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BMW 3 Series 2004

73 trips
20 MPG
Gas (Premium)
2 doors
4 seats

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Silver BMW convertible in great condition given its age. The convertible top is fully functional and easy to operate. Extras include parking sensors, Harman Kardon speakers, leather seats, alloy wheels, wood panel dashboard, CD player and xenon adaptive lights. There's also an in-board GPS system but I'd recommend resting your smartphone on my dash mount instead for real-time maps and traffic. Most recent oil change in September 2018. Brand new set of all 4 tires installed in October 2018. Brake pads, motors, shocks and starter all replaced in the past couple years. As an added bonus, I have a resident parking sticker so you can park on any residential area of Back Bay for free!


Automatic transmission
Pet friendly
Toll pass
Black Leather Seats
Rear Parking Sensors
Harman Kardon Speakers
CD Player
Xenon Adaptive Lights
Wood Panel Dashboard
Alloy Wheels
Cruise Control
Power Seats
Power Windows
Anti-Lock Brakes
Driver & Passenger Air Bags
Rear Window Defroster
Climate Control
Automatic Convertible Top
Automatic Transmission
Toll Pass
Automatic Headlights
3.0 Liter, 6 Cylinder Engine
Back Bay Resident Parking Sticker
Security Alarm
GPS System
Air Conditioning & Heating
Trunk Space
iPhone Charger & Holder
Spare Donut Tire
Rear Wheel Drive

Parking details

Back Bay parking sticker allows you to park anywhere in the residential neighborhood streets for free. Please ask for more parking details once you book!


Dogs or cats welcome, but please return the car clean. No smoking please and of course, no driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Premium gas required when refilling the tank. Renters are responsible for any parking and traffic tickets incurred during the trip. Please set the start and end times of your reservation so it's the earliest and latest you will pick up and return because Turo insurance is only in effect during the official period of the reservation. In the event the name on your driver's license does not exactly match the name on your Turo profile, I am required to upload a photo of you and your license to the Turo app. Please drive safely and no drag racing.


  • Does it necessarily require premium gas when refilling the tank?
    Yes! Very important to always feed it the highest octane gas at the station. If you prefer, feel free to return the car without refueling the tank and I will send a bill for reimbursement using the cost for premium gas at the Sunoco down the street (
  • Is the convertible top difficult to operate?
    Nope. Just make sure the vehicle is stationary, in park mode and no passengers are trying to get in or out before operating the convertible top. Press and hold down one button that looks like an open convertible top for about 15 seconds for it to come down. Press and hold down the other button that looks like a closed convertible top for about 15 seconds for it to come up. In both cases, you'll know it's done when the windows stop moving. Please do not attempt to climb over the car with the top down.
  • Your car details say there are 4 seats. Why not 5?
    Unfortunately, most convertibles or coupes only have room for 2 passengers in the back seat. Although you could theoretically jam an extra person in the middle seat, there are only 2 seat belts. I do not advise traveling with 3 passengers in the back for both safety and comfort.
  • This is an older model car. Will it break on me?
    Although I cannot guarantee that something may break as it is case with any car regardless of age, both myself and the previous owner carefully maintained it. Much of the mechanical repairs associated with an aging vehicle has already been addressed in addition to receiving regular oil, filter changes, and coolant flushes. Within the past two years, I have replaced the brake pads, brake fluid, motors, shocks, radiator, headlights, clock spring, and all 6 ignition coils. The convertible top also underwent repairs and servicing in 2016. Tires, control arms, transmission fluid, intake bellows, steering fluid were all replaced in 2015. Furthermore, the motor mount, differential fluid and seal, control arm bushings, sway bar links, water pump, pulley, serpentine belt, radiator, radiator hose, radiator expansion tank, thermostat, oxygen sensor, spark plugs, vans pipe, oil filter housing gasket, fuel pump assembly, fan clutch Sachs, valve cover gasket and ambient temperature sensor were all replaced in the past 5 years.
  • Will you be available in the case of an emergency?
    I am reachable on my cell phone, but in the event there is an emergency, Turo provides Roadside Assistance and can be reached at 1-866-735-2901. I used to be an Airbnb Superhost, so I try my best to provide great customer service!


55 ratings

He was really nice and understanding. Would definitely use his car again

Elizabeth Dq T.-May 18, 2019

The car was dirty and the stearing wheel is really stiff thus making it difficult to drive around. I reached out to turo immediately and they promised me a full refund but however the charged me for full day when I returned the car. Really unfair and unpleasant experience. Wouldn’t recommend anyone to go for this.

Sayali B.-Apr 28, 2019

Very accommodating and easy to work with. Great communication.

Jonathan Z.-Feb 4, 2019

Thanh was great to deal with - responsive, courteous and helpful. His car was a pleasure to dive. I can recommend him without reservation.

Christine B.-Dec 26, 2018

Extended trip for aid to my elderly Mom and for foliage touring. The top-down drives were a hoot; also made getting in & out of car much easier for Mom and her walker. With top down, AC was excellent on sunny 80f fall-"summer" days. Heater was good down to 50f at 40 mph on very breezy days. Top-up drives are much quieter than expected. Body is in good shape, little dings and tiny rust spots but no major damage. Top is in excellent shape mechanically and thoroughly seals interior from the elements. Engine is a perfect balance of quiet, ease of driving, and a bit of power if you need it in a pinch. Tires were not overly grippy on dry pavement, good wet traction, appropriate for season, plenty of tread and age left. Suspension is in excellent shape, not too soft, not too stiff, steering tracks true to driver input. Power seat controls all in good working order on both front seats. Sound system in good working order. Nav in good working order for a 14yo DVD-based system. Thanh seems to be the "model citizen" renter for the Turo system. Excellent communication, coaching the newb when needed, very helpful and responsive to in-trip communications, and flexible for pickup when I had to change my departure time. When I list my car on Turo, I want to be like Thanh.

Bob D.-Oct 22, 2018

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Boston, MA 02116

Hanscom Field
Boston Logan International Airport
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
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