quite honestly. a BMW can live an extremely long time, as long as you take care of it.
we've only owned 2 in our family, but the oldest we do have, which is a 93', has 160k miles and it's still running smooth.
we do have 4 mercedes. one with 340k miles. 2 with over 225k. thoes are the real work horses, but bmws are nicer, and faster.
i pick bimmers over merc.
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