12-23-2012, 10:48 AM
Stuart in Houston
Location: Houston TX
Join Date: May 2006
Mein Auto: 2013 550i
Ain't that the truth!
Originally Posted by shicobico
"What to do while your BMW is being built?"
You try and sell the old one.
I took both the cars we replaced this month to Carmax before I tried the dealer. In both cases, the dealer was *higher* than Carmax. I was somewhat surprised.
Example: My 2007 550i, fully loaded, 92K miles, in very good shape. Carmax $11K, dealer $14K. Dealer wins.
I had -zero- desire to sell it myself, so these were my only options, based on how lazy I am.
2013 550i Space Gray, M-Sport--del Dec 2012
2013 X5 5.0 Orion Silver--del Dec 2012
2009 X5 4.8 White (w/hitch)
2007 550i Monaco Blue, Sport
2004 X5 4.4i
2003 540i M-Sport w/Dinan mods (last of the great E39's)
2002 X5 3.0
2000 540i Sport
1995 525i Sport