Originally Posted by smmmurf
Aside from the '08 cars that were purchased at near or over MSRP, the depreciation of the other cars sold at a discount is pretty reasonable. If you bought your car for invoice or a bit less then you are doing fine, IMO. I do agree that the E46 held its value much better when comparing market value to MSRP, though.
Good point. I bought during initial launch, so my car's value really did take a dive. I had lots of fun with it on the track that summer though, so looking back, it was worth it...