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BMW 3-Series Saloon 330i SE 4d Step Auto (2008/58)

BMW 3-Series Saloon 330i SE 4d Step Auto (2008/58) - Owner Review

It is a nice balance between luxury and practicality. It is quite surprising.
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Review submitted by
John Robertson on

BMW 3-Series Saloon (05-11)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Don't know, I just like it.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Never asked them.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No I would buy the 5 series, it is much better value for the money .

What are you likely to buy next?
BMW 5 series tourer.

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?
£34,000

When did you buy the car?
March 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes but conditional on no trade-in.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I have owned BMW's for the past 16 years.

What was the dealer like?
Excellant Services.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
When running well, the engine mated to a 6 speed auto box produces sublime pereformance and outstadnign acceleration at all speeds. Road holding is good considering its on run flats.

What's it like to park?
Very easy with the front/rear sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Great car but ownership has been tainted by failure of the Engine Management System, Cylinder Coil, and a cracked Catalytic Converter.

What's most practical about your car?
It is a nice balance between luxury and practicality. It is quite surprising.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats, in Scotland they are an essential luxury.

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