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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2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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Sporty, good looking, comfortable, great fuel economy, handled like a champ.

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My only con was that in the three years that I owned my BMW I had to replace both rear power window motors.  Not the end of the world but seemed a bit unusual

spikedirt
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Favorite Car I've Owned. — I bought my 330i used with about 35,000 miles on it so still under warranty though I never had to use it. The previous owner had replaced the run flat tires, which are standard, with regular tires so I put run flats on right away. That was the biggest expense the whole time I owned the vehicle. It had the Sport and Premium Packages and was fun to drive every time I started it. You have to use premium gas but it gets such good gas mileage you don't mind. It was only in the shop twice (power window motors that I mentioned) other than oil changes. I couldn't recommend the car more highly. I clicked that I mostly used the car for sport/fun but the emphases is on the fun. I never took it to the track or rode it terribly hard but I was occasionally aggressive on some curvy roads. Only drove it to work occasionally

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

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eCornejo writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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Luxurious and definitely a Head.   Turner.

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Maintenance Costs are no Myth!  They are Fact!

eCornejo
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Something I'd Never Thought I'd Purchase — My Wife Claims she is not "Materialistic." She then informs me she wants to get this Vehicle and finally give away her '99 Honda Accord EX that she had driven for approximately 13 Years. I did not hesitate in getting it for her. After all, 13 Years with the Honda is pretty good and therefore, I felt she should be rewarded accordingly.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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nirace writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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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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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:
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3

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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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LawrenceC writes:
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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:
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Style, handling/ride balance.  Quality feel.

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It could use more power parts are expensive.

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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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2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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