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      10-13-2012, 10:20 PM   #18
fun2drive
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Drives: 17 Ridgeline/ 14 JGC Diesel
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You have a nice car that is fun to drive. My advice is to keep it a long time and then sell or trade it. Average car is 11 years old for a reason because cars are much better now.
One thing is for sure BMWs don't do well without the periodic maintenance that they require.
CPO is nice but I never made use of CPO on any BMW I bought.
If you choose to sell it do so before the CPO is gone. I think if you trade it to any dealer including a BMW dealership the CPO part will not matter.

I do keep my BMWs a long long time so to me the depreciation never matters since my current M3 which I bought from the dealer is now approaching 16 years old but still runs just like new...