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BMW 3 Series Touring (2005-2012) review

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The BMW 3 Series achieves its most practical form as an estate car, which BMW calls the Touring. The 2005 model was updated in 2008 before being replaced in 2012. Is the 3 Series Touring better than rivals from Mercedes-Benz and Audi, though? Find out in our full review.
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