A nightmare in snow, but that's no surprise. The durability of the interior is quite frankly an embarassment. This car supposedly has more interior space than our 2012 Mercedes-Benz E350. The radio has taken to turning itself on, I have not yet spoken to the dealer about this issue but have changed dealers and will mention it on the next service. All-wheel-drive models sport hill descent control, more for messy roads than for any implied off-road ability. And for those who need to maintain a little more green credibility, the ActiveHybrid 7, with its V-8 and hybrid system, is a particularly strong performer while still earning a 24-mpg highway rating.
It has comfort for long trips just as my last 7 series had. Look for water damage and signs of corrosion and rust under the floor carpets. On the M25 it was almost deafening. Options, even on the 760Li, include night vision, massaging rear seats, adaptive cruise control, and a choice of wood trim. They are known for their powerful engines and rear-wheel drive reliability. Buy one, you won't regret it! The 7er has a serenity in the cabin that's tough to match. Whether you go with the standard-length version or the extended-length Li version of the 7-Series, you'll find interior space vast.
This includes all the windows, climate controls, audio system, power seats, air conditioner, remotes and Bluetooth. Several weeks ago I became the proud owner of a 2012 535i. The trunk is smoother, the shoulders fit better, the taillights look more integrated with the whole. These sedans can very comfortable carry four adults and their luggage, cross-country. I can get over 50mpg on a decent motorway run and a long term, mixed driving average of 47. It needs premium gas and synthetic oil. The 128i is probably a more sensible choice, as a turbocharged engine is more likely to have problems and will be more expensive in a long term.
There is plenty of headroom in the front and back. There are complaints about hairline cracks in the alloy rims causing air leaks; the cracks are very small and difficult to detect, so be suspicious if the tires are low on air. The 1999-2005 3-Series was offered as a sedan, wagon, coupe or convertible; with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The character of the turbo six fits this car remarkably well, thanks to its abundant torque at low engine speeds, the inline-6's smooth and linear power, and the model's lighter curb weight 200 pounds lighter than V-8s, at a minimum. Credit goes to a lightweight independent suspension front and rear composed of control arms. The 3-Series is known for its luxury interior and classic styling. Urban driving in winter knocks fuel economy but I still see over 40mpg.
This is the car me. Fuel pumps and fuel injectors fail quite often. And we've been able to get comfortable with a wide range of heights and sizes; as you might expect, the 7-Series is an especially strong pick for some of the tallest drivers. It's lovely to look at and sit inside but then the driving experience in my car has completely put me off. The 8 speed automatic gearbox is excellent, so are the adaptive headlights, it also has the professional navigation system with 10.
But the car's overcomplicated controls make living with it frustrating. Firm and supportive, but the bolstering is never intrusive, and the pinholed leather keeps you comfy in any weather. It provides 19- or 20-inch wheels; body add-ons; Active Roll Stabilization; and a sport steering wheel. On other occasions, I am unable to open the trunk until I unlock the car. The 1999-2005 3 Series common problems include minor engine issues, cooling system and electrical problems. A rearview camera is standard, as is a front-end 180-degree-view camera.
Sport+ allows a separate mode that some might appreciate for track driving. This is also true of the trunk in these models. That's because it's a very expensive, and relatively rare, model, and both agencies tend to favor the most popular models. But if you want to geek out, there are plenty of chances to do so. The mileage is you put it on eco pro is fantastic for having this bigger vehicle. Very easy to over fill with oil.
Oil leaks often cause the 'burnt oil' smell under the hood. When it comes to luxury sport sedans, the 2012 5 Series could be considered the gold standard. The work done will be the work required. Long service intervals designed to lure new car buyers don't help either. Though it comes with all-wheel drive, it is made for city streets. Firm and supportive, but the bolstering is never intrusive, and the pinholed leather keeps you comfy in any weather. It has excellent headroom in both the front and back areas.
The interior is roomy and quiet with a fantastic surround sound system. Surprisingly, I didn't fall in love with the 528i, though the. In its place is a new Gran Turismo hatchback. We love the turbo charged 4 cylinder engine for combining the two. As others have commented, fuel economy is excellent. The controls and instruments just work. This study found most problems in the electrical and cooling systems, as well as slight problems with the engine.
When cold the engine was running rough and the check engine light was on. All 7-Series cars have Driving Dynamics Control, which lets the driver choose settings for transmission shifts, shock firmness, steering heft, and throttle response. All in all, the 3 Series will not disappoint you in the way it drives, but be prepared to spend extra on repairs and maintenance. Common 3-series problems: electrical, minor engine and cooling system problems, fuel injection system problems. Available on the 750i cars is a M Sport package. Any problem will cost less to repair if caught early.