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BMW 3 Series 1983

The 1983 BMW 3 Series range of configurations is currently priced from $2,400.

The 1983 BMW 3 Series carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW 3 Series 1983 Price and Specs

The BMW 3 Series 1983 is currently available from $2,400 for the 3 Series 318i up to $9,240 for the 3 Series 323i.

Pricing guides

$5,820
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$2,400
Highest Price
$9,240
BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
318i Convertible 1.8L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,800 $4,840
318i Convertible 1.8L Leaded 5 SP MAN $4,700 $7,590
323i Convertible 2.3L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $3,900 $6,270
323i Convertible 2.3L Leaded 5 SP MAN $3,600 $5,830
318i Coupe 1.8L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
318i Coupe 1.8L Leaded 5 SP MAN $2,400 $4,070
323i Coupe 2.3L Leaded 4 SP AUTO $3,100 $5,390
323i Coupe 2.3L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,600 $4,400
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BMW 3 Series 1983 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW 3 Series here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Should I buy a second hand 2012 BMW 328i imported from Germany?

    That’s quite low mileage for a 2012 vehicle and, on the surface, suggests that it has led a pretty easy life. but you’d still only buy it if it is presented with a fully-stamped service book to prove that all the critical preventative maintenance has been carried out. These are complex, high performance cars and they won’t tolerate neglect in terms of skipped services.

    The major mechanical problems with these cars were found in the engine’s variable valve timing (VANOS) system. Any 'Engine Malfunction' message or 'Check Engine' light in the dashboard could quite easily be caused by a fault in this system. The VANOS arrangement was also the first system to show the effects of poor servicing, so make sure it checks out before you hand over the cash. Fundamentally, though, these cars are not low-maintenance units, so make sure you budget for the necessary ongoing servicing.

    Don’t forget, also, that this series of BMW was caught up in the Takata air-bag debacle. So make sure the car has been attended to as part of the global recall and don’t take a chance on any car with no proof of this air-bag replacement being carried out.

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  • BMW 328i 2013: Faulty injector

    I would only replace the faulty one, unless the others are suspect in which case it’s probably best to replace all of them.

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  • BMW 3 Series: replacement key cost
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  • Is the BMW 335i reliable and a good car?

    With a turbocharged twin-cam six-cylinder, yes the BMW 335i is a great car! The key is to drive the car with an amount of mechanical sympathy, and get it serviced on the dot so it stays a picture of reliability. These are complex luxury cars so don't go in thinking you'll never spend a dollar on it, but they're well-made fast and fun cars.

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BMW 3 Series 1983 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1983 BMW 3 Series are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1645mm x 1380mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW 3 Series 1983 Dimensions  include 1380mm height, 1645mm width, 4325mm length.
BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
318i Convertible 1380x1645x4325 mm
323i Convertible 1380x1610x4360 mm
323i Convertible 1380x1645x4325 mm
318i Coupe 1380x1610x4350 mm 140 mm
318i Coupe 1380x1645x4325 mm
323i Coupe 1380x1610x4360 mm
323i Coupe 1380x1645x4325 mm
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BMW 3 Series 1983 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1983 BMW 3 Series will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the BMW 3 Series vary from 13x5.5 inches to 14x5.5 inches.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
318i Convertible 165R13 13x5.5 inches 165R13 13x5.5 inches
323i Convertible 13x5.5 inches 13x5.5 inches
323i Convertible 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
318i Coupe 165R13 13x5.5 inches 165R13 13x5.5 inches
318i Coupe 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
323i Coupe 13x5.5 inches 13x5.5 inches
323i Coupe 14x5.5 inches 14x5.5 inches
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BMW 3 Series 1983 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1983 BMW 3 Series is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW 3 Series currently offers fuel consumption from 8.7 to 11.6L/100km. The BMW 3 Series is available with the following fuel type: Leaded.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
318i Convertible 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 8.7L/100km
318i Convertible 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 9L/100km
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 9L/100km
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 9.5L/100km
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BMW 3 Series 1983 Towing capacity

The BMW 3 Series’s towing capacity ranges from 1000kg to 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
318i Convertible 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1100kg
318i Convertible 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1100kg
323i Convertible 2.3L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1200kg
323i Convertible 2.3L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1200kg
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1000kg
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1100kg
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1000kg
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1100kg
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