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      01-14-2013, 03:24 PM   #10

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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Kingwood, TX

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Originally Posted by cuiter23 View Post
328i = c300

To put things short, if you are a BMW guy you will like the 3 series more and vice-versa.

Buy a 328i for its performance. If you prefer a softer, more luxurious ride, go with the C300.
I would agree with the C300 being a little softer, but equally nice to drive in its own way. It felt a little less in touch with the road/driving experience to me.

I bought my 08 328i in 2009, it was a trade-in at a Mercedes dealership. I drove both models same day - liked driving both of them actually - each could use some refinements, but ultimately it came down to bang for the buck and feel to me - the salesperson made me a better deal on the BMW, so there I went. I could see myself in either, but the 328i came with just about every option at a great price - plus it just looked better in person imho. The MB with about the reasonably same option level was a little more pricey, but again, it was a MB dealership.
2008 328i Sedan - Sold
2007 Z4 M Roadster