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1984 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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The Original "zoom Zoom!" — I'm in the process of restoring a 1983 BMW 323i which is similar to the 325i. The car roster doesn't include a 1983 BMW 323i because this is a grey market vehicle not originally imported to the US. Its the first year of the E30 body style. Anyway, its a terrific car to drive. You feel like you're bolted to the road when managing a curvey road. The greenhouse is wide open, more so than modern vehicles, and affords the driver an unobstructed view from almost every angle. Its a pretty light vehicle so it gets going quicly and can stop on a dime. My vehicle was in storage for a very long time so all the fluids, seals, pulleys, belts and hoses have been replaced. Other items remain on my long list of things to correct before this 323i is 100%, but with only 43,000 original miles, I should be able to enjoy my investment for years to come.

Owner for 0 years, 7 months

Miles Driven per Year:1,500

Pros: Great visibility, nimble & quick, 80's styling everyone remembers. European gearing give power to higher gears. Bullet proof 6 cylinder.

Cons: European gearing robs power from lower gears. Lacks modern sound proofing.

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1984 BMW 3 Series 318i Coupe RWDReview
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A Pretty Good Car — This was the first Bimmer I owned and the maintenance seemed to be pretty simple/easy but the parts for this particular year are hard to find. Most auto repair shops tend to charge a litle bit more just for the simple fact that it's a BMW.

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

Pros: Durable/reliable car.

Cons: Parts are hard to find, expensive auto shop maintenance.

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1984 BMW 3 SeriesReview
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Fun, Fun, Fun...when Everything Is Working. — After over 300,000 miles, even the best cars start to show their age, and this one is no exception. The car feels very old, like you're driving your grandmother's attic. It evokes a quaint, almost familiar feeling; like a place that's fun to visit, but is just too impractical to live there. The performance is almost acceptable if the car is completely empty with no passengers or luggage; adding anything more makes acceleration to highway speeds a goal that may or may not be achievable given enough time. This car looks like a classic sports-oriented coupe. It's design is wonderful, and when it is in pristine condition, it is hard to match its looks. Unfortunately, maintaining those looks becomes quite the chore as the car ages. In terms of gas mileage, you can expect reasonably good consumption from such a small engine. Even driving it agressively won't make a large impact on your overall economy. In short, this car is great fun to drive, but only when everything is going right. And in a car as old as this, those moments are unfortunately few and far between.

Pros: great looks, sporty performance, responsive handling

Cons: car falls apart at this age, parts difficult to find, repairs expensive

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1984 BMW 3 Series Review
Txwebb says:
Loved this little car. Manual transmission, moved my dorm contents fairly easily, great fuel economy and held road nicely in excess of 90 mph. Tough little vehicle that survived the 19-22yr old me.
vs1984 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe RWD
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2020 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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2018 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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Cheap, like a toy to drive , Compared with the Mercedes A or C class which is the same price it feels very cheap. The road noise and the engine noise is very loud. Read More

2017 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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