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#182820 - 4th Nov 2007 10:33pm BMW milage
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how many miles are beemers good for, say for instance a T reg on 120K, is this OK or would you advise to stay clear.

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#182822 - 4th Nov 2007 10:34pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Waddi]
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ru thinkin of gettin one with ths kinda mileage mate ?
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#182834 - 4th Nov 2007 10:39pm Re: BMW milage [Re: jonah]
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hmm... id stay clear mate...unless its had alot of work and receipts to show it...
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#182836 - 4th Nov 2007 10:40pm Re: BMW milage [Re: jonah]
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sort of mate, As most people are aware I am tired of the astra, its really not big enough for my family, but I dont want a people carrier. Always liked the 3 series, so just browsing at the mo.
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#182838 - 4th Nov 2007 10:41pm Re: BMW milage [Re: jonah]
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Petrol or diesel?

Beemers, like any engines, are good for as long as they are looked after (within reason, I wouldnt say go past 180,000 miles for a petrol lol)

You can buy a screwed up engine that has only done 45,000 miles for instance, simply because the owner has never looked after it, its been a dodgy one from the start, or its been ragged.

My old Pug had 163,000 on the clock when I sold it - the engine itself was an absolute dream - granted the clutch wasnt the best ever, probably only had a year left in it, but the engine itself was a lovely drive.

As the mileage goes higher, its the car around the engine that tends to wear, so long as the engine has been looked after. Take it for a test drive, look for service History, if the engine feels nice and runs smooth, check the ancillary components, the clutch, the bodywork etc...

I think Joe and Stuy will be able to offer more direct advice with regards BMW engines, mine is very general.

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#182839 - 4th Nov 2007 10:42pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Waddi]
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will warn you..the 3 series isnt big on the inside!!
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#182840 - 4th Nov 2007 10:42pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Waddi]
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cant see the mileage being a prob as long as its been looked after, i'd want a comprehensive History, cos if anything goes wrong it could be expensive on a bm, best person to talk to i would say would be... young sailor Joe.
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#182864 - 4th Nov 2007 10:52pm Re: BMW milage [Re: jonah]
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As already said, stay clear unless it has FSH.

As Matty said, things around the engine tend to go before the engine does itself and the cost of parts and replacing them are quite expensive, so bare that in mind.

what series you looking at?
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#182869 - 4th Nov 2007 10:54pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Beemertastic]
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will warn you..the 3 series isnt big on the inside!!
another good point, saloons never seem to be any good for young families with small children , they're hard to get stuff in/out the boot...
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#182903 - 4th Nov 2007 11:11pm Re: BMW milage [Re: jonah]
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excuse me! sod the 4 cylinder ones, they are the letdowns wink
let that be a lesson to you smile
i`ve had plenty of bmw`s and the 4 cylinder ones are not reliable, but hey, like any car, if you want it and are prepared to spend the money on it you get it smile
the 3 series is a nice car, but if you do get one thats been "hammered", you will notice in the test drive wink
As joe says, service History is a must or the cars not worth looking at smile
Personally, i would leave the 4 cylinder models alone smile
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#182906 - 4th Nov 2007 11:13pm Re: BMW milage [Re: _Ste_]
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exuse me for my ignorance, but which ones are 4 cylinder?
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#182908 - 4th Nov 2007 11:14pm Re: BMW milage [Re: _Ste_]
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Originally Posted By: Totopop
Personally, i would leave the 4 cylinder models alone smile


I agree (as I friggin own one lol)

I think im right in saying, 316 and 318 are generally 4 cyl (some 318 are 6 cyl)
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#182909 - 4th Nov 2007 11:14pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Waddi]
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non v6 lol.

usually less the 2.5L, Jow will clear it up though?

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#182912 - 4th Nov 2007 11:15pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Waddi]
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have a look at the audi a4 avant diesels..those engines are bulletproof...i know im a fan of audi..but it will give you the room your wanting..without being an mpv...
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#182916 - 4th Nov 2007 11:20pm Re: BMW milage [Re: Beemertastic]
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have a look at the audi a4 avant diesels..those engines are bulletproof...i know im a fan of audi..but it will give you the room your wanting..without being an mpv...


Yeah, nice cars, more room than the beemer 3 too, i had an Audi 80 2.6 v6 for 2 years, never had a problem with it, only thing i replaced were new brakes all round (discs and pads) which only cost me 350 as i fitted them myself.

Ultra relible, got rid when it hit 198k and was sad to see it go frown

Bmw 3 4 cylinder came in 1.6, 1.8, 1.9 (Ti)
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