2008 BMW 1 Series Long Term Road Test


2008 BMW 135i: 20,000 Miles and Running Stronger Than Ever

April 13, 2009

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Our 135i just turned 20K and it's doing quite well thank you. In fact, it's been one of our most trouble free cars over the last year, a virtual 300-horsepower Honda Accord with real tires.

It's only been in the shop twice. The first trip was for scheduled maintenance and the second was to replace the original rubber that Erin tore to pieces at a local track day.

Even with its light colored interior, the 135i is wearing well. The seats look good, the dash isn't scratched or fading and the carpet looks respectable. Sure, it was not a cheap car to begin with, but it's not giving us any reason to believe that it's not worth the price.

Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor @ 20,000 miles

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