The four-door and wagon are also available with all-wheel-drive. If the maintenance costs become prohibitive I will trade out at that point. The cost of ownership on a Bimmer is not cheap like Toyotas or Hondas so expect to pay more for maintenance service. Was maintenance a huge issue? Mine has the executive pakg, moonroof heated power seat , alloy wheels and high end stereo. At Town Square, I had a great experience, respectful and friendly service, and the vehicle was just what I needed.
Most people who buy higher end cars don't worry about that. Both are inline six-cylinder engines. It has 95K and still drives like new. I can't even consider how you could even begin to compare the interior of the two cars. The 3 Series variants powered by the 2.
Thank goodness it's a manual transmission otherwise starting would be a far more dangerous situation. If you pay someone else, I'd advise finding an independent mechanic that you trust. It also drives very good , the handling is perfect. The extended warranty will cover anything that breaks. These will last anywhere from 15,000 to 100,000 miles. Some parts are pricey, of course, but you will find that on almost all cars - especially imports. One turbo is enough, so stick to the ones mentioned above.
I love driving this and I know I will enjoy it. Great handling and maximum use of horsepower. The car has serious performance issues as it is just not powerful enough for a 2. Sport tires are cheap and they don't come with a 30k+ mile warranty. He said the first one cost so much he sold it and only bought the second after the pain of the first had somewhat left him. You will be buying a car at a higher price with less features than its competitors.
I go on hearsay it's my right on the internet, dogone it! Some people myself included actually enjoy working on their own car. Well, th transmission was replaced and now car turns off while driving i. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. Then again, if you're stupid enough to go to the dealership for out-of-warranty maintence, you deserve to pay an arm and leg. But be way more happy about the torque you get. Besides a few annoyances early factory tire wear, center console fan going, stereo cutting out I was planning on owning this car for many years to come. Part of his problem, though, was that he was buying relatively aged full size ones, like 7 series and didn't do any of the work himself, so transmission replacement can cost many thousands, for example.
. Go down to the service dept and ask them to show you costs to fix various things. This would occur at approx. Even if the car doesn't break on you, there is maintence service. I did everything on my in terms of maintence, but there are some things that i can do on a bimmer.
An interim notice was mailed to owners in September 2014. I must say it's the best car I've driven I've driven a lot of cars of all different kinds. Never any issue with things working as they should. I feel thats how most owners show drive them. I would Highly recommend the car you will not find its equal. When the car is reversed the front bumper catches on the impediment and removes it from the frame of the car. Driving on the freeway with the convertible top down and the wind in your hair, the stereo on and you're bombing down the highway, this car is powerful and a ton of fun to drive.
Having your steering wheels and your drive wheels on a separate axle is the best move! Nothing has gone wrong in the past two years so perhaps this was relatively new model growing pains. As for reliablity, Im at 170k miles knock on wood and the only major issue i ran into was a cracked hose running from the radiator to the expansion tank. Two engines are available in the standard 3 Series line, with a new variant of one of them for 2004. The coupe and convertible are mildy restyled, front and rear, and there's more of just about everything: More technology, more standard equipment, more wheel design choices. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which if any recalls pertain to your car. There may be minor changes to current model you are looking at. Great handling and maximum use of horsepower.
Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. Tires are no more expensive than any other car. They are not the same as recalls. So i knew gas mileage is all the same. In the winter in Germany I put on the winter tires and I swear that the traction control is so good that you would never know you were in the snow unless you were trying to get stupid with it. Whitney answered 7 years ago Such a common misconception! The recall began Aug 2016. At first it would quietly come out and you would only know something is wrong when you hit the accelerator and nothing happened.
Recent items replaced on this car include: new well, refurbished transmission at 54,000 km, numerous engine computers, numerous wiring harnesses, and now a new cam shaft. General Comments: Very comfortable and relaxing companion in day-to-day driving, yet capable of handling some fairly aggressive driving when required. I am having a hard time justifying in my head buying this vehicle when I could buy a similar year Accord, Camry, or Acura for a bit less. It has 95K and still drives like new. I got a cerfited pre owned so all things a free at dealer.