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#1 (permalink) Old 07-21-2004, 08:17 AM
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Hi,

I'm thinking about a used 530i. However, prices seem to be extremely high. For example, one 2003, plain-vanilla 530i with Automatic and 20,000 miles is selling for $44,000 here in Western Washington.

I can buy a brand new 530i with Premium pack, sport pack and cold weather pack for $52,000.

I know that BMW's are pricey and keep their value, but is this normal? Any ideas why?

I'd appreciate your feedback.

Thanks and regards,

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Check this link for prices in the L.A. area...about the same as yours.

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That sounds about right even if is not "certified" by a BMW dealer... The warranty is good for six years or 100k if certified...

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I found the same thing when I was shopping for a 3 series in Jan. The used models were so close in price to the new models there was no point in buying used...so I didn't.

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its high, because the car is only one year old... and there is bairley any miles on the mutha

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