2003 BMW 3 Series 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
1st & 2nd gear (manual trans) are very
high RPM gears in my 325XI. You'll find
that you'll need to run the tach to
3500 RPM or so to have the car
accelerate at a decent rate.
On the open road the car is an absolute
In 3rd through 5th gear the car really
flies. Acceleration in 3rd - 5th gear
is fast & responsive. Cornering is
crisp & precise.
The car is as air tight as a vacuum
chamber making road noise is very low.
It was suggested by the dealership that
I run the AC unit with warm air during
the winter to prevent condensation from
forming on the inside (this actually
happened to me).