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BMW 3-Series Touring 323i SE 5d (1998/S)

BMW 3-Series Touring 323i SE 5d (1998/S) - Owner Review

The boot size.

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Review submitted by
Chris Pond on

BMW 3-Series Touring (95-99)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

Would you buy this car again and why?
No. Didn't live up to the expectations.

What are you likely to buy next?

Buying experience

1 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
No. The car was OK but I got fleeced by the Garage.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Had some cash burning a whole in my pocket and fancied a new car!

What was the dealer like?
An idiot. Select Marques in Thirsk, North Yorkshire! Wouldn't set foot on his premises again let alone buy a car from him. Told me the car was straight and I found out shortly afterwards that it had been a CAT D write off. Alright, not the end of the world but just another dodgy dealer fleecing honest people. STEER WELL CLEAR!!

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Not great. Cramped drivers area. Not too much adjustment available. But wind it up and let it go and it will put a smile on your face. Fun in the wet too!

What's it like to park?
Had parking sensors but not sure if standard.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Electric window regulator. Apparently its quite common.

What's most practical about your car?
The boot size.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The 2.5 straight six!

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