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BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 4d (1989/F)

BMW 3-Series Saloon 318i 4d (1989/F) - Owner Review

If a new Astra was RWD, it would drive like an old E30.
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BMW 3-Series Saloon (83-92)

Value

5 out of 5

Lousy early spec, but very well built.

Costs

3 out of 5

A bit pricy on non-service items.

Driving

4 out of 5

If a new Astra was RWD, it would drive like an old E30.

Performance

3 out of 5

Adequate, if a bit thrashy.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Excellent with FSH, dodgy without.

Image

3 out of 5

Still a good looking car.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Great driving position.

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Security

3 out of 5

Bit of a target.

Service

1 out of 5

C£$%p! and I work for them!

Problems

Bodywork
Wheel arch. Front windscreen valance rot.

Engine
Hydraulic lifters tend to complain after 100k miles.

Gearbox
Like new.

Other
Driver's seat cloths all disintegrate with age.

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