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BMW 3-Series Touring 318i Sport Plus Edition 5d (2011/11)

BMW 3-Series Touring 318i Sport Plus Edition 5d (2011/11) - Owner Review

Leather seats.

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Review submitted by
Alex Giles on

BMW 3-Series Touring (05-12)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
You like nice things.

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
No because BMW after care service is so poor which is really sad as the car is well put together and is a fantastic driver.

What are you likely to buy next?
I already have 1 Porsche and I will look to buy another, cost wise to run after purchase not a huge difference quality of aftercare service at Porsche is excellent.

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?
October 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Ok deal after a lot of haggling £2k difference between walking in and walking out.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?
Very poor, most disappointing, not helpful , difficult to get the best deal as advertised in national press, poor deal on trade in.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent drive on good road surfaces, run flat tyres make it poor on uneven surfaces. Pulling away in first requires high revs,.

What's it like to park?

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Oil sensor, radio, coil packs, oil leak . BMW service do not seem to understand their cars or customers they don't listen just ask for you key to check on board computer and listen to the computer.

What's most practical about your car?
Leather seats.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
None, its quite well equipped but nothing special nothing out of ordinary.

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