Where Should You Buy A Used BMW?
The used BMW marketplace in the United States has been growing rapidly since the last few years, mainly because many BMW lovers have discovered the convenience of leasing new BMWs and then opting for newer models after 2 or 3 years. This trend has outstripped the older trend of buying a BMW with a 4 or 5 years auto loan. That is one of
the reasons why so many pre-owned BMWs are hitting the market and being snapped up by discerning buyers.The phenomenon of the BMW lease has radically changed the dynamics of the pre-owned automobile market by flooding it with reasonably priced luxury cars in good condition. Until ten years ago, a typical pre-owned BMW would be more like a battered old rattletrap than a luxury car; it’s a totally different ball game today, with most BMW dealers and used car stores striving to find low mileage BMWs with an accident-free history.
Certified pre-owned (CPO) BMW program
The premier car manufacturer has established a used BMW certification checklist to assist potential buyers. In order to qualify for this certificate, all pre-owned BMWs must fulfill all the criteria laid out in the checklist. …
Should I Buy Used or New Luxury Cars?
Consumers always have choices. We all have choices. In buying houses, we have choices. That is also true when we buy cars.
Of course, there is always the option to buy an old house if you prefer some retro appeal in your house or the old classic ancestral places. There is the good ol’ smell of your childhood that brings memories back. When it comes to cars, there is also the option to buy second hand luxury cars, particularly from RDM Luxury Imports.
There is a fairly good reason why some people opt for brand new luxury cars and a good number of people also have their own reason why they would rather go for “pre-loved” luxury cars. Let’s try to weigh things here:
1. Depreciation Value. We’re all familiar with the old adage that states that a car whose wheel turned a full 360 degrees out of the shop has already depreciated a good one grand. This is only true for brand new luxury cars. We all know luxury cars are called such for one reason: they are very expensive. Imagine yourself buying a brand new luxury car.
You pay a …
Tips For Buying A Car, Old Or New
Great care should be taken when buying a car, as this is probably your most expensive asset after your home.
As with the vast majority of industries in South Africa, there are always the dodgy few willing to compromise the sector as a whole but if you follow some simple tips, buying a new or used car should be a pleasure.
In recent times with the increased incidence of the repossession of motor vehicles by banks and other finance houses, motor vehicle auctions in Cape Town have become more and more popular and prevalent.
The big draw-back of auctions, however, is that you will have to do a lot of research into your car of choice by yourself. If you have little or no knowledge of motor vehicles, take someone who does along with you and always check up on any information given to you by the auctioneers.
Insist on a test drive and ask a knowledgeable friend to come along and assess the car.
Verify the car?s history by contacting previous owners if necessary.
Make sure it is not a code 3 (meaning two damaged cars that have been welded together) …