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★★★★★

“What a wonderfull car 1995, 320i e36.”

Written on: 07/07/2013 by Sifakubi (1 review written)

Bought mine six months ago and must admit its a wonderfull car.After a wide research I sold my Mazda Etude 1.6iSE 2002 in favour of this car. My car has everything you can expect from a modern car, two air bags, driver and passanger, six CD radio tape with RDS, 110kw of raw power and add ABS what more can you expect on a car? I will never sale it even if given a blank cheque, never. Took the car one day for a spin and out-sprinted my friend who drives a Golf 5 GTI.Off the line, it needs to be… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“92 320i BMW”

Written on: 28/01/2012 by Extractor (1 review written)

My old girl is now 20 years old. She is getting to the age where things arnt working as well as they use to. However she is a pleasure to drive, comfortable, quite economical and she has the grunt if you need it. I am very impressed with the Quality of workmanship that is still evident even the car was built 20 years ago. Unfortunatly like everything, eventually things start to fail, but i will get these things fixed and keep this beautiful car running. I love it to bits, i just hope she… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“This is a lovely car with lots of power when you need...”

Written on: 14/01/2011

This is a lovely car with lots of power when you need it. My automatic is a real smoothie. Beautiful alloys and low profile tyres It has done 73000 miles and is in new condition. Its thirsty in town but cruising on the motorway is much better. The on board mpg meter is something one keeps ones eye on !.
Put it on sports mode and the power is awesome in all gears. The first owner was meticulous in keeping it serviced. I haven't had to fork out for any repairs so far. The MOT was passed easily… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Overall performance is good, but it's a pity that this...”

Written on: 05/01/2011

Overall performance is good, but it's a pity that this car doesn't match up with the much lesser expensive Opel Calibra in terms of performance, acceleration, speed… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“great, reliable and fuel efficient with enough torque”

Written on: 19/03/2010

great, reliable and fuel efficient with enough torque… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I love this car. Not as quick as the 1993 Honda...”

Written on: 19/11/2009

I love this car. Not as quick as the 1993 Honda Prelude coupe i had prior but handles better. Have had some small problems occurring recently (faulty dash cluster, broke the vent control somehow)that i guess i'll be forking out for but it's fifteen years old. Superb handling (just put some replica 18" M3 alloys on),a little sluggish under 3000rpm but who gets it all! Classic looks and pretty reliable when serviced regularly. Hint: Check dash cluster working (tap the dash a couple of times to… Read Full Review

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“BMW'93 325i coupe - the thought crossing my mind when...”

Written on: 18/07/2009

BMW'93 325i coupe - the thought crossing my mind when i first tested an e36, 2 years ago, was "the e36 325i coupe must've been a hell of a car back in its days". sporty, good-looking and very reliable, the 6cyl e36 offers a good value for its money. interior is plain "german", everything in place and handy, leather looks good and the driving position will satisfy anyone, with the seat's 4 different adjustements and adjustable steering wheel and the 8 speaker sound system will keep you… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I think this product is beautiful. That's right,...”

Written on: 16/07/2009

I think this product is beautiful. That's right, beautiful! I say this because I rode in a BMW 320i E36 once. It was an automatic too. It was a 4 door sedan and it had an aircon, central locking, electric windows at the front and back, leather seats, power steering and a sunroof. I just had a thought about the sound of the exhaust pipe. Sometimes when I hear the 320i E46 running the exhaust pipe sounds like a good one so I just thought that the exhaust pipe on the e36 could have the same sound… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I have had my BMW E36 2.5 litre for 11 years (101,000)...”

Written on: 11/04/2009

I have had my BMW E36 2.5 litre for 11 years (101,000) miles, and it has not put a foot wrong. I just get to appreciate it more and more. The gear ratios are exactly right, and as I said third gear will cover anything.
All controls are exactly where you need them and have the perfect weight and feel. It does about 32 mpg, and the engine can adjust and respond to super-unleaded, which I tend to use, but the price differential from standard unleaded is more than it used to be.
The car feels… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I have had my 1992 (now 2009!) BMW 3 Series 320i E36...”

Written on: 22/03/2009

I have had my 1992 (now 2009!) BMW 3 Series 320i E36 for about a year now and the only thing that has gone wrong is a squeaky brake disc guard, which i cured in about a minute. :) I have found this car to be reliable to no end, always starts, runs beautifully (105,000 miles). The ride quality is superb for a car of it's size, and the mid-high end rev range gives a good kick in the behind.

Overall I'd give this car 8.5/10

It could do with a little more power, but then again.. I love the… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Good pulling power excellent build quality.”

Written on: 12/12/2008

Good pulling power excellent build quality.
Need suggestions as to how to improve handling on this beast and chunky gear changes… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“110kw of power 150bhp this car comes in a full house...”

Written on: 28/11/2008 by BMWE36320i (1 review written)

110kw of power 150bhp this car comes in a full house abs power steering side inpact bars 6 cyl 24 valve dohc safe and reliable very strong on the open road gets a good top speed and dose so fast very fule effic on the high way 10 out of 10 considering my bmw e36 320i automatic is a 1992 meaning its 17 years old… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Very nice car in general. Handles very well, smooth...”

Written on: 17/10/2008 by pieter43 (1 review written)

Very nice car in general. Handles very well, smooth ride with lots of power, but slow during initial acceleration, drinking fuel, but becoming quite economic on open road (7-10l/100km a/t). Still has lots of power at high speed, and fun in sport mode. Original sound quality quite impressive and nice on-board computer (95 model). Very smooth running engine. Services can be expensive, but I haven't had any major issues or engine problems… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I bought a BMW 320i a month ago...the best..this is my...”

Written on: 14/08/2008 by sebbi16 (1 review written)

I bought a BMW 320i a month ago...the best..this is my third BMW and I will not change her for anything... The best by far... what more can you ask in a baby like this? She is now 15yrs old but still drives like new. A must for any BMW lover. Very economical on fuel… Read Full Review

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“These cars are getting old now. But if you find one...”

Written on: 25/02/2008 by silverbullet 009 (1 review written)

These cars are getting old now. But if you find one which has been well looked after. I'm sure you will get years of trouble free motoring from it… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Really like the car definitely say to get one”

Written on: 17/01/2008

Really like the car definitely say to get one… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Apart from the niggles I have experienced, my BMW 320i...”

Written on: 02/10/2007 by Bonz (1 review written)

Apart from the niggles I have experienced, my BMW 320i has been extremely reliable and overall, an excellent machine. It is hard to imagine that it is thirteen years old. The overall experience is better than that of many newer cars I have ridden in. he fuel economy is good and the car is extremely reasonable to maintain if you deal with independent garages. Although my car is equipped with 15" wheels, the ride quality is not bad at all. Steering feel is excellent and the driving experience… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Stock without any modifications and the car is super...”

Written on: 10/08/2007 by aurlus (1 review written)

Stock without any modifications and the car is super fast, as fast and maybe faster than a lot of new cars on the road. The car must be revved up to perform. The sport mode is just awesome and pulls the car for more power at whatever speed. Auto gearbox very silky smooth and this car always has some reserve power left. Kick down at 160 kph and the car drops a gear revs up and pulls up to 190 and beyond. this car is damn fast. Even some 3.0 can have problems catching up on highway… Read Full Review

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“Standard Review: ”

Written on: 15/07/2007 by skanbmw (1 review written)

Standard Review:
I've had my 320i coupe for 2 years now as standard. It's pretty sluggish there doesn't seem to be an awful lot of power for a 6 cylinder, 2 litre injection. It's very underpowered for 150bhp. Off the line it's slow, you really have to hit the high revs to get it moving. Hit 3rd gear and you will see what it's made of; it lacks low end, which many cars have in abundance. But on the other hand it has mid range and top end to keep pulling and pulling, which many other cars don't… Read Full Review

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“I bought a BMW 320i E36 4 months ago for $3500 NZ and...”

Written on: 29/06/2007 by PhilC (1 review written)

I bought a BMW 320i E36 4 months ago for $3500 NZ and invested another $1000 in two rear shocks, a transmission flush and fluid replacement and some upholstery repairs. For $4500 in total is a great car, looks and runs great and still has some style. Anyway, if the car lasts for the 3 years I need it it will be the best buy in my life, considering how much fun I have everyday going from home to work in Wellington… Read Full Review

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