34BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series

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4.1 (27)
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4.0 (27)
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4.3 (27)
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4.0 (27)
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4.5 (24)
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4.5 (25)
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4.3 (25)
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4.4 (27)
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4.1 (27)
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4.8 (26)
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4.3 (27)
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4.1 (27)
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4.3 (27)
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4.3 (27)
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Reviews

BMW 3 Series105 reviews
Brad R.
Brad R.WAPerth, WA
  M Sport

awesome car

2015 320d GT, purchased in 2023 low km under 70,000km lovely car to drive sitting on 19" rims i average around 4.6ltr per 100km as i mostly do freeway trips car is perfect, last time i filled up cost me about $93 and i got 1130km from a tank. Has plenty of power when needed has everything that opens and shuts.
so far no issues car has full BMW service history. Should have purchased years ago. Show details
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Prak2024
Prak2024
  3 Series F30

4 years of issueless motoring

Brought used from BMW parra, aside from changing battery, rubber air inlet pipe and replacing the stock headlight bulbs (due to poor visibility) had no faults or issues with this car during ownership.

Mixed driving averages ~9l/100km on petrol.

Kept up with oil changes and maintenance as and when required meant it was okay to servixe independently averaging ~$500 a year.

Traded it in hesitantly as was offered a great price for a wagon as the 3 series boot is constraint due to lack of boot clearance given its a sedan. Show details

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Shakil H.
Shakil H.SAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  M Sport

Best Luxury Mid Size Sport Sedan

I have purchased the BMW 330i. It had been over 3 years and had been very reliable. It’s a fun car to drive and very functional features. All the sensors work perfect. Really happy with the car. Definitely recommended. Show details
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joe
joeAdelaide3 posts
  3 Series E46

2004 BMW 325ti 6 speed manual M- sport

Absolute pleasure to drive, extremely economical on long trips, plenty of power and handling is superb. Needs to be serviced at correct intervals by a mechanic or technician that knows these cars and they won’t give you much issues. Cult classic with major drifting or racing potential if that’s your thing. Minor problem with mine is the sunroof mechanism apart from that just general service items tbh. If you can find one in this spec highly recommended! Show details
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Bobby Vee
Bobby VeeQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD38 posts
  M Sport

Premium saloon

Purchased brand new. This vehicle is 20% better than any other car I have owned. A computer on wheels. So many features, that I don’t think I’ll ever learn. Rear wheel drive; 50/50 weight distribution; 8 speed fantastic transmission; nice power response; very comfortable. Show details
BMW brah
BMW brahWAPerth, WA37 posts
  3 Series E36

My favourite BMW is the E36

Old school, muscular and poised with a design that is still relevant in the 21st century. Easy to fix and come with some issues but worth it if you can find a well looked after model with realistic mileage and cheap on fuel. Issues with air-con and leaks sometimes and some auto electric gremlins but overall e 36 is cool and is a classic for a reason. Show details
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Matthew M.
Matthew M.
  3 Series E46

Stay away from high mileage E46

Do NOT Buy a high mileage E46 period!!!! These cars have great engines and styling but that is as far as it goes!!! The interiors fall apart! The leather seats are made of some kind of cheap plastic type leather!! Cooling system components SUCK!!!! Tire wear is horrible as the front suspension has no adjustment. Trim parts interior and exterior fail horribly!! Window Motor mechanisms fail repeatedly!!! I tried to like these cars but, they will cost you big $$$$$$$ to keep on the road!!! Stay away at all costs!!!!! Show details
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ccifbonjovi
ccifbonjoviBENTLEIGH EAST18 posts
  M Sport

Great car but factory speaker quality is bad

Great car
Better handling than C class
Great looking car and well build quality
Good fuel economy and enough power for daily use
However lack of braking power and the factory speaker quality is disappointing for a premium car level Show details
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BMW brah
BMW brahWAPerth, WA37 posts
  3 Series E46
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George
GeorgeNSWSydney, NSW9 posts
  3 Series E90

Very reliable and functional car

Drive the car daily for work and other purposes. Had it for 11 years done 160000km and only issues has been a reader diff seal that I didn’t even notice was leaking. Extreamly economical, quite quick with loads of torque and comfortable to drive on long drives. Handles very well as the chassis is well balanced with precise steering. Show details
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Mike
MikeWAPerth, WA2 posts
  3 Series E46
Sam
SamWAPerth, WA23 posts
  M Sport

Best car ever

I've owned this car for 8 months and I absolute love it. I do wish that I connect the Android auto by cable as I find 5g is unrealiable. Though this isn't a fault of the vehicle itself. It is an amazing car, fuel efficient for it's type as well. It puts a smile on my face every time I see it again after work. Show details
Katherine
KatherineAU11 posts
  3 Series E90
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DrBob737
DrBob737AU41 posts
  3 Series E90

BMW 320D 2008 - The panzer still going strong after forteen years!

After driving several European cars, my 320D is still going strong at 142k on the clock. In twelve years of ownership this car has been extremely economical in all facets. 5.2 litres/100km avg serviced once a year at around $375 per service that’s it. Apart from a petrol station water ingestion in my diesel tank which was an insurance $8k fix the car has been running perfectly all this time. No parts falling off, just specified tyres, filters and battery replacements. No timing belt issues, no turbo issue, it’s called driving the vehicle the way it should. Show details
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dmwheelers
dmwheelersVICGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC10 posts
  F31 318d Touring

Unbelievable comfort and quality, fuel consumption is amazing

Daily driver, servicing is not as expensive as you’d expect for a BMW. Had no issues with the car at all. Used as a run around in the city as well as country trips. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Vesna M.
Vesna M. · 3 Series E90 (2005-2012)

Is the bmw 3 series e90 323i a collectors car?

Manuel O.
Manuel O. · 3 Series E90 (2005-2012)

Where in my car do I find the air bag module

Bobby Vee
Bobby Vee  

I own a 3 series G20, so I have not idea.

Manuel O.
Manuel O. · 3 Series E90 (2005-2012)

WHERE CAN I FIND THE AIR BAG MODULE

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CategoryCars and SedansCars and SedansCars and WagonsCars and Wagons
Starting Price $77,105$73,953$67,554
TransmissionAutomaticAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Drive TypeRear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Fuel TypePetrolDieselPetrolPetrol
Wheels19" Alloy18" Alloy19" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption6.1 L/100km4.8 L/100km5.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L40 L60 L60 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L
Max Power190kW @ 5000rpm140kW @ 4000rpm135kW @ 6000rpm
Max Torque400Nm @ 1550-4400rpm400Nm @ 1750-2500rpm270Nm @ 1350-4600rpm
Country of ManufactureGermanyGermanyGermanyGermany
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)
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