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      10-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #13

Drives: 2014 335i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Austin, TX

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agreed on both points

Quite simply, F30 is too expensive for what it is especially in the volume model (328i). A well equipped entry-level luxury sedan should not ring in more than 40-42k range. My 2011 e90 came in at 38.6k msrp and sales price of 36.5 k and had the options i wanted. with the addition of the "lines", the std idrive and the burdensome packages, the f30 is very expensive now.

Originally Posted by simianspeedster View Post
Another poor performance for the new 3 Series -- sales down 17% from September 2011 and YTD 3 Series sales are coming in slower than 2011 as well. The 5 and 7 did even worse last month, but they're slightly higher YTD from 2011. The 5 and 7 aren't new for 2012 models, though. Considering that the 3 sedan is a completely new car, the sales figures look even worse in context.

Like it or not, the X1 and X3 are basically saving BMW's bacon right now in the U.S.
2014 335i RWD: ZMM, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZTP, 2NH, 2TB, 5DL; Z4A MPPK; AW ext / VB int

2014 ML350: P01, R33, 297, 319, 846, 864, 889, 996; LB ext / AB int