BMW 3 Series convertible (2007-2013): owner reviews

"Great fun to drive with the metal roof folded down, yet comfortable and luxurious with it up, the BMW 3 Series convertible is a great choice for sun seeking driving enthusiasts."

Carbuyer Rating

3.4 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.5 out of 5

Reviews

Owner Reviews

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  • 1 out of 5
thumbs up74%of people would recommend this car to a friend

Common Problems

  • Suspension (2 cases)
  • Other (5 cases)
  • Brakes (1 case)
  • Electrics (2 cases)
  • Engine (1 case)

Review 1 of 35

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

24
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year

2012

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Tell us what you think about your car?
Too early to say as I have owned the car just over a month. However I already have a water leak where water runs onto the passenger seat.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Tell us what you think about your car?
No outlay so far just fuel and oil. MOT passed front brake pads to replace next year
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

42
Tell us what you think about your car?
excellent all round car except alloys cracking, Ł500 each plus run flat tyre if dep[loyed !!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2011

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Tell us what you think about your car?
the only problem so far has been the headlight washer that required a new cover and springs
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

18
Tell us what you think about your car?
it needed a replacement nox sensor Ł450 !! and recal for injectors and coil packs.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

330 diesel

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Tell us what you think about your car?
Only expense is run flat tyres but average over 20000 on rear 10000 better than previous audi
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

320d M sport

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44
Tell us what you think about your car?
Had great fun for four years. Will keep it for another year then will very likely get the new version. No issues apart from it's no good in snow and a minor rattle in the roof from day one. On long journeys it will average over 50mpg.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

39
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very good, intermittent fault with drivers window going down when opening the door.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

29.5
Tell us what you think about your car?
It has not given me any problems, yet
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

>3 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems so far
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

23
Tell us what you think about your car?
Few minor problems like Headlamp Washers failing twice - but all fixed under extended warranty
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Tell us what you think about your car?
Had a problem with the clutch throughout the life of the car - car currently on it's 4th clutch miles to date - 84000. Also had a new gearbox fitted at c. 75000 miles. suspect a design fault with clutch as I've had 5 * 3 series previously and never had an issue with clutches or indeed gearboxes
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems in nearly 4 years
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2008

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Tell us what you think about your car?
Could be better
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

24
Tell us what you think about your car?
never let me down
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Tell us what you think about your car?
Never given me any problems
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

330i

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

1000
Tell us what you think about your car?
No complaints. Beautiful,fun, reliable car. I'll probably keep it until I can upgrade to the 4 series convertible.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

20
Tell us what you think about your car?
So far so good!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

>3 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2000

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2002

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Tell us what you think about your car?
Since I bought the car in August I have needed to have a new thermosat housing, Throttle housing and Coil Spring.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

33
Tell us what you think about your car?
Never let me down. It is heavy on tyres and brakes.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

24
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

49.7
Tell us what you think about your car?
Excellent
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28.6
Tell us what you think about your car?
No problems at all in 12 months!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

31
Tell us what you think about your car?
mechanically teh car is sound but a lot of issues with tthe small things like radio and roof
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43
Tell us what you think about your car?
Havent had a=ny problems
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

1998

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
has been very reliable so far,but it is a low milage car(66,000) and well serviced,i plan to keep this up,
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32
Tell us what you think about your car?
Issues when purchased but these now resolved
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year

1990

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

19
Tell us what you think about your car?
i have never broken down for an engine or chassis/drivetrain problem
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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