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BMW 3 series: compact all the way...

Advantages: Great buys at the moment
Disadvantages: Will be replaced in 2005

...somewhat disastrous encounter with a VW I decided that in my next car, I wanted to stay German as I was impressed with the build quality of the VW but that I wanted a little more prestige but without a huge price tag. A BMW 3 series probably does ...

nickjj78 07.09.2004 · Read full review
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my bmw compact

Advantages: comfort and handling
Disadvantages: cost to run

...a white van decided to go into the back of my little Renault Clio and wrote it off, therefore having children, I needed a car pretty quickly, as their school was too far to go by bus or train. A friend that wasn't using his BMW any more sai ...

jackiehayes 17.09.2006 · Read full review
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Fast as a snail

Advantages: BMW badge
Disadvantages: slow, aging design

N reg auto version (from new) is slow of the mark mated to the 1.6 engine. The engine needs to be worked hard or the auto transmission kept in sports mode to make the car shift and at high revs the engine is noisy. The car is also unresponsive to the thro ...

opinion-maker 06.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 316i

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A sporty number please Tony.

Advantages: Cool lines and a sleek exterior
Disadvantages: None

...this is the first opinion for me and if you know me, everyone is Tony. If you leave a message on the guestbook, you will get a typical Tone response. Anyway, on with my opinion. For the past 2 Years, I have been in the possession of a BMW Compact. ...

Winner 21.02.2002 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 316i

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Teutonic driving machine

Advantages: Great drive, nice kudos badge
Disadvantages: want the M3 now

The BMW 316i saloon is my first experience of owning and driving this superior marque. I’ve driven 15k miles since buying the car new six months ago and I’m really impressed by the quality, the driving experience and overall package. The onl ...

runmedownmissy 03.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 316i

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