I've got a new (ok, used) car itch that won't go away. I'm reeeeally leaning towards a 330i. I'm not 'The Trump' so I need to watch what I'm getting. I'm looking at a 2001 or 2002 330i (not convertible and definitely a 5spd man trans).
Most of the mileage I'm looking at is around 40's or 50's. What starts going wrong first and what kind of prices am I looking at to get whatever goes wrong fixed?
What other little issues should I be looking at with a used BMW?
Granted, insurance rates vary from locale and driving record but what was the "insurance shock" of going from your prior vehicle to the BMW?
I have agonized over this for several months and have reviewed everything from Alphas to Xions. I was leaning towards the Boxter for awhile...the Miatas (absolutely great little cars) Audi's...you name it. I keep coming back to the Beemers.
Thanks for any help