Hello, I'm new to these boards so I'm hope I'm not being repetitive when I ask this question: Is 334K miles a lot for a BMW? I've been looking at used BMW's on Autotrader because I'd really like to have one and I came across a gorgeous 1996 328is for $5895 but it has that many miles on it. If I were to get a car like that I'd be selling my 1996 Nissan Maxima with only 97K miles on it. I don't want to be at a loss if I were to buy it because I can't afford that. I'm a poor 17-year-old high school student who can't afford any major mechanical repairs or replacements. Would I be looking at any major problems at that mileage or could I expect it to run just as well as if it had 80K miles? Thanks for you're help, I'll probably posting more questions along the way.
Ok, what about this one...It's a 1993 318is. Black/Black with 120K miles, 17" rims, sunroof and CD player for $5,000. Is that any good? I really like it so far and I'm trying to convince my parents to let me buy it once my Nissan is sold, but they're very resistant to it because they say I won't be able to afford maintenance or repairs. Do they require a lot of maintenance like Porsche's? I always thought BMW's were super reliable, am I wrong? I don't want to get a car that not only requires a lot of maintenance but requires a lot of money to perform the maintenance. Thanks a lot for all of you're guys' help, I really appreciate it
I have a 98 328is that I bought with 30k on it used, I have since put 110k on it. Still going strong , the only way is to stay on top of the maintenance and sevicing and that can be costly. Unless you are very mechanical and or very rich.
__________________ 98 328is Sport Package M3-Spoiler and Front End,
Turner Motorsports 4 Wheel drilled Rotors.
Axxis Brake Pads, Teflon/Stainless Brake Hoses.
UUC Sachs Stage 4 Suspension.
Sway Bavarian Sway Bars.
H&H MotorSports Front and Rear Strut braces.
Conforti CAI and Shark Injector.
UUC System U DTM Exhaust
UUC Short shifter , Tranny Mounts and Clutch Stop.
F1Danza Lightweight Flywheel with M-3 Heavy duty clutch.
Factory BMW M3 Front Bumper with Splitter.
More to follow...MUCH MORE !
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