2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 106 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" 53 reviews
"power" 46 reviews
"handling" 34 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"high maintenance" 7 reviews

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Humbertosodope writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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4

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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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5

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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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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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johnkelly writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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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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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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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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