2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 115 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" 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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Displaying 41 - 50 of 115 2006 BMW 3 Series reviews.

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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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5

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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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Piotr writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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3.0l engine 255hp 4 wheel drive

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nothing

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Great 4 Wheel Drive Sedan — The car is great engine is great seats are great acceleration is great appearence is great i would reccommend this car . lot's of fun xenon headlights heated seats sunroof just everything you need in a car is in here !!! Awesome :D

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Zach writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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Great Performace

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Love It — This car is exactly what you want out of a BMW, it has an incredible inline 6 naturally aspirated engine. I love the amount of pull it has in higher gears, with a great amount in low gears as well. Great interior, good adaptive BI Xenon lights and rear fogs.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wayne writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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The combination of sport and luxury is perfect

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Nothing

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Perfectly Balanced And Puts Sport Into A Luxury Car. — Performance is ok with 230HP but the 6 speed manual makes it much more fun than it would be otherwise. The build quality of the car is perfect...so smooth and quiet. One of the best things about a BMW is it's distinguishable look, and this BMW has that locked down with a classic silver exterior and black leather interior. Gas mileage is fantastic for a 6 cylinder, don't worry about gas other than you have to use supreme.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andy writes:
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German

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Love It — so dopppe I love it. its fast fun and pretty much the sickest thing on the road. the girls love it and so do I. I love driving it it hadles great and has the power to push anyone on the road

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

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Josh writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Review
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fun to drive

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small

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A Good Highway Car. — it is ok with acceleration it is not a very fast car, the braking is good, the handling is pretty good and it has a good grip on the sharp turns. it had no repairs and it is good on the highway. the exterior is red and it is a convertible and it has a nasty looking exhaust tip. the interior of the car is a creme color and is a little tight when you get in. when im in the car i feel kinda sick for some reason.

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

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Kenan writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325xi Review
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The Ultimate Driving Machine. — Sick whip. German Engineering. Ultimate Driving Machine. B M W. Great Handling. Speed. Elegance. Power. Beauty. Class. Prestige. Fun to drive. Chrome Kidney Grills. Ambiance lighting. Steptronic Transmission. All Wheel Drive. Run Flat Tires. Auto Dimming Mirrors. Xenon Headlights. BMW

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ron writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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it's sexy as hell and fast

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expensive to fix

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If I Ever Lost My Job I Would Let My House Forclose Before Letting Go Of The Car — Insane. Next time i'm getting the 335 with the twin turbo:) idrive isn't as bad as it's reputation would have you believe. It let's you put addresses into the nav when your driving, which any touch screen navi won't let you do. 258hp, 0-60 in 5.3.... it screws.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2015 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2014 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Best All Around Car Money Can Buy (maybe A Bit Too Much Money, Though) By dieselbos

After driving my 2010 Jetta Sportwagen for 50,000 miles, I test drove the new 328d that BMW was finally offering in North America. I was looking for an automatic for my daily commute (my Jetta was a ... Read More

Great Car For The Wife To Get Tickets In By Bhoffma1

I love the power delivery of the inline six cylinder. There is almost zero turbo lag and it feels like an NA car with a larger engine. I would prefer a manual transmission, but the eight speed autom... Read More

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2013 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Nice Second Car By Drawbj17

This is my Wife's car. It is Perfect for her. The technology is not seamless. There are Too many steps to change from device to device And to move around through the options. The ride is a little stif... Read More

A Fun And Young Car By abhiga

This car is fun to drive! The handling and acceleration are amazing. The hardtop is a great feature, making the car usable all-year round. When the roof is closed, it's like driving a sports car. When... Read More

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2012 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Dreamdriver - Total Driving Immersion By turquoisea

I loved everything about this car, from the amazing interior with dazzling lights, phenomenal sound system, spot on handling and smooth ride, super comfortable seats, voice command. Not a lot of room... Read More

It's The Honda Accord Of Our Age By Aaron

It's a perfectly reasonable car. Goes fast when you want it too, uses less gas when you want that. Back seat is big enough so the kids don't complain. Just wish it were a bit less bland. I used to... Read More

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2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Drive It Like I Stole It! By Atlred68

I love this car. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a sport convertible. BMW's are just fun to drive! They are also reliable, and come standard with a lot of safety features including BM... Read More

Fun, Refined Ride, Sleek And Smooth With Responsive Engine By Garrison32

This car is fun to drive! It handles beautifully and even inclement weather is no match for this vehicle with xDrive/AWD. Everyday I discover something new I didn't realize was included when I purcha... Read More

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