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BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 4d (1991/H)

BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 4d (1991/H) - Owner Review

Good road manners and being RWD can be good fun.
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Martyn Phillips on

BMW 3-Series Saloon (83-92)

Value

4 out of 5

The BMW feel-good factor for under £2000.

Costs

3 out of 5

Cheap OE parts are available if you shop around.

Driving

4 out of 5

Good road manners and being RWD can be good fun.

Performance

3 out of 5

Eats up motorways all day long.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Have it regularly serviced and it will be almost bulletproof.

Image

3 out of 5

Bit dated now, but still a good looker.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Firm, but comfortable.

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Security

2 out of 5

Deadlocks fitted as standard, but little else.

Service

4 out of 5

Polite, knowledgeable and helpful, even if you have an older car.

Problems

Bodywork
A few rust spots on rear wheel arches and stonechips on bonnet.

Engine
New tensioners needed on routine cam belt change.

Gearbox
-

Other
Rear suspension top mounts.

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