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Even The Indicators Are Optional Extras...

Advantages: Desirable, Reliable, Robust
Disadvantages: Arrogant Image, Price

...From the mid-eighties to the late-nineties the BMW three-series was the epitome of success. Quick, glamorous and expensive, the three's beautifully aggressive stance let you know that beneath that pointed bonnet beat a powerful heart. In those days, t ...

markd_uk 04.10.2004 · Read full review
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A top notch compromise

Advantages: BMW quality, Appeal, Looks
Disadvantages: Not a load lugger, Pricey

I opted out of my company car scheme last year. Consequently, I spent a very long time trawling the market, looking to replace the company car that was about to be returned (A MB C-Class Estate). My life style was still the same so was looking for a ca ...

HappyHarry 08.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 318i

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carefully does it. What with a beamer

Advantages: style, elegance, sheer driving experience
Disadvantages: engine problems with 1.8 engines

My wife bought this vehicle when she had to commute up and down to Newcastle every week. She covered at least 1000 miles per week. They are great cars to drive but have to be serviced regularly and correctly. Unfortunately, the car is now in the garage aw ...

limmey 29.11.2007 · Read full review
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Underpowered? Not Likely!

Advantages: Power, economy, style, reliability, boot size and access.
Disadvantages: Slightly difficult to handle in the wet, slightly cramped in the rear seats.

...had a bad run of luck with previous cars (VW Beetle, Ford Sierra, Vauxhall Astra, Cirtoen ZX) in 1998 I decided it was time to buy a more reliable car and the obvious choice for style and reliability was the BMW 3-Series. I test drove a lot of 3-S ...

the_kidda 08.08.2000 · Read full review
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Buy a 1993 model, they're great.

Advantages: Solid, reliable, they go on and on
Disadvantages: not many, jealous neighbour

...I know that the picture above is of a brand-spanking new beemer, but..... I am the proud owner of a 1993 BMW 318i saloon. It has 112000 miles on the clock, but you certainly would not think it by driving and owning it. Moreover at £3800, it was not that ...

alee136 17.05.2002 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 318i

Value for Money

Road Handling

Comfort

Features

Fuel consumption

Looks