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1989 BMW 3 SeriesReview
aaronstores2002 writes:
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Excellent Value great price easy to deal with !

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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The Joy Of Driving — This type of car is more then just a vehicle, it's a way to enjoy the drive, it's like having an old friend and is really more of a hobby then transportation. After owning this car for many years, this reminds us of why this is still such a great machine but sadly, time passes for us all and when a car reaches a certain age you have to really take care of it to keep it running well. With a new transmission, it will keep on going. Let's hope for many more years.

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

Pros: A 1989 3 series is a Classic car. This means a lot of style and very exiting to drive. Manual transmission means that it handles and responds to every touch and you have to really enjoy driving it.

Cons: A 1989 3 series is a Classic car, which means that it requires serious maintenance as most classic cars do. Not recommended as an everyday ride, unless you really take care of it.

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
BlackNTan writes:
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Love It — This was my high school car and I have never thought about getting rid of it. Stored it for 10 years and now she is back on the road. I can't wait to pick away at upgrades. Great car that is in great shape. Drives just like I remember.

Pros: Speed and style

Cons: Not much

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
alt916 writes:
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Old Gem — One of the best cars i have driven really good on gas she drives like she is fresh off the shownroom in 1989 even though she has 325000 miles on the engine really great vintage model she will go to 110 no problem

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun to drive economical good steering

Cons: the back seat

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325iX Coupe AWDReview
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Great Car For Someone Who Knows There Stuff — The build quality of this vehicle even being just 23 years old is amazing. I consider this car to be one the best cars to learn how to drive with because of the ease of driving. There are no blind spots, loud engines. However my car has been to the shop of plenty of times given it has a "Salvaged" title because it was stolen before I possessed it. The gas mileage of this car is very low and the repair costs are expensive. This was a huge turn off for me because I could not drive too far or repair everything at once. Despite these problems I felt safe in the car because of its sturdy structure and it was fun. I knew if I got in a ditch I would be out because it was all wheel drive. I occasionally got the thumbs up from people who were amazed at an AWD and loved the 3 series.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast, Sturdy, Small, Conservative, Reliable, Easy to drive, Popular car

Cons: Low MPG, High Maintenance

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
Eddie writes:
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Very Fun And Very Cool — Performance - Very quick when in the powerband, even with an auto trans. Handling - Best handling for the money I've ever driven. Braking - Not amazing, but can lock all the wheels when neccessary. Looks - Very respectable platform, but mine needs paint badly. Interior - Bunch of little things missing or broken, but should be easily fixable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Sounds great, very lightweight, superb handling, and formal style.

Cons: Automatic transmission, horrible paint job, and a bunch of broken little interior things.

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
Robert writes:
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It's Just A Good Car. — This is a great car. It is just not that exciting. It's got all the power you'll need, and with the 2.5 litre straight six it's quite economical; and that's good because that is this car's only saving grace. Also, there really are cars that are a lot worse than this.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I love the comfort and the economy; you can take this car across the country.

Cons: It's so boring!

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325iX Coupe AWDReview
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Sweet — This is getting to be an old car, 293,000k and still runs very well. It has a bit of rust starting to show and I hope to refinish it this summer. I have 2 Jeeps Grands Cherokee's and they are used for driving to work. This is a very fun sports car and still makes some Mustangs do a double take when I leave them in second gear.

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

Pros: Really fun to drive and very dependable in any weather

Cons: Hard to find parts as they are getting very rare to find.

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1989 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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Put The Rice Down And Taste The E30 — Put yourself in 1984 when these first came out. 175hp and 2800lbs, RWD and unlike 95% of domestic cars, this thing can corner! They were a classy mans sports car for sure. In todays day and age, they may not be considered fast or even quick to some. But if you were like me, and didn't have $10000 to spend on your first car, but yet you wanted something RWD with enough power to have fun in, and look good at the same time........its the 325i e30. Reliable if you take care of it, and with such a strong motor, can easily handle a 300hp turbo kit if you want those mustangs to smell strait pipe. And with the german quality leather interior in my model, you will impress others. The classic german round headlights,BMW kidney grill, and a few modern day touch ups, and you will turn heads. Great car, and lots of fun!

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

Pros: Classy, Quick, Reliable, and Sharp

Cons: If you like quality DO NOT BUY!

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1989 BMW 3 Series 316iReview
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Reliable Retro Fun. — Solid, rwd and unfortunately with the 8v 1.6l m40 engine a little bit underpowered and not massively economical either. Externally one of the most recognisable designs of all time and the interior quality and comfort rivals many modern vehicles. Most parts are still available through BMW and of course there are plenty of clubs and information on the internet if you spanner yourself.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun, reliable and retro

Cons: Rust

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