Totally solid and stable at 80 mph. The Sport Package specifies a firmer suspension on convertibles, sedans and wagons, along with larger wheels, performance tires, sport seats and a higher top-speed limiter. The stock 335i can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 5 seconds. Eventually, the lock mechanism may fail completely, preventing the car from starting. I'm a lot more conflicted now than I was a few hours ago. The formula is rather simple: It rewards the driver like few other non-exotic cars can, with its communicative steering, intuitive handling and a family of smooth inline-six-cylinder engines. Also, you may not need to go all the way back to where you bought it, Autozone and several of the big chain auto parts suppliers will scan the car for you and if it is a fault that says: Major leak detected, it is the gas cap just being loose and they will reset it for you if you ask nice! Of the two, the one at my rear is my greatest foe.
However, there was a recall in 2010 and according to some sources, the warranty has been extended. You can also replace the standard walnut interior accents with either light poplar or aluminum trim at no additional cost. It comes with hollow camshafts and electric water pump. Beyond simply feeling rock-solid when hustled around turns, this car communicates with the driver in a manner that inspires confidence no matter what kind of driving you're doing. Good mechanics who work on German cars can be found and the charges are reasonable. Want a sport sedan or sport coupe? The standard, normally aspirated engine is a little light on low-end torque, but it moves the car around smartly and provides slightly better mileage.
Fuel economy is above average, as rear-drive Bimmers return about 20 mpg in the city and close to 30 on the highway. All-wheel drive is a new option on the coupe, and unlike last year, buyers have the option of getting a rear-drive wagon. You can do them yourself with little knowledge and you tube videos. The new twin-turbo engine provides the kind of acceleration formerly associated with the high-performance M3, launching the 335i coupe and sedan to 60 mph in close to 5 seconds flat. They also did not top off the oil so the warning came on two weeks later.
Although Sedan transaction prices are still being determined, Sport Wagons currently command a modest premium, but Fair Purchase Prices that represent prices that consumers are actually paying can differ substantially, so click on the Fair Purchase Prices to compare. The emphasis, through items such as supportive seats and clean analog gauges, is on driver comfort and involvement. A split-folding backseat is optional. Drives like a little tank in snow. Ventilated all-disc brakes are standard. Good mechanics who work on German cars can be found and the charges are reasonable. The critical acclaim the 3 Series has enjoyed year after year is all but unmatched.
They denounce as public enemies all who question their methods or throw light upon their crimes. This is why checking floormats, tool kits, flashlight, dents, records, etc. First, the great looking sunroof is absolutely useless as it is so noisy at any speed above 10 mph, you can't use it. Some owners report the noise temporarily disappeared after a long highway drive or switching to different type of engine oil. Any warning light has to be properly diagnosed and repaired before purchase, not just reset. The steering brakes and engine are performance perfect.
In addition, the convertible, coupe and sedan are available as the rear-drive 335i, and the sedan alone is available as the all-wheel-drive 335xi. It handles much better except in rain of course , has better interior ergonomics for a tall guy, is faster in most scenarios, is quieter, more reliable and gets better highway mpg. Refined Inline-Six Power The rear-wheel-drive 328i is powered by a 3. In addition, the convertible, coupe and sedan are available as the rear-drive 335i, and the sedan alone is available as the all-wheel-drive 335xi. All trims are priced slightly above their key rivals. There's a precise feel to the steering and the well-sorted suspension provides exceptional confidence through even the most challenging corners. I have two great enemies, the Southern Army in front of me and the bankers in the rear.
The 3-series interior is sporty-tight and nicely-finished. The issue is not one of material quality or craftsmanship, which is mostly good, but of overall roominess. Totally right, but it did mark more than a few screaming deals off my list, saved me the time of having to look at them. If you want something different, go get a cheap 'fun' car to bum around in until your lease is up. How does it continue to win over people who write about cars for a living? The A4 seats however have much nicer, softer leather. Moral of the story is get what you want now.
Surely cars have become more reliable since then? Most 3 Series cars you encounter on dealer lots will be equipped with the Premium Package, and many will have both the Premium and Sport Packages. Trying to limit the cost of ownership with a bmw, ha! I am looking forward to the day I can trade this one in on almost anything else. Stand-alone extras include an iDrive-based navigation system with real-time traffic updates, active steering, adaptive cruise control, keyless startup known as Comfort Access , three-stage heated seats and satellite radio. Now rated for 230 hp, base 3 Series coupes, sedans and wagons are renamed 328i and, when equipped with all-wheel drive, 328xi. Refined Inline-Six Power The rear-wheel-drive 328i is powered by a 3. Seems like a great price.
The driver is rewarded with natural and progressive effort each time the pedal is pressed, and the brake system features brake-fade compensation and brake-disc drying. If a panel was repainted, it will tell you the depth, which most likely won't match the rest of the car's paint depth or the manufactures known paint depth. The banking powers are more despotic than a monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. The Best Car You Money If You Can Afford It!!! For me, the maintenance was recorded on the car fax, down to the oil changes and a mirror replacement. A Sport package will be available fpr the 328xi only. I assume the market there is different, but I got my car two years ago few options- x-drive and cold weather pkg.
Price includes all taxes, registration and fees. I had to go out of state. The mirror problem I discovered later was easily covered under the standard warranty. The formula is rather simple: It rewards the driver like few other non-exotic cars can, with its communicative steering, intuitive handling and a family of smooth inline-six-cylinder engines. Hey guys, This is my first post on this forum but I have been reading up a lot on here. The real question is why are you settling? Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.