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Old 03-30-2013, 09:40 AM
weezl weezl is offline
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Mein Auto: 535i 6M
Originally Posted by mr_clueless View Post
Not sure what to recommend. I use an indy (don't do any repairs myself). The car is quite expensive to maintain -- probably $2K - $4K in maintenance each year depending on miles driven (I used to do about 25K miles a year).
Wow, with that high a yearly mileage, a lease would be very expensive but think about the maintenance savings with a lease: no maint ever if you lease every 3 years, probably less tire purchases over the course of 3 years, free loaner/less hassle factors, $500 every 3 years from BMWCCA, a new car every 3 years, probably safer with newer parts & technology, etc.

I am not a salesman
  • '13 335i Blk/Blk;6M/ZSP/ZPP/ZDH/CWP/NAV/CA/PDC (no ED )
  • ED#2 9-1-11: '11 535i Blk/Blk; 6M/Sport/Prem/ZDH/CWP/NAV/CA/fold-downs/PDC; Dropoff Paris, redelivery So Cal 10-21-11;gave back 2 BMW
  • ED#1 9-1-08: '08 535i Blk/Blk; 6M/Sport/Prem/CWP/NAV/CA/fold-downs; RETIRED (just gave it back to BMW).
  • '02 330 CiC, 5M/ZSP/ZPP/heated seats/Bi-Xenons/2-tone leather, DE-BADGED; Lease buyout @28K (62% resid), SOLD 08 @ 36% MSRP after 7 years/60K miles. Great 1st BMW!
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