Q: Opinion about the mid '90's BMWs

asked by on

What is your experience in working on the mid '90's BMWs? Are they pretty good cars?

Actually they were. I used to work on tons of them in the ’90s. They were like really nice cars to have here in Houston, Texas. I was living here then. They were really solid-built cars, nothing like the modern BMW.

They weren’t all plastic; they had metal. I had customers that had 300,000 miles on them without engine and transmissions problems. They were pretty good cars. If you could find one that’s still in decent shape, that’s not a bad car. I have a customer with a ’93 320I that I still work on and it’s a solid car that still works like a clock. I wouldn’t buy a new one though.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Opinion about the mid '90's BMWs

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Hi Tien's,i am thinking about getting a bmw 740i.

Hi there. I have forwarded your contact information through our sales department. However, you might consider having one of our mobile mechanics complete a pre-purchase sale inspection.

Q: The car has a cracked head. 1996 BMW 328i

Hi there - unfortunately, an engine swap is not a service YourMechanic.com is able to offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!

Q: I need help identifying these car parts... Also how do you take out a stripped screw?

The pictures of the first two do not work or the link is bad and the last picture shows the quarter window. Getting out a stripped screw is done in a couple ways. The first is to use the correct...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.