i have a 2003 bmw 325i with 92000 miles car is great but am wondering if i should buy a newer car say a 2006 bmw 328i

Asked by Feb 28, 2010 at 07:36 AM about the 2003 BMW 3 Series 325i

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i just wonder how reliable is the 2003 model - I have had this car for two years - have replaced two window regulators and a few other items about $1100.00 per year.  

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Yes go buy a newer one. My husband and I had the exact same vehicle and had in the shop 7 times before we even had it for a whole year. If you do end up buying a newer one get a manual not an automatic. They're having problems with the Tiptronic system.

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Amanda - thank you for your response. Did y'all (I'm Southern) get another BMW 3 series?

Thanks, Amanda. Did you buy another 3 series?

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Ha! Nope. I actually wrecked the one we had back in November of 09. They're too expensive to fix all the time.

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I've had better luck with older Bimmers but that could justbe my experience. Definitely stay with manual unless you move into a high end BMW, like the 7 series

Hey, thanks for your reply. I will just keep the 2003 325i. It is automatic not manual. What year do you have, in a 3 series? Will not be moving into a 7 series or 5 series.

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03 and 06 e-46 body?if your car is running great why sell it.just shorten the oil change intervals,

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