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BMW 3 SERIES Convertible 2007‑2013

4.2
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BMW 3 Series Convertible

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bmwthebest

330D convertible

BMW 3 SERIES 330d M Sport 2dr (Review date: 5th September '14)

4.8

I had car for 6 years, great car, never let me down, so reliable. Looked and drove superbly. I owned 3L Diesel conertible and had excellent performance and on top of that economical.The ride was brilliant and the convertible option fantastic. Never again will I NOT buy a convertible. To be honest I was so impressed with this car brought another :)

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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mankunio

Great in winter, Amazing in the summer

BMW 3 SERIES 320i M Sport 2dr (Review date: 11th August '14)

5

I have owned my 320i M Sport convertible for over 3 years and have not regretted a single moment. For a car that looks and performs so well its very economical. It has a decent sized boot for a fold away hard top (I get 1 large and 1 medium case in). Good leg room for 2 adult passengers, loads of standard features like parking sensors, heated seats, Xenon lights, cruise control and all this for a car that averages over 40 MPG.

Definitely a car to consider.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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annelene0204

Amazing to drive

BMW 3 SERIES 320i M Sport 2dr (Review date: 25th June '14)

4.5

Great car if you want to put your foot down and enjoy everything about BMW! Its great in the summer....roof down and enjoy! Kids don't like it so much with the roof down because of the breeze but that's no where near being a negative. I love this car!

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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besnik

I still own a bmw 335i convertible

BMW 3 SERIES 335i SE 2dr Step Auto (Review date: 10th April '14)

5

This car is beautiful. You can cruise around the city and race in the track. It is cheap and attractive. For the same amount of money there isn't much option out there.

I would recommend that you get the 335i model as this is the only one that is worth having. Yes you might pay a bit more petrol but you know you are driving the bang bang.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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teds335i

335i Auto M Sport Convertible - Fantastic all rounder.

BMW 3 SERIES 335i M Sport 2dr Step Auto (Review date: 9th February '14)

4.3

I've had a BMW 335i M Sport Convertible for two years and its a wonderful car.

It's lovely to sit in. The interior has a quality feel to it. Leather, titanium etc. The seats feel great. Heated, comfortable, supportive, very adjustable. It's easy to get them just right. These are the fastest heated seats I've ever had. In just over one minute they are getting warm, within two minutes they are toasty.

The engine makes instantly usable power from its twin turbos because peak torque is available from only 1,300 rpm. The auto gearbox is impressive. Flappy paddles on the steering wheel are a bit of fun that I didn't use much after the first week. Sport mode is just about perfect for when I want to drive with spirit. Occasionally I still use the paddles but because Standard and Sport modes are so good I just don't really need to use the paddles.

Roof down, this is just a wonderful car on a sunny day. The boot is pretty small and when the roof is down but I think its worth it for a solid metal roof. The sound from the engine, how it drives, the sun and warm breeze sensation mean I really look forward to driving this car on warm sunny days.

BMW I drive: I prefer this to touch screens. There are 4 main options and they are easy to control using this wheel. Try it for a few days and then try a touchscreen controlled car and maybe you too will prefer the wheel for controlling the interface. Jaguar should have something like this, their touchscreen is so hard to accurately use while driving that its actually frustrating.

Reliability. Its not perfect. Mine has suffered from the cracked wheels as featured twice on BBC Watchdog. It also suffered from the Coils Plugs Injectors problem on 5 of the 6 cylinders so far. I've kept it under warranty and its needed it! Nearly four thousand pounds the first year.

Overall it's great and I'd buy another but only with a warranty.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

3 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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johnhaefner

Fab car apart from alloys

BMW 3 SERIES 325i M Sport 2dr (Review date: 5th February '14)

4.5

Bought my BMW 325i petrol a year ago 3 litre of pure pleasure just stunning with roof down . Now to the probs I've had 2 cracked alloy wheels both at back 1 was replaced by BMW great other I had to pay 560 pounds for 19 inch alloy don't waste money on run flats I bought 4 normals tyres for 650 pounds instead of 1100 for run flats the pressures we're reset on the car and it runs fab softer ride plus handling just the same. All in apart from alloy probs the car is stunning and the 3 litre petrol is so quiet. This is a 5 star convert able one of the best lookers out there recommended to all

John h

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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jitesh

BMW 2008 M SPORT CONVERTIBLE VERY EXPENSIVE

BMW 3 SERIES 325i M Sport 2dr Step Auto (Review date: 29th January '14)

3

IVE HAD THIS CAR FOR 3 YEARS NOW, IVE ALWAYS WANTED TO BUY A BMW CONVERTIBLE SO SAVED UP FOR FEW YEARS AND GOT ONE.

SINCE THE DAY I BOUGHT IT, I HAVE CHUCKED MONEY INTO IT, CHANGED 4 SETS OF ALLOY WHEELS AS THEY KEEP CRACKING, REPAIRED THE FIRST SET 8 TIMES AT £100 EACH TIME. TYRES WEAR OUT FROM THE INSIDES EVERY FEW MONTHS.

SERVICE COSTS ARE EXPENSIVE AS WELL, £1000 EVERY YEAR, AND I CAN NOT GET OVER 20MPG WHEN IT STATES I SHOULD GET 35MPG COMBINED

ELECTRICAL ISSUES ARE THERE, AND SOME BMW GARAGES DONT KNOW HOW TO REPAIR THEM, WHICH I FOUND OUT AFTER LEAVING MY CAR THERE FOR 8 WEEKS.

OVERALL, IF YOU GOT ONE THAT WORKS GREAT, ITS A LOVELY CAR TO OWN, BUT COSTS ALOT TO MAINTAIN!!

Practicality

3 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

1 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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rebekah

Best car I have ever owned

BMW 3 SERIES 330d M Sport 2dr Step Auto (Review date: 9th January '14)

5

I have had my BMW 3 Series M diesel for 7 years and have loved it. Peppy, despite being a diesel; firm and precise on the road; not hugely spacious as I have no kids, but we have had 4 people in the car on numerous occasions; running costs are pretty good for a sports car. I have had great pleasure out of it. And it has been 100% reliable with no faults or break-downs in the whole 7 year period. Excellent!

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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mwa-london

BMW e93 M Sport Auto - Convertible 2012

BMW 3 SERIES 330d M Sport 2dr Step Auto (Review date: 10th October '13)

3.8

On smooth roads the car is lovely to drive and handles like a dreams but unfortunately with London roads nowadays, it made me hate the car and could not wait to sell it. The car was M Sport with 19" Alloys sitting on run flat tyres.. You could almost feel everything on the road and the car was often to jumpy and crashy thanks to the ultra stiff sport suspension.

Average in town on fuel I got around 27mpg, motorways 40mpg..

Having a baby with isofix seats is an absolute nightmare, you almost have to out the roof down, slip the child in then close the roof.

The auto box is smooth but needs to have more than 6 gears as often the revs are sitting to high around certain ratios.

would i buy one again, most definitely not.. very uncomfortable. Had many e46's and they were a million mile better

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

3 / 5

How it drives

3 / 5
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bannerman

Dire experience from start to finish......

BMW 3 SERIES 320d M Sport 2dr (Review date: 31st July '13)

2.5

Where to start! Suppose the first day i got it when one of the Headlight washers fell off. The first time i drove the car i honestly felt the tyres had 100 psi in them.. checked them and they only had 32 psi. When you hit a bump in the road you feel like something has broken in the suspension. When you hit a pothole you will stop get out the car and look for damage trust me. Run flat tyres are horrendous when going round a bend with a uneven road surface the rear wants to step out it nearly caught me out once. Very dangerous in my opinion. I too suffered two cracked rear alloy wheels and was told by BMW NOT THERE FAULT £600 EACH TO REPLACE. Hood is too complicated works when it wants. Stop Start kills batteries £250 from BMW. Tyre insurance £500 doesnt pay out when you have a cracked alloy... which you WILL get. Good points great on diesel and Great seats. THE WORST RIDE IN ANY CAR I HAVE EVER DRIVEN!! I have just bought an Audi and it rides like a limo compared to the BMW. It will be a long time before i look to purchase a BMW again.

Practicality

3 / 5

Reliability

3 / 5

Running cost

3 / 5

How it drives

1 / 5
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