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      01-27-2013, 07:53 PM   #23
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Yes he does have the records, all maintenance done at dealership. I would like to spend max 750$ / year on maintenance. 2007, yes old iDrive, 2009 E92 are in a completly different price range here ... (30K$) but still IMO old iDrive still better than no iDrive at all.

My first always been the 328xi, but I have to be reasonable ... i will never buy if I don't settle on this, I'm now considering 328i and 335i / xi. But yea milleage is high .....

I think I will pass
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      03-24-2013, 08:56 PM   #24
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Oh god help me ! I think I will buy an E92 without iDrive ......... Will I regret it ?

All the maintenance information (brake pads sensor, engine information malfunction....) are they available on non iDrive 3series ?? In the dash ?

Which function is only available on iDrive and cannot be coded ?

If nothing is exclusive on iDrive, i might pass ..... its really hard to find an e92 with idrive here in canada ........
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      03-24-2013, 11:08 PM   #25
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E92 is just another average 2 door car, E90 (especially M3) is an outstanding sedan and more special.
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      03-24-2013, 11:18 PM   #26
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Oh god help me ! I think I will buy an E92 without iDrive ......... Will I regret it ?

All the maintenance information (brake pads sensor, engine information malfunction....) are they available on non iDrive 3series ?? In the dash ?

Which function is only available on iDrive and cannot be coded ?

If nothing is exclusive on iDrive, i might pass ..... its really hard to find an e92 with idrive here in canada ........
My e90 has idrive but all the maintenance info can been displayed on the dash also with a push of a button. Idrive was a must when buying my d, always changed the stereos on my past cars with indash which is something i didnt want to do this time around.
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09 idrives suck.. they pretty much have nothing...

I have one you are better off retrofitting a newer in dash computer for 600 dollars than getting idrive which adds a ton to the cost.
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I thought the e92's looked sportier until I noticed the e90's fenders are way more flared also the e92 is about 3 inches longer than the e90 so the e90 handels better (also the e90 has a B pillar so it's more stable around corners). But the e90's require a lot more mods to make it look boss..well at least for pre-lci (those orange reflectors and the tails I had to change..that was just me because I got tired of the LED blacklines..OG blacklines are a lot nicer). But then again I'm a sedan guy and I'm biased..the e92 looks like a fish lol sorry. I LOVE a lot of the e92s here though not hating..like mashimarho, SDe92nIT, jm3as, etc. But sedan for me 8 days out of the week lol good luck with you're choice and just don't settle!!! the right car will find to you!!
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Don't settle. Get what you want. It's cheaper in the end and you'll be happier longer.
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I prefer the E90 look, combines sport and luxury. Don't settle, it took me 6 month to find mine, and its exactly what I wanted.
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4 DOORS 4 MOAR WHORES


thats my motto anyway. i perfer the E90s , im a sedan kinda guy though. and i cant stand the e92 rear end, i just hate the way it looks.
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      03-25-2013, 11:18 AM   #32
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I thought the e92's looked sportier until I noticed the e90's fenders are way more flared also the e92 is about 3 inches longer than the e90 so the e90 handels better (also the e90 has a B pillar so it's more stable around corners). But the e90's require a lot more mods to make it look boss..well at least for pre-lci (those orange reflectors and the tails I had to change..that was just me because I got tired of the LED blacklines..OG blacklines are a lot nicer). But then again I'm a sedan guy and I'm biased..the e92 looks like a fish lol sorry. I LOVE a lot of the e92s here though not hating..like mashimarho, SDe92nIT, jm3as, etc. But sedan for me 8 days out of the week lol good luck with you're choice and just don't settle!!! the right car will find to you!!
You are delusional... But then again you are admittedly biased towards the looks of a sedan. As for handling.. your claim that the e90 handles better because it is shorter is nothing more than cause and effect 3rd grade logic .. I could argue that the e90 is taller and heavier than the e92, and therefore it doesn't handle as well.. but I won't, because in the real world both the e90 and e92 handle very similarly, regardless of their dimensions.
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I was originally looking for a coupe as well. Ended up test driving a sedan (as coupes with 6MT are impossible to find) and loved it. I actually love the two extra doors - even though the back is really tiny still. If I had to do it all over again I would get a sedan.
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You are delusional... But then again you are admittedly biased towards the looks of a sedan. As for handling.. your claim that the e90 handles better because it is shorter is nothing more than cause and effect 3rd grade logic .. I could argue that the e90 is taller and heavier than the e92, and therefore it doesn't handle as well.. but I won't, because in the real world both the e90 and e92 handle very similarly, regardless of their dimensions.
You don't have to go on insulting my logic..are you butthurt? You should get some ice or something, little buddy. You should do some research because they're the same weight so you have no argument so you should't have even responded and taller by what? .5 an inch? lol doesn't make up for it being 3 inches longer and the e92 doesn't even have a B pillar. Sorry I insulted your precious fish car and then complimenting it
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I agree. Don't settle. Personally, I would never drive the 3 sedan. I really dont like how it looks and all I can think of is the "yuppie" era. To each his own.
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I hope i wont end up buying lexus is
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I hope i wont end up buying lexus is
I hope you do and try and stoplight race me. You'll trade it in the next day. Just do your HW and with a little luck you'll get a car that could be just as reliable. Don't let all the repair fear mongering and bi*tching that goes on here scare you.
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thats my motto anyway. i perfer the E90s , im a sedan kinda guy though. and i cant stand the e92 rear end, i just hate the way it looks.
That would be a good window sticker..
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