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2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 103 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" 49 reviews
"power" 45 reviews
"handling" 32 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"high maintenance" 6 reviews

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LawrenceC writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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4

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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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5

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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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johnkelly writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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4

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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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xivinrah writes:
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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.

xivinrah
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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:
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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.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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my66tiger writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Review
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great driving experience

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tight in the rear for adults

my66tiger
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Great Car To Drive — This is just a great driving car. Handles great in and out of traffic and always comfortable. What driving is all about. A little cramped if you have a small family but otherwise a great car to own. Gets lots of looks!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jad writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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3

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responsive throttle.

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ride comfort.

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Produces 285hp And 325n.m Of Torque. Sports And Premium Packages. — acceleration is good, braking and handling are superb. built quality is German, so no question. appearance is sporty. gas mileage sucks, maintenance is fair. hell of a ride, real fun to drive especially on corners to test the laws of physics.

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

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NicS writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible Review
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Drives and handles the road well.

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No negatives, its a BMW

NicS
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Bmw Ride — The acceleration, braking and handling of this car are superb. It is the utlimate the driving machince. Fun and safe to drive. Gas mileage was great on trips, and ok in the city. The car's appearance, build and performance are the best.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dwayne writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Review
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6speed

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maintenance cost

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330ci — great car! wouldnt want to own any other...(other than an m3 or a 335ci lol) price for the car was ok, sucks that if anything is needed for the car it has to be imported.. other than that the handling and performance is a whole lot better than i expected it to be.

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

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