Think of it this way. Can you afford $60-70 oil changes if you do it yourself? Or $600+ for a coolant system, $500 for the bushings that need to be replaced, etc. It adds up quick. I'd advise going for an Acura or something where you get a little of both worlds.
1995 325i 5mt ArcticGrey/Dove - SOLD
2004 330ci ZHP 6MT SilberGrau/Black - SOLD
2001 330i M-Sport 5MT StaulGrau/Grey - SOLD
1992 Accord LX Sedan 275k miles all original - DAILY
2002 Chevy Suburban LT Autoride - TOY HAULER
2005 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLT - RACE TRUCK!