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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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39 reader reviews for BMW 3 Series Coupe.
  • 335i SE 2dr

    A L Date: 06/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have a 335i coupe, after owning an M3 convertible SMG. I must admit the performance is as good as the M3, with a lot more comfort.

    The iDrive is still fiddly, so having voice control is a benefit. The 335i engine is a marvel! The 3.0-litre and 306bhp is a must!

    It's an excellent car, but if you're buying second-hand, beware - most have needed a high-pressure fuel pump change.

  • 335d SE 2dr

    Will Garton-Jones Date: 25/01/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This car has everything. Plenty of room inside (even for a big & tall fellow like me), incredible performance combined with astonishing fuel economy (Averages out around 38 mpg for me but I've had 45mpg). Suspension is pretty firm (but I like it that way) and the ultra low profile tyres crash through holes so you tend to find yourself avoiding them. Performance is hugely useable with max torgue coming in at 1750 rpm and I don't normally use much more than 2500 rpm under normal driving conditions. But floor the accelerator and its like pressing "fast forward" on the video and overtaking almost anything is easily done if required with very little fuss and not much revving either. After 10,000 miles I think I can say that this is the best car I have ever owned by a country mile.

  • 330d SE 2dr

    Peter Russell , . Date: 03/01/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Have accumulated 6500 miles since Sept 1st in my 330D auto and absolutely love the car. Driving dynamics and performance are outstanding allied to fuel consumption averaging around 40 mpg - most impressive for a 230bhp auto diesel. The most amazing aspect however is the remarkable practicality of the car, the boot is huge for the class of car and has taken all our Xmas luggage for 4 without problems and we also have seated 4 sizable adults with no complaints. So far one minor rattle in a door pillar, other than that fine. Stunning!

  • 325i SE 2dr

    Haig Dalton , West Sussex . Date: 09/12/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I've long been a fan of the 3 Series Coupe and, boy, what a car it is.

    I have driven a lot of BMWs of late and frankly they haven't been all that good, but this is a different story. Quality is back to what it should be and to drive it's simply stunning.

    Performance is rapid and instant, and comfort throughout is first class. Coupled with beautifully balanced handling and enough space for four, it's hard to find fault.

    Price is up on the last model but then you get more equipment as standard and the looks - well, I love them. Just enough to be modern yet still a 3 Series Coupe.

    All is not perfect, though, as the run-flat tyres damage ride comfort, but worst are vibrations that filter through the wheel at various speeds, making heavy-minded concentration a must.

    That said, I still love it.

BMW 3 Series Coupe

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