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      02-28-2012, 03:04 AM   #1
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Might be buying an E92..need advice (high mileage)

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I'm looking into buying an 08 with around 50k miles. The owner has said there's no accidents/issues but i will definitely run a carfax... he's asking a good price for it.. I was wondering, would it be a bad idea purchasing an 08 with around 50k miles for mid/high 30s....?

Is there anything due at around 50k? Does maintenance get more expensive down the road?

Should i get it checked out by a dealer?

Thanks for the advance!! much appreciated

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      02-28-2012, 07:21 AM   #2
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yes have it inspecetd by dealer, worth the money. 50k miles is alot . pay a little more and get cpo car at lowish 40s. high 30s is not a deal for a private sale for a 50k car. that's probably just kbb.
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      02-28-2012, 07:27 AM   #3
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Two words...extended warranty...
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      02-28-2012, 07:29 AM   #4
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Some options:

http://www.offleaseonly.com/south-fl...ries-M3/36297/

http://www.offleaseonly.com/south-fl...ertible/37231/

http://www.offleaseonly.com/south-fl...3-Coupe/37067/
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      02-28-2012, 08:14 AM   #5
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Like others have mentioned, I'd rather pay a bit more for a CPO car or get an extended warranty. Even though the e9x M3's are great, if anything does go wrong (out of warranty) - do not be surprised to dish our thousands for major repairs. Either set aside some cash for the 'what ifs' or get an extended warranty/CPO.
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I bought an 08 e90 with 11000 miles cpo and its still under original factory warranty till july. Then the cpo warranty kicks in for two years. I paid 46000. Might be a little high but two and a half years worry free, just can't beat that imo.
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Thanks so much for the advice!! will go the CPO route
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I purchased an '08 a few weeks back. Not CPO but ran a carfax. All details coming back were good and car has remaining base warranty until 7/2012. Purchased a third party extended warranty, 5 more years and/or 100,000 miles, which ever comes first.
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Just picked up an 08 E90 M3 with 47k miles. Ill be purchasing an extended warranty soon. Not sure if I will go with BMW or a 3rd party.
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yes have it inspecetd by dealer, worth the money. 50k miles is alot . pay a little more and get cpo car at lowish 40s. high 30s is not a deal for a private sale for a 50k car. that's probably just kbb.
50k miles is not a lot in reality. When I first saw this thread I was thinking 90k miles. This mileage is fine. I would agree CPO if at all possible but the high mileage should be taken out of the OP topic as anything 1-60000 miles is considered normal mileage.
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