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      12-19-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Price Check - Deal or No Deal?

Whats up fellas,

Im in the market for a pre-owned E90 M3.

I managed to work out the following deal on a trade in vehicle at a lincoln Dealer ship.

Let me know what you think about the car.

2010 Model Year
Alpine White / Bamboo Beige Interior
DCT Transmission
Tech / Cold weather package / Navigation / Ipod integration
73xxx Miles (high Mileage)
1 Owner vehicle / Clean Title.

Car is in great shape, looks almost new. Ofcourse a PPI will be done on the vehicle prior to purchase.

Dealer asking 34,500. I have him down to 33,250. My original offer was 32,000.

This price is before any taxes, keep that in mind.

What do you guys think?
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      12-20-2012, 04:00 AM   #2
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No deal. No way.
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      12-20-2012, 04:16 AM   #3
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31 or 32is what i would pay
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      12-20-2012, 06:27 AM   #4
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No deal the mileage is way to high.
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      12-20-2012, 07:04 AM   #5
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For that kind of money I'd rather get an extremely minty E46 M3 or a lower mileage '08-'09 model.
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      12-20-2012, 11:43 AM   #6
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Thanks for the input guys,

here is a link to the actual car. I do plan on keeping the car, not looking to get rid of it.

http://www.reedmantoll.com/used/BMW/...6f67cf1a2f.htm
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      12-20-2012, 11:57 AM   #7
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If you plan to keep it for a while, get a 08 with 20k to 40k miles for high $30s
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Even with those miles a 2010 for 33k seems pretty good. You would be hard pressed to get a low mile 2008 for that price. I know I'm asking 37,500 for my 08 w/ 38k.

If an M3 isn't buyable at 70k miles it's probably not worth owning. I'de imagine w/ proper maintenance the car will run 200k. If anything I would worry about the electronics and I think a 2010 would be in better shape than a 2008. I mean you can still buy an extended warranty too. Easycare or Fidelity would both offer one upwards of 150k.

If you're looking for a nice 2008 E90 let me know Sorry for the shameless promotion lol.
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      12-20-2012, 03:46 PM   #9
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OP, pass on that one. Look for one with lower miles. BMW upgraded the nav system in MY09. Not sure if this is important to you.
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      12-20-2012, 03:51 PM   #10
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OP, pass on that one. Look for one with lower miles. BMW upgraded the nav system in MY09. Not sure if this is important to you.
It's a 2010...
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      12-20-2012, 04:03 PM   #11
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It's a 2010...
More to the point if the OP passed on this one and considered a MY08. Some owners put less of a value on the nav/info system while others want the latest tech. More of an FYI
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More to the point if the OP passed on this one and considered a MY08. Some owners put less of a value on the nav/info system while others want the latest tech. More of an FYI
Ahh I thought about upgrading my car for the upgraded NAV but then drove a 2011 around for a while and realized it sucks just as bad as mine. lol BMW is technology challenged IMO.
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      12-20-2012, 04:13 PM   #13
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I was interested in this one because its DCT + 2010 MY.

there is a Silver/Fox Red 08 on Ebay. I love the color combo, but dealer asking 36K + 300 admin fees for it. To me its too much for a car that has 43xxx Miles. He didnt even want to budge 100 bucks!
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way too high on miles........ driven alot, and probably really hard.
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I guess I'm out of the loop on pricing, but my initial reaction was "that's cheap."

I too would want a car with lower mileage, but given the year and mileage, you could assume that it was mostly highway miles.
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      12-20-2012, 07:41 PM   #18
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Grat deal. Engine swap is 6000 with very low miles.
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      12-20-2012, 08:24 PM   #19
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Why do people want an earlier model year lower mileage car? Get a later model year higher mileage car. Means it was driven more often and didn't sit. That's what I would want. The ideal used M3 IMO is one with a good amount of highway miles on it. That way you can pile the miles on and not feel guilty, you get it cheaper, and it didn't sit in a garage. In terms of how "new" a car feels the build date matters far more than the mileage.

Sounds like a good deal OP. I am with the people whose first reaction is "that's cheap."
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      12-20-2012, 08:42 PM   #20
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If everything checks out after inspection go for it! Dont let these people scare you with the high mileage. From what I have seen, people consider 30k miles high on this forum. As long as it was maintained it will run for A LOT longer.
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      01-07-2013, 02:35 PM   #21
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What's up, new to the forum and the M culture but long time BMW owner, I also shopped this car and appreciate all of your insight. I came here specific to search "high miles" E90. Are you still in on the purchase?
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      01-07-2013, 04:10 PM   #22
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well you asked for and opinion here is mine.I think if you search hard you can find a car that looks just as good or better with less miles.maybe you'll pay more but at the end you enjoy the car longer.I know if i buy a used car for that amount of money i want to enjoy it for a long time.
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