Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan

2005 BMW 3 Series
$3,599 - $6,995

2005 Highlights

A power moonroof and Myrtle wood trim are now standard on all models. Brushed aluminum column trim is available as a no-cost option. Front lumbar support has been added to the Premium Package for all 325 models; a power top is now standard on the 325Ci convertible; and new star-spoke wheels are standard on the 325Ci coupe and convertible. The 330Ci convertible gets an auto-dimming rearview mirror, lumbar support and a universal garage door opener as standard. This year, the sequential manual gearbox (SMG) is available only on 3.0-liter models, and only in combination with the Sport Package. Buyers can now order both the Performance and Premium Packages together. Lastly, a flat tire warning and white indicator lights are now standard on all models.

Pros

  • Still the standard when it comes to perfectly sorted vehicle dynamics, high-quality interior materials exude luxury, wide range of configurations to suit any style, available all-wheel drive for sedan and wagon.

Cons

  • Still costs more than most of its competitors, limited rear-seat space and cargo capacity, confusing array of options and packages.

Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan for Sale

BMW 3 Series 2005 330xi AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
83,400 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330xi
List$6,900
Est.Loan: $141/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325Ci Rwd 2dr Convertible (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
80,458 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325Ci
AP Fairfax
16.2 mi away
List$8,888
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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$244 Below Market
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Dealer Notes

MSRP $52K! '05 BMW 325Ci Coupe Soft-Top Convertible PREMIUM PACKAGE, COLD WEATHER PACKAGE, PREMIUM HARMON/KARDON SOUND SYSTEM, XENON ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS, Three Stage Heated Front Seats, Bluetooth Connectivity, Sirius XM Satellite Radio Capability,Wood Grain Interior Trim. Perfect Summer convertible BMW to ride in style during the summer with heated front seats to keep you warm all year round! At AP Fairfax we are committed to providing you with an experience that Redefines Car-buying by working with non-commissioned sales staff and completing your purchase in 1 hour or less when your Financing is already arranged. We are so confident in our vehicles that we offer a 48 HOUR, NO QUESTIONS ASKED RETURN POLICY. Come and experience the AP Fairfax difference!!!

BMW 3 Series 2005 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
148,850 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325i
List$3,999
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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$110 Below Market
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
93,333 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325i
Fitzgerald Subaru
20.2 mi away
List$6,183
Est.Loan: $127/mo
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Dealer Notes

It is a Fixer-Upper: a low-cost car option for those with the ability to perform mechanical repairs themselves

BMW 3 Series 2005 330xi AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
153,077 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330xi
List$3,990
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
88,908 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
List$6,983
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Dealer Notes

Clean CARFAX. Steel Blue Metallic 2005 BMW 3 Series AWD. 325xi AWD 5-Speed 2.5L I6 SMPI DOHC Interested? Call David or Steve McClay at (301)262-7600. Ready for car buying made better? Offering a family orientated, woman-managed car buying experience that is second to none. Backed by the power and value of the Ourisman Advantage Rewards Program and supported by our own GM Certified Staff.

BMW 3 Series 2005 330Ci Rwd 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
108,930 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330Ci
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
134,675 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325i
Buchanan Cadillac
49.4 mi away
List$5,952
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sport Wagon (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
107,679 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
AutoTrend & Trucks
53.6 mi away
List$4,995
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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$137 Below Market
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325Ci Rwd 2dr Coupe (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
290,367 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325Ci
List$4,998
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2005 330xi AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
117,393 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330xi
Keiths Auto Sales
83.9 mi away
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
210,817 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
List$3,599
Est.Loan: $74/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
123,000 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
Lititz Motorcar
99.1 mi away
List$5,298
Est.Loan: $109/mo
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BMW 3 Series 2005 330xi AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
123,023 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330xi
ListNot Listed
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
209,232 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
ListNot Listed
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BMW 3 Series 2005 325xi AWD 4dr Sport Wagon (2.5L 6cyl 5M)
13,325 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
325xi
ListNot Listed
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BMW 3 Series 2005 330i Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
138,817 miles
Used 2005
BMW 3 Series
330i
AutoTrend & Trucks
53.6 mi away
List$4,995
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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$137 Below Market
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Read what other owners think about the 2005 BMW 3 Series.

Horrible
bobbypeterson, 3/21/2013
I have owned my 2005 325i Automatic for a little over a year putting 14k miles on it (Im 17). I have had so many problems, I purchased the car for $10k with 116k miles on it. I have put over $5000 in repairs, every month it seemed to be a new problem. I still have yet to fix a leak in my power steering rack that will cost about $1700. Worst first car. Too much to take care of, sadly the carfax is clean on it too which makes it really strange. Take my advice and do not but this car. I feel I just got a problematic car. Shunned upon BMW now, I love how it runs just too many repairs. Getting rid of it hopefully soon.
best car
jacob20, 7/27/2012
i bought my 2005 bmw 330xi in 2010 with 80k on it it ran just like new the only thing i had to do to maintain it was change the tires and brakes which in any car you have to do. now today it has 125k on it and it runs better than ever this is a great reliable car and fun to drive it wont let you down
Like new
cartoff, 6/30/2015
I have just bought an 05 325I with automatic and manual override, 77,000 k, and it literally looks and drives as if I have just taken delivery of a new vehicle. The leatherette interior is immaculate with no signs of wear that you would have from leather. It drives like a dream and looks great. At the price I paid I feel like I won the jackpot
Not a problem 60k to Now 98k
npalafax, 12/5/2012
Bought this car when I got tired of my Mazda6, I dont know why the other reviewers seemed to have such bad problems. I have only had to do normal maintenance ie brakes ect. The only thing I did have to replace was the front control arm bushings which is normal on these cars and can be done cheaply if you do it yourself vs go to a stealership. The car handles great and made me a lifer with BMW always puts a smile on my face and is extremely fun to drive. I will drive it till I cant drive it any more. My next car will with out a doubt be a BMW, it may be an older gen but still looks great and the people who have driven it ended up selling their cars for a BMW. Once your hooked your hooked!!!!!
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
184 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
17 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
184 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
225 hp @ 5900 rpm
MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
225 hp @ 5900 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan Overview

The Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan is offered in the following styles: 325i Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M), 325xi AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 5M), 330i Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M), and 330xi AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan?

Save up to $192 on one of 10 Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $3,599 as of 07/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan 325i is priced between $3,999 and $6,183 with odometer readings between 93333 and 148850 miles.
  • The Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan 325xi is priced between $3,599 and $6,983 with odometer readings between 88908 and 210817 miles.
  • The Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan 330xi is priced between $3,990 and $6,995 with odometer readings between 83400 and 153077 miles.
  • The Used 2005 BMW 3 Series Sedan 330i is priced between $4,995 and $4,995 with odometer readings between 138817 and 138817 miles.

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