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BMW 3-Series Saloon 325i SE 2d (1990/G)

BMW 3-Series Saloon 325i SE 2d (1990/G) - Owner Review

The old 2.5i drives better than most new cars. Typical German engineering don't be to heavy footed in the rain though as the car loves going side ways!
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BMW 3-Series Saloon (83-92)

Value

4 out of 5

Great value for money you can pick one of these up for quite cheap these days and they keep on running regardless of how much you push it.

Costs

4 out of 5

Costs are fairly cheap, but then they are old cars now. You pick up a good one between £800-£2500, depending on how low or high the mileage is and condition etc.

Driving

4 out of 5

The old 2.5i drives better than most new cars. Typical German engineering don't be to heavy footed in the rain though as the car loves going side ways!

Performance

4 out of 5

Performance is great the 2.5 six cylinder has a nice grunt about it and has good mid range torque keep your foot down and it does around 140 mph.

Reliability

4 out of 5

I have done over 25000 and never had any engine problems the 6 cylinder engine is well capable of 180,000 plus miles mine has 130,000 and runs great and still gives Clio 182, serious stress on the way up to crail!

Image

4 out of 5

the image is great on the e30 325i old school BMW, well built and engineered.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Considering how old these cars are they are roomy and refined, on the motor way you can cruise for miles the noise level is low and seats are very supportive, the car is more comfortable than a lot of new cars I have drove today.

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Security

3 out of 5

Basic BMW standard fit immobiliser and alarm. My 325i has never been stolen so it seems well secure.

Service

3 out of 5

fair price to service these truly amazing cars.

Problems

Bodywork
Small bits of rust, but the car is 16 years old nearly.

Engine
Great engines, no problems capable of high mileage.

Gearbox
No problems so far the gear change is a bit stiff in the cold mornings after the car warms up its fine.

Other
Great cars to drive, own and even better to go side ways. These cars are fitted with a limited slip diff, they will do nut in the dry with no problems!

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