That just about says it all. Its sort of a luck of the draw type thing, some people have no issues over 100k, others such as myself have their water pump crap out at 45k. Owner cost is below average for the 328i and average for the G37. If you like driving the G more, passing it up for another car's badge and exterior styling would be a mistake. Because I see all the people on this subreddit own a bmw or two, and they seem to be fine with these fixes. Running hot air through the system for a time corrects the problem.
The engine shut off is not smooth, it actually jolts the car at traffic light. The 2012 335i offers another perspective. If you are buying one, then get a cpo one. Who we aren't: We are not a concierge service or a promotional platform. . I got a cerfited pre owned so all things a free at dealer.
The ride is comfortable and steady and the cabin is quiet. I'm currently rebuilding the engine of the E36 at 265K+ miles as part of a rolling restoration that I've largely done myself. Sure, you sort of admire the goofy bravery of the guy in floppy shoes, but the bull always has him on the run. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. A couple of the drivers on this test would be delighted to park a C250 in their garage.
Not counting the installation and removal of winter tires, we made four additional stops for service. The 258-pound-foot torque peak arrives at a diesel-like 1500 rpm. Ok I'm looking at a G37 Coupe and 328i Coupe at the moment and everybody I know previous owners of bmws are telling me to never buy the bmw. Hey Everyone, Can you guys please post your car's year, model and mileage and list any problems beyond basic service unless premature that you've encountered. Nothing has gone wrong in the past two years so perhaps this was relatively new model growing pains.
Has ran the car with barely any oil to the point where it would stutter at stoplights. I find no drop in performance compared to me old ride , a accord coupe v6. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. See for more information on Power Circle Ratings. When I first reviewed the F30 3 Series, I preferred the 328 to the 335 thanks to the smaller engined car's more neutral handling, more than adequate power, better fuel economy and friendlier price. Which leads me to my reason of why I'm not a German car guy except for Porsche. Who we are: We try to be a helpful discussion-driven community while maintaining high-quality discourse and topical content.
While I still like all those things about the 328, I've found and remarked in previous updates that to really appreciate how good the 328 can be, you've got to drive it in Sport mode all the time. I have an '06 E90 330i with 76k + miles and it's been great. The interior is awash in richly grained surfaces and soft leather. Acceleration lags behind that of the C300 we tested in 2008. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time.
Its steering has lost some of the feel we've come to associate with previous 5 Series. It's got wood trim and leather seats, but the interior design is simple and functional compared to the more elaborate 2012 car F30. I have the vinyl seats and it is cracking. I've had it for over a month now. The cause could be deep within a tire, an out-of-balance driveshaft, or some other unhappy rotating component. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J.
I would say pay the extra dough and get the 335i sedan its a phenomenal car with good balance and power. Inline 6 cylinder engines develop torque in a different way than V6s do. Even though , this F30 edition is definitely less engaging. I was reading personal reviews for the 328i and I'd say about 90% of them said they would not recommend the car. And then what would you recommend he do with his brand new car in 4 years, buy another new one? The shake, rattle, and roll when the engine refires prompted a reflexive hand motion from most of us: punching the disable button to kill this feature. The new 328i looks a lot like a dehydrated 528i, especially from the rear. This compact package of shrewdly engineered fun and function has won our affection through five generations over the past 35 years.
I have the vinyl seats and it is cracking. The phone won't communicate with me if I have it plugged in. The S60 T6 is an automotive opiate. Thank you all that have contributed so far. Luxury and sport reach a happy medium here.
Now I am planning to do a brake fluid flush and coolant flush. At least fade was not an issue. Since we met the new 3-series early last year, it has fended off attacks in three comparison tests, two of which it won by slim margins. Likely due to all the extra torque that turbocharged inline-six makes, the 335 didn't have the throttle lag of the 328, even in comfort. I made a choice 10 years ago to start working on my own cars precisely so I could afford to keep them long term. I bought tools only as needed. Soft exterior contours melt at just the right angle.