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Old 03-05-2012, 04:24 PM   #1
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Am i getting a good deal on this bmw?

I was recently looking at 3 series and decided to look for a 5 series because of the reviews about unreliability. The car is a Bmw 528i standard transmission.
Hes selling it for $5000 to me and said has only been in one accident only hit a small tree which only damaged the front bumper and hood a tiny bit. Has owned it for 3 years.
Is 240,000 kms considered alot? and is it worth it for the price?
I plan to go snowboarding this month and last thing I want is it breaking down 4 hours away from home.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:36 PM   #2
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There are better cars out there, without a doubt.

Although I am a "noob" according to this website, I've been around the block and my advice is Don't Rush.
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Old 03-06-2012, 12:39 AM   #3
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What year 528? Any pix for us? Why are you against 3 series so much? I use mine for plenty of boarding trips
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Old 03-06-2012, 12:29 PM   #4
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I was recently looking at 3 series and decided to look for a 5 series because of the reviews about unreliability. The car is a Bmw 528i standard transmission.
Hes selling it for $5000 to me and said has only been in one accident only hit a small tree which only damaged the front bumper and hood a tiny bit. Has owned it for 3 years.
Is 240,000 kms considered alot? and is it worth it for the price?
I plan to go snowboarding this month and last thing I want is it breaking down 4 hours away from home.
I thought it was the other way around. Didnt the 3 series E46 engine win awards?
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Old 03-06-2012, 12:59 PM   #5
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Is the car branded or it has a clean title?


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I was recently looking at 3 series and decided to look for a 5 series because of the reviews about unreliability. The car is a Bmw 528i standard transmission.
Hes selling it for $5000 to me and said has only been in one accident only hit a small tree which only damaged the front bumper and hood a tiny bit. Has owned it for 3 years.
Is 240,000 kms considered alot? and is it worth it for the price?
I plan to go snowboarding this month and last thing I want is it breaking down 4 hours away from home.
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:11 PM   #6
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I'm not against it. Its actually what I really want. I think the 3 series look a lot better than the 5 series. I just hear about their unreliability everywhere tho.
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:51 PM   #7
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Get a good one lol people have issues with all cars -- all my e46 issues have been fairly common and easily fix-able. If you get one in good shape with good history you shouldn't have an issue

Where's the ad for the 5 to take a look at?
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