Vehicle-Virgins reviews popular cars that young buyers are in the market for and helps them decide if the car they are looking at is a good choice. For drivers more interested in sunshine and wind, there is the convertible. Sportier, more gathered and in my opinion, exceptional. The 3 Series cars are based on a rear-wheel-drive layout. With fob in pocket, the doors unlock automatically as the driver approaches, and the seats are waiting in their proper position. Differences lie in body style or exterior design, though the coupe and convertible seat four passengers while the sedan and wagon seat five.
Most of the upper trim and package add-ons are also available as à la carte options. Trunk space is average in sedans and coupes, while the wagon offers a maximum cargo capacity of 61 cubic feet. But 10 model years of separation haven't dimmed the 3's personality: a no-nonsense driver's machine that's ready to hustle with four people, in a pinch. Outside oil changes and a recall for an airbag issue, the only time I see the dealer is for basic maintenance. Handling wise its a dead heat with my personal edge going to the G.
Navi works great and no issue it's overblown with knob control One issue. Nothing seemed to make sense, yet you needed all the functions that it controlled. . I think I'll give an M series a try in a few years. In the first year everything started to loosen up and rattle.
This is normal its a car built for driving. You say cancel then you say call Dave the car responds calling home. We do not like keyless system. We like the top models, but we also recommend the less-expensive 328i models. Once for a broken I drive joystick. It features the thick M Sport steering wheel, gray gauge faces with 335is logos, sport bucket seats, an anthracite headliner, stainless steel-trimmed pedals, and additional badging.
It came up on my radar after a trip to Europe, seeing all the diesel vehicles on the road and amazed at German auto engineering. Any of the 3 Series are among the sportiest, most enjoyable cars in a class full of good cars. A split-folding rear seatback is standard on the coupe, optional on the sedan. The large brake calipers and rotors deliver more clamping force than most competitors. The convertibles add knee airbags that help keep front passengers from sliding under the seat belts. The doors, trunk, switchgear and interior materials will retain their solid, quality feel.
It goes from 0-60 mph in 6. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Dealer kept car for more than 2 weeks. The 328i and 335i Convertibles might be the sexiest 3s, with a fully automatic, one-button folding metal hardtop. The driver just pushes the start button, and pushes it again when it's time to get out.
With extensive use of plastic composite materials for parts such as the front fenders, the coupes are also the lightest cars in the line, even though they carry more standard equipment. The engine pulls hard to redline and steering wheel-mounted paddles will let you have fun if you choose to shift through the gears manually. The 335i comes with a turbocharged 3. All in all, this is a great ride that should provide its new owner with years of road going enjoyment. There's decent legroom and more shoulder room. The coupe, for example, has different instrument script and a third wood trim option not offered in the sedan dark-stained poplar. All wheel drive system handles like no other, this car is a beauty! There's so much torque, even a casual jab at the gas pedal can spin the rear tires substantially exiting a parking lot.
The repair shop says the notification has to do with the diesel urea exhaust fluid tank level indicator. Of course, there are worthy rivals and the 3 Series certainly doesn't provide the most equipment for your buck. When my car had 60,050 miles the water pump failed. Then there are more add-ons to be had than ornaments for a Christmas tree. It tucks away neatly and as such, lets one begin enjoying the elements at a stoplights notice. The orange readout on the stereo is almost invisible when wearing polarized sunglasses on a sunny day, even though similar readouts for climate control are perfectly legible. The 335i features a 3.
Once for a non functioning cup holder and faulty abs light. However the salesman was very nice and helpful. For 40 years, this has been the prototypical sports sedan. The current 3s are superbly balanced, and in the right circumstances they're sinfully fun to drive. We also like the engine note. With standard xenon headlamps, its front light clusters are smaller. It was fun to drive; the body showed no signs of abuse and the interior was in near-mint condition.
Rear-seat accommodations are adequate in all 3 Series models. I found the seats very comfortable and well-bolstered, although I think bigger drivers might find them snug. For maximum mpg, the 335d is the car to get, and it serves up face-flattening torque off the line, too. However, our car delivers the driving experience I've always wanted in a car, I feel like I have the road in my hands! The coupe and convertible are available as the sport-oriented 335is. Blame it on our car's xDrive all-wheel-drive system, which adds 221 pounds over the rear-wheel-drive car. Vinyl upholstery is standard with leather optional. Every other month, I'll peek at used 328i coupes on the internet, poking through listings to find a loaded one with a 6-speed manual and 18-inch rims off the sport package.