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BMW Z3

Consumer Reviews

Z3 is a Great Car

By on Sunday, September 21, 2008

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

"Very Sturdy. I've been rear ended twice and I was surprised at how solid this little car really is. Although I wouldn't want to experiment with a side crash. The Z3 will turn on a rail and overall it handles quite well. The body style is a classic and you will either love it or hate it (I loved it). It's very dependable, but when it needs to be repaired, it is going to cost you if you are not mechanically inclined. I was always able to find parts online much cheaper than a dealer or secondary mechanic would charge me. It is basic on its comfort. Seats are nicely done, but designed for more of a sporty look and feel - vs - a luxury / comfort feel. I would recommend purchasing one with a manual transmission. This car is zippy and performs much better as a manual transmission than an automatic. LOTS OF FUN!! Overall, great vehicle. In my book it gets 5 stars. I love it and will keep it (as my two middle boys are both laying claim to it someday)."

8 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Best Car Ever!

By on Wednesday, July 1, 2009

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"I'd have to admit that this is one of the last jewels from the BMW Tradition that pays tribute to an era when Roadster were King. I LOVE THIS CAR. I've had over 190,000 miles on it and the car looks new and still drives new. The only thing I've had to change are the brakes and tires with the usual oil change every 5K miles. I'll be keeping this car. I've driven it in rain and sunshine...and if I can get a hold of something with a little less mileage I'm definitely getting it for my son. These cars will run until 300,000 miles. That's what BMW test them to drive to. The rest is all up to keeping your Bimmer healthy - provided you take of it, it'll take care of you."

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

More fun than my Miatas

By on Thursday, January 19, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 64,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Nice firm but not too hard of a ride."

Cons: "Interior could be better."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I had two Miatas previously and they were not near the car. Interior could be a little better especially the door panels and glove box."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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