• (4.5) 10 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,334–$7,918
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 27
  • Engine: 138-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 BMW 318

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Second most reliable i have owned.

by George BMW enthusiast from Fort Lauderdale - NYC on November 16, 2017

This Car has great handling, style, performance, unbelievable fuel economy, low cost maintenance, cheap and very easily accessible parts to acquire even at BMW dealerships. Honestly, this created my l... Read Full Review

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