The 135i is quick, well balanced, and a lot of fun to drive. Consumers Reports is not a reliable source of information on cars. Thank you very much for your response. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle. Unless you are really worried about getting stranded, don't buy new run-flats when the originals wear out.
Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. Never buy tires at the dealer unless they will match the installed prices doubtful. I'm pretty sure the 5 series has the same prolbem. Thank you all for all the responses, especially Artmasterx! You can find this information on the driver-side door jamb. It is compact car and could be handle with ease. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. My problems with them are: 1.
Whatever you end up doing, runflat or not, I would probably look at Tirerack to see what the best tires are. Unfortunately they do no real tests on cars. Your best deal will come by choosing a model that is seven to nine years old, not three years old. Where in Canada are you? It has most of the same issues but enough power that you'll think it's hot shit especially when you get it tuned. Thanks for the very detailed reply.
I wouldn't go for the extended warranty. I like to live dangerously, so I put non-runflats on my car, the ride is so much nicer than it was with runflats. Thank God for them--no more trips to the dealer in Scottsdale. Maybe run-flats have improved in the last 3 years, but generally they are a poor compromise. But the new 135i has the N54 engine instead of the N55, right? Average 28 mph so a little more expensive, but so fun to drive! The diesel model is less expensive when it comes to fuel, but overall it costs more for upkeep. I've also had to take it back a couple times for minor recalls a seat belt issue and a tail light issue but combined the trips with a free oil change.
After I agreed to the purchase, I asked them to perform a repair of the right paddle shift switch which they did. Though it comes with all-wheel drive, it is made for city streets. It is extremely fun to drive, and will get you anywhere extremely fast. The top goes up and down nicely, I just wish you did not have to hold the botton down through out the process. The best place to see about tires is the Survey Results from Tirerack: First you need to understand your needs. I live in Quebec city. The handling will be very good as far as you're concerned but when you progress and the car is driven more skillfully it won't compare to a dedicated sports car with performance stock suspension and a locking diff.
Let's see what are the options. I'm pretty sure the 5 series has the same prolbem. . The 0-60 times are 9. It will probably cost the same or more over time than the repair it will cover. Its the same engine so it does of course have the same problem.
Absolutely the best out there. Tires will probably go at least one more year of my low mileage driving. Maintaining the X3 is not cheap and it requires premium gasoline and synthetic oil. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. You do have many valid points about the disadvantages of run-flats. Cooling system issues need particular attention, because if the cooling system is not functioning properly, the engine may overheat resulting in very expensive repairs.
If you don't mind me asking, how much do you have to pay monthly for your 128i? But it still keeps a good value. Primary Use: Commuting to work Bmw 135i Coupe, A Must Have Car! With proper maintenance little if any problems should arise unless there was a preexisting problem and that is something that would more than likely show up within the warranty period. Hi and welcome The 128i is an amazing car, and the reason why I love it is because no other car really comes close to it. Tirerack is excellent and I'm sure there are good local tire places. I use my 128i as a daily driver, and it is fantastic for everything it does.
That is the closest to a problem I have had. Now, my husband wants to bring his late model Toyota Rav to them too! Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. I really like my 128i convertible. If you lease the payments are obviously lower, but yet the car isn't yours, and you can't really do as you please with the car not to mention the fact that you have to restore the car back to its original condition if you run it into something. I don't do lease, i prefer finance, I like to do as i please with the car. But otherwise the cars in this series are not inexpensive to operate. The mechanics are top notch and thorough.