[quote=mid_gen,Feb 1 2004, 12:49 PM]
Ok, firstly hi, I'm new here
I'm in the market for a car (first car in fact), and after much consideration, I've settled on the BMW 316i Compact. Both my step-dad and dad went through a raft of company cars until they got a beemer (530 diesel touring and X5 respectively atm) and have never looked back . The build quality, ride and look all appeal to me
I'm looking at the 316i as a) I'm a new driver and the insurance isn't prohibitive, B) It's fairly economical. Everyone says I'm mad to get a BMW as a first car, but I want something that is well-built, is going to last, be reliable, and not break the bank.
I've been looking around, and found a few for sale in the area, this one in the pic below is at about the price point I'm looking for (it's a '
What should I keep an eye out for in particular when I'm looking at them? Do you think it's the right car to go fo
Great car, Ive had my compact 316i sport s reg for a year. good luck.