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      08-15-2005, 09:43 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if the 3 series are made in one dedicated factory? If not, has anyone noticed any quality differences between the factories?
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      08-15-2005, 10:17 AM   #2
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The 3 series is made in South Africa (Rosslyn Plant), in Munich and a new factory in Leipzig (also in Germany).

No one can really say if there are any quality differences between the factories - but just from reading this forum we've noticed the German built cars have idle shakes that the south african built cars don't have!

South Africa won the BMW Quality award for the past 7 years (i think!)
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      08-15-2005, 10:32 AM   #3
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E90 are built in

1)Munich (Germany )
2)Regensburg (Germany )
3)Leipzig (Germany )
4) Rosslyn (South Africa )

The engine are built in

Austria ( 6 Cylinder Engines )
England ( 4 Cylinder Engines )
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      08-15-2005, 10:36 AM   #4
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For interest

The E91 Touring is built in Munich
The E92 Coupe will be built in Regensburg
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      08-15-2005, 10:38 AM   #5
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Oh man..........I wish my E90 was built in Japan.....hahaha!
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Oh man..........I wish my E90 was built in Japan.....hahaha!
We build Japans cars here
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      08-15-2005, 11:44 AM   #7
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Does each market (eg. Canada & US) get cars from the same or different factories?
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Does each market (eg. Canada & US) get cars from the same or different factories?
Depends on the country

But USA and Canada get from muiltiple factories
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