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Latest models

We have 8 owner reviews for the latest BMW 3-Series:

  • Average owner rating: 3.6 out of 5 3.6

    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Where do I start. Engine management faults, various dash warning light faults and finally gearbox issues. When it was able...

    The good points The engine and gearbox are simply silky smooth and super responsive. It’s much sharper and quicker...

    What to say about the new 3 series? 1) it's economy is amazing. 50mpg is where I'm at and that's moderate...

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  • Average owner rating: 5 out of 5 5.0

    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Very comfortable and reliable, 4 wheel drive,big space,great choice of family car. Btw,I am quite like this sharp too. MPG...

    Great car - loads of room. Only complaint is BMW meanness - electric door mirrors have to be manually folded...

    Fantastic legroom and surprisingly big boot. We're a tall family - 3 x 6' plus and we fit with room...

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Older models

Saloon (569 owner reviews)

2012 - 2020

  • Average owner rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    I have experience of 2 x BMW 320d's one mine (13plate) and one my brothers (62plate) .I have done 104k...

    I have had several issues with this car practically from the day after I bought the car.. the car salesman...

    Initially you would think a 3.0 ltr 6cylinder twin turbo would have power but hardly any finesse around town. Not...

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2005 - 2013

  • Average owner rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    This sports upgrade version is not too often come across but worth considering if you can find one. Whilst...

    I bought this car with 83k on the clock. I've owned it for nearly 6 yrs and it's now done...

    A relatively comfortable and relatively fun car to drive, but this is outweighed by the terrible quality and frequent expensive...

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1998 - 2006

1991 - 2001

1983 - 1994

Hatchback (87 owner reviews)

1998 - 2006

1991 - 2001

Estate (172 owner reviews)

2012 - 2020

  • Average owner rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    This is my second 3 series touring, the previous was an e91 318i exclusive petrol with manual box. After seven...

    After having a few 'luxobarges' - a Jag XJ (X351) being my last, i decided i wanted to enjoy driving...

    BMW as you would expect have produced driving and engineering brilliance in this car. However they seem to have been...

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2005 - 2013

  • Average owner rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Very economical and quite quick for a big car Run flat tyres are expensive though Still going strong...

    Second 3 series - first was a 320i which started to fall apart after I’d done 100,000 miles in it.

    I bought a 2009 318d Touring in Zurich and drove it to Sardegna. The drive through the Swiss Alps...

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1998 - 2006

1991 - 2001

1983 - 1994

Coupe (339 owner reviews)

2005 - 2013

  • Average owner rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Great car but look keep money back for potential issues on the N53 engine. 2005 - 2006 cars will...

    I wasnt realy looking for a coupe but it looks stunning the drive is great and the 3.0 liter msport...

    I put worth considering but choose the version carefully because of the problems I had with it at the beginning.

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  • Average owner rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    The M3 is a fantastic ownership proposition if you enjoy a bit of theatre when driving. My car is...

    I went from a manual to the DCT dual clutch and am not a fan; I won't buy another given...

    Best handling car I've owned in the dry, too lairy in wet weather. First class customer service as well.

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1998 - 2006

1991 - 2001

Convertible (119 owner reviews)

2005 - 2013

  • Average owner rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Nice looking car, but has a few serious flaws. The engine suffered issues with it's valvetronic system at around 30,000...

    I’ve owned this car for 7 years. It’s been like a marriage. It’s an amazing looking car, it’s a fantastic...

    Great car 325 cov 3litre model. Looks good drives good and one of the best cars I have owned. And...

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1998 - 2006

1991 - 2001

1983 - 1994

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