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Displaying 21 - 30 of 1996 BMW 3 Series 30 reviews.

1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
Guillermo writes:
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A Modern Classic — This will be a classic soon, but unfortunately European cars are suffering from too much electronics and a 1996 BMW is most likely to be showing signs of that. I'll bet that either the outside thermometer stopped working, the clock display went dark, some LEDS in the radio display are not working, etc. If you're not planning to keep yours as a classic, then it's time to move on. If it's a keeper then it's time for serious investment!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good engine, excellent design

Cons: Age is having its wear and tear

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
Jason writes:
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Bmw — Loved the car Great handling and looking car. Alot more tourque tahn the 325's. German Engineering is way ahead. Needed More power but everyone gets comfortacle with the power of thier cars and wants more...unless u own a ZR-1

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

Pros: Its Briliant.

Cons: Repair Costs.

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
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Beatiful Car, Will Never Part With It — 0-60: around 6 seconds, top speed: 140 (quoted) 130 (obtained), fuel mileage: 30mpg (on a good day), exterior: hellrot red, full M sport bodykit from the factory including M suspension and 17 inch BBS sport wheels, Interior: half leather half cloth sport seats

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

Pros: handling

Cons: mpg

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
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I Love My Bimmer..hehe — Great beginning European car. Gotta love the balance of the E36 chassis. Not too fast off the line but cruises at 130 with no issues. Great car to toss around an auto cross or a mountain road. Build quality a little below typical BMW standards though.

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

Pros: Handling

Cons: Plastic

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1996 BMW 3 SeriesReview
Tony1102 writes:
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The Car I'm Laying Off — Performance: acceleration too slow, poor braking (think I wore it out), and handling is probably more to do with me lol Build-quality: needs repairs It is a fun car, especially since its small! Appearance: Yeah, it is nice- would be nice with more repairs. Cost: quite low actually.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its small

Cons: Its dying

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
Mick writes:
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Bmw — ACCELERATION AT HIGH RPM is a good buzz,road handling is good , the car seems well balanced for a big car, but on the down side irish roads are very hard on back coil springs. all in though very glad i bought it , had some fast runs in it

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

Pros: BMW

Cons: price of road tax

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
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328i — Rear-wheel drive + snow = Fun! Drives Smooth, good gearbox, no grinds. moves quite well. decent gas mileage for a 6 cyl. 26mpg mixed. ~32 highway. Comfortable, leather, heated seats for the nasty buffalo winters. A little expensive for repairs but well worth it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its called the Ultimate Driving Machine

Cons: its not an ///M

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
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Great Car — i loved this car i really wish i can get another one, the sound system was great and the performance was amazing. i had custom bmw rims and low profile tires on it. for my next car im either getting a 3 series bmw or a lexus

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its a bmw

Cons: its older and its always better to buy a newer car

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
Neil writes:
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Bmw. Awesomeness — solid accel. solid brakes. sweet exterior. maybe add spoiler...? mileage awesome. amazing to drive. this car i just like a dream. no wonder they sell so well. It sucks the way other people look at you though when you drive it. It's really not that expensive to drive! get over it! LOL

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

Pros: So much fun to drive

Cons: Insurance

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1996 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible RWDReview
Jenna writes:
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Bmw 328 — great fun car, sticks to the road, costs a ton of money in petrol! comfy ride, very reliable, solid build, great fun in the rain, not for the faint hearted, could do with a turbo, will be going for an m3 next.

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

Pros: rear wheel drive baby!!!

Cons: none

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2018 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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Honestly, its a great starter car when getting into the sport car region. The car isnt over the top expensive yet has a really good-looking exterior. I would definitely recommend it. Read More

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2017 BMW 3 Series Reviews

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