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1997 BMW 3 Series - Consumer Discussions

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grand more than a 5 like you have comparing the 3 series Sedan/Coupe? It's sure not a successor to the 8 series, as interesting as that car was....
While I've always liked BMWs they have slipped behind Audi in design, imo. My favorites of the past are the original 6-Series Coupe, 1989-1995 5-Series and the 1991-1997 8-Series, which I'm most lik?...
I've owned 3 BMWs for the past 12 years and recently traded in a 97 540I(Auto)with 70,000 miles. Firstly, the 540I is, in my opinion, the finest sedan made.I bought it in July of 1997 using the Euro?...
poetic" about two cars, his 1997 hot rod 3 series BMW and his X3....
I get the distinct feeling that nothing would satisfy you short of it being a 3 series. Oh wait, if it was a clone of the 3 series, you'd probably deride it for being a copycat. It's like having an ...
2). when do the major things get replaced by on average in the 3 series? In other words, is buying the BMW around 95 - 100k better than one at 133. From what i have read, most problems that need costl...
No information based on quality was available for the 1996 model 3 series sedan. The 1997 model scored 4 points out of 5 for each initial quality rating category....
I am actually going to be test driving a 540i with sport package and 5 speed auto on Saturday. I will also test drive the 330i. I wish I could get a slightly bigger 3 series with the 4.4. The main att...
I wouldn't know what to recommend to you. I'm on my 3rd 3 series and I'll agree that my BMW's haven't been as perfect as the series of Acura's that I drove before them. Still, I do believe that, in ...
All I read, in Edmunds and the automotive press steered me toward the 3 series but what really clinched it for me was a drive around the back of a dealership in Grand Rapids where they had 5 severly c...
My experience mirrors Shipo's; we've had a 1998 3 Series and a 1997 5 Series and both handled the slippery stuff just fine when fitted with winter tires. One time I was driving the 3er in a light driz...
I'm not sure what BMW will become number one of. The lease deals are already making the 3 series compete at the real life price levels of stripped Avalons and V6 Camries. With 1 series coming, the b...
I'm looking to purchase a 2006 CPO 3 series in New Jersey....
" I think it will possess the spirit of the E36"...
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