2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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  • 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" 51 reviews
"handling" 40 reviews
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"brakes" 12 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 14 reviews
"high maintenance" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews

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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

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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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Michael writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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Lots of them

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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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Ann writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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There are too many awesome things about my car to list!

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I'm not a fan of the woodgrain trim on the dash.  Also, black cars are very hard to keep clean.

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Is A Bmw Really "the Ultimate Driving Machine"? — Although I wish it was manual transmission, I LOVE this car! I think from now on, all my cars will be German-based. Once you get a BMW, you will want another! Fast, fun, sporty, good in snow....I have no complaints. BMWs are definitely "The Ultimate Driving Machine"!

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LawrenceC writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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The 2006 BMW 325xi an extremely reliable that is very visually appealing. When driving this car, you can tell by the wonderful handling and the outstanding comfort that you are behind the wheel of a BMW. Overall I give this car a 9/10.

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Fuel economy, backseat size, non power seats and trunk space.

LawrenceC
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I Feel That This Car Is Worth All Of It's Sticker Price. — The 2006 BMW 325xi an extremely reliable that is very visually appealing. When driving this car, you can tell by the wonderful handling and the outstanding comfort that you are behind the wheel of a BMW. Amongst all the hype, I wasn't expecting much out of the 3.0 Liter 6 cylinder but after I gave it al it had I the realized why there has been so much talk about this engine. Overall I give this car a 9/10.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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loose writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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Style, handling/ride balance.  Quality feel.

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It could use more power parts are expensive.

loose
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Great Daily Driver — This a nice overall car. I drives very well, is spacious, good on gas, etc. I would describe it as a jack of all trades, master of none. It's not deficient in any particular area. I would prefer if it were more focused on performance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alxesq writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Convertible Review
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I bought my car new and, after almost 7 years, I still love driving it! Unlike today's cars with electric steering, there is excellent road feel. Very reliable. Classic design.

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I only recently started servicing my car after the warranty expired, and it is expensive! Also, front bumper easily gets caught on parking lot stops so don't pull in all the way.

Alxesq
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A Real Driver's Car! — The 330 convertible was my compromise between a true 2 seat sports car and a family sedan. I have taken my kids to school and then drove it to work everyday since I bought it - and I loved every minute of my commute. It has stood up rather well to the rigors of daily use with the interior showing signs of wear only on the left lateral support of the driver's seat and the steering wheel radio buttons. That is a testament to the quality of the materials used in the car. I would definitely recommend this car to anyone who appreciates driving rather than just commuting!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tonycole writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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cool-looking, quick, agile and lots of fun

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run-flat performance tires are really expensive, but safer

tonycole
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Maybe The Best Of The 32 Cars I've Owned, Including Numerous European Luxo And Sports Cars — My second 3 series car. Purchased as a CPO with 16K miles 4 years ago. Now has about 54K miles and has completely met my expectations. Get the premium and sport packages if you can; these make the car much more enjoyable and capable.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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xivinrah writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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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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Robert writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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I would get this car again, so i'd recommend someone looking for a family car to get it

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maintenance

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Perfect Get Around Car In Style. — This is a perfect car to get around in comfortably. More along the lines of a family car, definatelyl not a sports car, definately not a race car like some may lead you to think. they are comfortable and look nice... having the 4 doors is helpfull switch from the 2 doors previously offered. spacious, can fit 5 ppl semi comfortably. handling is very nice around bends considering the type of car it is. gas mileage was ok. Car absorbed most the impact of a 50mph rear ending - totalled the car, but minor injuries.

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