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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 01:24:27 AM   #11
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2004
Mileage: 26,250
Coupe or Convertible?: Coupe
Exterior Color: Carbon Black Metallic
Interior Color: Cinnamon
Manual or SMG?: SMG
Major Options: Navigation, Cold Weather Package, Fully loaded except rear sunshade
Under Warranty? (if yes, please indicate type and remaining coverage): No
Overall Condition (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor): Excellent
Any unusual items that affected value?: None what-so-ever
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale? (Private, BMW Dealership, Other Dealership, Auction): Private Sale
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: I found the seller on Craigslist

Sale Location (City, State): Berlin, NJ
Sale Date (Month, Year): December, 2009
Seller Asking Price: ?
Final Sales Price: ?
Est. Published Value, if known (KBB, NADA, Galves, etc.): $ 26k
Other Comments (amount of time in the market, successful negotiating tactics, words of advice, etc.): Was on the market from July of 09. Seller went back and forth whether he wanted to sell it or not. So it was on and off the market from July-finally decemeber of 2009. Advice: Be patient and wait for what you want. NEVER SETTLE.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 02:40:29 AM   #12
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These prices are a lot lower than I expected. This thread is invaluable.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 03:17:35 AM   #13
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2003
Mileage: 71,000
Coupe or Convertible?: Convertible
Exterior Color: Titanium Silver
Interior Color: Dove Grey
Manual or SMG?: Manual
Major Options: Bi-xenons, HK stereo, seat heaters
Under Warranty?: None
Overall Condition: Good to Excellent (mechanically excellent, body and interior excellent with the exception below.) Clean Carfax/Autocheck, Two owners: one for five years, one for one year.
Any unusual items that affected value?: Damaged side skirt and minor damage to rear bumper (total quoted repair cost < $700)
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale?: Private
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: Dealer on internet was advertising it for a friend. Purchased directly from the owner once the dealer introduced us.

Sale Location: Newark, DE
Sale Date: 1/2010
Seller Asking Price: Was asking $21,000 then lowered to $18,000.
Final Sales Price: $16,000
Est. Published Value, if known:
KBB Retail $21,505
KBB Private Party (Excellent condition) $18,505
NADA Retail $21,875
NADA Clean Trade-In $18,075
Edmunds Clean Retail $19,762
Edmunds Clean Private Party $17,543

Other Comments: Get a PPI done and use that info to negotiate price. Get "worst case scenario" estimates during your PPI for any service or repairs. Get as much service history as possible from the seller. There are plenty of cars out there (and it's a buyer's market) so don't be afraid to walk away.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 05:56:39 AM   #14
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2002
Mileage: 89,00
Coupe or Convertible?: Coupe
Exterior Color: Topaz Blue
Interior Color: Black Leather
Manual or SMG?: Manual
Major Options: Aftermarket deck with ipod cord, some kind of tint
Under Warranty?: No
Overall Condition (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor): Good
Any unusual items that affected value?: Missing Subwoofer
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale? (Private, BMW Dealership, Other Dealership, Auction): Private
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: Craigslist

Sale Location (City, State): Fremont, CA
Sale Date (Month, Year): November 2009
Seller Asking Price: $ 18000
Final Sales Price: $ 17100
Est. Published Value, if known (KBB, NADA, Galves, etc.): $ 17900
Other Comments (amount of time in the market, successful negotiating tactics, words of advice, etc.): keep searching till you find one you really like and dont settle because you just found one. Like some of the other members I searched well over 5 months to find one I felt comfortable with.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 06:41:08 AM   #15
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2005
Mileage: ~24300 miles
Coupe or Convertible?: Coupe
Exterior Color: Interlagos Blue
Interior Color: Black
Manual or SMG?: 6MT
Major Options: Comp Pkg, Sunroof, HK audio, Heated Pwr Seats,
Under Warranty? (if yes, please indicate type and remaining coverage): Yes; CPO for 2 more years or 50,000 miles.
Overall Condition (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor): Excellent
Any unusual items that affected value?: Low miles, Aftermarket wheels
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale? (Private, BMW Dealership, Other Dealership, Auction): Kuni BMW dealership
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: Internet search

Sale Location (City, State): Beaverton, OR
Sale Date (Month, Year): July 2009
Seller Asking Price: $39k
Final Sales Price: $36k with CPO, 4 new Comp Pkg wheels & 2 new conti tires.
Est. Published Value, if known (KBB, NADA, Galves, etc.): NADA & Local Auction validated price at ~$36k w/ CPO at time of purchase.
Other Comments (amount of time in the market, successful negotiating tactics, words of advice, etc.):

Was for sale on lot for ~3 months. Trade in on E90 M3. I discussed vehicle with BMW sales person from another dealer that I have done business with for over 10 years. He was more than willing to help me with negotiation and determine a fair price, plus pull service records and helped me with negotiations on the side.
His dealership did not have any comp pkg 6MT M3s. Records showed two local owners with clean service record. Made sale contigent on CPO. Gained leverage on dealership to replace aftermarket wheels which were only item holding up sale with CPO. Negotiated over several weeks to lower price, have service items performed (oil chg, brake fluid chg, etc...) and throw in CPO with brand new out of the box comp pkg OEM wheels. CPO inspection also required dealer to purchase two new conti OEM tires and fixed several minor issues. Felt I came out with a great deal and a clean vehicle.

If you have a sales person you have worked with you like go to them even though they may not make a sale. I can tell you the next time I am in the market for a new BMW you can bet I will see the salesman that helped me at my usual dealership first. Great service! Plus I refer all my friends to him. He is honest, fair and a great guy to boot!
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 07:47:47 AM   #16
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2005
Mileage: 25k
Coupe or Convertible?: coupe
Exterior Color: Interlagos Blue
Interior Color: Black
Manual or SMG?: SMG
Major Options: Comp package, fully loaded, cold weather, nav, sunroof, PDC, H/K Sound, etc.
Under Warranty? (if yes, please indicate type and remaining coverage): Nope
Overall Condition (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor): Excellent
Any unusual items that affected value?: HKS coilovers, Dixis titanium strut brake, Delage intake, Supersprint midpipe, Gruppe M Ti exhaust, CSL boot lid, wheels, blah, blah, blah, and a bunch of cosmetic mods
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale? (Private, BMW Dealership, Other Dealership, Auction): Private Party
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: Craigslist

Sale Location (City, State): Orange County, CA
Sale Date (Month, Year): November 2009
Seller Asking Price: $32,500
Final Sales Price: $28,500
Other Comments (amount of time in the market, successful negotiating tactics, words of advice, etc.): I was seriously looking for about 6 months. Thought I had found the perfect car, but missed it. Then this one finally came along. I would definitely wait for the right car and don't jump on something just to get a car sooner. Obviously, get a PPI.

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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 04:22:15 PM   #17
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Are you the Buyer or Seller?: Buyer
Model Year: 2004
Mileage: 39,500
Coupe or Convertible?: Coupe
Exterior Color: Silver
Interior Color: Black
Manual or SMG?: Manual
Major Options: Cold weather package
Under Warranty? 4 yr.xferable warranty on stock rims and tires
Overall Condition: Excellent
Any unusual items that affected value?: Baby
With Whom Did You Complete the Sale? Private
How Did You Find Seller/Buyer?: Cars.com - day it was posted

Sale Location (City, State): LI, New York
Sale Date (Month, Year): 2/10
Seller Asking Price: $24,500
Final Sales Price: $22,000
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Quote:
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theres a new thread like this every month it seems
Where's older versions? The data here is great but shallow. If there were more of these threads in the last six months, I want to see them.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 05:06:14 PM   #19
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Quote:
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Where's older versions? The data here is great but shallow. If there were more of these threads in the last six months, I want to see them.
Here you go.
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Old Wed, Mar-10-2010, 05:12:26 PM   #20
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$14,850 89,500 miles 2002 M3 coupe loaded with everything minus Nav purchased 3 weeks ago
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