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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest BMW 3-Series Coupe (06-13) review.

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Parkers overall rating: 5 out of 5 5.0
BMW 3-Series Coupe (99-06) - rated 5 out of 5
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PROS

Beautifully styled, technically superb

CONS

Expensive, poorly equipped

PROS

Beautifully styled, technically superb

CONS

Expensive, poorly equipped

BMW 3-Series Coupe rivals

Mazda
RX-8
4 out of 5 4.0

There was a time when the 3-Series Coupe was merely a two-door saloon. Then BMW realised it could charge a premium for it and it became a must-have for the up-and-coming executive. The 3-Series coupe retains what's great about a BMW: sophistication, superb engineering and stylishly subtle styling. And it's bound to make your neighbours green with envy.

BMW 3-Series Coupe rivals

Mazda
RX-8
4 out of 5 4.0

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