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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i ConvertibleReview
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An Affordable "ultimate Driving Machine" — The 1987 325ic e30 is the world renown most desirable BMW Convertible on the road today. Top down this vehicle is like none you will have ever been in. The vehicle has a 2.5 l 6 cyl engine with rear wheel drive. It's turning radius is better than most vehicles its length or wheel base. As such you'll be able to make a U-turn in a single operation. The car is fun to drive and wow how many people have commented how beautiful it is when I'm parked or thumbs up from passer bys.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Never goes out of style, handles very well, performs well and solid on the road.  Kudos from passer bys.

Cons: Need to replace the top every 10 or so yrs.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i ConvertibleReview
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The Most Admired Car I May Ever Own. — Like driving the vehicle especially with the top down. Unlike other convertibles with the top up there no squeaks or anything abnormal. Handling is marvelous but I am so easy on automobiles it does not matter. I have never experienced major engine work on ANY vehicle I have ever owned. The top does not last forever even when vehicle is garaged as mine has been.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Convertible that is very well built.  It will remain a classic automobile forever.  Can seat 4 people while many cars like it can only seat 2.   I am always getting kudos from passer bys about how the car looks and what it is.  "Enjoy The Ride" top down in the Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Cons: Need to replace the top.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325isReview
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A Car To Go From A To B. — I've owned 1988 bmw 735il , 1995 740il, and 1987 325is. and out of all of them my 1988 was most impressive. I adore my 325 but must upgrade on suspension if i want to drive it like a BMW is suppose to drive.

Pros: Very dependable.  Fast two door car.

Cons: Not to good in rain going around curves.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i ConvertibleReview
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Very Well Rounded For 27 Year Old Car Better Than Some New Ones Avalible Today — have been restoring car since purchased any issues that i have come up with dose not seem to affect reliability always goes where ever you ask it drove 900 miles to Virginia and back averaged 29.7 mpg on on board mileage com at 70 just put new 17 inch 40 s on it handles great new int very comfortable

Pros: Awsome car purchased three years ago for 200 bucks 250 k immediately drove 1300 miles no mechanical issues used one quart oil

Cons: interior was trashed from sun and excessive ware slight leak in convertable top when it rains therefore it is now garage kept

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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A Great Car, For Someone With Good Taste. — good power for the year. expensive to maintain. Exceptional E30 handling. lacked space, but it wasn't designed to be a hauler. fuel economy was exception for a 6cylinder. price was very fair. its a great car that is well known worldwide.

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

Pros: Fun to drive. handling

Cons: maintenance costs

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i ConvertibleReview
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Fun Summer Car. — Nice, well kept car. Easy to find replacement parts and easy to work on. Excellent Bentley service manual available, very detailed. Love to drive with top down. Receive many compliments on appearance and performance considering age of vehicle. Very few body blemishes.

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

Pros: Fun car to drive.  Great acceleration at high speeds.

Cons: Not a family car.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325isReview
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Get One!! — Is experience- do not have the stats but all you have to do have a look, timeless classic!! Had to replace the gearbox and airflow..engine untouched stll that E30 sound and experience! burnt red in colour, white and black interior, has an IS ever not been fun to drive, really???

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

Pros: its a neck-breaker, the beast in the beauty!!

Cons: too much attention!

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325eReview
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The Hardtop Miata Of The 80s. — Great for a first car, but also a great car for Bimmer lovers. Mine has a Dinan upgrade, but with or without it, it's a fun and sporty car. Great for responsible drivers with a sense of passion for the road.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Sporty, easy to maintain, not pricey (initial or aftermarket)

Cons: Cramped back seat, somewhat lacking in power

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325esReview
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Get One And You'll Be Hooked — Another E30 chassis 3 series my friend and I owned. Advantage of and E models is the same amount of torque as an I model but reached it at 1k rpms less. Less HP though, but that's what make the engines last longer.

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

Pros: The ultimate driving machine.

Cons: I hate where the time belt is mounted with the spring tentioner right next to the water pump.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Fun Bmw — Visibility is outstanding in this car. It is a 1987, so it has a few electronic issues that need repair. Drives and runs great. It has a newer engine with only 60,000 miles or so on it, so it is just getting broken in.

Pros: Awesome power and handling.  Super fun to drive.

Cons: A few electrical glitches.

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2015 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Great Little Car But Can Get Pricey With Options By jodyrobe

I love the front cabin, great handling, some power, nice looking exterior. I dislike that it appears to be catered to i-phone integration and not android. I will like more power. Should come with stan... Read More

Good Little Sports Car And Good Power By jodyrobe

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2014 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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Great Car For The Wife To Get Tickets In By Bhoffma1

I love the power delivery of the inline six cylinder. There is almost zero turbo lag and it feels like an NA car with a larger engine. I would prefer a manual transmission, but the eight speed autom... Read More

2013 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Nice Second Car By Drawbj17

This is my Wife's car. It is Perfect for her. The technology is not seamless. There are Too many steps to change from device to device And to move around through the options. The ride is a little stif... Read More

A Fun And Young Car By abhiga

This car is fun to drive! The handling and acceleration are amazing. The hardtop is a great feature, making the car usable all-year round. When the roof is closed, it's like driving a sports car. When... Read More

2012 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Dreamdriver - Total Driving Immersion By turquoisea

I loved everything about this car, from the amazing interior with dazzling lights, phenomenal sound system, spot on handling and smooth ride, super comfortable seats, voice command. Not a lot of room... Read More

It's The Honda Accord Of Our Age By Aaron

It's a perfectly reasonable car. Goes fast when you want it too, uses less gas when you want that. Back seat is big enough so the kids don't complain. Just wish it were a bit less bland. I used to... Read More

2011 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Performance Oriented, Capable Daily Driver By jff011377

Refined & very capable performance coupe. I have driven 12+ hours without getting fatigued. I have driven at autocross events & on a high speed road course track. The car is very fun to drive & in ... Read More

An Amazing Machne By fotobaron

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