2009 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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2009 BMW 3 Series 328i Coupe RWDReview
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Definitely Would Recommend, Just Ditch The Run Flats As Soon As You Get The Car. — Excellent car, dulled by awful run flat tires. Flawless reliability, excellent seats (with Sport Package) and great service here in Toronto. Worrisome is premature wear of the leather on the driver's seat. Please BMW, ditch the run flats. They deteriorate the comfort and wear unevenly, no matter how many alignments you give the car. Handling is great, acceleration is fine and brakes are terrific. Cost of ownership is suprisingly low, as maintenance is included and fuel consumption is moderate. Lots of fun to drive...skip the automatic and get the manula, it gives the car much more personality.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks, handling, qulaity

Cons: Run Flat tires

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2009 BMW 3 Series 335i xDrive Coupe AWDReview
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Amazing — the performance of the 335i coupe is amazing o to 60 miles an hour in 5.2 secounds with a twin turbo 6 lovely build quality interior is stunning and it deffianatly is not short of gadgets and gizmo's brilliant user friendly car

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

Pros: power

Cons: nothing

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2009 BMW 3 Series 335i Coupe RWDReview
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New To Me — Nice car that I bought while shopping for a 135. Decided that the 335 was much nicer looking with a bigger trunk and better options. Engine is awsome, with power across the board. 6spd auto could be a little sharper. Feels a little heavy when you try to toss it around too much

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: torque

Cons: iDrive

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Poor Build Quality, Disappointed With Bmw — Good performance, poor build quality. Sold it after driving 80 km / 2 days. Engine vibration felt in the thighs from the seat and in the knee resting on the door panel while seated. Squeaking sound from the back both while parked pushing down on right rear spring and when driving on relatively good road. Hard ride, uncomfortable when hitting road imperfections. Turn signal lever scratches the finger due to poorly finished plastic. Ugly looking steering. Continental tires. My 2007 328i cabriolet was comparatively a dream, with the only complaint being the windshield angle was susceptible to rock chips.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very good acceleration

Cons: Engine vibration felt in the body, squeaking sound from the back, cheaply built inside

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2009 BMW 3 Series 335i Sedan RWDReview
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Looks Amazing — accelerates quick and got a soft braking system,handling is wonderful,design and quality is the best but inside is looking a little bit cheap but at the end its a fun car to drive.a real BMW taste of driving

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it looks gorgeous and got an great performance

Cons: you cannot control it easily when DTC is off

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2009 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Sedan AWDReview
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2009 328 Xi Very Disappointing. — I am very disappointed with my 2009 328xi. The engine noise is very disturbing. During acceleration from idle, the engine runs like a truck engine creating a huge noise. Besides, it responds very slow to the gas pedal, like 1-2 sec later. The dashboard generates little noises at every bump. It is very annoying. I test drive Audi and Wolkswagen CC and Toyota. You dont notice the engine is running in those cars. Keep the noise figure in mind, when buying BMW please. It may disapoint you too, is you are sensitive to noise.

Pros: Interior and exterior design

Cons: Disturbingly noisy engine, poor insulation

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2009 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Sedan AWDReview
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General — Drives like a dream. Just turn it on and it goes for you. Takes getting used to when moving up from a lesser quality, but have been driving it for 1 day and has been nothing but a pleasure to drive.

Pros: Handles great, great amenities

Cons: A little on the expensive side, but if you can't afford it, don't drive it!

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2009 BMW 3 Series 328i Coupe RWDReview
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Its A Bimmer — Everything great and less than great you have heard is true. Fantastically balanced, you are always in control, and it makes driving a true joy. With summer tires it sticks to the road fantastically. But not cheap. So far so good, just some maintenance and a few warranty fixes.

Pros: Super fun to drive. Semi-practical every day driver.

Cons: Pricey to maintain.

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2009 BMW 3 Series 335i xDrive Coupe AWDReview
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I Would Absolutely Love This Car....if I Ever Got To Drive It. —

This car is incredibly fun to drive, especially around curves and has lots of get up and go. Unfortunately, it has been in the shop....a lot. I worked very hard to get this car and I do tend to baby it. If something feels or sound off, I take it to my BMW dealer. Although I have taken it in for issues as minor as the electric drivers seat not working properly or a strange sound coming from muffler, I have also had it in the shop for several episodes of leaking engine seals, replacing the engine, and a full power steering overhaul. Had I not bought the extended warranty, this would have been extremely expensive! It must also be said that after finding evidence the dealers body shop cutting corners, I have changed to a different dealership and have had no further issues, although it has only been a month. My 100,000 mile extended warranty expires in March and I will be trading in this car for one with lower miles that is still under warranty. A friend of mine has the same model and year as I do and has had no problems. I love the way this car drives so much that I am seriously considering letting BMW have a chance to redeem themselves.

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

Pros: Lots of power, incredible tight handling, looks.

Cons: Maintenance costs/ down time and the steering wheel blocks the taller drivers (6'1" female) view of the 45 mph-85 mph speedometer markings (just a pet peeve).

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2009 BMW 3 Series 335i Convertible RWDReview
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Perfect Hardtop Convertible. — Appearance: Sports car good looks. Sports car handling with luxury car comfort. Build quality: No noises at all due to hard top. No real blind spots due to no door frame. Currently only regular maintenance. Gas milage really good during regular commutes, due to high torque. Performance: Acceleration, braking and handling can only be outdone by pure sports cars. I feel safe and in control of driving it. This car is the most fun to drive I've ever had!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Conversations easy with top down.

Cons: No real feel of very high speeds.

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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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