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      12-21-2011, 03:27 PM   #21

Drives: 2011 SG E92 M3, 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Originally Posted by Superfly_M3 View Post
Hi Guys,

I'm picking my new car soon and the dealer is offering me some protection options:

Appearance Protection Covers: $1465
- repair of chips on withshield (filled) and 1 winshield replacement in case the windshield cracks.
- Paintless dent repair (when the paint is not damaged)
- Lost damaged key replacement
- Interior Food and Drink damage on seats/carpet

BMW Rim and Tire Protection $1500
- Covers damaged rims and tires. Tires will be replaced for new ones if they are punctured, even though they are not run-flats. The good thing is that BMW will cover BMW winter rim/tire even when its not purchased through the dealer - which I have already.

What are you opinions on this?
Has anyone found the protection packages to be worth it?

I live in Toronto and bought both packages. I got the tire protection because I lost 2 rims on my previous car due to Toronto's crap roads and failure to promptly fill potholes. I just took delivery in July and have already had one tire replaced under warranty due to a screw in it. Replacement was fast, painless and cost nothing.

I got the appearance protection package because it also covers windshields, coverage which my insurance does not have due to a high deductible.