The E92 was the last generation to include coupé and convertible body styles as a part of the 3 Series range. The exterior features straight lines and shapes that seamlessly blend into each other to create a magnificent machine. Other performance-minded improvements include a lower carbon fiber roof, a new aluminum suspension, Mdrive to allow driver configuration of the engine control, high-performance compound brakes, and a regenerative braking system that powers the electronics. This gem of an engine produces 300 horsepower and an equal amount of torque. The convertible carries over unchanged.
Top speed of 25 mph when the fuel injection system goes down. And even when that happens, this Bavarian classic has consistently retaken its crown. Paddle shifters are newly optional on the entry-level 328 versions. I use this fluid in all of my vehicle and it performs wonderfully. The convertible's available industry-first heat-reflective leather does a wonderful job of keeping occupants' posteriors cool.
I turned the car in 2 months early for the safety issues and they expected me to pay a fine. We placed the Infiniti G35 Sport above the 335i sedan in one test, but that was due to the substantial price premium commanded by the Bimmer. At the same time, the 3 Series is an ideal long-distance cruiser, delivering both a comfortably controlled ride and a quiet cabin environment. The wagon also has roof rails for extra cargo-toting flexibility. We put 50,000 miles on this car in less than 3 years and only sold it because we needed something with 4 doors. We'd steer clear of the optional navigation system, though, as its accompanying iDrive interface is very unintuitive.
It handles sublime, is very fast and quick, comfortable ride, excellent stereo, and looks great. Expect the 328i to be in the mid-6-second range, which is hardly pokey. All prices, specifications and availability subject to change without notice. Power, braking, and handling are perfectly matched to the vehicle's size and intended usage. Archived from on 27 July 2009.
I failed to remember this price decrease so I basically overpaid for this car. For an entry-level luxury car, this is our top choice. Optional equipment could be ordered individually or combined into packages. The B3 was powered by turbocharged 6-cylinder petrol engine and the D3 was powered by a turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine. Drives well in the snow, totes a good amount of cargo when then seats are folded down, has tons of safety features, and overall I can drive in all weather conditions. In several comparison tests Edmunds. Optional equipment included a panoramic sunroof, which extends to the rear passenger area.
The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically wiping the brake rotors when the windshield wipers are in use wet brakes don't stop so well and snugging the pads to the rotors when the driver abruptly lifts off the throttle, which quickens brake responsiveness. So when price negotiation began it was showing 4995. Prestone provides protection up to 5 years or 150,000 miles when flushed and filled according to directions. Though a tad plain, the emphasis, through items such as supportive seats and clean analog gauges, is on driver comfort and involvement. Alpine White on Cream Beige Leather Seating. This one has been the most fun.
If you are considering this car and if you are not familiar with run flat tires do yourself a favor and research them. The manual transmission has an upgraded clutch compared to the regular 335i. In addition, the convertible, coupe and sedan are available as the rear-drive 335i, and the sedan and coupe are available as the all-wheel-drive 335xi. I swear they reset a timer on it when I take it to the Stealership so it has to come back in every so many weeks for a new expensive repair. They will repair but no responsibility. The side view mirrors lose their memory so I'll be taking it to the dealer for that as well. From overall sensor design to the critical ceramic element, Bosch is known worldwide for quality and performance.
A stiff suspension means the 3-Series is at its best when carving corners. The coupe is expected to go on sale in the U. The 335i models are powered by a twin-turbocharged version of the same six-cylinder. What's New for 2008 Having introduced two all-new body styles last year, the 3 Series undergoes few changes for 2008. Prestone's improved extended life antifreeze features an enhanced Cor-Guard inhibitor package that prevents corrosion and helps engines run longer.