Clean and clear car fax. The seats are very comfortable for long distances and even though the car is built and handles like a sports car, it rides like a cadillac. If you have to do one, you should do the other while the back end is pulled apart. This was also built before the annoying pillar thickness rules that necessitate cameras now - all round visibility in the E46 is rather good if you ignore the size of the rearview impacting the taller person coming up on four way stop. The gear box is excellent after changing the bushings… , the engine is excellent and the chassis a delight. The wiring loom for the airbag pressure sensor may be too short. A good independent or automatic transmission specialist www.
Fuel tank sender pumps can fail. Tax is £305 per year. Make sure the electric engine radiator fan works. It also came with the fake wood trim, if you are a person of taste then try to get it with something different already as replacing with a different set is very expensive. It looks great and with the M Sport bumper and trunk lip it looks fantastic. By far the best car on the road for the money! So far, my ownership experience has been trouble free. I think that is al.
That piece on the radiator that your rubber hoses clamp onto? Problems + repairs: -Window regulators all 4 have been replaced. Basically the plastics they used are not great, and used in not ideal places. Shocks and struts are generally shot after sixty thousand as well so prepare for that and I recommend changing to the Bilstein Heavy Duty direct replacements. The sport package gives you orange lighting on the dash and controls which is the only thing that truly dates the car. So we are going to have good look around a 2001 rear wheel drive model with the sport package package as well as M sport body parts.
Variable valve timing does in indeed kick in yo. From someone who lives in San Francisco as a banker in a small Credit Union. The real beauty in the inline 6 is how smooth and progressive it is. If M54 engine management light comes on could be faulty throttle housing plug on later cars requiring new engine wiring loom or split crankcase breather hose or split diaphragm in cyclone separator on earlier cars. The auto gearbox is slick, brakes were changed at 53,000 miles front and and pull the car up straight and true. Only 220 horsepower but the inline six cylinder has enough torque to get you around fairly rapidly.
An example would be the sump gasket - a common failure of a sub ten dollar part, but it requires pulling the front of the car apart to replace. Weight sensitive seat sensors for the airbags may also fail. I would advise you not to buy it… Whilst the mileage would not concern me too much they would need to have full service history by a bmw dealer… And the history is easy to forge… But the cars 15 years old. Our unique pricing algorithm classifies vehicles according to a wide variety of factors, estimates the market price for this specification of vehicle and displays this pricing tag when sufficient data is available but can't take into account the seller's reason for sale, vehicle modifications or condition. The M3 version is rising though because a lot of people my age now have decent disposable income and mid life crisis. It is stylish, performs like a sports car should, is very quick and gets great mileage. The auto-tranny shifts flawlessly and is very smooth, downshifts fast whenever I need it to.
I'm tire of this beautiful Bimmer. The current owner purchased the car from his near neighbour and friend who himself bought the car in 2007. How many 4 door sedans can do 0-60 in 5. The good news is that if you do, then the seats are super comfortable. The braking is very solid also and give lots of confidence in hard cornering.
I find that seat height a little weird for a sporty coupe, so do drive one before you set your heart on an E46 and see if you like it. The interior is a step up on the E36 along with the handling, and after this the electronics got very involved. Well, what can I expect in driving a sport sedan, the tendency to drive fast is always there. Mine came with the grey interior. Overall, fun car to drive but shop bills will creep up on you. I had my mid life crisis when I was twenty five so I picked up an E46 330ci to play with. The report also stated that there had been no accident, and with clean title.
An exceptional rust-free 330Ci Coupe with automatic transmission. It is joy to drive every time I get behind the wheel. Moving on, a 330ci with a strong engine pulls very well. What are some of the problems this model has at this age? Plastic will eventually go brittle and crack but heating it up then cooling it down over and over again will accelerate the process. Clonks from the rear either mean a coil has snapped or the diff has torn away from its mounting. The end result is that some parts of the car that get the hottest were made of a material that is not ideal for heating up and cooling down continually.