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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By kanishk
2009 X5 CPO vs 2013 X3 CPO

I own a loaded 2009 X5 which was rear ended by a negligent driver. Thanks to the robust and solid X5, we are all safe and alive. However, insurance has declared car to be a total loss.
Now I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
Thanks for the useful link....getting into...

Thanks for the useful link....getting into bimmers is a kind of cool experience esp. with the forums and responses here.

I will check for any issues and also read more about the CPO deductibles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
Tried 2010 X5s first and realized that a CPO 2010...

Tried 2010 X5s first and realized that a CPO 2010 X5 with around 20k miles and tech, premium, cold weather, rear climate are posted in 45-48k range. They are also a bit difficult to find since lease...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By kanishk
This issue seem to be sporadic in my X5....

This issue seem to be sporadic in my X5. Sometimes:

a. Lift gate will open with the fob key button, but will not go all the way up.
b. Lift gate will go up but won't come down on pressing the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
It is 3.0L...didn't mention it earlier...sorry! ...

It is 3.0L...didn't mention it earlier...sorry!

With the color, mileage and all options added here are the numbers from different guides:
Edmunds: 38900 fo retail and 41k for CPO (excellent)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By kanishk
Strange coincidence..but exactly same thing...

Strange coincidence..but exactly same thing started happening on my 2009 X5 which I got 2 days ago. It is a CPO with extended warranty but still annoying to see such issues when you have not replaced...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
Price for CPO is higher in this area due to...

Price for CPO is higher in this area due to limited number of dealerships and inventory.
After some more research I decided to buy from NY/NJ area where low mileage lease return are in relatively...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
Thanks for the suggestion. Searched over in NY/NJ...

Thanks for the suggestion. Searched over in NY/NJ area and was amazed by the number of dealers and inventory there. For the new vehicle, 94% from MSRP seems to be the norm. That summer event...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
I understand your comment. Been test driving...

I understand your comment. Been test driving several of X3 and X5s and feel exactly the same. 2013 X3 is definitely a fun to drive vehicle while X5 feels tight and seem to provide more precision and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
Some more negotiation and they are down to...

Some more negotiation and they are down to 36700....wondering if that's a good price!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,464
Posted By kanishk
What's going with this wives and BMWs? We were...

What's going with this wives and BMWs?
We were about to buy MDX and took a test drive of 2013 X3.
She loved it so much that she decided instantly to buy one!
With some more cost-benefit analysis...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
Thanks for the advice. There are no 2012 X3...

Thanks for the advice. There are no 2012 X3 available here. It seems like BMW has been aggressive in getting 2012s off their lots with the big Olympic event and rebates.
2013 X3 is completely...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By kanishk
2009 CPO X5 pricing tips

Going to the dealership to negotiate this car:

Year: 2009
Color: Silver
Mileage: 38000
Packages:
- Premium
- Cold Weather
- Navigation
- Rear Climate Control
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
Thanks for the suggestion here. I am looking in...

Thanks for the suggestion here. I am looking in NY/NJ area too.
And I missed that Team USA event and the $1000 discount. Wish I had got that ....it was pretty good discount!
Congrats for your new...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-05-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
bmwconfig hows $43830 as the invoice price, so...

bmwconfig hows $43830 as the invoice price, so $44k would be a good option.

It just seem odd that seller has all the leverage in this negotiation!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-05-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
Thanks for quick response and the useful link. It...

Thanks for quick response and the useful link. It just seem like a lot of money for X3, when I can get a CPO X5 in same amount.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-05-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,373
Posted By kanishk
Post 2013 X3 price negotiation tips

After driving an X3, it is hard to settle on any other luxury SUV. I was this close to buy an MDX, and happened to test drive the new 2013 X3 on a friend's recommendation. Its superior handling and...
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