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      01-04-2012, 09:02 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by rich1068 View Post
Some very good contract hire prices on the various 328i F30s at the moment. And I'd certainly be looking at the new 320i too. That engine looks very nice.
Really, I will have a look.

Problem for me is I would want nav, would want smart phone integration, would want leather, would want auto, would want xenons and would not own another BMW without the Harman Kardon upgrade.
That puts a 320d modern/sport/efficient dynamics saloon at 39,000, so over 40,000 for the touring when it arrives.

Say 36,000 after discount?

I just can't get my head round paying that sort of money for a 320d.

You can buy a 6 month old 530d sport touring for that, you can buy a 12 month old 730d for that.
Same with the X3, I was considering one of those, but it was 45,000 with not a great spec. 51,000 with the things I wanted.
X1 at 20k a year old made far more sense.