Originally Posted by Chriztofor
You should have done this to begin with; buy used with some warranty remaining. I will never lease or buy new again.
I was willing to pay for a new car because it was exactly what I wanted and it has just been through a mid-cycle refresh. If you are willing to pay for what you want, then there is no right or wrong answer.
I chose to purchase a used car with 3.5 years of use on it for a discount (less than half of what the car's original MSRP was). While this is a great price and a bargain in most people's eyes, it still has the "unknowns" of having been someone else's car for over 3 years and you can never bee 100% certain that it was taken care of the way that you would've done had you purchased it new.
Having said that, I think my next car will be a 2008 535i