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      02-08-2013, 10:51 AM   #23
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Sedan or Coupe? AFAIK, M Sport Pkg. became available on LCI Sedans in 2009 and LCI coupes in 2011.
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      02-08-2013, 11:28 AM   #24
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Idk 28k for a 2008 is pricey... Even if it only has 27k miles.
Yeah I am planning to buy a 2009 E90 with all the options (nav, heated seats, harmon kardon, comfort access) and also m-sport package for $26,500. It has 49,000 miles and no mods, but like a previous poster said I consider that a good thing.

I might look around a bit more..
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      02-08-2013, 01:35 PM   #25
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Seems like an 'OK' deal... but maybe on the high side.

My brother just picked up a 2010 CPO 335i Sedan Alpine White M-Sport with Saddle Brown leather, NAV, Backup sensors with 28k miles on the clock for $33k.

I picked up a 2010 335i Sedan CPO Alpine White Sport w/ NAV and comfort Access, 35k miles on the clock for $31.5.

Both from the dealer. $28k seems a little high for a 2008 even with the low mileage.

I'd see if you could get them down to at least 26 and if not, pass.
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      02-08-2013, 01:39 PM   #26
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Having owned several BMWs, I have to say that pricing on these vary widely, and often low mileage cars are priced significanlty over retail. For example, My 330i with 132k in excellent condition (road rash in the front was only blemmish), maintenance records, never in accident, sold for 11k. I have seen many priced between 13k to 21k, most expensive had 30k miles on the odometer.

Cars/boats are worth want someone is willing to pay for it, so if 27k is acceptable and options/color what you want, then go for it.. I am suprised that it is CPO'ed with aftermarket parts, sounds like you may be third owner.

This may be an overkill, but have your friend at BMW do compression/leakdown test just to be sure. It may cost you $500 but will give some insight if tuning has had any impact on engine longevity.. Just an idea..
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Wow thanks for all the replys guys. Ppi revealed a slight misfire in the first cylinder so hes taking it in monday to get fixed. They said it was a sensor supposedly so when its done im going to go there and talk to the service manager and make sure the mods are all covered before i buy.

Its a coupe, btw. And i believe the 08 m tech package was a dealer installed option, i could be wrong. Alot of the prices you guys are throwing out are for non msports. How much do u think the msport affects the value?
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      02-09-2013, 12:12 AM   #28
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And its a one owner car. He leased it new and then financed it after. Mods were done before the cpo.
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      02-09-2013, 08:51 AM   #29
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... Alot of the prices you guys are throwing out are for non msports. How much do u think the msport affects the value?
i found, while recently searching for months for my car, that coupes are going for more than sedans and manuals are higher than autos. 2009 & 2010 335 E92 ZMP MT car owners are demanding the most money.

the 2008 car you're looking at is not an M-sport car (ZMP). the dealer installed m-tech pieces should not add any value. look at similar equipped cars (condition, options & packages, mileage, CPO, etc.) to get a feel for the market. i found that autotrader and cars dot com are the best (especially cars.com - they have a great advanced search that allows you to really drill down to what you're looking for!).

here is an example of a 2009 ZMP 6M car with similar miles compared to the 2008 car you're looking at:

http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...&&aff=national

Great stance! I looked at this car earlier in the year. I can't find anything wrong with it (NICB, carfax, etc.). I think it is the lowest mileage to price ZMP car out there right now.

The ZMP package was not available until 2009. i do think that this package adds some value - if only because of the limited availability to choose from:

Option 'ZMP' M-Sport Package (E92 MY 2009-2010)

2MF 18" M Light Alloy Star-spoke wheels (Style 193M) with mixed performance tires
(18x8.0, 225/40 R18 front and 18x8.5, 255/35 R18 rear)
or 2MP 19" M Light Alloy Double-Spoke wheels (Style 225M) with mixed performance tires
(19x8.0, 225/35 R19 front and 19x9.0, 255/30 R19 rear)
481 Sport seats
710 M steering wheel
or 7XA M Sports leather steering wheel with paddle shifters
715 Aerodynamic kit
760 Shadowline exterior trim
775 Anthracite headliner
840 Increased top speed limiter

Option 'ZSP' Sport Package (E92 MY 2009-2010):

2K6 Light alloy wheels V-spoke style 342 with mixed tyres
(18x8.0, 225/40 18 front and 18x8.5, 255/35 18 rear)
or 2R4 19" wheels w/performance tires (style 230)
(19x8.0, 225/35 R19 front and 19x9.0, 255/30 R19 rear)
481 Sport seats
760 Shadowline exterior trim
840 Increased top speed limiter
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      02-09-2013, 11:30 AM   #30
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Thanks for your help, I'd def buy that if it was closer
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      02-09-2013, 02:29 PM   #31
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Should I get this instead? White, 33k, 2010 M Sport
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      02-09-2013, 02:37 PM   #32
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Yeah ask the buyer if you can take it to a bmw certified shop just to check it out and make sure everything is good.
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      02-09-2013, 02:40 PM   #33
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+1 thats the way to go. cash or nothing.. i build my credit on my credit card $100 a month. if a car isnt 100% mine i don't need it.
This is how i operate as well Write a check, I dont want to be in debt to anyone, ESPECIALLY Uncle Sam
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      02-09-2013, 03:01 PM   #34
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He's in PA, should I just have him bring it in somewhere and then ship it to me
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      02-09-2013, 06:40 PM   #35
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      02-10-2013, 01:39 AM   #36
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great deal! welcome to e90post
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      02-10-2013, 10:24 AM   #37
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+1 thats the way to go. cash or nothing.. i build my credit on my credit card $100 a month. if a car isnt 100% mine i don't need it.
Sorry but didn't your parents buy you your car?
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Sorry but didn't your parents buy you your car?
That'd be awesome
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      02-10-2013, 04:17 PM   #39
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Sorry but didn't your parents buy you your car?
they helped buy my car i wanted a 335 and i had to work for it. took me 2 years to get it.
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      02-10-2013, 04:42 PM   #40
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That's a 24-25k car
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      02-10-2013, 08:59 PM   #41
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The 08 or the '10?
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      02-14-2013, 07:36 PM   #42
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they helped buy my car i wanted a 335 and i had to work for it. took me 2 years to get it.
I guess that's why some people finance because they don't have that luxury. I wouldn't particularly want to finance a car either but I can understand why some do.
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I guess that's why some people finance because they don't have that luxury. I wouldn't particularly want to finance a car either but I can understand why some do.
true, and i live with mommy and daddy lol so i have 0 bills. lol and thats the mind set my dad put me in. "if you cant afford it, you cant have it" its something about our culture and negativity towards interest.
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      02-14-2013, 08:53 PM   #44
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Technically, rates as low as they are make financing a great option. You can get used car loans at 1.99%, chances are you will earn more than that with a balanced asset allocation.
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