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BMW 3-Series Touring 328i SE 5d Auto (1997/P)

BMW 3-Series Touring 328i SE 5d Auto (1997/P) - Owner Review

Not as satisfying as 3-Series saloon or coupe.
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BMW 3-Series Touring (95-99)

Value

2 out of 5

Very expensive model compared to saloon.

Costs

4 out of 5

Thirsty engine. Maintenance expensive compared with other 3"s.

Driving

3 out of 5

Not as satisfying as 3-Series saloon or coupe.

Performance

2 out of 5

Auto box is sluggish and chassis feels very shaky!

Reliability

2 out of 5

Average build quality, weak engine.

Image

4 out of 5

Great image.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Not as comfortable as 3-Series saloon or coupe.

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Security

4 out of 5

Standard security devices are excellent.

Service

3 out of 5

Service is adequate (no more). Many problems with this car. It has spent many days off the road at the dealership through poor quality and a worn out short engine block.

Problems

Bodywork
Paintwork not good.

Engine
Worn out short engine block due to excessive valve wear.

Gearbox
-

Other
Interior fittings shake. Noisy rear suspension recently (shock absorbers?).

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes