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BMW 3-Series Compact 325ti Sport 3d (02) (2002/02)

BMW 3-Series Compact 325ti Sport 3d (02) (2002/02) - Owner Review

205bhp on the rear wheels.

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Andrew Andrew on

BMW 3-Series Compact (01-04)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not sure.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like it. They love the colour, mines in topaz blue.

Would you buy this car again and why?
It's perfect for drifting, make a good track car. They are cheap to run as the engine is bullet proof and nothing really can go wrong unless you run it without oil and water. I would buy one if I wanted a rear wheel drive car for fun on the track or drifting.

What are you likely to buy next?
Something newer and less tax to pay. It's £285 for the year tax for this car which is quite reasonable if you use the car all the time.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
March 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
£1000. Yeah good deal as nobody wanted a 2.5 petrol as they thought would be greedy on fuel.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Not really.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A pleasure to drive. Fast response, pulls harder after 4500 revs. You have to be careful in the wet and damp roads as it just slides for fun. Shame it only had 5 gears. Did a 150m journey and it returned 40mpg, but once you floor it or town around you can expect 25-30mpg.

What's it like to park?
Easy, mine came with parking sensors too.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Only a rear light would mist up now and then.

What's most practical about your car?
205bhp on the rear wheels.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise control, stereo control on the steering wheel. The tc button.

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