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2013 (63) BMW 3 Series 318d SE 4dr

Alloa Vauxhall
Only £14,488
£2173 deposit
£247.94 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Brake pad wear indicator warning lightCheck control system
Cruise control with brake functionDigital clock
Door/boot open warning lightLights on warning
Oil temperature gaugeOn board computer
On board diagnosticsOperation warning of all exterior lights
Outside temperature displayPush button starter
Run flat tyre indicatorService interval indicator

Entertainment

Auxiliary point for auxiliary devicesBMW professional radio/CD/MP3
CD Changer preparationDAB Digital radio

Exterior Features

'Guide me home' headlamps2 speed adjustable intermittent wipers with wash/wipe function
Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic headlight beam throw control
Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour electric adjustable door mirrorsBody colour roof mouldings
Brake force displayChrome exhaust tailpipe
Clear indicator lensesDaytime running lights
Door sill finishersDynamic brake lights
Electric front and rear windows with one touch/convenient open/close functionFront fog lights
Front ornamental grille with black kidney bars and chrome bezelGreen tinted heat insulating glass
Heated rear window with automatic switch offHeated windscreen washer jets
Rain sensor + automatic driving lights controlShark fin roof aerial

Interior Features

12V sockets in front centre console and passenger footwell2 x folding cupholders in instrument panel above glovebox
3 rear seat head restraints4 foldable grab handles - rear with clothes hook
4 lashing points to secure luggageAutomatic interior light soft on/soft off system
Driver and passenger sunvisors with vanity mirrors + slide coverDual zone automatic air conditioning
Folding front centre armrest + storageFront and rear door armrests
Front and rear velour floor matsFront door storage bins with bottle holder
Glovebox lightHeight adjustable front headrests
Indirect front interior illumination - soft-light functionIsofix system on outer rear seats
Leather gear knobLeather gear selector lever handle
Leather handbrake gripLockable glovebox
Luggage compartment lightingMulti-function controls for steering wheel
Reach + rake adjustable steering columnRear storage compartment in multifunction centre console with sliding cover
Storage compartment in rear doorsToolkit located in luggage compartment

Safety

3 point inertia reel seatbelts + pre-tensioners on outer rear seatsABS
Automatic Stability Control (ASC)CBC - (Cornering brake control)
Crash sensorDriver and passenger airbags
DSC+Dynamic brake control
Dynamic Traction Control - DTCFront and rear head airbags
Front passenger airbag deactivationFront seat side impact airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners + load limitersHill start assist
Rear child proof door locksSeatbelt warning
Three 3 point rear seatbeltsTwin horns
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Automatic drive away locking facilityCentral locking fuel filler cap
Centre lock switchElectronic immobiliser
Key integrated remote control central lockingRemote control alarm

Technical

Diesel particulate filterDrive Performance Control
Electronic differential lock 

Wheels

Low rolling resistance tyresRun-flat tyres
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)118Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1995Compression Ratio16.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)90
Engine CodeN47D20U1Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)62.8EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)72.4EC Urban (mpg)51.4

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power143
Coin DescriptiondCoin SeriesSE
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0724AManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %95
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %78NCAP Safety Assist %86
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage36000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9Engine Power - BHP143
Engine Power - KW105Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM4000Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG33Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed132

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front225/50 R17
Tyre Size Rear225/50 R17Tyre Size SpareRUN FLAT TYRES
Wheel StyleSTAR SPOKE STYLE 393Wheel Type17" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1429Length4624
Wheelbase2810Width1811
Width (including mirrors)2031 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)57Gross Vehicle Weight1960
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)480Max. Loading Weight550
Max. Roof Load75Max. Towing Weight - Braked1700
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked745Minimum Kerbweight1410
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW 3 Series Touring

BY ANDY ENRIGHT

Introduction

Although most associate the BMW 3 Series with compact saloons or sports coupes, the Touring estate versions could be described as the unsung heroes of the range. As with any 3 Series purchase, they're well built and will retain their value doggedly, but unlike your neighbour's 318i saloon, they have a little more exclusivity. The additional practicality of the estate body shape can't be overlooked either, although they're hardly cavernous in the back. As a used proposition, the E46 generation 3 Series Touring is a sound bet. There won't be too many screaming bargains about, but if you want a quality, practical product that rewards the enthusiast driver, there's little to touch a Touring.

History

The fourth generation BMW 3 Series, with more rounded styling and slightly bulbous nose, arrived in Britain in time for S-plates in September 1998 but it wasn't until nearly a year later that the Touring estate versions started to appear in showrooms. The first models to arrive were the 1.9-litre 318i and 320td diesel. The old-shape 328i Touring was sold alongside them. Later in 2000, the 330d Touring was added to the range as well as the gutsy 330i. replacing as it did a stop-gap 'new shape' 328i Touring that was on sale for just one year. For the 2001 model year, a 320i model was introduced with a 170bhp 2.2-litre engine and the 323i was replaced by the 192bhp 325i. In summer 2001 the touring models received a mild facelift and suspension and steering systems were improved. The 318i got a 2.0-litre 143bhp engine whilst the 320d also benefited from a power boost due to new common rail technology. At the same time, the 1.9-litre 316 was quietly dropped from the range. Spring 2002 saw the reintroduction of the 316i, this time round with a worthwhile 115bhp Valvetronic engine. A wider selection of value added ES and Sport versions were added in early 2003 and a stonking 204bhp version of the 3.0-litre diesel was announced. Early 2004 say the arrival of an entry-level diesel - the 318d.

What You Get

The usual charge that a 3 Series looks sparse until it gets to SE trim level can't be levelled at the Touring. They're all SE, Sport or, latterly, value-packed ES variants. OK, so it's not the biggest estate around. All told, there's 435 litres of space - or 1345 litres with the rear seats folded, but the latest round of revisions have served to further distance itself from a chasing pack of 'lifestyle' load luggers. Not that it pays to get too practical in considering a car of this kind. You could hardly do so given that prices start at £21,880 for a car not much bigger than a Focus or Astra estate. But then this isn't an 'estate' is it? It's a Touring - which apparently makes all the difference. Touring buyers don't usually need an estate: they just like the idea of a saloon with a bit of extra versatility - or a hatchback with a backpack as some have seen it. Approach this 3 Series in such a frame of mind and you won't be disappointed. From the rear doors forward, it's much the same as the saloon model. Indeed, the shallow rear side windows and sloping rear tailgate make it arguably more stylish. You get virtually all the same engines too, for a 'lifestyle' premium that's 'only' £8-900 more than the four-door. Inside it's as well thought out as ever, if not the most capacious load lugger around. There are floor hooks (and two rubber restraining straps) to lash down your luggage and recessed sockets in the headlining to clasp a standard retaining net that stops loose objects from hurling themselves into the cabin should you stop suddenly. There are also hidden storage areas beneath the boot floor for particularly valuable items, plus the usual load space cover (with a beautifully-damped retracting action) to guard your possessions from prying eyes. If you've lighter loads to carry - or simply something like a sportsbag, it's not even necessary to open the much wider tailgate. Simply squeeze the rear wiper and the rear window glass springs open with a satisfying clunk.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

The latest-shape 3 series is still too new for any major problems to show up so check the usual - clocked odometers, body nicks and scrapes, damaged trim, cellphone mounting holes in the dashboard and a cast-iron full BMW dealer service history. It's worth being fussy (avoid dull non-metallic colours, low ex-rep specifications and gloomy interior trim colours) so that, when resale time comes, you'll get a lot more for your part exchange than you might expect. Be suspicious of cars that have had many owners in a short time (this could be a sign of ongoing problems). If you really want piece of mind, buy from a BMW dealer - but be prepared to pay the premium. Check the luggage area for signs of wear and tear and also inspect the roof rails for signs of damage from aftermarket roof bar kits.

Replacement Parts

(approx based on a 318i Touring) A clutch assembly is around £130. Front brake pads are around £40, a full exhaust about £360, an alternator around £100 and a tyre around £40. A starter motor is about £120. A headlamp is about £165.

On the Road

Settle behind the wheel and it will feel good to be at the helm of a Three series. The solid, quality feel of the controls and the silky-smooth performance are just right. One of the advantages of buying a well cared for example is that the engine should be nicely run-in, so you can enjoy all of the performance right from the start. In the six-cylinder petrol-powered 325i for example, there's plenty on offer. Rest to 60 takes just eight seconds on the way to a maximum of over 140mph while the high-tech four-cylinder 2.0-litre unit in the 320d is no dull diesel slouch thanks to a top speed of nearly 130mph. Add a set of personalised plates and even the most eagle-eyed enthusiast would struggle to recognise the car from new.

Overall

As a halfway house between a fully fledged load lugger and an entertaining sports car the BMW 3 Series Touring hits the spot. It's the sort of car that can entertain without appearing pushy or menopausal. Not a lot goes wrong, they're in constant demand and there's not a duff model in the whole line up. Recommended.

Performance
80%
Handling
90%
Comfort
70%
Space
50%
Styling
80%
Build
80%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

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Monthly payment£247.94
Deposit£2173
Term (months)60
Cash price£14,488
Credit amount£12,315
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£17,050.40
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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