Originally Posted by Evil Diesel
Having had 3 E46 over the years I find the E92 vastly improved in terms of build and finish with the exception of the water based paint .....
I think you are right. After I first test drove my 530d I got back into my e46 320cd and it felt like a bag of spanners.
When I switched to the 330i the wind and tyre noise seemed a little better, but refinement was about the same.