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Old 11-27-2012, 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted by boltjaM3s View Post
Right, but the $50,000 "invested" depreciates to $3,000 at the end of 10 years (assuming 150K miles, current KBB value for a 2002 3 Series).
i assume your lease is 15k miles/year? A 2002 325i cost $27,100. So even with your assumption the residual is $6k on a $50k car.

Don't fudge the math, please.
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