Best Bet
(4.7) 44 reviews
MSRP: $4,792$12,824
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
2006 BMW 330

Our Take on the 2006 BMW 330

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Folding backseat is optional
  • Leather seats are optional
  • Modest low-rev torque
  • Minimal cabin storage
  • Catastrophic cupholders
  • Navigation requires iDrive

Notable Features

  • Six airbags
  • Run-flat tires
  • Optional adaptive xenon headlights
  • Optional active steering
  • Optional BMW Assist
  • Genuine walnut or aluminum trim


Our Expert Reviews

I do not bring a lot of sympathy to any BMW. I think the cars are a bit overpriced and, because of how the option packages are structured, getting your Bimmer kitted to your liking can add thousands more. Steam gently wafts from my ears every time I use the company's iDrive system -- the magic knob interface for the navigation, audio, communications and climate menus. BMW's recent "fl... Read full review for the 2006 BMW 330

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Consumer Reviews


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Good car so far

by BMW Newbie from Lexington, KY on December 3, 2012

I purchased my 330xi two months ago with 101,000 miles on so I knew going into it that at some point I may run into routine repairs that occur with a higher mileage vehicle. So far I've only changed t... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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