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Model overview: The 3-Series comes in several different body styles. Archived from on 23 September 2012. Petrol Fuel System : direct petrol injection Engine Alignment : Longitudinal Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2979 cm3 or 181. Two transmissions are available on the M3: a conventional 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual model. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. Data Unavailable Spare Bolt Pattern Data Unavailable Spare Tire Size Data Unavailable Interior Passenger Area Convertible-335i Select Trim to compare. Fun to drive but totally unreliable.
The 335d Sedan includes a 265-horsepower, 3. A performance legend, the M3 represents one of the best performance values on the market today. Archived from on 22 July 2010. Optional equipment included a panoramic sunroof, which extends to the rear passenger area. The E92 was the last generation to include coupé and convertible body styles as a part of the 3 Series range. The rear suspension is a steel 5-link. World Car of the Year Awards.
At the top of the range is the renowned M3, available in coupe, sedan and convertible form. Antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are also standard. Consequently, cars with run-flats are not equipped with a spare tyre. The 2011 335i sedan—and the coupe and the convertible—are hitting showrooms right now. Handling, acceleration, and fuel economy are all better than I expected, especially after upgrading it to Dinan Stage 2.
Only vehicles that have been substantially changed from the previous year and the past year's 10 best winners and are priced below 2. It also has dual knee airbags in front. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. In place of the center position in Coupe and Convertible models, there's a larger center console along with storage bins, air vents and footwell lights. The rear seatback folds down to serve as a bench for big luggage that doesn't fit in the trunk so it's possible to carry a fair amount of cargo. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Either of these engines are smooth and free-revving, and they work well either with the standard 6-speed manual transmission or the available 6-speed Steptronic automatic.
Love the sportier look of the M-Sport, but even more basic 3 series have a classic look, athletic and taught. The 2011 3-Series Convertible maintains its folding-hardtop arrangement, which compromises trunk space slightly but provides a weather-tight seal from the outside for year-round motoring. Dealership kept the car over 1 month to fix it. This is my project car and I love to tinker on it. My 4th 3 series and I know that this cars are high maintenance, but at the same time there's nothing in the market that drives like it.
Steering and handling remain 3-Series strengths. The downsides: Low profile run flat tires are very fragile and expensive. Like other 3 Series convertibles, the droptop 335is lacks curtain airbags, but its seat-mounted side airbags extend higher for head protection. So did I, until I drove it. The 2011 M3 comes with a 4. And throughout the 3-Series lineup, interior materials and trims have been upgraded.
Styling changes included front and rear bumpers, wing mirrors, headlights, taillights, boot lid, wider kidney grilles and revised crease lines for the bonnet. You feel bumps on the highway, but the suspension takes the edge off them remarkably well. From 2006 to 2011, they also awarded it Compact Executive of the Year. For a fresher look that falls short of a full redesign, it gets the job done. I do my own repairs, including a lot of coding so while parts can be expensive, there are a lot of aftermarket parts out there that are in line with most cars. Across any of these models, the 3-Series has a refined, sophisticated feel combined with excellent steering and handling and smooth, responsive powertrains.
The 335is combines outstanding performance with surprising livability, and the whole package is good enough to justify its high price — for those few who choose to pay it, anyway. Wagon models offer an entirely different package aimed at maximizing cargo space and versatility. Genuine leather, heated seats and the other niceties cost more. It's been a great car! The car was praised for its balance between performance and practicality, as well as between style and seriousness. Its position in the model lineup was between the regular 335i and the M3, and approximately 6,300 units were produced. The front bumper flanks a lower air dam with larger openings, designed to feed air to an additional radiator on the driver side and an oil cooler on the passenger side. Trim levels typically were similar to the E90 sedan, however there was no M3 model in the wagon body style.