2012 BMW 3 Series Top Comparisons

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2012 BMW 3 SeriesReview
Jesse writes:
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The price should go lower, its a used car

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GuruJJSLB writes:
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Nice price good condition and easy viewing also easy navigation

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2012 BMW 3 Series Review
tjscnc says:
Back seat was not big enough for two large kid car seats. Other than that great car, drove the 335D.
vs2012 Honda Civic
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2012 BMW 3 Series 335i Convertible RWDReview
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Dreamdriver - Total Driving Immersion — 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 in the back, but this really isn't a family car. Extremely responsive, sounds meaty with the top down, smooth effective brakes - although you only need the brakes to stop as it can handle any cornering situation. I will literally cry when it is gone... Most amazing car I have ever owned - bar none. It is the ultimate driving machine.

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

Pros: This is an amazing vehicle - looks smokin' hot.  Nothing but looks, ooohs and aahhhs when I drop the hard top and morph it into a convertible.  Total chick (and guy if a gal is driving) magnet car - be very careful if you are married!  Super responsive, unbelievable handling, fast out of the gate, luxurious interior.  Sound system - sometimes I just go in to listen to music.  Great gas mileage - unless you get on it heavy.  Most comfortable seats I own with memory and both heated in front.  Welcome lights, door handle lights, uber quiet with the top up.  Sounds gutsy with the top down.  I literally Love this car.  But I have to pay my son's college bills...hate to part with it in every way.  Never had so much fun - in three words:  Pure Driving Enjoyment!

Cons: There are no cons - really.  I never felt like the vehicle wasn't worth the 65K I paid for it brand new.  The only con would be - be careful if you are married - this car attracts!

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2012 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWDReview
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It's The Honda Accord Of Our Age — 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 own a 1999 E39 and a 2002 before that so this is really on a downward slope of excitement...although it just does whatever pretty much...Its the BMW for folks who don't care much about cars I guess...

Pros: Comfortable, quick, great ergonomics...it's the Honda Accord of our age/neighborhood

Cons: It's the Honda Accord of our age/neighborhood, the stop/start engine feature is poorly done.

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2012 BMW 3 Series 328i Coupe RWDReview
bobymason writes:
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Is A 328i Coupe A Perfect Car For A Family? — Perfect car for a couple....not a great car for a family of 4 I really enjoyed this car, but honestly it is not a perfect car for a group of 3-4 people ..... If you're just a couple and and don't have any kids it will work out for you....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: You get all the power, style, looks and handling

Cons: not a great family car, if there are more than two people traveling with this car, you won't have enough cargo capacity!

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2012 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Coupe AWDReview
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Sharp Looking And Handling — I like the look of the car, interior and exterior are top notch. The NA engine is super smooth. Transmission awesome in DS but a little jerky in D. Only regret is i didn't add sport seats, it will be on the must have list of my next 3.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling

Cons: ergonomics of non-sport seat

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2012 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWD Review
GuruZ3MM2 says:
vs2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 250 Sport
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Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 250 Sport worse.
"The styling on the BMW seems more aggressive and clean cut than the Mercedes."
2012 BMW 3 Series Review
Guru1V36P says:
vs2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe 3.6L Performance AWD
2012 BMW 3 Series winning categories:
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe 3.6L Performance AWD worse.
"Bummer trunk a bit larger"
Value Ranked 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe 3.6L Performance AWD better.
"All features!"
2012 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Coupe AWD Review
Drey8808 says:
Very nice car.
vs2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec RWD
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Value Ranked 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec RWD better.
"Better value"
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec RWD better.
"More power better ride"
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2016 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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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

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