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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,528
Posted By Donjhen
The panoramic sunroof is so much better than...

The panoramic sunroof is so much better than BMW's traditional sunroof. No comparison. The stiched Tex dash is also great looking. You can find leather equipped cars on dealer lots. I almost went...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Great Deal

That looks very close to my deal! Go for it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Donjhen
You probably would't had commented if they had...

You probably would't had commented if they had come back with the BMW as the usual winner. Too many reviewers are coming to similar conclusions about BMWs having recently lost some of their driving...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Donjhen
A lot had to do with the steering feel. In...

A lot had to do with the steering feel.

In our full review of the 2015 C-Class, we praised the car as being "tossable and lithe." We especially liked the steering. Not only was it perfectly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,702
Posted By Donjhen
C300 Steering

From recent KBB article

Performance

If you think all this luxury came at the expense of any sporting flair, rest assured that the 2015 Mercedes C300 sedan we drove was plenty sporty enough....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Donjhen
KBB Best Buy C300

In the Luxury Category: Winner C300; Top Finalists Audi A3, Cadillac CTS, BMW F30, Lexus GS.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Great deal

Yes, you got it right. The acquisition fee was $1095 (yes they add $300 for the finance guy). I was ok with that. And $975 for Prepaid Maintenance (but then residualized to make it a bargain). ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Lease Copy and MSRP

Edmunds was a starting point. Keep going through the process and your desired car build gets sent out to 5 dealers. Southern California has to be a lot more competitive than Brazil, don't you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
You whipper snappers! I laid the bait for you to...

You whipper snappers! I laid the bait for you to get defensive about your 320i against a 328i. Damn it, you didn't bite!

Yeah, I'm a manual transmission guy. I have not had an automatic in many...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Highway 74 in Palm Desert

I took the C300 up and down the hill today. Some of you must be familiar with it. Switchbacks, not much traffic. I was pleasantly surprised how well it performed! As well as my F30 Sport did. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Grand Pa here

I am probably your Grandpa's age! The 320i is a great "starter" BMW. Not wanting to invoke arguments or a battle. I've had many BMW's...Z3, 535i, E46 M3, E90 330i, F30 328i Sport Pkg with Manual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
The first dealer was Mercedes of Long Beach....

The first dealer was Mercedes of Long Beach. Keyes Motors increased the discount to $8,000. Walters Mercedes matched it and eliminated the commute.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
I used Edmunds the "no haggle price promise". I...

I used Edmunds the "no haggle price promise". I put in a LA zip code, the configuration of the car I wanted, and within 30 minutes I was contacted by a dealer. It didn't take long to have 3 dealers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
I think the Mercedes does have more standard...

I think the Mercedes does have more standard features when comparing entry to mid level equipped cars. Definitely entry level.

But when I compared lease values...there was NO comparison, at least...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Gotcha, yes. I wonder if any of either sell...

Gotcha, yes.

I wonder if any of either sell with all that equipment.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
Price Difference Between Lux Editions - Apx $1,100

Here are the details on comparable cars. The difference is about $1,100 unless I'm missing something?

BMW 328i
Base 37,500
Technology Pkg 3,150
Premium Pkg 3,100
Luxury Line ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Donjhen
2015 C300 Lease - Comparative Info

I leased a C300 this week. I thought some of you might be interested for comparative purposes.

Model: C300 Rear Wheel Drive

Lease Terms: 36 months, 10k miles per year, Drive Off $900.00
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Donjhen
Yes, the car is still available. No damage...

Yes, the car is still available. No damage history. It's in outstanding condition.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-08-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Donjhen
2012 328i Sport Line Manual Transmission MSRP $50,245; ** SOLD **

****SOLD ****
2012 BMW 328I - 12,600 Miles
Melbourne Red Metallic
Black Leather with Red Trim
Sport Line (sport seats 18" rims; sport suspension)
Parking Package (Top, Side and Rear Cameras)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,724
Posted By Donjhen
2014 BMW 328d - to buy or not to buy?

I had a 335d and sold it for fear I'd run into the many problems others have. Read the diesel forum. Problem after problem with the complicated US emissions technology!


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 19,485
Posted By Donjhen
BoltJames

You'll find a clue to what he looks like from his recent trip to Hong Kong. He posted a picture shot from the backseat of a cab and featured himself in the rear view mirror.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 19,485
Posted By Donjhen
BoltJames

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance and a deep need for admiration. Those with narcissistic personality disorder...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-17-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Donjhen
I also experience the same thing. The compressor...

I also experience the same thing. The compressor is on at start-up, regardless of whether the A/C light is on or not. It eventually shuts off. I don't understand why BMW programs it to operate...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-20-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,242
Posted By Donjhen
I traded my 2011 335d in as well. Got a 328i...

I traded my 2011 335d in as well. Got a 328i manual Sportline. I'm enjoying it quite a bit! Doesn't have the torque but I sleep easier.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Donjhen
I bought one almost exactly like that last month!...

I bought one almost exactly like that last month! Manual transmissions, very similar options. It had 7,700 miles. I paid $37,000. It was owned by BMW Finance as an Executive car. I wonder is the...
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