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2003 BMW 3 Series 330iReview
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Very Impressed Heavy Duty And Durable — I love the way this car handles on the road the way it hugs the road it feels so safe and powerful this is beautiful car it feels like a new ride. It gets many looks on the road. Just classy

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles very well very fast can't beat the safety durable quality of the leather is perfect

Cons: have to look for good deals on parts going forward if needed.

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2003 BMW 3 Series 325xiReview
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Fun To Drive! — Single owner. This car is a pleasure to drive with exceptional handling. Extremely reliable with great gas mileage. Very comfortable and has great build quality. This car has been my favorite to drive over the last ten years and I look forward to owning more BMW's

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent Handling, Aggressive Looks, Blacked out rims, taillights, and grill. After Market LED Headlights

Cons: Small

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2003 BMW 3 Series 330xiReview
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Awesome Performance, Maintenance Nightmare! — Before I bought my 2003 BMW 330XI, my previous 2 cars were Toyota Camry's. I had admired BMW's for years and finally bought what appeared to be a very clean beautiful one owner BMW 330XI with no obvious problems. I purchased the car in September and by the next May I had spent more on repairs and replacing worn out part on this one car than I had on both my previous Camry's put together. Considering the fact that I drove one Camry to 328,000 miles and the other to 257,000 miles with almost no maitenance other than oil changes and tunes ups, this BMW was a shock to both my senses and pocketbook. I loved the amazing feel of the car but just couldn't justify spending so much money to keep the car in perfect running condition. BMW needs to up their reliability before I will ever buy another one of their cars. I just traded my 330XI in an a new Camry, which I hope to drive to well over 300,000 miles again. I'm sorry to see the beautiful BMW go but my pocketbook isn't.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Awesome driving vehicle. Great performance and a blast to drive! Like driving an F-16!

Cons: Constant mantenance problems. Very expensive repairs. In the shop every few weeks fixing something very expensive.

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2003 BMW 3 Series 330CiReview
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A Young Persons First Car — First look...and I fell in love. BMW makes beautiful vehicles! When I first purchased this car truthfully I was in love with its look and stability on the road. As I kept driving, particularly longer distances I noticed this particular car was not made for long distance comfort. Otherwise it's a nice car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks great always gotten compliments

Cons: Not to comfortable.

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2003 BMW 3 Series 325Ci ConvertibleReview
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Best Car Ever — sporty, peppy, stylish, smooth running and shifting, exceptional performance, easy response, ideal cargo space, fun to drive, great handling, good in snow/ice, no major problems, seldom in shop for anything other than routine maintenance; quiet, great value...my best buy ever,

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: best car ever owned; great value; fun; smooth running; sporty; never any major issues; ideal trunk room makes the car practical for all trips; quiet;dealer gives free car washes

Cons: can't trade for or find another car like it; no one makes soft-top convertibles with as much trunk room; blind spot right rear corner; gives little reason to trade in

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2003 BMW 3 Series 325xiReview
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Love It — I love this car, I would recommend it. It is fast, beautiful, fun, slick, and powerful. I love driving it because its so smooth and luxurious. BMWs are the best cars to own because they are affordable and and beautiful.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: So fast and powerful, looks slick and beautiful

Cons: Premium gas needed

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2003 BMW 3 Series 330iReview
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The Ultimate Driving Machine — BMW builds a great car. Some of the technology was leading edge when I bought the car new in 2003. Now, almost ten years later, the styling and features still seem pretty fresh. Sure wish it had Bluetooth. Otherwise it's great!

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

Pros: Flexible, practical, "Swiss Army knife" (can do it all); great car for street and track. Even an above average winter car, with snow tires.

Cons: It's a little expensive, and gas mileage around town is only average (but very good on highway).

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2003 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Perfect Daily Driver — If your looking for a great car to drive every day look no further then this car. Great features that are stock with this car. Great handling and decent power with great fuel economy. Perfect for a family to, plenty of interior space.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Low fuel costs, great handling, nice interior size, good features.

Cons: Not much of anything

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2003 BMW 3 Series 325CiReview
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Beautiful Sheen, Color, And Well Maintained — I liked everything about this car. I especially enjoy the temperature control, such that at any temperature you set it too, you have the option of making that temperature cooler or warmer. There are no dislikes. It hugs the road, is air tight, is powerful, and still smells new. The speakers are Harmon Kardon and sound great. Comes with a sunroof as well. Everything works.

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

Pros: This car has a unique beautiful color that turns heads.  It has been kept in my garage so detailing is still very nice.  Air tight and low mileage, it handles great and has powerful thrust.

Cons: This is a 2 door so not easy to get in and out of backseat.  Also is not sufficient leg room for back seat riders.

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2003 BMW 3 Series 330Ci ConvertibleReview
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Converted — In my 20's and even early 30's I was all about muscle cars, corvette, camaro. Cars that had a lot of attitude, as I reach my 40's I am looking for more refinement. I still want muscle but with a hint of grace. I want a car not only fast but can handle Hwy 1 headed south from Monterey, and yet take my wife to a elegant dinner on date night. This had to be what the engineers from BMW were thinking when they build this car. This is my first BMW, and I can not ever see my garage not protecting one for the rest of my life.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great on fuel economy, comfortable ride with an edge of sport.

Cons: I guess it would have to be maintenance cost, but everyone knows what their getting into with a BMW. You get what you pay for.

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2015 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Great Little Car But Can Get Pricey With Options By jodyrobe

I love the front cabin, great handling, some power, nice looking exterior. I dislike that it appears to be catered to i-phone integration and not android. I will like more power. Should come with stan... Read More

Good Little Sports Car And Good Power By jodyrobe

needs more power and backseat space, like the interior cabin, dislike no android integration appears to be for i-phone only. This pretty much sums it up but a great little car. If you get all the opti... Read More

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

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

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

2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Performance Oriented, Capable Daily Driver By jff011377

Refined & very capable performance coupe. I have driven 12+ hours without getting fatigued. I have driven at autocross events & on a high speed road course track. The car is very fun to drive & in ... Read More

An Amazing Machne By fotobaron

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 l... Read More

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