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BMW 5 Series, Sedan, Wagon
#3313 of 4028 Re: Deals [kevin530]
Jun 07, 2009 (1:40 pm)
Need advice on PRICE!
Was originally going to buy a CPO 2006 330x but realized that it was smaller inside than my 2000 Saab 95.
That said, I am upgrading to a CPO 2006 525xi OR 530xi buying with the current BMW 2006 financing incentive of 0.9% for 60 months.
The two I am considering are:
2006 525xi w/15989 miles MSRP of $33,995
2006 530xi w/19997 miles MSRP of $34,995
Both are titanium silver, black leather
Premium Package, Cold Weather Package
Any advice on how low they can go on price? Never bought a used car before and never bought a BMW before, so your experienced insights would be very helpful to my hard ball negotiations.
#3314 of 4028 Re: Deals [valuebuyer1]
Jun 07, 2009 (6:32 pm)
I would definitely go for the 530 xi you get the 255 hps instead of the 215. much needed for the size of the car.
I think you have room to negotiate the 35K price to a 32K. start with a 29K offer and work your way up.
I say that from experience, just bought a 2006 530xi with 16K miles for around $31,900. I love it.
Also, Are you sure you can finance at .9% for 60 moths. I thought it was 3.9%??
#3315 of 4028 Help...new '09 vs cpo '08 535i
Jun 07, 2009 (7:52 pm)
I have been looking into buying a 535i for quite sometime now. I just missed the 0.9% APR and 1500$ cash incentive also.
Now I am stuck between '08 535i space gray ext/black int with premium pkg, cold weather, ipod/usb, navigation and hi fi sound with 12k miles asking price 43888$ and '09 535i black ext/black int with the same specifications asking price 51,500$ after 5000$ manufacturer rebate.
Do you guys have any suggestions/comments on whether these sound like deals to be had or is there room for negotiations any further?
I also would like to consider 528i option just because its cheaper than 35, does anybody have experience with 228HP vs 300HP engine given the size of 5 series?
#3316 of 4028 Happiest Guy Alive
Jun 09, 2009 (6:13 pm)
I finally saw my new Alpine Princess tonight for the first time...........2007 CPO 530i,
with Premium, Cold, Sports, Prem. Sound, and NAV, comfort access.......Alpine white with Blk Leather, Anthracite wood..........When I saw the car in the dealer's garage (they imported it in from a sister dealer in NJ), I just stood there........the car is so unbelievable to look at with the Shadowlline trim and sport rims, that I was speechless. It was truly Impeccable. My brother and I got in the car and just looked at it. I gotta say, I don't know if there is any car that can top a BMW. The dealer handed me one plate, said put it in the windshield, see you in a half hour, didn't care where I drove it (I already had paperwork and a deposit on the vehicle). I felt like I was in a dream the whole time.
I pick up the vehicle on Thursday this week. It has 24, 547 miles on it. There isn't so much as a hair out of place on that vehicle. The trunk looks brand new. Warranty coverage until end of June 2012. I got the extended service warranty too.
I am counting the seconds and minutes until I pick her up on Thursday. I ended up paying $36200 for it. Tonight, I had it in my head that I was going to try to take some more money off the table -- until I laid my eyes on that vehicle, that is. If he said, you know what, we have to get another $500 for it, I would have signed the check.
It's the most exciting and stunning vehicle I've ever driven in my life, a true achievement for me. I'm one lucky guy tonight.
#3317 of 4028 Looking for a new 2009 BMW 535i
Jun 12, 2009 (1:32 pm)
I have been looking for a new 2009 bmw 535i for a while but can not pull the trigger. Now that BMW offered $5000 dealer cash, it's time to make the move. Has anyone on this board bough a 5 series recently after the dealer cash was out? What's the deal looks like? I checked the inventory, seems like not much 2009 left, though.
Any suggestion is greatly appreciated.
#3318 of 4028 Finally Took Delivery
Jun 13, 2009 (4:29 am)
Picked up my CPO 2007 530i on Thursday at the dealer. The car is impeccable and I'm ecstatic with it. When I was doing all the paperwork I was signing the finance papers (I only financed about 25% of it 3.9% from BMW) the guy tried to upsell me on those options for a higher monthly payment, and I turned them all down FLAT. He looked disappointed and said, may I ask why, and I ignored him. Gimmick.
I can't believe how this car handles. Smooth and powerful. I'm thinking why would they need an even bigger engine on the 535 model now. With what I have, it feels like taking off in a 747 when I ease onto the highway!!
Have a great weekend,
Gardis - CT
#3319 of 4028 Re: Looking for a new 2009 BMW 535i [letsgogiant]
Jun 14, 2009 (11:09 am)
I bought '09 535i with the 5000$ cash rebate. I paid 51500$ for 535i sapphire black with premum pkg, cold weather, park distance, confort access and navigation. Was oroginally priced at 59775 and I bought it for 51500 after 5000 cash rebate. This sounds like a good deal to me, what do you think.
#3320 of 4028 Re: 535 [gardis]
Jun 14, 2009 (6:17 pm)
Not really for or against the sports package in the BMW. I just personally didn't particularly want the low profile tires and find the ride a little harsh. Not all feel that way.
No, the Lexus didn't have a sport package. As I mentioned too cushy and the non sport 528xi is just the right balance for me.
#3321 of 4028 Re: Finally Took Delivery [gardis]
Jun 14, 2009 (6:21 pm)
#3322 of 4028 Re: 528 [kevin530]
Jun 14, 2009 (6:32 pm)
The e60 528xi has more than 215 hp; it's 230 hp. Now that is no where near the TT 300HP of the 535, but I have no problem doing 80+ quicky and can pass people pretty quickly on the highway, as I did tonight, on the highway. It is a whiplash inducing rocketship take off like the 335 or 535? No, but it s pretty peppy when needed.
Actually, I'm even more pleased knowing that that HPFP issues are not going to happen to the 528.
But again, it is a matter of taste. The e39's power plant for both 525 and 530 were worefully inadequate and I previously had a 2003 530. Tought time on inclines.....not fast at all off the block. Seems like they have done alot with the 528 with same amount of HP as the previus 530.