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Old 02-12-2012, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by bayoucity View Post
Has anyone thought about purchasing F30 versus leasing? Since this is a fairly new model & I don't think a significant amount of used F30 will be available until 2015 (3 year old lease return), hence the depreciation won't be too bad.

I posted earlier how my 335d purchase equate to $365 monthly cost = $7,300 / 20 months. I think it might have to do with BMW releasing it only in 2009 & there just aren't that many oil burners available for sales. If you have tier 1 credit & you have the capability to make additional monthly payment (apply to principal), then this shall be the route.
3 series is a well known model. There's no reason to assume the depreciation will be different from the e90/e46. By this time next year there will be over 80k copies of the new Fx models on US roads.

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