2006 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2006 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 108 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" 54 reviews
"power" 46 reviews
"handling" 35 reviews
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"brakes" 11 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"high maintenance" 8 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews

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Emile writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 320d Review
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5

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it performs very well with the semi-automatic steptronic gearbox

Cons

very well build

35

Sheer Driving Pleasure — Its a wonderful cr to driv

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Davaraj writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 320si Review
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4

Pros

Handling, Safety, Sexy, Performance

Cons

Gearbox (sequential), Space, on-board computer problems

35

Bmw 320i Sports Package, — Good!, Very Good!!!

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Jordan writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Review
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5

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Beautiful exterior and interior, excellent build, Angel eyes Xenon
Headlights, manual transmission, roomy, great mpgs

Cons

Power seats not standard

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Bmw!!!!! — What an amazing car! Not only is it beautiful on the inside and out, it handles like no other. The interior is beautifully assembled and is very luxurious but simple in function. The engine although only has 215 bhp is still plenty powerful and has some of the silkiest acceleration. The 6 spd. manual transmission is a perfect combo for this engine.

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Peter writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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4

Pros

Nice looks, good handling and solid car.

Cons

Real gas guzzler.

35

Nice Fast Car. — Pretty smooth even at speeds at around 90-100 mph. Had no problems switching lanes and was pretty lucky not to get caught by any cops.

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Dom108 writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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5

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AWD, great handling

Cons

Could be pricy to fix, that's why you buy the extended maintenence :-)

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Fantastic! — I thought my TL was great but this car out handles it like crazy and feels really solid. Unbelievable.

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Jamison writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330xi Review
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4

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It's everything you'd expect from the smallest luxury BMW.

Cons

The engineers could have added some additional comfort to the seats, and it wouldn't been great if the car held it's line around corners a little better.

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Another Great 3-series From Bmw — The latest BMW 3-series continues BMW's tradition of setting a standard for "entry" level luxury sport sedans. The exterior design is just what someone would expect from a class leading organization. The interior meets anyone's needs. Their are 2 areas that are a bit of letdown. First, the seats and ride are not as comfortable as expected for the price. Second, the car doesn't hold to the road as well as previous versions, or as well as an Audi A4. As I've driven both a 330xi and a 330i, neither of them inspire the level of confidence while driving that the Audi does.

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Shazib writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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4

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Handles great, Few minor issues after 50K miles

Cons

It's not super fast.

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Solid Fun — Safety, Gadget-Heavy, Torque-Heavy....good words to describe this car. Very Very reliable, and BMW Finally got cup holders right on this sucker....has a neat connection for my iPod, and a little knob that controls everything in my car.

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Matthew writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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engine; straight forward and easy to use controls, good stock sound system, leather, good seat travel for me (i'm 6'6"), that fact that its German made.

Cons

smallish rear cargo area.

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. — I love everything about this car, but the smallish trunk (not small for its class) makes it hard to road trip with.

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Chris writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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Amazing driving machine.  Good, practical size.

Cons

Appearance takes a bit to get used to.  A few interior ergonomic issues.

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My Moms Car. — Man I wish I owned this thing. So much fun to drive at any speed. Very good economy when equipped with valve-tronic. Excellent stereo and lots of really cool small features. 6 spd. automatic

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Kristopher writes:
2006 BMW 3 Series 330i Review
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5

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- Excellent performance with the Inline 6 255hp engine.

Cons

- Smallish interior in the back seat; even worse if you're tall and sit in the rear.

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The Best Sports Sedan — The BMW 3-Series has always been a benchmark for Compact Luxury Sports sedans. The newly redesigned 3-Series sedan (aka E90) is no exception. It's pure driving excitement that one must drive to fully understand. This is truly an "Ultimate Driving Machine." :)

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2012 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Superb! By LaneyB

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2010 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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There isn't much I can say about this car that you can't already tell by looking at it but lets be honest here Looks? sexy beast Drive? it carves the road like an olympic ice skater what more could ... Read More

This Car Made Me A Loyal Bmw Customer! By tstar69

Appreciate the handling of this model. The turbo boost gives plenty of power. High performance luxury sports car that delivers. The feel behind the wheel is smooth, solid, tight, and gives the driv... Read More

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