2005 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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    2005 BMW 3 Series Review
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    Good handling as most German cars have.
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    Was disappointed as it is suppose to have more power than the Acura but the clutch was clunky. Also not very durable lots of plastic parts that break easily.
    Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Acura TL better.
    "It has clean lines and even 10 years later still looks fresh"
    Cargo Capacity Ranked 2005 Acura TL better.
    "I am able to add many groceries, baseball gear bags and have room to spare. I put two baseball bags in the BMW and there was no room left for anything."
    2005 BMW 3 Series Review
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    5
    similar performance as A4.
    Power Ranked 2005 Audi A4 better.
    "Driven it more."
    Would Buy Ranked 2005 Audi A4 worse.
    "Both solid cars."
    2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible Review
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    85

    Bmw 325ci Convertible — Love this car...period. If you every want to live the life of excitement, this is it. It feels like your on a vacation everytime you drive it. If you can get one, do not hesitate.! This body style was designed by Erik Goplen.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Perfect car for everything.

    Cons: None

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    2005 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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    Great All-around Sedan — Quiet, smooth ride. Great 5-speed manual. Handles very well, especially at high speeds. Good low-end torque and fast enough acceleration. Comfortable interior and I like the auto windows UP, not just auto down. Big trunk and decent leg room in the rear seat.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great ride, love the 5-speed manual

    Cons: Came with 16" wheels

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    Amazing Convertible Sleek Looking All Original — Overall well maintained nice clean all stock. Great for all yoear round. Very low on maintenance, reliable great foe someone who does not want to break the bank. Hard to find them this clean. If you buy one make sure you buy a 06 or 05

    Pros: Very reliable the handling in amazing great on gas. Great for a daily driver best of both worlds and the top goes down.

    Cons: Not as luxurious in terms of not a lexus the car is stiff handles strong.

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    2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Review
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    Fun And Fast — a little too small. handles great, fast and light weight, hugs the road pretty good, modern looks, will never look old. I own the platinum silver one with the beige interior. nice pickup for its size, fun to drive around tight lanes windy roads.

    Pros: Stylist, fun o drive

    Cons: too small

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    2005 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Review
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    The Best All Around Car I Have Owned, And The Most Fun To Drive — Fun to drive, lots of room for the Home Depot buys with the fold down rear seats. I found this trade in on a back lot before it went into the shop; I waited two years to find this combination of options and exterior/interior colors. It does get the stated MPG(31) if driven between 70-75 MPH on the highway, 28 at 80+. Does not seem to burn oil at all, just like my 323.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The 2005 330ci has less(if any)problems then my 2000 323ci, which I put 151k before I sold it. The 323 had more torque then the 2001 325.

    Cons: I can't find a negative yet about the 330, except I can't take it to Mexico

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    So So — i liked the color . it was a great looking car. it had good acceleration and was very good at handling. it had some electrical issues and was expensive to work on. bmw owes all owners a refund for poor design.

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

    Pros: great power good handling

    Cons: maintenance costs , electrical issues, keys quit working, fuel pump

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    The Most Beautiful Car I Have Ever Owned. — Great handling, acceleration and braking. Extremely fun car to drive. You won't lose a race to any other vehicle but a BMW. There is no competition. I upgraded from a Cadillac to the BMW. Best decision I ever made. I will never own anything else again.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: I have always thought BMW's were the most attractive cars ever built. Great handling, hit the gas and go without any delays. Good gas mileage.

    Cons: High price of maintenance, head liners are known to sag, power window motors are known to regularly go out. ONLY BMW certified mechanics can work on them. Don't settle for less or you will regret your decision. ONLY put 93 or higher gas in it.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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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