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2002 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Coupe RWDReview
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My Bmw 325i Compact —

I have done some modification to my cars performance. It has had an engine remap, stainless cat back performance exhaust and a K&N air filter. The original output was 192bhp, was dynoed recently at 220.6bhp at 5875rpm since then. Since these modifications my car goes quicker and sounds fantastic, throaty and musical at full bore acceleration but still fairly quiet at cruising speeds. The best part about the car has to be the way it handles around bends, thanks to rear wheel drive and is very grippy, only breaking into oversteer around on wet roads, should I be too heavy footed but it is easily controllable for drifting, if I am concentrating!! Build quality is very good too. So far I haven't had any problems with it so far (touch wood!) and is proving to be solid and reliable. The particular model I have is actually a compact model (hatchback) and the only thing I don't like so much is that it is not an M-sport model and from some angles the styling looks a bit awkward, but I have plans to fit some 19inch AC schnitzer alloys and front & rear bumpers soon. My car has full grey leather sports seats and they are comfortable for long journeys on the motorway. Fuel economy is pretty decent for a tuned 2.5ltr 6 cylinder engine. 27-33mpg is fairly common on typical journeys according to the trip computer. Though some parts can be expensive to buy, as is the case with a lot of beemers should things go wrong, though costs can be kept down should the car be serviced by BMW specialists.

Pros: big engine in small car = fantastic performance/handling/engine & exhaust note/gearchange & refinement on motorway

Cons: ride can a a bit firm on bumpy roads, brake feel could be better & rear space is a bit cramped

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2002 BMW 3 Series 330i Sedan RWDReview
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My 330 Experience — Easy to work on, low cost of ownership, drives great, handles like a tight car, and does not drink too much gas. Very reliable, and is built extremely well. Loves to cruise at any speed all day! Best car yet.

Pros: Great driving, easy to work on, cheap maintenance, fun performance.

Cons: Dealer like to charge a lot, that's why its easy to learn how to do yourself.

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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Best Car — I just really love this car! It is awesome! Not the fastest car I have ever driven, but by far the best handling and best for long journeys with great legroom and adjustable thigh support! It is loaded with the sport, premium, and cold weather packages, also xenon's.

Pros: Handling, Looks, and Driver Comfort

Cons: No Cup holders, Adequate Power, and No Automatic Headlights

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
Thrilldabeast1 writes:
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Not Looking Back — I just bought this car and I fear I may never look back. My days with toyotas, hondas, chevys, fords, and mazdas are at an end. I want reliability, performance, undying style, and an overall breathtaking...and i stress breathtaking, in my vehicle. It is a 5 speed BMW today!

Pros: Clean, quick, agile, sexy, and responsive.  A thrill to drive.

Cons: You might forget to switch your lights off after parking it.  They're in an odd place.

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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Tight Look — it looks hella cool cuz i put M body kit on. Build quality is great nothing has broken on the car. I havent had to have anything fixed yet so cost of ownership is low and the car is amazing to drive.

Pros: looks awesome

Cons: could use more hp

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWDReview
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Bmw 325ci 2002 —

The BMW convertible series is noteworthy for the uncharacteristically quiet ride on the road, even though it is a cloth top. While the vehicle is amply powered, it certainly is missing the thrill of turbo (at least in my case). Handling and control are top notch - the low ride suspension and wide wheel base give it great traction on the roundabouts. But the most outstanding aspect of this car is, of course, the luxurious interior and the color and profile of the body. It's an imminently comfortable ride - if you are in the front seat - and exceptionally fun to drive in the summer. The car has required no repair though maintenance is rather expensive, costing around $500 every 15,000 miles. The car is designed for high octane gasoline, and that can be pricey, though fuel economy is on par with a typical American sedan. During the winter, the rear wheel drive control is assisted by traction control and antilock breaks. Nevertheless, I have spun out in it, so handling on ice is as you would expect from a rear wheel vehicle. The electronics are up front are mildly unreliable. A few switches have stopped working correctly. The backseat is also exceedingly uncomfortable and not fit for passengers for trips lasting more than a few miles.

Pros: Reliable, fun, attractive, sporty

Cons: uncomfortable back seat, unreliable electronics in the console

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
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Its And Autobahn Worthy Car U Dont Know U Want Till U Drive It — The only thing i dont like so far about the car is its smaller motor but its got the 5 speed baby no slush box in this bimmer. but i absolutly love that i no longer get stupid looks from cops all the damn day. Its handles great runs amazing and is a demon on the highway cruising at 80 seems so easy

Pros: It handles amazing for a sedan unbeliveable the big three could learn a lot from them

Cons: i couldnt find a 5 speed with the 3 liter motor

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2002 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWDReview
Aceh writes:
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Bmw — Performance – acceleration: not bad braking: good handling: amazing Build Quality - Perfect( no problems so far) Appearance - Breath stopping Ultimate Driving Machine :)) Cost of Ownership – gas mileage: Very good, maintenance - fair Fun Factor – is this car fun to drive? : Is this a joke or what? One of the best fun to drive...

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: no negatives... its a BMW

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2002 BMW 3 Series 320dReview
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The Best Car That I Have Owned.....so Far! — It was a BMW! It was fast, 0-60mph in about 8 secs and a top speed of 156mph.The car was very reliable, the breaking was extremely good as was the top speed, but the accelleration could have been improved as it was a diesel.Build quality was very impressive as was the fun factor it was such a great vechile to drive and the looks were not that bad either.

Pros: Reliability and build quality.

Cons: Accelleration, diesel.

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2002 BMW 3 Series 330Ci Convertible RWDReview
Neil writes:
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Try One — acceleration is excellent .. Handling (rear wheel drive slider) leather interior very tidy nice build quality overall solid,sexy looking car shame i cant afford the fuel no more for sale (£12,750 ono) very fun car to own ultimate pulling machine... i need 4 doors now rear seat passenger in the back get on my nerves.. tee hee..

Pros: looks

Cons: too juicy

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