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1996 BMW 318i Touring

Sometimes, basic can be cool. Case in point – today’s E36 Touring. This is about as basic as they came; powered by the M43 1.8 with 114 horsepower, the car has cloth seats, no sunroof, and manual crank rear windows. This is a 1996 BMW, right? In all seriousness, that makes it cooler today. And, in fact, it has some nice optional equipment – heated front seats, air conditioning, a sport steering wheel – even body-color bumpers were optional on the low-end E36s in Europe, and this one has them. Speaking of color, it’s a great one – Montreal Blue Metallic, and even the basic cloth has a neat pattern. Other Euro-slick items like adjustable headlight control and a European cluster top it off, and it’s got alloy wheels too. And it’s in the US already! This means it should cost an arm and a leg, right?

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Year: 1996
Model: 318i Touring
VIN: WBACE31010EU40341
Engine: 1.8 liter inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 116,000 mi
Location: New Port Richey, Florida
Price: $10,990 Buy It Now

“Overall condition is great for a 26 year old BMW. The vehicle presents itself very well inside and out. No rips in the seats or dents on the outside.Known Flaws:- Rear hatch seems to have been painted at some point in it’s life as it isn’t a perfect match to the rest of the car. You can really only tell in certain lighting. I don’t have records on the paint work as this is how we received the vehicle.- Interior driver side visor mirror is shattered (see pictures)- While the paint does present well expect typical things for a vehicle of this age including minor rock chips, swirls, etc. -Exterior trim is starting to appear faded- Vehicle came from Germany, expect minor surface corrosion underneath. No exterior corrosion or bubbling paint. I will provide pictures of the undercarriage upon request-Wear on driver side carpet (See Pictures)-Driver side rearview mirror glass starting to separate (you can see adhesive) (See Pictures)-Underside of hood fading paint (See Pictures)”

Paint: Montreal Blue
Interior: Anthracite (Black)
Engine: 1.8L 4-Cylinder (M43 – B18 KAT)
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual (Getrag)
Drive: Rear-Wheel Drive

This vehicle is very rare here in the US due to it never being offered in a touring (wagon) model. We have already went through the lengthy process of getting a Clean US Title for it so the buyer will not have to worry and can register it as easy as any vehicle that was sold here originally and get it insured immediately. This is a “Turn-Key” vehicle. Starts up, runs, and drives perfectly normal. Transmission shifts smooth with no grinds. Clutch feels great with no slippage. A/C blows cold as it should and heat blows hot. No warning lights on the dash and every gauge is reading accurately. If you have any specific questions or would like specific pictures or videos please reach out to me and I will be more than happy to assist you with those requests. You can contact me at my email, DANDDUSEDCARS@GMAIL.COM, or by phone number (727) 678-9276. We welcome you to come view the vehicle in person if you have the means necessary to do so.

Comes with Westfalia Tow Ball
Roof Racks
Aftermarket Radio (See Pictures)
Front Power Windows
Heated Front Seats
Retractable Cargo Cover in rear
3 Keys
Clean Florida Title

Vehicle is currently equipped with snow tires all around. It came this way from Europe and has not seen snow since being stateside here in Florida.

Purchasing The Vehicle:


This 1996 BMW 318i Touring is for sale by D&D USED CARS LLC, a registered dealer in the state of Florida.

We are required to collect state sales tax from whichever state you will register the vehicle in. You may be subjected to pay county sales tax in your state post purchase when you go to register the vehicle. If registering the vehicle in Florida, you will pay both state and county tax with us.

Out of state sales will not be charged any registration fees and will be provided a complimentary 30-day temporary license plate and registration.

Florida purchasers are required to pay registration fees with us. The fees are as follows:

Active registration with more than 30 days remaining (Plate Transfer) – $89
Inactive registration or active registration with less than 30 days remaining (Plate Renewal) – $169
Plate that was turned into the DMV that will be pulled out and re-registered – $189
No plate to transfer, new one needs to be issued – $399

The buyer is required to arrange pickup or shipping of the vehicle from our location at;

5509 US HIGHWAY 19

Accepted forms of payment:

If you plan on financing this vehicle, we accept pre-approved auto loans from credit unions and other third party lenders. If you need a purchase order to present to the bank please send me a message and I will provide you with one.

If you plan on purchasing the vehicle in full, we accept Cashiers Checks, Cash, Money Orders, Debit, Credit Card (3% Fee)

We do not offer financing in house.

Warranty Information:

This vehicle’s factory warranty is expired and D&D Used Cars LLC does not issue warranties. Vehicle is sold AS-IS.

Once buyer personally inspects the vehicle, if he or she feels as though the condition of the vehicle was misrepresented on the listing the deposit will be refunded.

No, no it doesn’t. Honestly, for 11k, this one really seems like a solid deal. Even if there are mechanical woes, what is presented appears to be in good condition and you could easily do any number of swaps here; S52, stick some forged DS2s and a mild suspension upgrade on it, and call it a day. For under 20k, you could have a really neat and fun-to-drive wagon that will stand apart from the crowd. This one seems like it’s hard to go wrong; you can’t get a Euro car here a lot cheaper than this.