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BMW 3 Series (E36)

The third generation of the BMW 3 Series line of small executive vehicles, known as the BMW E36, was manufactured by the German automaker BMW from 1990 to 2000. The four-door sedan body style was used for the first models, then in subsequent years, the coupe, convertible, wagon ("Touring"), hatchback ("Compact"), and the uncommon four-door convertible Baur TC4 were added.

Body Styles

1990-1998: 4-Door Sedan
1990-1999: 2-Door Coupe
1993-1999: 2-Door Convertible
1994-1995: 5-Door Wagon/Touring
1994-2000: 3-Door Hatchback


1994-1999: 5 Speed Manual
1996-1999: 6 Speed Manual
4 Speed Automatic
5 Speed Automatic

All models are rear-wheel drive.