1997 BMW 3 Series User Reviews

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 328iReview
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    Bmw 328 — The best car I owned. Great quality, feels like a go-cart and make´s me smile every day. 193 bhp feels like 250 bhp Evereybody that´s seen my car in real life said that it´s the most beutiful Beemer they ever seen. A really nice car I swear.

    Pros: Drive it

    Cons: Refuel it

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 328iReview
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    Bmw 328i — Awesome car. Performance: Fast.V6. Build Quality: No sounds. Quiet on road. Doors made a solid shut. German and BMW, so amazing. Appearance: Sexy. White with white leather, darkest tint possibe. Alloy wheels. Lowered. Black dash with red instrument lights (sweet) Cost of ownership: $160/month till traded in Fun factor: tons of fun, miss it. gettin another soon.

    Pros: Everything.

    Cons: Random electric problems

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 318iReview
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    318 Review — It has been a good and reliable car. The air conditioning is a little weak and the cup holders don''t work very well. It handles well and has been a fun car to drive. It is black with a tan interior. Since it is 11 years old, it is not looking as good anymore.

    Pros: Solidly built, good handling

    Cons: Weak a/c

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 318iReview
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    1997 318i — This car was a lot of fun to drive, got great gas mileage, and was also nice to just look at! Unfortunately, BMW didn't know how to make a good 4cyl in 1997 and it had it's share of engine issues! All in all I enjoyed this car a lot!

    Pros: Looks, Gas Mileage

    Cons: Bad Engine, Lack of Power

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 328icReview
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    Classic Looks, Amazing German Technology — Bought the car a little over a year ago, after selling my boring Camry (which I only had for 8 months - some of you may not even know I had it). It's a fun car to drive, especially since it's a 5-speed. Parts for this baby are expensive, but being that I'm mechanically inclined and have my Tio Luis (the mechanic in the family) to thank, I can handle the costs. I've been once told I'm bi-polar when it comes to cars - so don't be surprised if in a few months I'm driving something else... (God, I hope not...) - see what I mean..?

    Pros: Smooth ride, good looks, it's a convertible!

    Cons: Mediocre fuel economy, expensive to fix

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 328iReview
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    The 328i — My favorite car. I put tons of money into this machine and made it my own. It was awesome. I sold it to a local kid... I put a CAI on it, direct ignition coils, upgraded the chip, updated the wheels, put on an HID headlight kit, the works... I miss it!

    Pros: Fast, loud, smooth

    Cons: a little too loud...

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    Would Recommend And Buy Another — I loved this car! It is solid, fun to drive, great handling and comfort. The performance was good for stock but add a couple grand and it'll be great! the quality was great overall and it holds up excellent in a crash. I had a guy total mine by T-boning us. The car did it's job and kept us safe. We were at 0 mph and he was doing 40+. The car looked great with a nice tint job and I still miss driving that car!

    Pros: almost everything

    Cons: on the 4 door, the back seat doesn't split and fold down

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    My White Beemer — I got this car two years ago by accident, was exactly what I had to spend and in really great shape, got lucky I guess. It has greta mileage, I LOVE the sunroof always wanted one, it is very comfortable to sit in and drives like a dream, I took it to mexico once and as soon as I crossed the border and was free of speed limits I discovered really what the engine can do, only 4 cylinders but can go pretty fast, the steering is great the stability is awesome, and it looks great, I love it!

    Pros: Good mileage, good power and stability, comfort and looks

    Cons: If you want to have it nicely taken care of mechanics can be expensive, but not ridiculous as long as you stay away from the agency

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    The Best Handling Car I've Driven After The 911 Turbo — my best ever car

    Pros: Reliable and best handling car I've ever had

    Cons: once motor plan done it can be expensive to own

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    1997 BMW 3 Series 318iReview
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    :) — Good car! Nothing special, everything works.

    Pros: good handling

    Cons: small engine

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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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