My dream car, turns into a frustrating nightmare!!
By Hot Rod on Thursday, January 15, 2015
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 67,000
overall rating 2 of 10rating details
- Overall Rating
Pros: "Sharp looking, but looks can be deseaving!!"
Cons: "Very poor over all quality for all the hype!!"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"When I finally was able to buy one of the car brands I had admire ever since my adolescence, I thought I had reached a milestone. Up to this point I had owned many different brands of cars some very good and some adequate.
The worst car I have ever driven in terms of quality and reliability is a 1980 Ford Fairmont, the second worst is my 2005 BMW X3.
At only 65K miles this car leaks more oil than the Alaska pipe line, it needs a new transmission, leaks water in the cabin, ciling lining drupping down, both back electric windows had to be replaced, window seals all around deteriorating, radio had to be replaced, a/c issues, starter and ignition system replaced, fuel pump, headlamp electric issues ( I've had to replace more bulbs in this car than in all the cars I've owned put together), passenger side airbag issues, windshield wiper fluid pumps replaced, rocker arms need to be replaced, etc, etc......
Other than that, I can truly say BMW has built the "ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE" to drive to and from the repair shop that is. I think BMW is short for Bring me More Work!! (That's good news for the mechanics!!.). LoL, LoL
NOTE: this car has never even received a door ding, garaged 50% of the time and pampered like a primadona!!.
When I contacted BMW's customer satisfaction team all they could say is " but you have a very beautiful, safe, high performance car Mr. RodNey, doesn't that ad weight all the other non sence "
Never again BMW, THANK YOU MAZDA, TOYOTA. Best cars I've ever owned!!!!!!!"
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