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BMW 3 Series E46 (1998 - 2005)

Last updated 20 August 2016

Decent rear wheel drive handling. Some status. Wide choice second-hand.
Unremarkable looks. Handling not quite as enjoyable as E36. Turbo and injector problems with diesels. Expensive problems at 10 years old +.
Updated 20 June 2016

Report of windows dropping and roof opening overnight on 65k 2004 BMW 330i convertible, probably due to moisture ingress to the locks, windows and roof ECU inside the driver's door.

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