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BMW 3-Series Coupe 328i 2d Auto (1997/P)

BMW 3-Series Coupe 328i 2d Auto (1997/P) - Owner Review

Surprisingly big boot. That's about it.
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Chris Wilson on

BMW 3-Series Coupe (92-99)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Probably not very good things, given the perceived image of the average BMW driver.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Most of them like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. It's costly to own but a brilliant, comfortable drive.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another BMW.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£2,750

When did you buy the car?
February 1997

Did you get a good deal and why?
The car was in reasonable condition and I got a very inclusive 90 day warranty with it.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Always liked BMWs and wanted a nice toy!

What was the dealer like?
Very professional.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Quick, quiet, refined, comfortable.

What's it like to park?
No problem. Visibility good.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Auto 'box acted up but luckily was cured with a £50 fluid change. Passenger front window motor failed. Passenger heated seat does not work. Driver's door lock solenoid failed. ABS sensor failed. Driver's door window occasionally winds up and down erratically when door is opened.

What's most practical about your car?
Surprisingly big boot. That's about it.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Auto-dimming rear view mirror!

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