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1987 BMW 3 Series 325e Sedan RWDReview
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Bayerische Motern Werke — After having driven this car for four years, it is extremely dependable. This is a fun to drive car with a solid body and chassis. Equipped with a SOHC 6-cylinder and a manual 5-speed. Braking has been improved, build quality is excellent, interior has been torn up a bit by thieves, exterior trim melted on the passenger side, due to a house fire nearby. A cost- effective vehicle, at times reaching 40MPG. Damaged jack lift on the left side, small amounts of rust found underbody, but repairable. Will turn this into a street car. Some engine oil leaks from unknown sources have been mostly repaired.

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

Pros: Stick shift, FR, lots of torque

Cons: Underbody rust

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325iReview
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Cruise Missile — I just love the boxy E30's, very straight forward design without any cr*p bling-bling stuff. The fuel injected 2.5 litre engine is smooth as silk, yet quite powerful (not the most fuel efficient) when the revs are kept above 3000 rpm. It has a five speed gearbox, but i would have preferred an automatic for even more enjoyable cruising. I have spent less than €500 in repairs since 1996 (when I bought it) and it is an easy car to work on. OK, the soft top makes it noisy, but it is a cruiser aboove all even if it will do in excess of 200 kmh when asked to.

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

Pros: A true joy to drive

Cons: Stick shift

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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325is Review — I bought the car from my brother who bought mine and another 87 325i Convertible as a package deal. Mine had been sitting for several years prior to being bought. So there's a few issues but i've about gotten all those worked out. Nothing major...so that's good. The ride quality is great, for a car with it's original shocks, which will be replaced with lowering springs and Performance Shocks sometime in the near future. I love the fact that it's Rear Wheel Drive. I have nothing against front wheel drive vehicles, the majority of what i've owned have been FWD. It's just easier to work on if engine replacement is necessary. Fuel economy is actually better than i thought it would be and i'm so thankful for that! This car is awesome to drive, steering is smooth and precise, It takes curves and turns like it's on rails. I can't wait to replace the bald 14" tires with something a little wider and more tread. lol It should hold the road really, really well then.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's 23 years old and it still handles better than any other car i've ever had.

Cons: It's Automatic, Replacement parts are expensive.

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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Review
ewallace88 says:
Having owned both a coupe and convertible, the coupe is the more practical, better handling car. However the convertible is much more fun off the track.
vs1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD
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Handling Ranked 1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD worse.
"Convertibles are flexy and not as rigid as a hard top. The tend to lose grip easier and are heavier. "
Front Seats Ranked 1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD better.
"The convertible came with sport seats on all trim packages. They are much more comfortable and supportive than the stock coupe seats. "
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1987 BMW 3 Series 325e Sedan RWD Review
mfwraith says:
Fun little 4 door!
vs1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback
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Power Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback worse.
"The 325e has a straight 6 as opposed to the Porsche 944s 4 cylinder."
Handling Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"The balance is better, and it sticks to the road like its on rails."
Looks/Style Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"The Porsche 944 has smooth, organic styling. It looks fast!"
Front Seats Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"They are simply more comfortable."
Back Seats Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback worse.
"The 87 325e has 4 doors, with roomier back seats than the Porsches built in child-seats."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"The hatchback 944 has more room for large items."
Family Car Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback worse.
"The four-door layout."
Value Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"It has held its value better and is a rarer car."
Would Buy Ranked 1987 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"I have owned both and the Porsche was more fun and more reliable."
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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD Review
Eduardo says:
Nice car but regular hood, trunk square design
vs1987 Alfa Romeo Spider
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1987 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWD Review
gruvi12 says:
On a 1987 325is mtech 1 original configuration 5-speed and love it!
vs2013 BMW 1 Series 135is Coupe RWD
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1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD Review
ewallace88 says:
vs1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD
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Handling Ranked 1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD worse.
"Convertibles are flexy and not as rigid as a hard top. The tend to lose grip easier and are heavier. "
Front Seats Ranked 1987 BMW 3 Series 325i Convertible RWD better.
"The convertible came with sport seats on all trim packages. They are much more comfortable and supportive than the stock coupe seats. "

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