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BMW 3-Series Compact 316ti ES 3d (2004/04)

BMW 3-Series Compact 316ti ES 3d (2004/04) - Owner Review

Fuel Economy is very good

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Review submitted by
Peter G on

BMW 3-Series Compact (01-04)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Knows a quality car without being too flash

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
All say its a great BMW

Would you buy this car again and why?
i have no hesitations whatsoever, fingers crossed this one lasts as i dont like the 1 series at all. whoever said the 01-04 Compacts were ugly need to visit an eye specialist.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another Compact, failing that a 3 series coupe

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
July 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
Brilliant deal reserved online and saved a packet for such a mint condition car

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Always wanted a 3 series compact

What was the dealer like?
Very good very friendly

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Easy to drive, and brilliant acceleration when needed, cant fault it at all

What's it like to park?
I dont like to rely on parking sensors, but this is easier than my last Golf

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing so far, very solid car!

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel Economy is very good

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Air con and traction control

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