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2010 BMW 3 Series

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Nice car with some issues
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By ---
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2010 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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Nice car with lots of delightful features (especially with the almost fully loaded car). There have been a lot of complaints about the run flat tires. They are noisy and makes the car handle poorly. A great car has been a bit handicapped because of this choice by BMW which maybe should be offered as an option to buyers. Note that runflats are not installed on BMW's pure sport M3 model. This shows you what BMW themselves think about runflat tires. The base audio system is also very poor IMO. But there are tons of details and safety features that one should not overlook and other than the nitpicks above this is an awesome car. There is a reason why this is very popular in this segment


Favorite Features

IDrive, Engine power, Exterior and interior fit/finish and looks.


Suggested Improvements

Get rid of runflats or offer as option, improve base audio system, improve knee room for driver.


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2010 BMW 3 Series Diesel 335d Sedan (3.06L 6cyl Turbo diesel )
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By hua1
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2010 BMW 3 Series 335d 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 6A)


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After searched and compared so many times amount Mercedes E, Lexus GS, ES and BMW, finally I bought this 2010 BMW 3 Series Diesel 335d 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo diesel 6A). on January 23, 2010. I have driven this car for less than one year, but I am not so lucky as I expect, I have a lot of trouble for this car, I have send back to dealer for 4 times already for service. First I got vehicle indicating the refill diesel exhaust fluid as soon as possible warning on 5440 mileage. And refilled diesel exhaust fluid on 7/28/2010. Second time was Recheck and program control at 5768 mileage on 8/4/2010. Thirded time was vehicle indicating check engine soon light on, at 7747 mileage on 10/4/2010, this time the car stayed at dealer service for five days. Fourth time was break and DSC malfunction light on, this was after big snow on 2/27 at New Jersey, at mileage 10560. The appointment will be on January 7, 2011. right now I donít know how long the car will stay there. This is worst car I never have before, I had Toyota Cressda 1980, Toyota Celica 1990, Nissan Maxima SE 2000, and Mercedes Benz C230, 2003, in my family, but no one has these so many problems, and all problems are electronic problem, not mechanics, I donít know how BMW did the quality control for this car? When you drive a trouble car, you fell yourself sick, and uncomfortably, you did not get fun for driving. I am still wandering is this qualify for the New jersey LEMON LAW? This car is fuel economy which goes 36 mpg on high way and 32 on local. I have no complain on driving and handling.


Suggested Improvements

Quality and Reliable.


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Should NOT have bought this car!
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By T Samuel
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2010 BMW 3 Series 335i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)


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Good: fun to drive, styling bad: frequent BMW HPFP problems that could result in serious accident, electrical problems. Verdict: dream to drive, a nightmare to own.


Favorite Features

steering


Suggested Improvements

NEW engine design!


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It's all about the Torque
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By 796bam
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2010 BMW 3 Series 335d 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 6A)


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Bought the 335d new and logged 30k miles. It's fast and fun. The torque is amazing and combined with great fuel economy it's unbelievable. Blow the doors off most cars and with lower emissions than the Prius. Passing is exhilarating at 60mph; the torque uncoils and the power feels unmetered, WOW it pushes your head back at 37mpg and 390 lbs of torque! Overall it's a great car!


Favorite Features

It is an advanced driving machine and I am truly impressed with the combination of superb performance, handling and fuel economy. To top that the IRS offers a clean diesel tax credit of $900. It's in a class by itself. The most appreciated, yet inconspicuous feature, has to be the rain sensor windshield wipers. This is a sweet design and makes driving in the rain a little easier.


Suggested Improvements

The fit and finish is quality, but the Germans do not favor creature comfort in this model. Cup holders are clever, if few and the iPod jack is located in the console... the worst design ever. The AC/heater sounds like a jet engine on high. The seat gets uncomfortable on long trips (6'-2") but great around town.


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It's not the same
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By Diane
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2010 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive 2dr Coupe AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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Lease up on 2007, just leased a 2010. The increase in price over 3 years is not justified as far as quality and added features. I found many things in my 2007 that was not included in the 2010 model. One example is the radio.


Favorite Features

The engine/transmission, brakes, paint.


Suggested Improvements

Put back the little things like adjustable head rest, flashlight, back seat cargo nets, under hood insulation, ashtray with 12volt access.


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