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BMW 3-Series Touring 330i Sport 5d (01) (2003/52)

BMW 3-Series Touring 330i Sport 5d (01) (2003/52) - Owner Review

Luggage space and room for 4 adults in relative comfort
5

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BMW 3-Series Touring (99-05)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Stylish and sporty with a touch of compromise towards practicality.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
No adverse comments, it is fairly understated and doesn't draw too much attention to itself

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definitely. It ticks all the boxes.

What are you likely to buy next?
Either a Porsche Boxster or a 911 - depends on the depths of my pockets.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£13,495

When did you buy the car?
February 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
I paid exactly what Parker's suggested I should from an independent

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
For a mix of style, performance and practicality

What was the dealer like?
Fairly helpful

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The performance figures certainly do not lie. As a load carrier on a motorway it is very comfortable and effortlessly quick and it is equally happy in town or when the roads turn twisty when the sports pack and manual gearbox come into their own.

What's it like to park?
Very easy, rear parking sensors are a god send and the ABS makes it light and very manoeuverable.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It needed a new clutch which was not covered by the warranty otherwise it has been fantastic.

What's most practical about your car?
Luggage space and room for 4 adults in relative comfort

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Automatic lights and wipers and heated front seats for those chilly winter mornings

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