2011 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

2011 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 46 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" 19 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 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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Everett bought one because:
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Can't beat the control of a BMW stickshift!

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2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Review
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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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2011 BMW 3 Series 335i xDrive Review
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Bought it used on a friend's lease return.

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Have yet to find any negatives - except worrying about parking lot rash.

fotobaron
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An Amazing Machne — Great power, great performance, great handling (hydraulic steering), very good gas mileage given the engine, extraordinarily comfortable, lots of useful bells and whistles and absolutely gorgeous to look at, like a motorized top model. This is one of the best 3-Series vehicles every built by BMW!

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

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2011 BMW 3 Series 335i Convertible Review
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Style and Look, Interior Leather/Colors
Power and Handling
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

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2014 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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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

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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

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It's The Honda Accord Of Our Age By Aaron

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2010 BMW 3 Series Reviews

German Design By ptparker

Excellent value for money , very steady on highway. Good mileage, 8-9 liters per 100 km. Great sound from the 12 speaker Harmon Kardon sound system. Vehicle has many practical features such as tool ki... Read More

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