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Old 02-09-2013, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by BickUW89 View Post
My experience with two previous leases on BMWs is that the residual isn't necessarily the price you'll pay to own the car if you choose to buy it at the end of the lease. As a result, you can save some serious $$ by leasing then buying.

Specific example: I did a 3 year lease on my 2008 550i, with a negotiated residual value of $43,500. When my lease was up, my dealer sold the car to me for $36,000 - a stomping $7,500 savings.
Great idea! Forgot about that. If there's a will there's a way I guess.
'13 F10 BMW 535i Sport : Jet Black/Black-Anthracite : Premium & Technology Packs/Sport Auto Trans/Camera/Park Distance Control/Heated Seats/Tinted Windows/Blacked Out Markers/Performance Spoiler.

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Ex MB's: 11/10/06 E350 "Sport", 02 S500 w/ Every Option.

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