We'll miss the twin-turbo's stout powerband and overall tractability. While some may find the ride a tad too taut — particularly when fitted with the optional Sport Package — we think the handling advantages more than offset any minor comfort tradeoff. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This is one of the best cars I have ever had, out of about 10. When posting an submission for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. If I did not have a dedicated track car I would have never got this model. All offer a choice of aluminum or different wood interior trims, with vinyl upholstery.
It's deceivingly smooth -- you'll find yourself climbing well above posted speed limits if you don't pay attention. Fit and finish are excellent, but the cabin is snug. They have as much power as most drivers will ever need, and they deliver the same inherent goodness as the 335s and most of the key features. They said there was no problem. All gas-powered models come standard with a six-speed manual shifter, while a six-speed automatic is optional standard on the 335d. Safety features include front-impact airbags that deploy at different rates depending on the severity of impact, front passenger side-impact airbags and full-cabin, curtain-type head protection airbags. Differences lie in body style or exterior design, though the coupe and convertible seat four passengers while sedan and wagon seat five.
The 328i gets 17-18 mpg in the city, 25-28 mpg on the highway and 20-21 mpg combined, depending on the body style and drivetrain. Optional Active Steering This high-tech adjunct to the standard power steering varies the effective turning ratio to correspond with vehicle velocity, making it easier to maneuver at low speeds while enhancing stability under freeway cruising conditions. Sometimes I went 90mph on highway without even noticing because it simply feels so sturdy. Currently almost two and half years, it's been running like a champ. All come in base rear-wheel-drive 328i trim, while the coupe, sedan and wagon also come in all-wheel-drive 328i xDrive guise.
And 425 pound-feet of torque is not your friend in a snowstorm. Jet black with dealer installed blueing of the chrome, and window tinting. There are videos of people using stock intervals pushing 700-900hp with a single turbo kit + supporting mods. I have a 335 with sports package, premium package and 20 inch wheels. Active safety features, designed to help the driver avoid collisions, include Dynamic Stability Control and the latest generation antilock brakes. Share this video with them! It stopped like a fighter jet landing on an aircraft carrier.
I personally think you'd be better off with an Infiniti. Get this car on a well paved road, switch to sport mode and let it rip. I had only looked at mercedes benz,lexus, and infinity. New for 2009 is the addition of a diesel-powered 3 Series, the 335d Sedan. The 135i is quick, well balanced, and a lot of fun to drive. But if you value torque—and who among us does not? A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
So that's out of the way. There are occasional repairs, as expected, but it's worth every penny. Trunk space is average in sedans and coupes, while the wagon offers a maximum cargo capacity of 61 cubic feet. Many of these items can be had as stand-alone options. After 3 service visits they figured out it was water leaking into the battery compartment and cabling conduit. They would reset and tell me there were no codes and the light would come right back on.
Very great performance, would recommend to anyone who has the time, money and experience to buy this car. Although not designed for fuel efficiency, it returns 30mpg on the highway on usual basis. Torque is the power commodity you tap into every day, especially in urban commuting. But then it would be hard to get the extras just right. Sports package is a must.
The upgraded rollers and Crimson Red paint highlight the sharp lines of the well-proportioned body. Carbon build up causing car hard to start 55k mile. Although the 328i and 335i share the same 3. No matter which model you choose, the 3 Series' world-class suspension, steering and brakes will provide hours of entertainment on twisty two-lane byways. Five of the six fuel injectors replaced and just about 6 months ago all six injectors replaced again and I had to pay half of the cost. The 335d should be similarly equipped. But I think there is a computer chip somewhere inside the makes things start to fail after the service contract ends.