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#9836 of 11917 2005 330i - Is this a good deal?
May 01, 2009 (5:38 pm)
I've found a 2005 330i with 69,000 miles. It has a sport package and 17" M wheels with the fold down 60/40 split in the backseat. There is still a remaining 100K CPO warranty that expires 9/28/10 on the vehicle.
I had a BMW dealership do a pre-buy inspection. The car badly needs new tires, and the lower front control arm bushings need to be replaced. The mechanic also said the clutch pedal seemed to come up high before it grabbed and thus the clutch might be nearing end of life. However, the clutch is not slipping at all.
I've got a signed dealer sheet agreeing to $17,000 out the door price. He was originally asking $20K. This $17K price already includes taxes and all other dealer fees.
Is this a good deal or should I wait for something else?
#9837 of 11917 Re: 2005 330i - Is this a good deal? [sw113]
May 02, 2009 (8:31 am)
If it was me I'd only want an E46 with the Performance Package, but the regular Sport Package isn't bad. I think $17K is pretty fair. Have you obtained an estimate for the LCABs? Check Tire Rack for tires.
#9838 of 11917 Re: 2005 330i - Is this a good deal? [roadburner]
May 02, 2009 (9:05 am)
The quote for the LCABs was $365.
#9839 of 11917 2009 335xi - decent price?
May 02, 2009 (9:44 am)
I bought a new 335xi sedan a couple of days ago. Love the car, but still uncertain if I paid too much. Here's what I got...feel free to be honest!
Cold Weather Pkg
iPod & USB
Paid $45899 plus TTL minus $1500 finance incentive BMW's 3.9% financing.
Thanks for the input!
#9840 of 11917 Re: 2005 330i - Is this a good deal? [sw113]
May 02, 2009 (9:01 pm)
I'd say it's a pretty fair deal. If YOU like the car I'd say buy it.
#9841 of 11917 Re: looking at 335i [kad153]
May 05, 2009 (11:29 pm)
Kad153. Were you able to find a 2009 335xi for $500-$600 with $0 down? I'm in the same boat looking for one without success for a while now. Let me know where. Thanks.
#9842 of 11917 Pls help on 09 328i pricing
May 06, 2009 (6:51 am)
I got 2 offers:
328i manual, jet black, 17" wheels, heated/power front seats, ipod usb.
for $34,320 w/o tax
328i manual, jet black, ipod usb for $31,xxx w/o tax
Now BMW offers 0.9% for 60 months.
Good deal? Thanks.
#9843 of 11917 Re: Pls help on 09 328i pricing [sonic2000]
May 06, 2009 (7:13 am)
Sonic2000. Are those offers for a coupe or sedan? If you finance it yourself, you'll be able to get $3000 off instead of $1500 BMW is offering to you now.
#9844 of 11917 Re: Pls help on 09 328i pricing [investor27]
May 06, 2009 (7:39 am)
Investor27, thanks alot for the kind reply.
How can I get $3000 off by myself (I threw away the 0% for a certain period from credit card company )?
How do you calculate to get $1500?
Sorry for the stupid questions.
#9845 of 11917 Re: Pls help on 09 328i pricing [sonic2000]
May 06, 2009 (8:10 am)
No problem. Go back and read post 9811.