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      05-27-2011, 03:56 PM   #340
TailHappyM3
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Drives: M3
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Location: Calgary

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Originally Posted by gobrigavitch View Post
I plan to keep the car for years so I'm not overly concerned about resale. If I was to resell I do believe that I would have to sell it for cheaper than a comparable Canadian car. However, with the savings I had upfront I could sell for considerably cheaper than any Canadian car and still break even. I wouldn't recommend people do this to try and make money. I don't think the numbers are there to make a business out of it, but for personal use I think it adds up nicely.
This makes sense. Hope you enjoy your car!

FWIW, my local, mint, loaded '08 coupe cost me less (private sale is the key) than what I could find in the US after calculating all taxes, fees, costs etc..