2003 BMW 3 Series 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
I was interested in a compact all-wheel
drive sports sedan and test drove both
Audi A4s (1.8 and 3.0) and the BMW
325xi. I do not understand how people
can say these cars are equivalent.
There is no comparison! I may have
been biased by the enthusiasm of the
BMW salesperson as compared to the Audi
salesperson for their respective
vehicles, but in my opinion the BMW
blew the Audi away. I thought the BMW
handled better, accelerated more
smoothly, was more solidly constructed,
and overall was more fun to drive.
Even after driving the 3.0 A4 I still
preferred the 325xi.
Handling. This car is a thrill to
drive. For a sedan, it holds the road
better than anything else I've driven.
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