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BMW 3-Series Compact 320td Sport 3d (2004/04)

BMW 3-Series Compact 320td Sport 3d (2004/04) - Owner Review

Suprising amount of space even when first nipper arrived with associated stuff.

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Review submitted by
Graham Reid on

BMW 3-Series Compact (01-04)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I like mystic blue.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
So good the other half has stolen the keys for the last two and a half years, "for the child" obviously.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes (although replaced in theory by the 1 series which I find alot less practical) does everything with no fuss and the sport seat are a comfy place to be 50k miles and still going strong

What are you likely to buy next?
3 Series M-Sport Touring if nipper number two comes along

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 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
Lease was cheaper than the saloon

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
wanted rear wheel drive and preferred the look to the 3 series saloon,

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good blend of real world performance and frugality, plus confortable enough to utilise the 600+ mile tank range in a day.

What's it like to park?
Easy good visability from rear view and door mirrors plus rear sensors help when things are tight.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Broken rear spring after 4 years replaced for free by BMW as good will gesture

What's most practical about your car?
Suprising amount of space even when first nipper arrived with associated stuff.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated mirrors perfect for British weather

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