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Old 03-27-2006, 11:05 PM
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M3 Questions

Im thinking about buying 2006 M3, but I dont know anything about M3. I read the consumer report and they rate M3's transmission, electrial, and body integrity as not so good. I was wondering if you guys had any problems with your M3? Please help me out ^^ thank you.
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Old 03-28-2006, 05:14 AM
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Just start reading threads. There aer some issues, but overall, most people ahve very few problems with theirs.
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Old 03-28-2006, 05:23 AM
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I have owned two e46 M3s, and have had no problems. I wouldn't put too much confidence in Consumers Reports as far as car ratings. Of the problems I have heard of with M3s, electrical, transmission, and body integrity are not the most common.
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Old 03-28-2006, 06:52 AM
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I dont put any stock in Consumer Reports review of cars.

You dont buy an M3 because consumer reports recommends it. You buy it because you test drove one and found that you love the car and what it can do. Besides, I would think that CR would recommend you go and buy a Honda or a Toyota. Maybe a nice Civic or a Prius.
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Old 03-30-2006, 10:16 PM
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I went to buy a new car upon returning from Iraq in 2003. The 350Z came out and wanted to test drive one. The guy told me that if we were not buying this particular car that we could not drive it. I was like F/U. I went to a BMW dealer and tested a 330ci. i was hooked for life. I am on my third BMW. I paid a $1000.00 gas guzzler tax for a reason. I love to drive fast.
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