by just1 on Oct 6, 2006 Vehicle: 1994 BMW 3 Series 318is 2dr Coupe
I have owned the car since 1998 and it has never left me stranded, gets 36 mpg and handles as good as cars that cost 5 times as much! To sum it up, the car is worth much more than you end up paying for one.
by BimZimmer on Jul 29, 2005 Vehicle: 1994 BMW 3 Series 318is 2dr Coupe
Bought this car at age 21 and drove it very hard. Original clutch lasted until 155k. No other problems other than typical wear and tear. Performed very well for a 1.8 litre. Drove a friends 325is with 100k less miles and the 318is is just as quick as long as you keep the RPM's up (the 325is did have a greater powerband). Comfy car, fun to drive, not the best in snow but made it through 4 winters with heavy snow never going into the ditch. 190k on it now and still getting average of 27.5 MPG driving in rush hour traffic. Engine is a little tired now but it still runs very well. Overall great car.
by knudsonm on Jan 31, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 BMW 3 Series 318is 2dr Coupe
These cars are ticking time bombs.
Watch out!!!! I've owned mine for
less than a year and has cost me $2000
in parts alone with me doing all of
the repairs myself and has been off
the road for 4 months. I checked the
car over with a fine tooth comb before
buying and still have the problems. I
should've boughten a Chevy!!!
by TommyD on Feb 19, 2002 Vehicle: 1994 BMW 3 Series 318is 2dr Coupe
Great Car. Fun to drive and zippy for a 4-cylinder. Handles great and turns heads. 108000 miles and still running strong. All kinds of nifty features found on this car that you never would have thought you'd appreciate. Not so great in slippery conditions, respectable handling in snow considering it is a rear wheel sports car.
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