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" 56 reviews
"power" 49 reviews
"handling" 37 reviews
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"high maintenance" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews

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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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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:
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.

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:
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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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5

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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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Mikko writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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4

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The manual gearbox!

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More power could be nice!

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Nice! — Good amount of power! Love the rims and its very FUN to drive! Love to turn off the DTC at winter and drive a bit sideways! The cream colored leather suits a black car very nice and gives it a nice look.

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

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Joshua writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Review
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Everything

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Nothing

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Bmw 330 Ci — It's really good. The nice 186 hp engine but it feels more when you drive it fast. It cost $60,000 and hasn't been crashed. BMW 330CI E46 2001 is fun to drive. Top Speed 250 KM/H. This car is amazing.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joe writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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BMW - The Ultimate Driving Machine

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The lack of a limited slip differential means I have to take corners with a bit of caution, as opposed to the flat-out driving experience I had in my R33 Skyline GTS-T

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My 330i — Performance - sportscar acceleration with never-ending power band. Steering response is equally excellent. Braking is good, but fades a bit after long periods of spirited driving (which is to be expected). Handling is very good, but lacks a limited slip differential for balls-to-the-wall driving. The DTC is too invasive. Build Quality - commensurate with a BMW. Solid, with no issues. Appearance - definitely a sleeper. The only thing that differentiates this from the 320i's is the dual exhaust and the 330i badge, which means lots of people will mistake it for a 320i, and challenge it as such, with disastrous results. Cost of Ownership - definitely a gas guzzler, but my company pays for my fuel, so whatever :-) Fun Factor - Ummmm, this is a BMW.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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