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4.38 out of 5 stars

Possibly the greatest car ever made ... If you know how to drive

mobius1127, 07/31/2012
1990 BMW 3 Series 325is 2dr Coupe
10 of 11 people found this review helpful

Well this is my first car a 1988 BMW 325is 5-speed , but have driven newer BMWs and can say that not much else drives as good as a well sorted e30 does , and nothing that I've driven drives better . I will say that the e30 in stock form is not very fast it will move once you get the engine on cam 2400-5500rpm , but e30s are momentum cars not drag racers , e30s handle very well if you know what your doing , the steering is second to nothing , the brakes are surprisingly good , and the handling is very good, but if you screw up there are NO safety nets , you have ABS that's it e30s love oversteer , you will most likely flip the car around at least once , so buy the best tires you can afford

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4.63 out of 5 stars

Amazing, Amazing car. I'll miss it.

gawdzila, 12/10/2010
1990 BMW 3 Series 325is 2dr Coupe
8 of 10 people found this review helpful

I got a 1987 BMW 325iS as my very first car. It had about 155k miles. I had it for 13 years. While it had a few issues over the years (ECU, radiator fan, brake master cyl, clutch, routine stuff like brakes and timing belt; expected after 200k miles+), it was VERY reliable. The engine was glorious to rev and got good mpg. The ride and handling was great, and was perfect after getting H&R+Bilsteins. Very fun and easy to live with. Sadly, my car's life was ended by an errant elderly man driving a beat up Toyota, who hit it while it was parked. It had 300,000 miles on it, and was still fun to drive every day. I loved my car dearly, and will be getting another BMW. R.I.P, my old E30.

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4.88 out of 5 stars

The car of the decade

Isaiah Liepold, 03/24/2015
1990 BMW 3 Series 325is 2dr Coupe
3 of 4 people found this review helpful

The car is flawless, you cant have fun in it. The design is superb and I would drive nothing else. Not a fast car but it is very quick and can give most new cars a run for their money. Reliability is great if it has had good owners. Easy to modify and work on. DONT BUY IT IF YOU ARE NOT AN ENTHUSIAST!

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4.5 out of 5 stars

the 325ix is a great car for the price

bmgillen, 06/15/2002
1990 BMW 3 Series 325iX 2dr Coupe AWD
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

the old 325ix is a great car, with a couple of thousand of dollars in improvements, at the top of the list being such as the dinan chip and a K&N filter, this car will run with the newer 325xi and give you all the control and stability of the new 4x4 325 at a fraction of the cost. Although a 13 or 14 year old car can be a bit fussy and demand attention from time to time, if you want to look cool on the road, and show up the new 325xi, get yourself an old ix, fix her up nice and the newer BMWs will have nothing on you, especially when the weather gets crappy !

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4.63 out of 5 stars

A Classic!

clouseau, 03/09/2004
1990 BMW 3 Series 325is 2dr Coupe
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

This is my second E30. Very reliable if you keep up on suggested routine maintenance. Yes, they aren't perfect but their character will win you over. Very respectable performance and impressive craftmenship. These cars are built to last. You won't be sorry. BMW has impeccable standards and it shows.

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