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BMW 3-Series Coupe 323i 2d (2002/51)

BMW 3-Series Coupe 323i 2d (2002/51) - Owner Review

Excellent drive, grips well, perfectly balanced and holds the corners at speed. It just invites you to drive hard.
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BMW 3-Series Coupe (92-99)

Value

5 out of 5

Brought nearly new, so excellent value. Came with all the extras; full leather, dual zone climate control, 6 CD, electric windows / mirrors, alloys, electric sunroof, metalic paint, etc.

Costs

3 out of 5

Haven't had to service it yet. Reasonable fuel economy (average 30mpg).

Driving

5 out of 5

Excellent drive, grips well, perfectly balanced and holds the corners at speed. It just invites you to drive hard.

Performance

5 out of 5

2.3 engine gives 170bhp and 0-60 in 8secs. More than enough power. Feels fast, even when doing low speeds.

Reliability

5 out of 5

No problems yet. Word of warning - only buy 2nd hand ones manufactured after Feb 1998. Earlier cars had alloy engines with Nicklecell issues.

Image

4 out of 5

Would be 5 stars, but too common nowadays, especially with boy racers who have debadged 316s or 318s that keep trying to race you at the lights. Still a great looking car.

Comfort

4 out of 5

In the front, it's very comfortable, especially with the leather seats. Everything's to hand. Designed perfectly. Would be 5 stars if it was not so cramped in the rear. Adults will have a hard time.

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Security

5 out of 5

Deadlocks, alarm and immobiliser. (Cat 1).

Service

4 out of 5

Dealer was brillant, but then again you are buying over the odds for it.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes