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BMW 3-Series Coupe 318i s 2d (1993/K)

BMW 3-Series Coupe 318i s 2d (1993/K) - Owner Review

Very comfortable. Has all the good BMW qualities here.
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BMW 3-Series Coupe (92-99)

Value

5 out of 5

A bargain for what you get.

Costs

2 out of 5

Steer clear from dealer, find an independant specailist non-dealer - parts quite cheap and common.

Driving

4 out of 5

Very comfortable. Has all the good BMW qualities here.

Performance

3 out of 5

Ir's a 1.8 after all, but engine can be quite revvy.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Good reliability, however watch for leaking engine seals on this engine. When this Happens, head gasket needs changing and head skimmed. Car sold to me with this problem.

Image

4 out of 5

Still looks good for its age and they made them up to 1999.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Excellent here.

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Security

4 out of 5

Still got it.

Service

3 out of 5

Didn't go near dealer - too expensive. The right indepentent dealer will stamp your book as well.

Problems

Bodywork
Back wheel arches, stone chips can rust them.

Engine
Leaking water seals in engine and idle control value problem.

Gearbox
-

Other
Electrics on these cars can be dodgy. Sunroofs tend to develop intermittent faults. Door window sensors can fail, too.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes