BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon

This generation of BMW 3 series Touring E91 has been produced from September, 2005 to September, 2008. We can provide information about 41 modification of this generation. 2005 BMW 3 series is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (12 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (29 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This BMW is available with eight petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 129 to 306 horsepower un seven diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 122 to 286 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (21 version), as well as automatic (20 versions) gearbox.

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BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6 to 11 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.8 to 7.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon petrol engine version is BMW 318i Touring, consuming 6 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon diesel - BMW 318d Touring for 100 kilometers consumes 4.8 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW 3 series real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 17 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +18% for petrol engines and +15% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW 3 series modification.

BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 144 to 255 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 125 to 193 grams per kilometer. From BMW 3 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 318i Touring which produces an average of 144 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the BMW 3 series diesels least CO2 distributes BMW 318d Touring - 125 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 5.6 seconds has BMW 335xi Touring version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 318d Touring reaching this speed only in 11 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.0 diesel 6-cylinder 286 hp version (BMW 335d Touring) and 12 other versions.

Lenght of BMW 3 series is 452 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW 3 series is about 5 cm longer than Ford Focus estate car / wagon, but 1 cm shorter than Volkswagen Golf estate car / wagon. BMW 3 series gross weight is from 1970 to 2270 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 15 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. BMW 3 series trunk space is 460 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1385 litres.

This BMW is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4000 €. According to user reviews, average BMW 3 series repair costs are 290 € per year. Users calculated BMW 3 series 2005 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3200 € cost per year and 0.19 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 44%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 31% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of BMW 3 series for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about BMW 3 series prices and costs.

In user reviews BMW 3 series received average grade 7.7 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 75% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

BMW 3 series modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
BMW 318i Touring Jan 2006 — Sep 2007 2.0 Petrol 129 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318i Touring Jan 2006 — Sep 2007 2.0 Petrol 129 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 143 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.0 Petrol 143 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.0 Petrol 170 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.0 Petrol 170 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318d Touring Jan 2006 — Sep 2007 2.0 Diesel 122 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 318d Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 143 HP 4.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.0 Diesel 163 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.0 Diesel 163 HP 6.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.0 Diesel 177 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 320d Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 8.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.2 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.8 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 325xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 325xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 325xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 8.0 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 330i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330i Touring Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 9.3 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 9.8 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 330xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2005 — Sep 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 330i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 7.3 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330i Touring Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 330xi Touring 4x4 Sep 2007 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 272 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 335i Touring Sep 2006 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 9.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 335i Touring Sep 2006 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 335xi Touring 4x4 Mar 2007 — Sep 2008

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds

3.0 Petrol 306 HP 10.0 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 335xi Touring 4x4 Mar 2007 — Sep 2008 3.0 Petrol 306 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 325d Touring Sep 2006 — Sep 2008 3.0 Diesel 197 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 325d Touring Sep 2006 — Sep 2008 3.0 Diesel 197 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330d Touring 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330d Touring 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
BMW 330xd Touring 4x4 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 330xd Touring 4x4 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 7.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
BMW 335d Touring Sep 2006 — Sep 2008

Most powerfull diesel version (286 HP)

3.0 Diesel 286 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (6) Rear wheel
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BMW 3 series safety

During safety testing BMW 3 series has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of BMW 3 series is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection BMW 3 series got one star.

BMW 3 series prices

BMW 3 series 2005 - 2008 estate car price in Latvia is from 2300 € to 6000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 3 series price is very high - BMW 3 series is approximately for 79 percents more expensive then average estate cars of this age (compare estate cars 2005 - 2008 prices). BMW 3 series high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this BMW could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW 3 series 2008 price 3400 € 4500 € 6000 €
BMW 3 series 2007 price 3300 € 4300 € 5500 €
BMW 3 series 2006 price 3000 € 4100 € 5500 €
BMW 3 series 2005 price 2300 € 3000 € 3800 €

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BMW 3 series reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW 3 series reliability is above average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2019 defects were detected in an average of 26.8 percent of BMW 3 series of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 28.4%.

BMW 3 series reliability and quality

BMW 3 series 2005 Touring E91 wagon features (options)

Percentage of BMW 3 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
86%
Conditioning
83%
Rain sensor
76%
Tire pressure control
63%
Metallic paint
62%
Adjustable steering wheel
44%
Xenon headlights
44%
Rear parking sensors
36%
Cruise control
36%
Roof bars (railings)
34%
Leather upholstery
26%
Heated seats
24%
Navigation
24%
Dimming mirrors
20%
Bi-xenon lights
17%
Front parking sensors
14%
Panoramic sunroof
12%

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BMW 3 series reviews

Total 78 BMW 3 series owner reviews

BMW 3 series 2006 Estate car/wagon Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:76`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 11.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
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