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Old 05-03-2013, 05:46 PM
Evahnulahm Evahnulahm is offline
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Mein Auto: 2013 BMW X3 28i
Originally Posted by The X Men View Post
Its a ok deal, because the mileage is very high for a 2013 loaner. As far as the 35i, if you drive both back to back, the 35i is worth every penny of the $2800 or so premium if one considers all the extra options that it comes with. The car you are looking at has a MSRP of $46545, it must be pretty basic in options, no navi, no xenon, etc. In that case, the 35i might be out of your price range. The 28i is a great engine, but the 35i pretty much puts the X3 into another class of SUV.
It has premium, navigation, heated seats, and satellite radio which is pretty much all I wanted. I do wish it had the sport package but my main desire was a non silver with black or brown leather and I had to have the premium for the wood trim since the aluminum isn't my taste.

I did really want the 35 but I can get a 2013 for about 5 grand less than the closest 35 I would even consider and it was a 2011. I think with the new turbo 4 the performance gap is a lot smaller than when it was the inline 6 vs the turbo 6. I have seen so many professional test drives and reviews where they say the 28i is the way to go. I.e. the x1, 328, etc so I am not that disappointed.
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