2009 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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    2009 BMW 3 Series Review
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    5
    Front Seats Ranked 1969 Chevrolet El Camino better.
    "Bench seat lots of room.If I was racing I would choose the BMW front seats."
    Back Seats Ranked 1969 Chevrolet El Camino worse.
    "El Camino has no back seat, simple."
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    2009 BMW 3 Series Review
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    I bought this car used with 70k miles on it. Its only been a couple of months but the car has been a dream to drive. Handling is awesome and power has been good. I have owned an infinite G20, WRX, Maxima and accord. This is the best of all of them. G20 and accord lacked power. Maxima lacked fit and finish and the handling was just ok. Power was great on the Max. WRX was cheap on the inside but handling and power was excellent. Turbo lag was fustrating and the gas milage sucked. 328i great handling, great power, fit and finish is excellent. Stero puts all others to shame even the Bose that was in the Max. After looking at repairs records as long as you stay away from the turbo BMW are fairly reliable.
    Back Seats Ranked 2009 Honda Accord better.
    "Seats are bigger on the accord."
    Value Ranked 2009 Honda Accord worse.
    "For the used verisons the BMW is about the same price as an accord."
    2009 BMW 3 Series 328i Review
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    Beautiful — The backseat. Small children are the only people who would be comfortable in the back. The cup holder is the middle seat, which means if you have three people in the back than you do not have a cup holder for them. Huge inconvenience.

    Pros: Great handling, great features, a lot of power.

    Cons: Extremely small and uncomfortable backseat.

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 328xi Review
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    Very Good Car To Own. Fun To Drive — Great car. Fun to drive. Excellent handling in wet,dry, snow. comfortable seats. Motor is smooth and powerful. Car responds quickly to all controls: gas, brake, steering. Styling is great. Maintenance is relatively expensive but you pay for what you get.

    Pros: Performance, handling, reliability, styling

    Cons: maintenance cost

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 335i Review
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    Fun Car To Drive And Upgrade — Car was more powerful than expected and has a few easy upgrades that can make the car more fun to drive. Handling is a little tight and not user friendly. Multiple electronic products defects and issues that can be a pain to deal with. Expect decent maintenance to continue use.

    Pros: Decent power and possible upgrades to add more. Aggressive look and smooth suspension.

    Cons: Lacks interior styling, electronics are very spotty and have issues at times. Higher maintenance costs

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible Review
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    Great Sedan/convertible Combo! — We traded our 2011 BMW Z4 for this 2013 328I hard-top convertible. we really enjoy having a bit more space for small luggage. Now we can go on weekend trips! The Z4 handled a little bit better, but the 328 is a crossover that gives us a nice sedan for work, or in bad weather.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Sedan and convertible all in one! Rear seat area is great for additional cargo space.

    Cons: small trunk, when top is down. Low road clearance.

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 335xi Coupe Review
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    Good Car — This is the second one I have bought of the same model. I love the standard BMW options along with all the extras it has. The engine is overbuilt and can last for a long time. It has the updated i drive which works a lot better than the previous generation.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast, Lots of potential, German built

    Cons: Not a lot

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 328xi SULEV Review
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    Showroom Car — I loved the attention i get when i drive the car. I loved feeling luxurious with the interior and smooth engine response. I love the way the car moves exactly the way you want it to with very impressive throttle response and excellent handling. The car is very fun to drive and the brakes is the impeccable. The car feels very safe.

    Pros: The car has no scratches or swirls,dings,dents,etc. at all.
    3.0 liter in-line v6 gives it a smooth ride.

    Cons: Little trunk space.
    Stiff suspention

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    2009 BMW 3 Series 328xi Review
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    Not Worth The Money — The fuel economy is not bad for a car with adequate power. It just is not reliable for the money. I expected a lot better reliability but have had it into the dealer more than I would like. So glad I bought the extended warranty past the 50K miles. The gas tank fuel level senders went out right after it hit 52K miles and I ran out of gas during rush hour on the freeway. Dangerous but not uncommon problem with these.

    Pros: Good Looking car -

    Cons: Unreliable - gas gauge problems - turn signal failures (LED) -Steering repair. Tires were awful so I replaced them before they wore out.

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    The Ultimate Driving Machine — Beware: once you go BMW you'll never have the taste for anything else. The car is solid, fast, fuel efficient, looks great and very reliable. What mostly impressed me is its performance in heavy snow with all season tires. I'll never drive anything else.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Safe, powerful, great handling in snow, fuel efficient, great on maintenance

    Cons: Nothing

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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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