Originally Posted by .:bHd:.
And to do Audi guy, BMW's residuals are actually pretty freakin accurate. I'm in the used market also and cannot find a car for the right price. 2004 S4s go for $19-20K while M3s go for $24-26K, when they were both around the same price brand new.
They are absolutely not accurate and inflated. BMW does this to make the lease deals attractive. Leasing is BMW's number one source of income on their cars. They lease far more vehicles than they sell.