Love The Look, Too Many Little Problems
By JoeH on
2001 BMW 3 Series 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
I bought the 325i sedan used in July
2002. I loved the look and passed up a
similarly priced Lexus because of the
look and nameplate. It was a mistake.
I must have had it in the shop at least
6 times in the 15 months that I had it.
The window came off the track (2x), the
front passenger door leaked (2x), brake
pad replacement, and even once when the
engine just started smoking and stalled
at a stop light! The leather interior
is inferior to the Lexus as well.
Overall I really wanted to like the car,
but too many little problems will keep
me from buying it again.
The dealership. Since it was still
under the original warranty, they gave
me free services, all my problems were
fixed on the car for free, and the
little perks like car wash, cookies,
drinks, internet access, etc... was
wonderful. Also liked misc. features
not found on cheaper cars.
Build quality! If I'm buying a car that
expensive, I expect to get quality for
my money spent.