The cargo space with the rear seats folded back amounts to 71 cu. These German machines have a lot of specifics and not every garage may be able to handle the repairs. I ran it through my repair shop and did cylinder headgaskets. Any problem will cost less to repair if caught early. Got it -- start the car.
The parts are of course more expensive than many cars. With the seating room for 5, the X3 interior is nicely appointed, with good materials and comfortable seats. They have been faithfully servicing my cute little hardtop convertible ever since. Oil leaks often cause the 'burnt oil' smell under the hood. Styling revisions freshen the sedans and sport wagons for 2002. These vehicles may have had a driver-side air bag module installed as replacement equipment such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bag, or as a remedy part for a prior recall. Both weigh in at slightly above 3,000 pounds, which means the 300-hp is able to produce high speeds.
The company offered a diesel model, now hard to find, with the 265-hp 3. Driving the X3 feels more like driving a sports car with the advantage of good visibility, high driving position and good cargo capacity. These cars put drivers in touch with the road instead of isolating them. Count on insurance premiums to be higher too. Common problems: The engine cooling system problems are fairly common including coolant leaks and failed water pumps.
Look for hairline cracks in the alloy rims, which can cause leaks. It comes in a choice of sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon. The work done will be the work required. The engines and most drivetrain components in the E46 are as at least as strong as any other possibly better , but if you're driving around with worn bushings and bad O2 sensors, the car will seem sloppy, sluggish, and disconnected--which is not at all the way it was meant to drive. In the government frontal crash tests, the 2008-2010 X5 was rated with five stars for the driver and four stars for the front passenger. Reliability-wise the 7 Series is rated below average by Consumer Reports.
Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. Note that there is a diagram of the fuses that is removable, and there is ample room for many extra replacement fuses. Otherwise, there is a good chance the engine will need costly repairs. The car does handle nicely on the highway! The odds that you'll be picking up a mint car with most or all of the necessary preventative maintenance already completed for that price i. Cooling system issues need particular attention, because if the cooling system is not functioning properly, the engine may overheat resulting in very expensive repairs. Did this a second time and additionally replaced a cracked overflow container which was leaking water. Issues with the electronics are not uncommon too, especially given that there are so many electronic devices and control modules.
Cruise control and media control are very appropriately located on the wheel. I bought it with 150k miles. Generally, the problem is in the emissions or something that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions, but other causes can trigger the light to come on, too. All models are automatic transmission. The fire melted the latch mechanism and we had to pry up a corner of the hood with a crow bar to spray the engine compartment with a fire extinguisher. The basic problems were found in electrical systems, power devices, engines and the audio system. Drives very smooth, and inside of this car is very well designed.
Official number for 0 - 100kmh for 325i is 7. Also standard on all but the convertibles are head-protection airbags that deploy from the headliner along the length of both sides of the cabin. But it can also be triggered by electrical system problems, another familiar trouble. The most common issues were leaks and electrical and engine problems. The 3-Series is known for its luxury interior and classic styling.
So on highway the car is very gas-friendly. Do more researches and hope you find a car you like! They tell you what you need to know and give you the choice for service. It's not a race car, but it's usually fast. They vary in price, power, and packaging, but all are superb cars. Parts replaced when car was hit when it was 3 or 4 yrs old were not treated to prevent rust. Beetle, need to stick together.
A burnt oil smell was reported quite often due to oil leaks. This study found most problems in the electrical and cooling systems, as well as slight problems with the engine. Interestingly, the 7 Series depreciates a lot over time. This includes all the windows, climate controls, audio system, power seats, air conditioner, remotes and Bluetooth. They're the perfect roads for top-down travel year-round,…. Each is a great driver's car within its respective price range.
This model comfortably seats five in roomy seats with quality materials. Lineup The current generation of 3 Series cars debuted in 1999 and has since grown to 10 models. If you don't sweat the small stuff i. This thread has some interesting info on common issues. They said I could drive it for a long time before I really needed to bring it back in. As the nomenclature indicates, 325 models get a 2. This will be true no matter what one buys.