2010 Bmw 335
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by from southern California on April 5, 2010

This car has exceeded my expectations. I bought it without having driven an example. I owned the 335i model prior to placing an order for the 335d. The diesel is every bit as quick as its gasoline cou...
This car has exceeded my expectations. I bought it without having driven an example. I owned the 335i model prior to placing an order for the 335d. The diesel is every bit as quick as its gasoline counterpart. Due to it's massive torque, however, it seems to be very relaxed, even when you are really hustling. It is unbelievably composed on the interstate, easily leaping from 80 to 100 miles an hour or more. Driven more sedately it will return well over 40 miles to the gallon on the highway and even at a steady 90 miles an hour will return an honest 31 miles per gallon. For a car with this performance this is absolutely phenomenal economy. Compared to cars in its size range, it truly does have four-cylinder fuel economy and V-8 performance. It does cost a substantial amount of money to purchase, although the $4500 eco-credit does ease the sting a little. My example, nearly fully loaded except for active cruise control and one or two other features that I did not feel that I would need came to more than $58,000. This is a chunk of change for a car that is not much bigger than a Honda Civic. On the other hand it is safe, blindingly quick, economical, and attractive. The stereo, which I paid a substantial amount extra for is fantastic and the I drive system has proved to be easy-to-use and helpful. If you are considering a car in this general segment I would highly recommend that you drive this vehicle before making a final decision. It has a stunning combination of attributes and very little if any downsides. I trust that BMW keeps bringing over engines like these.
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335 xi

by from Philadelphia. PA on July 1, 2010

Very nice vehicle. White with M package. Car is very quick, gets around 22mpg all around. Truly, a driver's car. More expensive than just about anything else in its class when you add all the bells an...
Very nice vehicle. White with M package. Car is very quick, gets around 22mpg all around. Truly, a driver's car. More expensive than just about anything else in its class when you add all the bells and whistles but you do get "free" service. Negatives? Kind of minor: Back seat is tight. Interior is cramped. IPod will not charge with integrated system nor can you download onto car's computer. Nav system a bit freaky, not always accurate. Radio controls way too complicated. Truly, one of the most fun cars I have ever owned. Just a blast to drive.
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Rocket Diesel - 335d

by from Severna Park MD on March 3, 2010

Absurd performance in a Diesel. Outstanding quality, what you would expect for a car designed and manufactured in Germany. Delivers a smile every time I park it and look back at it sitting there in it...
Absurd performance in a Diesel. Outstanding quality, what you would expect for a car designed and manufactured in Germany. Delivers a smile every time I park it and look back at it sitting there in its parking space, and you know what I mean.
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BMW 535i Xdrive 2010 6spd manual

by from Salt Lake City on December 2, 2012

Finding a car on the net has been fun and effective for me. I wanted a 4dr, AWD, sporty MANUAL. That basically meant Audi S4 or BMW 335iX. I put in the filters, and my search was successful in 2 weeks...
Finding a car on the net has been fun and effective for me. I wanted a 4dr, AWD, sporty MANUAL. That basically meant Audi S4 or BMW 335iX. I put in the filters, and my search was successful in 2 weeks. Shipped car in from Tuscon, no problems. This car is even faster than I expected, and is in mint condition, as it was promised. BMW 335 is much lighter on its feet than the Audi S4, not as luxurious. Gas mil. is amazing; 27 at 75mph.
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You Know You Want One

by from Boston on September 15, 2014

I got a fully loaded 2010 with Msport. Love the power, comfort, handling, awd. Sport seats were a must. M Wheel is very comfortable but a little fat in places. Stock performance is great but there is ...
I got a fully loaded 2010 with Msport. Love the power, comfort, handling, awd. Sport seats were a must. M Wheel is very comfortable but a little fat in places. Stock performance is great but there is too much left untapped. Flash tune to get another 60-70 hp and 100ft/lb out and you will never stop smiling on open road stretches.
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The complete package

by from PA on July 1, 2014

This car is seriously fast and fun. It is not far off of an Mitsubishi Evo in terms of speed, with quarter mile times in the mid 13s and 0 to 60 in under 5 seconds bone stock. Its dynamics through the...
This car is seriously fast and fun. It is not far off of an Mitsubishi Evo in terms of speed, with quarter mile times in the mid 13s and 0 to 60 in under 5 seconds bone stock. Its dynamics through the corners are quite good with heavy steering feel and excellent precision. Only when pushed quite hard with DTC (Dynamic Stability Control) turned off does the car start to under-steer. It does so quite badly when sudden and drastic inputs are made from the steering wheel. This can be attributed to the narrow, non-staggered 225 section tires, which are Bridgestone Run-Flats. The mechanic at a local BMW dealership mentioned how a new set of Michelin or Dunlop run-flats would provide much better grip and also less tire-noise. That said, the 335xi was still a very competent sports sedan. It is easy to tell that this car was engineered for sport driving much more than for luxury wafting. Just love it.
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BMW 335d

by from TX on July 2, 2011

The BMW 335d is an underrated and incredible car. It has a diesel engine with almost 300bhp, which shifts the car along at a pace that is unbelievably close to an M3. At cruising speed, the 335d offer...
The BMW 335d is an underrated and incredible car. It has a diesel engine with almost 300bhp, which shifts the car along at a pace that is unbelievably close to an M3. At cruising speed, the 335d offers the sort of gas mileage you would expect to find in a tiny compact. Combine that with bulletproof reliablity and overall build quality, impressive residuals, loads of standard equipment and great looks, and you are left with a sports car like no other. Don't be put off by it because of poor American diesel engines, this engine produces more torque than an M3, and makes it the best car BMW make by far.
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Fun car

by from Austin, TX on January 6, 2010

A great car that continues to impress me after 2000 miles. I bought a VW Jetta TDI with a cash for clunkers trade in. It is a nice car, but didn't handle as well as my RWD 1992 BMW 525i that I traded ...
A great car that continues to impress me after 2000 miles. I bought a VW Jetta TDI with a cash for clunkers trade in. It is a nice car, but didn't handle as well as my RWD 1992 BMW 525i that I traded in. BMW offered a $4500 "Eco-credit" so I gave the Jetta to my daughter and ordered the 335d. We have had a good experience with our 2006 BMW 330i, but this is even more fun. With over 425 ft/lbs of torque, the power comes on strong at low RPMs yet is giving over 32 MPG around town and more on the highway. The 330i gets around 22 MPG in comparable driving in the city and up to 30 MPG on the highway. With the sports package it is very nice to drive. It only comes as a 4 dr sedan now with a conventional (but well matched) ZF automatic transmission. The Jetta had a nice dual clutch transmission which had a great sport mode. I would have liked the coupe. You have to be careful filling it since Diesel fuel is smelly and not all stations carry it or have the correct nozzles for filling. The car came with an adapter. I have heard BMW may offer more diesel variations in the future like they offer in other markets. The engine in this model is a good place to start.
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Great car

by from Western NY on December 30, 2012

I've owned the 335d for three years now, 42,000 trouble free miles later and still a blast to drive! I get about 35 mpg's, and the car has proved to be very dependable. The only disappointment is that...
I've owned the 335d for three years now, 42,000 trouble free miles later and still a blast to drive! I get about 35 mpg's, and the car has proved to be very dependable. The only disappointment is that BMW stopped importing it after 2012, but no biggie plan on keeping this one for a number of more years.
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BUYER BEWARE-WORST VEHICLE I HAVE EVER OWNED

by from PHOENIX, AZ on June 6, 2013

I have owned 4 BMW's, 3 Benz's, 3 Rover's, 2 Lexus, a HUMMER and an Escalade. This 335i convertible was the worst vehicle purchase I have ever made. The car was in the shop more than the road. I was i...
I have owned 4 BMW's, 3 Benz's, 3 Rover's, 2 Lexus, a HUMMER and an Escalade. This 335i convertible was the worst vehicle purchase I have ever made. The car was in the shop more than the road. I was in a BMW loaner car more than my own car. The cars turbo, turbo intake, exhaust system and anything to do with the car’s engine went out on a monthly basis. The service department at Chapman BMW in Phoenix was the worst to deal with and stated I would have to contact BMW North America to make a “formal complaint”. They offered to repair the vehicle; while under warrant and assisted well. But other than so called “fixing” the car, they would not find a resolution, they would just brush me off including all management! I finally called BMW of Riverside where I purchased the vehicle brand new. No help at all, just the same story as all the others, to call BMW North America. I called BMW North America and the first lady on the phone was arrogant and did not help at all. Finally channeled through three other rude people and I had to leave a message for the Customer Service Director. It took him 3 days to call me back. It took two weeks for them to finally decide the car was a “lemon”. Keep in mind, this was after the car was in the shop the first month of purchase and had two years of service records before this decision was FINALLY made. The car was returned to BMW and I received an offer that was a joke! The deal to compensate me for the horrible experience I received and all the issues I countered… I offered them a counter offer [with my attorney] and they accepted. It was the worst, cumbersome experience I have ever encountered. I have to say BMW has LOST its touch with customer service and helping to find a resolution. My family, who at the time mostly all drove BMW’s has now changed their mind; after I shared this ridiculous experience. I tell everyone! I have found others out there with this same experience with their BMW’s. BMW needs to address the issues with all engines with a turbo. All the 135’s, 335’s, 535’s and any other BMW with a turbo engine. Just Google it and read the blogs for your-self. All in all… buyer beware!
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