Originally Posted by Mr. BMW
My 96 328 Had a lot of problems, brake rotors, alarm, radio, clutch, etc.. That was the first year of the 328.
My 01 330 had many problems, brake rotors, control arm bushings, AC oder, sunroof module, steering rack, clutch. That was the first year of the 330 and I had the car less than 2 years
So as you can see, many issues in the first model year.
And my 06 325 has not had a single problem in 8 months of ownership. Every e90 owner here is a first-year E90 owner and there are plenty that haven't had any problems.