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Not a good car
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By cao
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)


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As a new car with decent pricing, the car is not up to the standard: 1) encountered a total electronic system shut-down during a freeway driving. After that, the dealer couldn't figure out the problem; 2) fuel tank has to be replaced after 13K miles, due to its inherent defect (unspecified). After replacement, it is still having trouble taking a full tank. 3) air condition/heater never seems to be working complete fine in "auto" mode.


Best Features

Exterior design.


Worst Features

The on-board computer does not tells whether there is a hole on the hood. Also, on-board computer itself can be the defective part in the car.


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A real Bahn-stormer!
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By kenneth
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (2.5L 6cyl 5M)


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We bought this car when we were stationed in Germany and it has been absolutely terrific. The brakes are phenomenal at autobahn speed and the engine is silky smooth. Build quality is excellent. The car is very agile and the steering is almost telepathic. We have been extremely pleased at the fuel mileage both in Europe and here in the States. All in all a wonderful car and a joy to drive!


Best Features

Engine, transmission, brakes, adaptive headlights.


Worst Features

A little more power would always be appreciated but it does very well passing at highway speeds.


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AMAZING CAR
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By BIMMERLOVER
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)


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I used to drive a VW Golf, but always wanted a BMW. Purchased a 325i 4dr sedan and its amazing. 5 speed, Bright Red, low suspension, 17 sport rims, sport package, heated seats.. great drive and safety.. gas mileage is good


Best Features

17 inch rims, red color, heated seats.. mp3 capability


Worst Features

Sports package has sport tires... had to spend money on a set of winter tires and rims for about a grand... worth it though... also a lot of little noises in the interior are annoying... still love it though!


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Amazing
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By Captain of Sports
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2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Rwd 2dr Convertible (2.5L 6cyl 5M)


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No more power is ever necessary unless you're racing. The car is smoothly quick, quiet and secure. No matter how I try, I haven't made it feel the least bit insecure on windey roads at high speed. It really is AMAZING how much fun it is.


Best Features

Heating and air are too complicated and ill explained. They work fine when you finally get all the necessary settings correct. Auto is not auto.


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330i with mp package
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By rayc
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2005 BMW 3 Series 330i Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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This car is a dream come true! Excellent power, excellent handling, outstanding braking power. I love this vehicle.


Best Features

Performance package.


Worst Features

I can't think of any.


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