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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That I am discerning about what I drive.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Looks smart and is comfortable.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes. The driving experience.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    BMW convertible. Possibly a 1 Series.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    October 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Reasonable deal with a reasonable part exchange price for my old car. The car had average mileage on the clock and was immaculate.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Have driven BMWs since 1998 and I enjoy the whole experience from the solid feel on the road to the trim in the cabin.

    What was the dealer like?

    Very professional. The car was well prepared and delivered from South Wales to Sheffield for me to collect. An extremely good handover was performed.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Feels solid and reliable. Clutch is light and positive. Steering is precise. Cruises well, with plenty of power in reserve.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy to park, especially with the reverse parking warning sensors.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?


    What's most practical about your car?

    Easy to get in and out. All controls come easily to hand.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Reverse parking warning.