I'm looking at buying a 2004 325xi with 45,000 miles on it. I know the mileage is super low and I'm happy about that but concerned about future issues since I have reason to believe the car was not driven for long periods of time. What should I be looking for?? I owned an 02 330xi and have a good idea of what the costs are to fix BMW's and I know repairs can be quite expensive so am trying to avoid all that. Thanks
About to purchase on 2004 BMW 325xi
by favorite things in Bryantville, MA on February 14, 2011
ANSWER by overbys on February 14, 2011
get a well qualified BMW technician to do a pre-purchase inspection. it's $100 well spent.
ANSWER by motorcarsinternational on February 28, 2011
you will want to have a prepurchace inspection done at bmw specific shop,thay will inform you of common problems and needed maintenance,this year e46 car is a very nice vehicle,all the usual 3 series quirks,susp bushings weak coling system plastic components,ect
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