Best Bet
  • (4.6) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,184$15,516
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 225-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 BMW 330

Our Take on the 2005 BMW 330

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Winter traction with RWD
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Price

Notable Features

  • 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder
  • Three body styles
  • Manual, automatic or sequential manual
  • Available adaptive headlights


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 21 reviews

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best ride i have ever owned

by bimmerlover6927 from Northeast Pennsylvania on March 24, 2011

I searched for about five years on and off, and then daily over the last two years to find a BMW. After researching exhaustively I discovered the 3 Series got the best Consumer Reports ratings, and th... Read Full Review

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There are currently 13 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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