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Is a BMW 318is a suitable first car

I currently have a 125cc motor bike which is cheap to run but i have always wanted a old BMW as a first car.i have done a little reseach and the general view is that it is epensive to maintain,rare parts and it s also expensive.How Do i keep costs low as possible?where is cheapest place to buy and find spares e.g online,scrap yards?is it advisable to aquire the bmw?please need help to make a wise desision.........Take in account that i live in South Africa.

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  • neilo251 Oct 03, 2008

    Thank you very much i have alot more faith in buying this car.But what are the factors i must out for to decide if it is a good car that wont give any problems anytime soon.because i am a student and cant afford to pay heavy price tags



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Well for starters a 318 is the most common BMW . they were considered the average mid priced sedan and therefore very popular. if you take care of a vehicle ie regular maintenance and oil changes the car is long lasting and will not be too expensive. as far as parts are concerned they are all over and going to online stores is a good alternative for replacements. I'm a mechanic and I always know where to find what I need no matter what vehicle it is. If you decide to purchase this vehicle and need further help just click on my user tab and I will be happy to help you. please rate this.

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