2002 BMW 3 Series Consumer Review: BMW 330i is overpriced; lacks
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2002 BMW 3 Series - Consumer Review

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330i Sedan (3.0L 6-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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BMW 330i is overpriced; lacks space
By gregh on

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2002 BMW 3 Series 330i Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)

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I bought the BMW330i because of the rave
reviews at Edmunds.com. It does handle
quite well, is a lot of fun to drive, and
let's face it, part of driving a BMW is
pure showing off that you can afford one.
I made the mistake of getting the
automatic transmission, thinking that the
city stop-and-go traffic would be worth
it, but it isn't. I've had both the
manual and auto, and manual is better--
much more fun. The automatic is very
smooth, but the Steptronic shifting is a
bit shaky--no substitute for the real
manual.

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This car desperately needs more small- item storage space. Apart from the glove box there is nowhere to store something as large as a CD. Cupholders are very inconveniently located right behind the shifter, UNDER the armrest (either drink or rest your arm, but not both!)
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