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BMW 3-Series Convertible 325 Ci 2d Auto (00) (2001/Y)

BMW 3-Series Convertible 325 Ci 2d Auto (00) (2001/Y) - Owner Review

the space in the front for the driver and passenger. really, youd struggle with adults in the back if the driver over 6ft.
5

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Review submitted by
Adam Roberts on

BMW 3-Series Convertible (00-06)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
it says that you have taste but arent brash with it. unless you try and pimp it up then you ruin your bmw.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
they all love it, even my mum wants a convertible now. it does get attention though as it looks lush, keep it shiny people!

Would you buy this car again and why?
yes, i may be tempted to go for the diesel next time though.

What are you likely to buy next?
an e93, not for years though, why change something you love!

Buying experience

4 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,500

When did you buy the car?
October 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
yes, paid a great price for a low mileage bmw. has 55k on the clock and top spec with sat nav, tv and elec pack. had to travel 400 miles round trip but its worth travelling and shopping around for the best deals.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
really great price and spec, great looks

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
make sure you have dece3nt tyres on it and theyre the right size. conti sport by continental are what you want. get the auto with the trip tronic for "enthusiastic" driving.

What's it like to park?
not too bad, usual bigger blind spot as its a convertible but you get a auto moving nearside mirror when you engage reverse to show you the kerb which is a nice touch. try and get one with reverse sensors too, they are helpfull.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
the only niggle is the notorious stiff door handles but there is a quick fix for these with an alan key. that aside its gorgeous

What's most practical about your car?
the space in the front for the driver and passenger. really, youd struggle with adults in the back if the driver over 6ft.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
sat nav tv pack, it really works!

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