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1987 BMW 3 Series 325eReview
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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 325isReview
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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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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

needs more power and backseat space, like the interior cabin, dislike no android integration appears to be for i-phone only. This pretty much sums it up but a great little car. If you get all the opti... Read More

2014 BMW 3 Series Reviews

Best All Around Car Money Can Buy (maybe A Bit Too Much Money, Though) By dieselbos

After driving my 2010 Jetta Sportwagen for 50,000 miles, I test drove the new 328d that BMW was finally offering in North America. I was looking for an automatic for my daily commute (my Jetta was a ... Read More

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

Great power, great performance, great handling (hydraulic steering), very good gas mileage given the engine, extraordinarily comfortable, lots of useful bells and whistles and absolutely gorgeous to l... Read More

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