1994 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

1994 BMW 3 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 54 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 21 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"handling" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"exterior" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 9 reviews
"interior" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"expensive part" 3 reviews

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Max writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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power , handling and luxury

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costs

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Awesome — The car is an amazing combination of looks, luxury, power, and handling. Although parts are very expensive and it isn't the easiest car to work on it is still well worth it. Even though it is an older car it looks newer and always looks very appealing

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Rudolf writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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Great in every aspect

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Lacks nothing!

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I Just Love My Beemer! — Cost of Ownership - Gas can be pretty, especially when you put pedal to the metal. But on the upside the services are quite cheap. Fun Factor - It's really fun to drive as you can really go for it in corners. Performance - Miss my Opel's darty pull aways but the BMW will easily catch it! Breaking is awesome and handles easily as well. Build Quality - A very sturdy car, except for the seatbelt clip that rattles sometimes, no other real problems. I would really recommend this car to anyone! It is not an expensive car and it's really easy to drive, real value for money!!!

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Robert writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 318is Review
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Low fuel costs,  fun to drive, great handling.

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Under powered

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Perfect First Car — This car may be old but it the four cylinder engine made the car amazing at with fuel costs. The car is not very fast but never left me stranded even when it had well over 200,000 miles on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Puris writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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Reasponable price on performance you'll get

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Interior, not too cool compared to Audi at the same year

55

E36 325is Coupe — Good handling, can be moded to the Max performance with M3 parts, even more fun when Boosted with HX35 Turbo Charger. Overall quality is nice 'coz it's import car, unlike those Sedans. The only thing I don't like is the interior, not too attractive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Luke writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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Its a Bmw, gas saver, looks good, fun to drive

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old, getting expensive to keep up

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14 Years Old And Still Has Plenty Of Go. — 1) People think it is a 2000 2) The interior is getting kind of bad 3) Manual Tran 4) New HyperWhite headlights 5) New speakers/radio/subs 6) Shifting still feels solid

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Alexander writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 323i Review
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4

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Best looking car ever made.

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Noting.

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My Dream Car — Performance - nice fast and good handling. Nice brakes. Build Quality - great quality. Appearance - Both interior and exterior is great. Best there is on the market. Cost of Ownership - a lot of gas goes there, but it's worthed. Not expensive maintenance. Fun Factor- Simply the best!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kevin writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series Review
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5

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Ask anyone who knows me, or just see above.

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Not much...I'm  pissed i have to weld up the front shock towers, but at a quarter million miles, i guess that's OK...

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Wish You Had A Better Car? — I've had several cars now, but after my first, a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS, I wanted to go around corners, AND go quick in a straight line. The BMW 3 answered my question with ease. Mine is FAR from new, and FAR from stock. Right now, 240,000 on the clock, running an M3 engine, Transmission, and Differential, along with custom suspension from Koni / TC Kline. Custom sways, custom links, poly bushings for the motor, trans, diff, front LCABs, RTABs, Delrin Diff bushings, solid mounts here and there.... On an E36, there is a multitude of parts that will fit the car and the driver perfectly, no matter your needs or driving style- and it's getting cheaper. I've had my baby for 10 years or so, and don't think shes gonna die soon... Interior is done the way I need it... Corbeau Seats in front, and Nappa leather ///M seats in the back, custom black headliner, A, B, and C pillars. Deck moved to the glove box, Cut out the glove box door, put in plexi, so the remote works.... Cut the cheap plastic sunglass holder tray so i could fit a 7" touchscreen for the TV, PS2, and Mini PC, glovebox holds the fullsize keyboard. Phone (HTC EVO 4G) connect to everything... Can record and download a song on the road, and take video of doing "Bimmer stuff" at the same time.... All in all, if I need another car, I might just go hunt out another low mileage one of these. I love the V8 sound of my Camaro, but the E36 sounds awesome with the custom OBD2 headers and CAT piping, and rear 3" Magnaflow system, so why waste money on gas? It's definitely the car for me- I <3 my E36!!! Need help or parts? I've got both, if you're in the SF Bay Area...

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Richard writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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Great engine, great performance

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interior could have had a better build

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94 Bmw 3series — Despite it being a rather old car it drove and handled better than most of my other cars. The engine ran strong despite its age and milage (I brung it over its 200k mark) but little things on it were cheap and could have had been make of better materials. (a lot of cheap plastics)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kenny writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 318i Review
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4

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we didnt get killed hitting a tree

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Not a Snow Toy

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The Tank — I barely got to drive it I was helping the tow truck guy get it out of the snow from when my friend was taking me home and we lost control in the snow and went through a snowbank into a ditch and a tree. The car was a tank and we didnt get hurt and the fender only dented just enough to where we couldnt drive it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shady writes:
1994 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
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5

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Fast & Safe

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Petrol

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Bmw Is Bmw — i like it's stability, speed, brakes & appearance,,,,,,i like to drive it on the high way,,,,, I can drive with a full tank around 450 or 500 KM maximum inside the city, but if am driving on a high way, it can cross 650 KMs

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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