2005 BMW 3 Series Top Comparisons

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2005 BMW 3 SeriesReview
Guru9TC9MH writes:
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Too many owners. I wonder why one owner becomes 2-3 owners after a couple of years

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2005 BMW 3 Series 328i Review
Liana says:
Cute but the Volvo has more power and capacity.
vs2005 Volvo S40 T5
2005 BMW 3 Series 328i winning categories:
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4 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 3 Series Review
Gary-Martha says:
Good handling as most German cars have.
vs2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 3 Series Review
J_Lo says:
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.
vs2005 Acura TL
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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."
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2005 BMW 3 Series Review
similar performance as A4.
vs2005 Audi A4
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Power Ranked 2005 Audi A4 better.
"Driven it more."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Audi A4 worse.
"Both solid cars."
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWDReview
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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

7 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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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

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWDReview
eyecrafters135 writes:
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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 Coupe RWDReview
autodirect360 writes:
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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 Coupe RWDReview
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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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