Failed to get data, please try again. Several photos of the underside are included in the gallery below. But beyond that, not an impressive vehicle. Adults should find enough headroom and legroom for short trips. Optional on the rear-wheel-drive 335i, it's worth checking out. At one point I was drifting around a parking lot and my power steering pump have out. Overall reliability for the 3 Series has been average across the board.
If you change oil every 5-6k miles then it doesn't really happen. Both 6-cylinder powerplants are matched with a superb 6-speed manual transmission, while a 6-speed Steptronic automatic transmission is optional. Driving around Chicago in the winter involves too many cold mornings, too many potholes and too many roads that run in any direction you'd like, so long as they're straight. The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. For a two-door car, the 3 Series coupe's backseat isn't bad.
The 3 Series isn't the only vehicle body-type with such capabilities, though; others come close, and many do so for considerably less money. The coupe's motorized seat belt extenders often miss the seat belts but catch other things, like my coat. At low revs, the engine and its 200 lb-ft of torque struggle to create any meaningful thrust. It has get up and go when you want it, with no hesitation. Judging by its 2009 sales, the 3-series wagon likely will suffer the same fate. A stiff suspension means the 3-Series is at its best when carving corners.
All instrumentation, controls, and powered accessories remain in working order per the seller. So as much as I love the car be aware that repairs and parts are not cheap. I've also driven the current generation's 328i, M3 and 335d in previous model years. Records document consistent oil changes, and the car was serviced last week with a new battery, software upgrade, and rear brake pads and sensors in preparation for sale. Paddle shifters and a power moonroof can be added to the entry-level 328i versions Failed to get data, please try again. An additional set of Style 194 wheels are included in the sale and shown in the gallery. We recently purchased a 2010 328i convertible after owning a 2006 325xi wagon for 5 years.
Both feel solid and display the same great body control and harmony among the primary controls. I have a manual and about a month in of owning it I misshifted from 5th down to 2nd. For the price you pay it has a lot to offer. See how it works on your test drive and shoot me an with your assessment. I love the leather interior, purchased dog ha-mick to tote my little loves. Standard equipment on the 3-Series is generous, with stability and traction controls, xenon adaptive headlights, power heated mirrors, a tire pressure monitor, dynamic cruise control, automatic tri-zone climate control, a 10-speaker audio system, side seat-mounted and curtain air bags and power windows and locks. With a lightweight carbon fiber roof, an aluminum suspension, Mdrive to allow driver configuration of the engine control, high-performance compound brakes and a regenerative braking system that powers the electronics, the M3 delivers supercar performance in a practical package.
For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536. Convertibles add front knee airbags and head extensions for the side-impact airbags, while the coupe, sedan and wagon have two-row side curtain airbags. Failed to get data, please try again. The wagon also has roof rails for extra cargo-toting flexibility. These basically connect to the spark plugs instead of the typical spark plug wire, and its just about as easy to replace as a spark plug wire, maybe easier.
There is an outstanding recall for the Takata-equipped airbag that will be completed prior to the sale of the car. The ride quality, power available, interior fit and finish, and the style all make up for a little bit of wrenching. That is, however, some 10 percent worse than the figure we saw from a manual-equipped 328i sedan. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on all variations, with a six-speed automatic transmission optional. The recall began on March 13, 2013.
Show full review Driving around Chicago in the winter involves too many cold mornings, too many potholes and too many roads that run in any direction you'd like, so long as they're straight. I also had one ignition coil pac go bad which I fixed myself. Fuel economy is decent, as well, with this 328i Sport Wagon returning 22 mpg in just over 500 miles. Only vehicles that have been substantially changed from the previous year and the past year's 10 best winners and are priced below 2. Detailed photos are included in the gallery to capture the condition of the interior finishes and accessories. Data Unavailable Second Leg Room in. He is very easy to talk to and answered all of our questions directly.
The 328i has smaller brake discs than do the 335i and 335d. Coupe, sedan, and convertible versions are available, all powered by a high-revving 4. My test vehicle had a well-weighted clutch and decent gate placements, but the shifter had longish, rubbery throws; even with practice, upshifts took far too long. This is typically measured in liters 3. The magazine sometimes selects a specific trim and other times a whole family of vehicles. On the downside we have had several problems with he car. Put simply, the 335i feels like a quick car all the time.