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      04-29-2006, 01:18 PM   #1
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Is this 2003 Laguna Seca Blue M3 a good deal

Hi guys,

I am looking for a LSB m3 and came across this 2003 LSB M3 in autotrader. The dealer told me that he could sell it to me for $37.5k. He told me that this car is a certified car with 6yr/100k miles warranty.

Here is the link to that car
http://www.autotrader.com/dealers/dd...aler_id=575698

Please let me know if this is a good deal? It sounds to good to be true for a 2003 LSB M3 with SMG, 17k miles for only $37.5
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      04-29-2006, 01:31 PM   #2
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Seems a little low, maybe you should Carfax it? Unless it's light on the options. Either that, or that Cadillac dealer is offering an excellent deal.
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      04-29-2006, 01:45 PM   #3
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It is smurf blue... maybe thats why its so low...

It looks like it has plenty of options... SMG, Nav, 19's...
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      04-29-2006, 01:46 PM   #4
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It is smurf blue... maybe thats why its so low...

It looks like it has plenty of options... SMG, Nav, 19's...
Smurf Blue is hot.
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      04-29-2006, 01:47 PM   #5
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yes, that's what i thought about the price. I just want to be careful. The dealer is pretty big, it owns a mercedes benz, cadillac, etc. Unfortunately, I dont live in FL. I live in Philadelphia, PA. Based on the dealer's website, they claim that any unused cars have been checked, etc2, and the most important thing they guarantee that any used cars are back with 3day/150 miles money-back guarantee

From looking at the pictures, the car has the 19-inch wheels, navigation, and SMG transmission. I am soooo tempted,

http://www.marooneusedcars.com/deale...ownedinventory
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Get a carfax and someone to check it out for you. Or I guess you could just buy it, get it checked out by an independent BMW technician, then if something's wrong with it, return it.
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The car has a clean title according to carfax. Here is the report

http://www.carfax.com/cfm/ccc_Displa...BL93453JR21026

But again, how accurate is carfax? Can I rely on carfax? I should just jump on this deal!
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      04-29-2006, 02:05 PM   #8
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Carfax is somewhat accurate, better than nothing. I would definitely jump on it. You always have that buy back guarantee right?
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      04-29-2006, 02:09 PM   #9
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hey, if you really want it and it's under warranty, the price is excellent, it passed carfax, i really don't see any reason why you should hesitate.

get it before someone else does!
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Maybe I should go for it...thanks for the find!















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Nooooo, please dont hahaha.
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Carfax means nothing. Always inspect the car before you buy it. If you don't know what your doing have a professional inspect it.
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Originally Posted by Ethirtynine
You have that piece of mind knowing there's a 6yr/100k warranty. Btw, is it BMW certified?
CPOed means nothing, except the dealer can sell it for a higher price.
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CPOed means nothing, except the dealer can sell it for a higher price.
Yup, price negotiation tactics.
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      04-29-2006, 02:51 PM   #15
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The salesman just called me. He basically told me that I am buying from a very veryy reputable dealer. The dealer owns 37 stores in south florida, and is a member of the autonation network, which he claims is the biggest auto dealer network in the nation
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It's funny because I saw this M3 with this color on Route 23 (NJ) a week ago. I thought the color looked great! It seems like a good buy so go for it if you like M3's
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get it now. I like it except for the SMG
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Have it checked out at a BMW Center. Just ask for a pre-sale inspection. It will be money well spent (roughly $200) if the result of the inspection is good or bad.
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