Originally Posted by voip-ninja
i think you're probably mistaken. Small turbo engines are incredibly common in europe (everyone has gone to them, even ford) and they are still quite reliable.
No question that the normally aspirated engine sounds better and is smoother, but it gets worse fuel economy and actually quite a bit less powerful than the new motor.
2012 328i Sport - since 7/3/12
2001 330i - Retired (miss her)