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      09-16-2013, 09:38 AM   #133
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Thanks for the very extensive review, however I didn't notice any comments on noise level such as road and wind noise. Many owners including myself have excessive wind noise issue 80 km/h in the b-pillar area. There is no known fix to date but apparently it is not an issue in all f30's. Can you comment?
Meh, seems fine. 255's on the back produce more tyre noise than the 225's but not an enormous difference. Wind noise is fine and far better than the E90, which really got noisey after 100mph. Thing is, 90% of our roads in the UK are fucked, so it's tyre noise that's the issue, not wind. Get it into Europe and on the nice modern, regulation quiet motorway tarmac and it's lovely quiet! RARELY get this tarmac in the UK.
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      09-16-2013, 10:20 AM   #134
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Meh, seems fine. 255's on the back produce more tyre noise than the 225's but not an enormous difference. Wind noise is fine and far better than the E90, which really got noisey after 100mph. Thing is, 90% of our roads in the UK are fucked, so it's tyre noise that's the issue, not wind. Get it into Europe and on the nice modern, regulation quiet motorway tarmac and it's lovely quiet! RARELY get this tarmac in the UK.
Consider yourself lucky with one of the wind tight F30's. Over 80 kph I get obtrusive wind noise at the top of my b-pillar. I got the car in March 2013 and they have yet to be able to fix it. Neither of my e90's had wind noise at all. Road noise is really dependent on the road surface and varies from quiet to moderately intrusive, but it is the wind noise that is most bothersome. Both my wife and I are continuously pulling on the window buttons to try to close them tighter.
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This appears the best review on the net of the 328i....
Im mulling over the 328i or the 330D
Before I pull the trigger and splash out 20k on a 328i
Can you advise me about the mpg you are getting?
I can not find any evidence about what to MPG to expect
BMW state 44mpg but if I could get 40 then I would get the 328 and save the extra 2500 it costs to get the 330D
any advice greatly appreciated
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      09-28-2015, 05:17 PM   #136
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This appears the best review on the net of the 328i....
Im mulling over the 328i or the 330D
Before I pull the trigger and splash out 20k on a 328i
Can you advise me about the mpg you are getting?
I can not find any evidence about what to MPG to expect
BMW state 44mpg but if I could get 40 then I would get the 328 and save the extra 2500 it costs to get the 330D
any advice greatly appreciated
Thanks
Motorway - 39-41mpg.
Knocking around 35-37mpg.
Cold knocking around - 32-35mpg.
Driving like a twat - 27-21mpg.
No, really driving like a twat - 22-25mpg.

It's good, but honestly, get the 330d.
That does 45-48mpg whether you coax it or boot it.
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Thanks for the update...
to be honest I feel the end is on the cards for diesels now
The recent VW and now Audi scandal will put many off so its possibly a 328i for me...although not as fast there are no DPF issues
Just an opinion
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Bought a 328i M sport in Gorgeous Estoril blue and Im absolutely smitten with it
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