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      12-27-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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Curious: What's My Car Worth?

I have a 2010 335i 6 Speed Manual with Sports package and Logic 7.

15,000 miles.

KBB says it's worth $34,000, privately and $31,000 trade.

Honestly, I doubt that very much.

What would be a more realistic number for trade and selling privately?

The car is in absolutely perfect condition and all scheduled maintenance is done religiously. It's never seen a car wash. I've personally made sure it's avoided as many swirls as possible by using proper washing techniques and sealing every 4 months.

Love the car and it's completely paid off, but I'm having some thoughts about an M3 when the new coupe is out.
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      12-27-2012, 02:49 PM   #2
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the new m3 or the current m3??if u mean the 2015 or 16 model, then u will be waiting a while... yeah the value u gave is realistic
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      12-27-2012, 02:52 PM   #3
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trade value are usually the auction value.... Prob 27-28k
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      12-27-2012, 02:57 PM   #4
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Try Edmunds as well.

With your description, low $30k's seems right. I was in the market for an e92 this fall/winter and CPO 328's were on dealer's lot's for $27-29k and CPO 335's were $31-33k with more mileage than 15k.

Don't expect the dealer to give you $31k for it though, unfortunately. From my experience, they offer a few grand below KBB regardless if it's excellent condition in your eyes
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Edmunds usually tends to say your car is worth less then it is and KBB says its worth a little more then what it is..try to estimate between
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min 28k to 32k max

if you buying a brand new car from dealer, you should get that 31k
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      12-27-2012, 03:00 PM   #7
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sold my 2011 335i a few wks ago for 39k. had 9k miles on it. kbb said it was worth 34-36ish
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sold my 2011 335i a few wks ago for 39k. had 9k miles on it. kbb said it was worth 34-36ish
You my friend should be working at a used car dealership
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15 to 50k, or whatever someone is willing to pay for it... Sorry to be a smart a$$!!!
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5-10% less than what KBB says is fairly accurate.
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      12-28-2012, 12:58 AM   #15
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Thanks guys. Very helpful. Someone brought up a good point about trading and buying from the same dealership. My only concern here is its harder to get a great deal on the car you buy. They might make me feel good on trade value but not so much on the price of the new car.

I did mean the new m3. Thought it will be out in a year or so?
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Things are changing man. No more M3s in the near future. You'll want to read up on the new format.
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I've gotten really busy and haven't had time to read up on all the BMW changes. Figured things would always be the way they have been. Is it now an M4?
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15 to 50k, or whatever someone is willing to pay for it... Sorry to be a smart a$$!!!
you are absolutely correct.
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