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Old 03-11-2010, 11:45 PM
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Looking at my first BMW purchase. Been a lifetime fan of GM, I am done with GM. The Pontiac issue, too many years of underperforming cars , bad styling and poor service have just done me in, after 40 years!!
Any advice or suggestion on shopping and purchasing an X3 BMW would be appreciated. thanks, Mark
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Old 03-12-2010, 08:41 AM
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As with purchasing any kind of car I would suggest doing as much research as possible including an extended test drive (not a 5 minute cruise around the block), it also would not be a bad idea to test drive/look at the competition. Figure out what options you want and price the car out online as well as determine the invoice price...... last find a dealer that is willing to work with you on the purchase.

On a side note BMW has a very nice CPO program so if your not opposed to picking up a year or two old model with low miles you can possibly save yourself some serious coin too.

Good Luck
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I'd agree on the CPO program- BMW has one of the best and it's a good deal. Don't want to pay for Bimmer service out of your pocket.
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