2011 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2011 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 45 reviews

  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 31 reviews
"handling" 18 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"high cost" 3 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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2011 BMW 3 Series 335i Convertible Review
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5

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Turns Heads, Fast, Convertible, Fun to Drive!

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back seat is hard for an adult to get in an out of.

Atlred68
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Drive It Like I Stole It! — 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 BMW assist. The twin turbo 6 cylinder packs 300 HP under the hood and is a force to be reckoned with!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Garrison32 writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Review
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5

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Potent engine
Outstanding acceleration
Reliable navigation system
Sound system
Sunroof
Seat and steering wheel warmers
Fantastic handling
Comfortable front seats

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Not a family road trip kind of vehicle

Garrison32
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Fun, Refined Ride, Sleek And Smooth With Responsive Engine — 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 purchased this vehicle, like the steering wheel warmer and memory seat positioning. The 328i xDrive provides a serenely smooth drive with outstanding safety ratings.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Bubaru23 writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Review
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5

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It is truly the Ultimate Driving Machine

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A bit small for my liking but it's my wife's car and not mine so it doesn't bother me that much.

Bubaru23
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Ultimate Driving Machine — All around great car. I am now a BMW fan. I think that if we were to get another, it would be a 5 series though. The size is a bit small for me. Also, the cup holder suck wicked bad!!

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2011BMW328iConv writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible SULEV Review
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4

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fantastic handling, excellent acceleration, smooth ride, hardtop convertible (quiet)

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limited cargo space

2011BMW328iConv
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Great Ca Car — This is a great looking car with impressive handling, acceleration and ride characteristics. Front seats are way comfortable and back seats are sufficient for two people under 6 feet. Cargo capacity is limited when the top is down but not too bad when the top is up (3 roll-aways).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bmerlife writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i SULEV Review
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4

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Very reliable car it has power when u need it. Gas saver.

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Trunk is a lil small.

bmerlife
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Love It! Overall Performance Is Really Great!! — I like how the passenger side mirror tilts down when you go on reverse it really helps when you park it at any places. The driver seats also have 3 numbers 1-2-3 and u can adjust the seat by the number u press so if you have 3 different people drives the car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jiten writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 335is Convertible Review
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This is an awesome car. The exhaust sound is to die for.

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Could use a little more space in the back seats.

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The Most Fun Under The Sun You Could Ever Have. — This is a great car. You will love every moment with it. It will always put a smile on your face and you will always be excited to drive it in the morning. Overall, there isn't much I don't like about this car. Worth every penny!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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nick_m84 writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i Coupe SULEV Review
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Beautiful car, M Sport package really makes the SULEV sharper than your normal 3-series, power seats, NAV, reliable, good MPG, FUN!

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Not a family car if you have small children in and out of car seats.

nick_m84
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I Love It!! — I love this car. It's been fun and reliable. The BMW maintenance has kept the car in great shape and running smoothly. The only down side is that it's not a kid-friendly car. One booster in the back seat is OK, but if you have 2+ kids that need to be in the car, a 2-door Coupe isn't the way to go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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djungels writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Review
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Style and Look, Interior Leather/Colors
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AWD
Cold Weather Package Heated Seats/Steering Wheel

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djungels
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Great Looking Car And A Ton Of Fun To Drive — It has unbelievable pick up, handling and braking. Drives like a sports car but has the comfort and options of a luxury car (Bluetooth, Navigation, Sirius Radio, Heated Seats) Amazing/unique looking color combination-Dark Red Exterior with Black/Saddle Interior

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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illiamw writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible Review
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Great looks, hard-top, handling

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Price, fuel economy

illiamw
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A Great Ultimate Driving Machine And A Cruiser — With the M-Sport pkg, this car looks absolutely fabulous; although the naturally aspired BMW Inline-6 is slightly under-powered compared to their competitors, the 230 horses and 200 torque it makes is pretty decent. Hey less chances of getting a ticket right?

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

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LaneyB writes:
2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Wagon Review
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It is a great car and drives like  a sports car

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none

LaneyB
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Superb! — The BMW Wagon is all wheel drive and it drives like a sports car but has the features of a BMW and it is solid. It is quick and handles great. We can fit groceries in easily and it looks great too. It's a nice versatile car that we can drive out to dinner or out in the country.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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