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|3-Series (E46, E90) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.|
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| Originally posted by Snowjob@Oct 10 2004, 01:13 PM |
what surprised me even more is how user un-friendly the BMWs enterior is. I'm sure all of the features are easy to use once you've had the car for a bit, but I've driven at least a dozen cars in my life and I was completely lost when I sat down. I had no idea how to open the moonroof, didn't get the stereo right away, and was compeltely confused as to where the headlight switch is. Every other car I"ve ever been in, you always just twist the lever on the left of the steering wheel. Why not in this car?
Lastly, the dash is downright ugly. I'm a huge BMW fan, always have been, always will be, wanted to get one instead of hte civic but I"m 17 and need the reliability (ironic right). But that speedometera nd odomoter and everything remind me more of an '87 Cutlass Sierra Supreme than my Civic or my dad's Mazda. Why doesn't BMW update that? It's ugly!
Just my $.02
edit - scratch that, the hp is way more on the BMW. I was looking at a new 325 vs a new Mazda 3s
| Originally posted by Snowjob@Oct 11 2004, 05:00 AM |
No other car, that I've seen in recent years, has plain white on black with plain orange at night. I'm not saying every car should have the interior of an is300, but still.. it's uninspiring.
hey, i still love bmws, or I wouldn't have so many posts on this forum
| Originally posted by Snowjob@Oct 11 2004, 08:00 AM |
I'm not saying that the controls are very difficult to understand, they're just not the same as those in the majority of other cars.
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