMW. very easy to drive. Could use some more space but I did get the 325I. The run flats are costly and don't last long. I put regular tires on.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jonthon2 writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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nice smooth riding car

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Dealership charge too much for services

jonthon2
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My 325i — love the car for the very nice ride. won't buy from the dealer i bought it from again due to they dont stand behide what they sell. otherwise a very nice car! recommend going to short shift kit instead of the stock shifter!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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