2004 BMW 3 Series Top Comparisons

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2004 BMW 3 SeriesReview
Guru9YKJC3 writes:
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I liked the sport package and I think it has a great value. The car is not missing anything. Its perfect for me. I also looked at Audi but I found that the BMW to me had more sexy, sporty look.

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Guru9Y1Z5N writes:
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Greatest article. I like it so much Cool .

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Melvin writes:
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Nice car looks good definitely purchaseable. Noce interior nice colr

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Guru2GK41 writes:
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Great car overall, the only thing its missing is a Bluetooth stereo or an aux cord connection.

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2004 BMW 3 Series Review
justinlm99 says:
Dream car...cant get any better than this...
vs2004 BMW 5 Series
2004 BMW 3 Series winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2004 BMW 5 Series better.
"V8 engine"
Handling Ranked 2004 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Sport suspension"
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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2004 BMW 3 Series Review
Starky says:
vs2009 Nissan Maxima
2004 BMW 3 Series winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2009 Nissan Maxima better.
"more confort"
Family Car Ranked 2009 Nissan Maxima better.
"more confort and more espace"
2004 BMW 3 Series 330xi Sedan AWDReview
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I Thoroughly Enjoy The Driving Experience Of This Car-the Ultimate Driving Machine — While the car is nicely appointed for its age, the driving experience of the car is what makes it stand out and it's why I bought it. The manual transmission was critical to the purchase as it allows me to throw the car around for a fun drifting thrill. The engine is strong enough for fighting doldrums. The Harmon Kardon amplification and sound system creates a most pleasant atmosphere whether Classic Rock or Symphonic is blarring over it. Seat are just right for my body build and weight.

Pros: Love the 6 speed manual transmission!

Cons: Maintenance of the 4 wheel drive system can be pricey

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2004 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Convertible RWDReview
emuno1 writes:
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Great Sports Vehicle For A Couple — Great looking car. Comfortable for the 2 front seats. With snow tires the car has no problem at all in the snow. Leather seats are great. Heated seats for the winter are very convenient. Need more space for the back seats to ride comfortably.

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

Pros: Looks great
Fast
Luxurious
Convertible

Cons: Not a lot of space for the people in the back seat

4 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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2004 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWDReview
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Quick, Zippy, Fun. — My favorite thing about this car?? The Auto-manual transmission. I wish it was a clutch but you can't have everything. Great value and outstanding vehicle. I was really surprised that we can get 25 MPG out a performance vehicle that requires Premium fuel.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great for couples or just one person. Unmatched performance, plenty of power and beefy enough brake to bring this 4,800 lbs. convertible to a safe stop, every time. Great MPG! Very advanced safety system. Fun to drive.

Cons: Repair costs aren't to exactly fantastic and the car way too easy for cops to spot.

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2004 BMW 3 Series 325xi Wagon AWDReview
stubbie2 writes:
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Excellant Commuter Vehicle — Fun car to drive - brilliant balance between ride and handling, good looking vehicle, great color combination for Southern climates, superb handling in heavy rain, mind blowing sound system, heated front seats for winter driving, all amenities of German engineering and styling,

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great to drive, comfortable seats, crisp handling, superb braking, adequate power, AWD

Cons: Coolant system proactively replaced, difficult enter for tall drivers, limited leg room back seats, maintenance cost after 100,000 miles,

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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