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BMW 3-Series Coupe 330d M Sport (245bhp) 2d (2009/59)

BMW 3-Series Coupe 330d M Sport (245bhp) 2d (2009/59) - Owner Review

Boot is slightly longer and much deeper than the old 3 series coupe. Rear seats are uncomfortable for adults.
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Review submitted by
Ross Macmillan on

BMW 3-Series Coupe (06-13)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Unfortunately it probably has the image of middle management mobile.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Mixed opinions, most love it but some think (to quote) that its a 'w##kers car'.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definitely, this car does everything. It is practical, well built, powerful, handles well, sounds and looks great and still does 45mpg with cheap running costs.

What are you likely to buy next?
4 series coupe.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£16,000

When did you buy the car?
September 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Good value on trade in, money off the screen, mats, fuel and plate transfer fee included.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I came from an E46 320cd SE, which I loved.

What was the dealer like?
Salesman was very helpful, as is the service desk. Communication between workshop and sales team leaves a lot to be desired.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Superb engine. Power delivery is like that of a petrol, sounds fantastic at revs, is quiet when driving normally. Handles beautifully, composed for a heavy car.

What's it like to park?
No problem, not a massive car and has good visibility and parking sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Software issue causing rough idle and poor economy. Booked in for update but had to wait 2 weeks.

What's most practical about your car?
Boot is slightly longer and much deeper than the old 3 series coupe. Rear seats are uncomfortable for adults.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Love the auto seatbelts, the stereo is also very powerful and clear.

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