This auto has excellent handling, useful during spirited driving or every day commuting. The feel of the ride is suburb. If you are not an auto enthusiast you may not be impressed.
An extensive history of design and engineering is manifest in this mod
Safety & braking
The 3 series has very large brakes for a small car. More than required to stop at high speed, in an emergency, etc.
The suspension is very tight. It feels like you are on the ground and will remain on the ground even when cornering at 40mph +. Not that you should.
Controls and instruments
The 3 series control is functional and practical.
Materials & workmanship
Fine materials and craftsmaship.
The fuel usage is normal for a six cylinder of this type.
Front seat room
Sports seats are not designed for comfort. I would not consider this a touring car. It is not a touring car.
Rear seat room & comfort
This is a sport car.
Price or payments
As this car is subject for taxation at many levels you will always pay more. The cost of parts is not as high as you would think.
The dealership in my area has some less than informed sales people. The service is not great.
I could go on and on. Find a good dealer, you will need one.
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