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1983 BMW 3 Series 320i Coupe RWDReview
Adam writes:
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Zender E30 320i — Good quality build, but not for the faint harted! It will spin out in 3rd gear in the wet, round-a-bouts even in the dry it will also spin out. This is a drivers car! It also kicks 18mg out aswell, if you can afford to appreciate this car, go and get yourself one!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 18MPG

Cons: 18MPG

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1983 BMW 3 Series 320i Coupe RWDReview
Audita writes:
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Awsome — i love this car.the material is so strong and the modlel is long lasting. its still nice to drive with his 26 th birthday..and still have power to drift also . but it has a little rust in the back of rear tire

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the model is very nice

Cons: a little rust

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1983 BMW 3 SeriesReview
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1984 Bmw 3 Series — * Performance - acceleration excellnet, braking respectful, handling for men only * Build Quality - The repairs that every 25years old car needs * Appearance - Racing look similar to the M3 E30 * Cost of Ownership - a lot of gas , cheap maintenance * Fun Factor - When you say "fun to drive" you mean this car.

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

Pros: fun to drive

Cons: german

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1983 BMW 3 Series 320i Coupe RWDReview
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Bmw — Performance was very good, the build quality was exceptional. Didn´t had any repairs in all of the years. The cost of ownership (gas) was acceptable, while the funf factor was really very good. So overall the car was worth all the money

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: everything

Cons: nothing

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1983 BMW 3 Series 320i Coupe RWDReview
Bruce writes:
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The M3 Is A Great Car! — Interior: Basic Exterior Styling: Box type design. Looks sporty with the M3 sports Kit Performance: Quick acceleration with the 'S' more on. Can outrun most of the cars on the Highway Overall Impression: It's a great car. However needs some attention under the hood especially with the engine cooling system under the hot desert sun.

Pros: M3 package & body Kit. Acceleration & Road Handling

Cons: Lack of rear leg room. Breaking, Power Windows can give troubble, not a very comfortable car on long drives, Rear passanger leg room is cramped.

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1983 BMW 3 Series Review
GuruYRRWZ says:
After my love affair with the first two cars I ever bought (‘83 Toyota Celica GT hatchback, ‘85 1/2 Toyota Celica Supra) and the appreciation I developed for their 5 speed manual, rear wheel drive layout and rock steady reliability I went to the only manufacturer that still does that with a proper inline 6 motor: BMW. After my Celica Supra was getting a bit long in the tooth for me because I failed to wax it and the paint faded, I tried the newer front wheel drive Celicas of 1988+. I wanted another Supra but they were now Turbocharged and WAY too expensive ($60,000 in their last year in the U.S. 1998-ish/2002 in Japan). Problem was I was too tall for these now diminutive Celicas. Even the triumphant return in the 2000’s was so small I couldn’t get my 6’6” body into it! So I turned to a 1996 BMW 328ic. It was fantastic! It kept up with my friends’ Mustang GT’s and Firebird TA’s too. But it was almost TOO big for me, and I got a horrible deal on it with high financing rates etc. It wasn’t the connected to the road experience I was used to. Enter my favorite BMW to date a 1988 325is with an E30 ///M3 rear differential and all the goodies I could throw at it and remain daily drivable. Everyone should own a 1980’s BMW sometime in their lives. That was the golden era! Immediately I felt like I was back in my Supra. Less computers. Less traction control. Less plastic. Less emissions headache. Less repairs (newer model 3’s don’t have the electronic headaches that the 5’s and 7’s do, but their window regulators, weather stripping and sunroofs do). Less stress! Honestly I would still have my E30 (that’s the chassis designation, E36 and E46 followed before becoming bloated and riding on run flats) if my two kids hadn’t come along. It’s is the most fun and lively car they have ever made. Just like the Toyotas it only needed oil changes, brakes, belts and perhaps a $30 relay every now and then. There’s a reason these cars will never lose their value and still trade for $5,000 and more. 4 cylinders were lightweight and got 30+ mpg, mine ran such high rpm’s on the highway with the 4.10:1 LSD that I never got more than 22.4 mpg but for a 7.0 second car that still got 19 mpg when I was taking it to racing events and beating Supras and Ferrari’s in an auto cross I feel it was a bargain compared to those. Buy one! Plain & simple. You won’t regret it
vs1983 Toyota Celica GT Hatchback
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 1983 Toyota Celica GT Hatchback better.
"Much larger trunk. Just like what BMW is doing now with their not-too-well executed GT liftback models"
Value Ranked 1983 Toyota Celica GT Hatchback worse.
"Older BMW’s will retain their value over the older Toyota’s for one simple reason. The metal. Toyota was using very thin and (I believe) untreated sheet metal. Thus the rust problem with older Japanese cars. BMW and American manufacturers were using thicker gauge, galvanized steel. They were heavier, yes. But they last!"
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2021 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2020 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2019 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Review By Kenneth

Great car! New body style, new features! I love it! Read More

Review By Guru32542

All in one features in this car. Especially the alloy and internal features. Read More

2018 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Review By JoeTaylor3

The car does not have comparable amenities to other luxury cars and is way overpriced Read More

Review By Endever

As far as sport and luxury go, I dont think you can find better value in this class. The BMW 3 series looks great, handles great, is quick, comfortable, and pretty economical even. The material select... Read More

2017 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Review By GuruMR4RB

Lots of of leg room in this extremely appealing car. Love the style, and the drive and handling are exceptional with AWD. Read More

Review By Nothingness

One of the most unreliable car in modern time, from oil going missing, coolant Level dropping often, spark plugs getting damaged prematurely...etc BMW lives up to their unreliability. Read More

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