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Old 04-26-2013, 10:55 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by colombiano View Post
I have driven a 2011 335 and 2012 535xi. I always thought the 5 series was too big of a car and would handle crappy in comparison to the 3 and also much heavier so would make it slower.

I really enjoyed the 5 series was extremely smooth and all wheel drive launch was awesome! Extremely comfortable. Personally for a touring and comfort stand point I would go with 5 series.

Depends what you like. 3 is more dynamic, 5 is more comfortable (although both are very adequate in every department). If you like sporty driving, definitely get the 3 (the 5 will feel heavy and wallowy). If you just want to drive sedately-ish in comfort, the 5 will be better.
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