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Old 01-28-2012, 02:49 PM
e46NJ e46NJ is offline
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Originally Posted by mr_clueless View Post
But leasing won't get one away from that possibility. Also with the extended warranty, you get the same roadside assistance/trip interruption reimbursement that you do for the new car.



A lease would make sense it the miles are predictable. There are some years where I have put 30K miles on the car in one year. And BMW (unlike any other manufacturer), with their extended maintenance plan, makes it pretty easy to keep the cost of ownership to 100K quite predictable.
yes, miles is a factor is leasing vs. buying. I drive 12000 miles a year at most. I don't drive my car to work. As for repairs, I guess at least in my experiences, a new car has a much lower chance that a repair or malfunction will leave the car immobile. Of course it could happen...