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2004 BMW 3-Series Base 325i 4dr Sedan RWD

2004 BMW 3-Series
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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Top 5 3-Series Problems

According to the J. D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study SM, these are the five most commonly reported issues with this vehicle, based on feedback from verified owners after three years of ownership:

Excessive Brake Dust On Wheels
Radio Won't Stay On Station/Poor Reception
Windows Fog Up A Lot
Engine: Stumbles, Hesitates, or Dies
Brakes Are Noisy

Source: J. D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study SM
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Compared to other Entry Premium Cars

Scores better than Average
Scores worse than Average
Other Entry Premium Cars
10.5%
8.8%
Excessive Brake Dust On Wheels
10.5% of 2004 BMW 3-Series owners surveyed reported this issue.
8.8% of all Entry Premium Car owners complained overall.
5.0%
3.6%
Radio Won't Stay On Station/Poor Reception
5.0% of 2004 BMW 3-Series owners surveyed reported this issue.
3.6% of all Entry Premium Car owners complained overall.
5.0%
2.7%
Windows Fog Up A Lot
5.0% of 2004 BMW 3-Series owners surveyed reported this issue.
2.7% of all Entry Premium Car owners complained overall.
4.1%
2.5%
Engine: Stumbles, Hesitates, or Dies
4.1% of 2004 BMW 3-Series owners surveyed reported this issue.
2.5% of all Entry Premium Car owners complained overall.
3.9%
9.0%
Brakes Are Noisy
3.9% of 2004 BMW 3-Series owners surveyed reported this issue.
9.0% of all Entry Premium Car owners complained overall.


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