3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
Welcome aboard Bimfan. I just bought a 2000 328i
a few months ago with leatherette. It looks just great, just as good
as the new bimmers that I saw in the showroom with the same
material. Real leather must be taken care of more often or else
it will look old and dull.
i have leatherette in my car and honestly it simulates leather quite well. its much more durable against scruffs and scrapes and maintaining leatherette is almost non existant. the ONLY thing i miss about not getting leather is the wonderful smell it omits.
Location: Way down in the south...where its HOTT!!
Well I just bought a 2000 323CI with black leather and I wish it was leatherette. I had an old '96 BMW 318i with leatherette and the interior looked just as good when I sold it as it did back when it was new (almost 8 years ago). Thank you...Thank you very much
You have to go with leather. If you take care of it, it wears much better than Leatherette will. Anyone who tells you different is a lazy son of a bitch who lets their leather rot in the sun. Plus, leather feels nice, it's soft, and there is nothing to remind you that you are at the top of the food chain like sitting on a dead animal.
__________________ <span style='color:gray'><span style='font-family:Arial'>2000 BMW 323i
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I do the full Lexol shablaam every Month, Cleaner and Leather preservative stuff.
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