Originally Posted by mithiral67
Its going to be both a winter car and a daily driver for when I dont want to put miles on the 911, so I am also looking for a car that has good mpg. And light weight is the way to go here. I found a 2007 328xi for $13k, I just can get a newer mini 2011 ish for the same price as an older bmw. It will save me across the board on insurance, gas, and maintenance. I already have a 5 year old 911, I dont want to be dealing with two older car problems.
Should I go for a manual or auto? This will also be a car I drive when I am stuck in traffic.
Dsg transmission gti. Fun, quick, and has the hatch in case you ever need to move anything. And I am not a fan of hatchs either but the gti has grown on me. I just hate the plaid interiors some of them have