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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

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

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186 reader reviews for BMW 3 Series Saloon.
  • 320i SE 4dr

    costas christoforou Date: 10/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      45

    My car

    I need some advice about replacing the run flat Bridgestone tires. Also I experience some low engine response on low revs especially with 2nd gear, any idea someone?

  • 320d Edition ES 4dr

    steve atkey Date: 07/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Picked up a 320D 50,000 miles ago - this is definately a car that grows on you! When i first picked it up after having an Audi a4 my first thought was i've made a big mistake and i'm stuck with it for 80,000 miles! . The car felt twitchy and i had no confidence in driving it swiftly. After a few thousand miles i realised that i had become so used to front wheel drive cars that the response from the RW BMW was some thing i had missed and i then began to enjoy it. This really is a drivers car and needs to be pushed . The interior is a bit of a let down compared to others but it does what you need. Forget about all this nonsense regarding run flat tyres and hard suspensions - this is what you need ! if you want a sofa get a merc! if you like driving get this. I also have been returning 40MPG on a tank some motorway , some town , some country lanes!! not bad considering. looking at upgrading for a new car as this ones getting on - not much out there that would move me away from a three series- possibly a 5 series ( if my company will let me !!)

    hope this helps.

  • 320d Edition ES 4dr

    kirsty smith , berkshire . Date: 05/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have to say, having taken delivery of this car yesterday as a temporary car (thank god) it is a total piece of sh**!!. It is really heavy to drive, you need to be a Geoff Capes to get it into reverse and it is really uncomfortable. Also if you are a small female - retriving bottles of wine from the passenger footwell is nearly impossible due to the height of the centre consul!!! It is quite quick though. Much prefer my Saab.

  • 320i 4dr

    costas christoforou Date: 04/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 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
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      45

    My car

    I have a 320i for two years and like all the others I have more or less the same problems. I would like to get some information/advice from other members concerning the run flat tires. If I change the Bridgestone tires, what is the best tire I can choose?

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