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What can I say??..........
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By Chickpea
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2004 BMW 3 Series Coupe 325Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (2.5L 6cyl 5M)


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This is my 3rd 3 series coupe. They
just keep getting better & better each
year! The handling is superb like
always and it's faster than the
previous coupes (yay!). I get so many
complements on the style and color
(mystic blue metallic). I purchased the
premium package with the upgraded radio
(harman kardon),leather heated seats
and onboard comp. The only thing the
car didn't come with was the xenon
headlights. But thats no problem. I
installed aftermarket Hela xenons and
they look just as good for less money.
I plan to keep this one a long time.
VAROOOOOM!!!!!!!


Best Features

memory seats, side view retracting mirror. and of course.....more POWER


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Very Disappointed in this car
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By mikmat
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2004 BMW 3 Series Coupe 330Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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This car has had too many problems and
BMW service have not done a good job at
addressing them. I am tired of
hearing that they cannot duplicate the
problem. At about 4K miles the rear
differential had to be replaced (with a
rebuilt one). Car stalls at idle. One
dealer replaced the ignition coil as a
fix, but problem occurred within 30
minutes after the fix. Another dealers
claimed that there was no problem, but
finally admitted that it was an engine
software problem for which a fix does
not yet exisit. Shifting into 1st gear
is hard at times. Speakers rattle.
There is excess wind noise at hwy
speeds. window regulator had to be
replaced. A disappointment.


Best Features

The car is fun to drive, assuming that you can ingnore the excess wind noise and have a day when the car does not stall while at idle.


Worst Features

Spend some time doing some quality control.


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Yikes!
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By Lucy the Dog
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2004 BMW 3 Series Coupe 330Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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I LOVE this car. It is beautiful to
look at. It rides and handles like a
fighter jet(I'm guessing).I feel happy
to run the most mundane errands. Room
for 5
plus sports car dynamics. I got the M-
sport option,18 inch rims, body
kit,stiffer suspension, and I love the
sense of oneness with the road it
brings. I tested the
Acura TL,and almost bought one. Then I
drove the 330ci. Rear wheel drive is
the only way to go. I
got a great lease rate and super high
residual. So it costs not much more
than an Accord or Passat.


Best Features

Handling in tight corners. Smooth shifting hi in the rev range. DSC. Brakes. 6 speed. Hi speed stability. Paint quality. Fit and finish.Understated exterior. Simple hi quality interior.


Worst Features

Stereo.


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330Ci/Silver/18"/AUTO/Sports/Nav
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By MyBimmer
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2004 BMW 3 Series Coupe 330Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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My review: Get the Nav system. Leatherette
is as good as leather but cheaper with less
maintence. Get the sunroof. The Septronic
AUTO is fun. Wish I had upgraded the
xenons. The upgrade from 325 to 330 is
expensive, but
there's a noticable power difference (esp.
with the AUTO). The 330Ci: perfect car for a
single guy. Surprisingly roomy for 4 adults,
rear seats fold down for two full golf sets or
luggage, perfect fun for road trips (esp with
the Nav). My advice, spend the extra dough
and get the Bimmer over the japanese cars.
There's just that extra pinache about driving
up in Bimmer that you do not get in
japanese cars.


Best Features

18" Wheels ($900--Bargain), Nav System (quite good and I've seen lots), Handling , Styling (Timeless).


Worst Features

Brake Dust, Cup Holder Design, More HP, Better Fuel Efficiency.


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best of the best
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By like bimmers
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2004 BMW 3 Series Coupe 330Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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Have owned Saabs, Porsches, Evos, Wrxs
&have to say BMW 3 series are the best
of the lot from fun, performance,
relialability, value . The list goes
on. Only sports sedan we would
have,including the Porsche which is
obviosly not a sedan. Best all round
performer.


Best Features

Quality, fit ,finish, relialability, fun to drive, great touring car or just a quick trip to the grocery store.


Worst Features

Navigation system could be a little easier to use


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