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1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan

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54k miles
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By I500X
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1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan 328i 4dr Sedan


Review

I've been driving this thing for 3 years now and I don't plan to switch! It's easy to take this car for granted until you've driven something else. BMW's handling is amazing.. it gives me so much confidence on the road. You get an excellent feel for the road and the steering is firm. Handles great in the dry but I've had some problems in the wet. Then again, my tires were old. Although this car is pretty quick, it doesn't have as much power as I'd like. Next car will be more performance oriented (Probably an M3). It's almost 2005 and this car is still better than most cars on the streets. Excellent ballance of performance, comfort, and functionaly


Best Features

Handling, acceleration, reliability, fuel economy, sexy fog lights


Worst Features

In-dash 6 CD changer, standard CD player, stronger premium sound system


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2.25 year update
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By noflash
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1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan 328i 4dr Sedan


Review

Last 22k miles have been great. Only
issues have been expensive dealer
maintenance. I solved that with an
independant shop who does the work for
half the price. Also, have had all
four window regulators replaced under
CPO warranty ($50 ded.). Car still
drives like a dream. Fast, fun, near
flawless, stellar gas mileage. Great
handling in snow with Blizzacks. Hope
to keep it 300k miles!


Best Features

Engine, chassis, batman steering wheel, sport package, mood lighting at night, handling, performance.


Worst Features

Rear seat room, dealer maintenace costs, stereo. Personnally, added clutch stop, sub, CAI and Dinan chip (well worth it!). Want to add -- tigher suspesion, 18" wheels, supercharger. Really, car is near perfect and needs nothing. Highly recommended and the price is now half of what I paid!


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323i update with 115k miles
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Jimbo 323i
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Vehicle

1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan 323i 4dr Sedan


Review

Here's an update since my last posting
17k miles ago. I discovered my
independent BMW mechanic is a liar,(I
followed up on his work). I don't
trust dealers either. I have learned
to do all maintenance myself. I still
have the airbag light on, but will be
replacing my seat belt
tensioners/buckle and resetting airbag
light, apparently this is a common
problem to air bag lights
coming on. Here is what I have done to
the car so far at 100k miles, all done
by myself. Replaced all 4 oxygen
sensors. Changed out the Automatic
transmission lifetime oil with the same,


Best Features

car now shifts like it was new! Spark plugs, by the way use the NGK’s only! Bosch makes great O2 sensors, but not spark plugs. Brakes/Rotors/Pads. Tires. Replaced both drive belts. Of course oil changes every 3-5k miles and filters. Recharged My A/C.


Worst Features

Extra info: Engine light came on, but went away after I replaced the O2 sensors. If you do go to the dealer or shop, make sure they replace those bottom O2 sensors. Jimbo


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Im never leaving BMW Family
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By Queencity
on

Vehicle

1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan 323i 4dr Sedan


Review

Over all I cant beblieve I was missing
this for 23yrs of driving. I will never
deprive myself like that again with
that driving expierence again


Best Features

The interior and the field of the handiling of it in the road awsome


Worst Features

armrest and the pricing and repairs


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dream car
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By mokipop
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Vehicle

1999 BMW 3 Series Sedan 323i 4dr Sedan


Review

the car rocks. I'll never drive
anything else. the most fun you can
have with your clothes on.


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