Originally Posted by aus
Here's a secrete. They will get your car from BMWFS at the auction price, which is way below your residual. My paperwork on my 2008 trade in for my 2011 showed the dealer got the car around $36,000 but it's being sold for $44,000. And they had minimal stuff to fix on my car. It was pristine.
that is why, you can negotiate on the residual. I did, got 2k off.