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      03-24-2011, 10:44 AM   #1
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Thinking about trading in the BMW

I'm thinking about trading in my 328xi for a 2011 Jeep Compass. Need to be able to tow and have more cargo room. Should I do it???
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      03-24-2011, 11:56 AM   #2
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When you say "Need to". Thats your answer then.
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      03-24-2011, 12:07 PM   #3
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The compass is crap. No joke.
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      03-24-2011, 12:10 PM   #4
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Once my wife and I found out we were going to be having a child, I traded mine in and bought a Patriot. It's unrefined, squeaks, but feels solid - stereo is surprisingly good. This winter St. Louis had crazy ice storms and it performed flawlessly. I honestly love the thing (its nice not stressing about door dings, spilled juice/milk and snacks, or washing the thing). Not a fan of the Compass appearance wise to be honest. But they share the same platform as the Patriot so I imagine they perform nearly identical. Bonus was my car payment went from $389 to $250 and I bought it brand new vs. 26K miles on bimmer when I purchased it.

On nice days I miss the BMW sooo much though, once the little man is older I'll be getting into either an e90 M3, F30 M3, or F10 550/535i... I have a couple years to ponder that decision..
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      03-24-2011, 12:14 PM   #5
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x2 on the piece of crap. Far better alternative out there. Take a look at a Subaru Forester, Ford Edge, New Explorer, New Grand Cherokee.
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      03-24-2011, 04:07 PM   #6
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Compass is the worst Jeep according to everyone and Jeep is already very close to being the least quality brand in the US market.
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