****** Interested parties should note, this vehicle was subject to a CAT N insurance loss in 08/2020 ******
Powerful 2 litre Diesel with 175bhp and 280lb/ft of torque
M-Sport Steptronic automatic
Below average mileage M-Sport
Category N non-structural damage repaired
Purchased by the Seller in December 2021 at approximately 67,000 miles he has added a mere 4,000 miles since, using it mainly for a short commute to work. He reports that it drives as it should with plenty of power, and being a diesel it has a mountain of torque. It was a Category N car when he purchased it, although he believes the damage was superficial.
Having only passed his test a couple of months before he purchased the BMW he admits that the scratch along the nearside is of his doing! The paperwork with the car is limited to a V5c in his name and an MoT certificate.
Although there is no invoice on file he assures us that the car has been serviced with oil and filter changes, and he says it drives beautifully, without no warning lights and no untoward noises.
With M-Sport badging and bodykit the BMW looks the part, with minor marks that are only obvious close up. Perfect for someone who would like a real M-Sport 3 series with the economy of a diesel and plenty of performance as well.
History and Paperwork
Built and first registered in November 2009
DVLA MoT history back to 2012 at 37,335 miles
Insurance Category N non-structural damage repaired
Purchased by the seller in December 2021
V5c in the Seller’s name
MoT valid to November 2023
Blue Shadow Cloth and Alcantara Sports seats in good condition with light wear
Dark Graphite Grey carpets with light wear, protected by rubber mats
Mid grey roof lining with no damage or marks
Brushed aluminium sports trim to dash, centre console and doors
Clean gauges, no warning lights displayed
Black leather rimmed steering wheel with M-Sport badge
Clean boot with no major marks
Overall very presentable interior showing light wear
Black exterior with matching black wheels
17 inch M Sport double spoke 194 alloy Wheels
Mismatched selection of tyres all part worn
All four wheels show pronounced curb damage
M Sport aerodynamic bodywork
Various marks and scratches on bumpers and most panels
Long scratch on nearside from front door to rear wheel arch
Damage to front offside fog light mounting
M Sport badging front and rear
1,995cc diesel, 175bhp and 280lb/ft of torque
BMW M-Sport steptronic automatic gearbox
BMW M-Sport suspension
Clean and tidy underside with no major damage or corrosion
Presentable engine bay with no evidence of damage, would benefit from a steam clean
Serviced with oil and filter changes
The 318 diesel engine is recognised as the pick of the bunch in the E90 series. More economical than the petrol engines, it provides plenty of power that makes for an entertaining drive. The 3 Series has always been the defining car of the compact executive class. Loaded with plenty of desirable options as standard, and with an M badge this one offers a great driving experience combined with exceptional value!
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2009 BMW 318D M-Sport Steptronic (E90)
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