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    You should buy a Volkswagen Passat.
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    (Original post by Lord Baelish)
    You should buy a Volkswagen Passat.
    Hmm thats not the type of car I like. Its not a coupe for a start. I don't have a family, why do I need four doors.
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    I don't have a family
    You might one day and then you'll think, 'damn I should have bought a Volkswagen Passat'. Do the right thing and buy it now.

    why do I need four doors.
    For all the women that you'll pick up.
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    (Original post by Lord Baelish)
    You might one day and then you'll think, 'damn I should have bought a Volkswagen Passat'. Do the right thing and buy it now.


    For all the women that you'll pick up.
    If I needed 4 doors id buy a standard 3 series probably. Or may be an old A7 even. Not RS7 lol (stuck in my head from the other thread)
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    If I needed 4 doors id buy a standard 3 series probably. Or may be an old A7 even. Not RS7 lol (stuck in my head from the other thread)
    If you buy a 3 series then be prepared to encounter head gasket issues.
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    VW Passat. Solid car would definetly go for that. 1.9TDI PD goodness!

    Seriously though if BMW is the car you want honestly if your spending that kind of money Id definetly go for your first choice. Obviously you have chucked out the obvious alternatives (Merc C coupe and Audi A5) however I know a couple of other good alternatives in the GT car / coupe market.

    Peugeot RCZ
    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01404243591736

    45MPG combined. A bit on the low side but if you enjoy driving this model is supposed to be fantastic. It has a high reving turbo charged 1.6 petrol which is the highest power production 1.6 on the market. They also do a 2.0 diesel model which gets a very similer MPG to the BMW you linked. You can pick these up nearly new for 22k

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01501079982020/ (heres the diesel)

    VW Scirroco
    Essentially a VW Golf in a coupe form. Very reliable and fairly cheap to run comes. New they vary depending on the model but you could probably pick up an ex-demo well within budget.

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...1412179691825/

    This is there 2.0 litre diesel SPORTY GT model. You can pick up the entry level ones for much cheaper

    Toyota GT86
    I cant express enough how much of a fantastic drivers car this is. If you enjoy driving then this will give any equivelently priced beemer a run for its
    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01501069964386
    It comes in a notch below on your MPG requirment but after driving one of these briefly I strongly recommend that you give one a try before settling for a (rather boring) 2.0diesel bmw .
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    (Original post by CAElite)
    VW Passat. Solid car would definetly go for that. 1.9TDI PD goodness!

    Seriously though if BMW is the car you want honestly if your spending that kind of money Id definetly go for your first choice. Obviously you have chucked out the obvious alternatives (Merc C coupe and Audi A5) however I know a couple of other good alternatives in the GT car / coupe market.

    Peugeot RCZ
    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01404243591736

    45MPG combined. A bit on the low side but if you enjoy driving this model is supposed to be fantastic. It has a high reving turbo charged 1.6 petrol which is the highest power production 1.6 on the market. They also do a 2.0 diesel model which gets a very similer MPG to the BMW you linked. You can pick these up nearly new for 22k

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01501079982020/ (heres the diesel)

    VW Scirroco
    Essentially a VW Golf in a coupe form. Very reliable and fairly cheap to run comes. New they vary depending on the model but you could probably pick up an ex-demo well within budget.

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...1412179691825/

    This is there 2.0 litre diesel SPORTY GT model. You can pick up the entry level ones for much cheaper

    Toyota GT86
    I cant express enough how much of a fantastic drivers car this is. If you enjoy driving then this will give any equivelently priced beemer a run for its
    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01501069964386
    It comes in a notch below on your MPG requirment but after driving one of these briefly I strongly recommend that you give one a try before settling for a (rather boring) 2.0diesel bmw .
    Thank you so much for your post. I will look into all three. I've been thinking about the Scirocco seriously since a few of my friends have the car and say it's great to live with.

    I would rep you but it won't let me since I've already repped you recently!
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    Thank you so much for your post. I will look into all three. I've been thinking about the Scirocco seriously since a few of my friends have the car and say it's great to live with.

    I would rep you but it won't let me since I've already repped you recently!
    I agree with getting the Sirocco, looks amazing, solid and stands out. GT86 also a good option.
    Also BMW 4 series and M3. What about an Evoque 3 door.
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    (Original post by samba)
    i3?
    60 odd real world range... I drive one for work a lot and the range makes it a pain.

    OP- buy a late low mileage BMW 123d coupe - they'll do 50-55mpg real world, 0-60 in 7 secs, refined, and they're comfortable cars.

    And they have that small boot you're looking for.

    And you'll have money left over.

    I regularly use a manual, and have never driven the auto version, but apparently the auto is pretty good!

    For example:

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...?atmobcid=soc4

    Sat nav models available as well.
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    (Original post by shaymarriott)
    60 odd real world range... I drive one for work a lot and the range makes it a pain.

    OP- buy a late low mileage BMW 123d coupe - they'll do 50-55mpg real world, 0-60 in 7 secs, refined, and they're comfortable cars.

    And they have that small boot you're looking for.

    And you'll have money left over.

    I regularly use a manual, and have never driven the auto version, but apparently the auto is pretty good!

    For example:

    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...?atmobcid=soc4

    Sat nav models available as well.
    Yea, that's why I didn't pick one up in the end. Though I'm considering it again as I have a big petrol/diesel for long distance anyway now. It's a pretty fun drive, and perfect for knocking about town. Wouldn't bother with the range extender or faffing about trying to get it driving around nationally though.
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    LOL what's this BS? You drive an 02 1L Nissan Micra.
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    (Original post by TheGhostz)
    LOL what's this BS? You drive an 02 1L Nissan Micra.
    It's sad that you have to pretend people are unsuccessful to satisfy yourself. It means there's no hope for you. Until you look past other people and actually focus on your own limitations you'll never succeed in life.
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    (Original post by Adipoptosis)
    It's sad that you have to pretend people are unsuccessful to satisfy yourself. It means there's no hope for you. Until you look past other people and actually focus on your own limitations you'll never succeed in life.
    I'm not the one driving a Nissan Micra LOL!
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