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BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 2d (1988/F)

BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 2d (1988/F) - Owner Review

Not too good on cornering. Suspension is a bit too loose.
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BMW 3-Series Saloon (83-92)

Value

4 out of 5

Good, solid and reliable!

Costs

3 out of 5

Some very cheap and good examples around. Beware of bad ones.

Driving

3 out of 5

Not too good on cornering. Suspension is a bit too loose.

Performance

3 out of 5

Ok for a 1.8, but top end is a bit weak.

Reliability

5 out of 5

Absolutley flawless.

Image

3 out of 5

Dated.

Comfort

1 out of 5

Great on long distances, but get a set of Recaro seats from the scrappers.

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Security

1 out of 5

After-market alarm/immobiliser is a must.

Service

5 out of 5

Very helpful staff. They know their stuff.

Problems

Bodywork
Slight rust on sills.

Engine
Noisy camshaft, but at 130k what hasn't?

Gearbox
No problems.

Other
Nowhere for after-market speakers in the back. Standard seats wear easily.

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