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BMW 3-Series Touring 318i SE 5d (99) (2001/Y)

BMW 3-Series Touring 318i SE 5d (99) (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Tourer
4

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Review submitted by
Anthony Jones on

BMW 3-Series Touring (99-05)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Good choice of car

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definately but with bigger engine.

What are you likely to buy next?
BMW with a bigger engine

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
-

When did you buy the car?
January 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes had good pex value for my Laguna and did not/ would not purchase from a BMW dealer due to extortionate prices.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reliability, drive and build quality

What was the dealer like?
Good as gold

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent second one Ive had super chassis. 1.8 quite sluggish wish I had gone for a 2.5 up.

What's it like to park?
Parking sensors great, good visibility. You rely too much on the sensors even when driving other cars !!!!!

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes after a couple of months there was a lack of power, idling badly and eventually had airflow meter changed - perfect now.

What's most practical about your car?
Tourer

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Loads SE model with cruise control

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