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      11-08-2012, 03:44 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by kbryce View Post
I don't know if i'd go with a 2007. that's the first model year and will likely have a lot of problems.

worth buying a warranty or saving up a little more for a newer model
My 07 has been the most trouble-free BMW I have ever owned and I have had only 2 very minor warranty claims. Two primary issues known to the model year, HPFP and turbo wastegates, are both covered under BMW extended warranty. The other issues of subframe/pulley, main power cable/junction box are uncommon problems. Carbon buildup and spark plugs are maintenance items across all model years. Water pump is hit or miss.

I'd say if it is a well taken care of car and a responsible driver that you should be good to go with a proper pre-purchase inspection. The price seems reasonable to me and just a little less than what I'd put mine on the market for as is.
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