Thread: Sedan Or Coupe?
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Old 12-06-2008, 01:39 PM   #51
jbcritch
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My Ride: 2005 Steel Blue 325i
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Originally Posted by barnowl View Post
BMW Coupes (convertibles too - obviously) have MUCH better resale value. A driven into the ground beater coupe will fetch more than a similar sedan. The front seat legroom is better in a coupe if you are tall like me. To get a decent BMW back seat you need to go all the way up to a 750iL. I also swear the interior quality is better in the coupe. The sedan loaner cars I get from dealers seem cheaper than my almost identical coupe. Not sure if they come from a different assembly line or something.
Dont coupes cost more out the door new? If so, perhaps it isnt better resale value, but the exact same decline in value, but more expensive to begin with.

As far as comparing interior quality, you sure the loaner you are getting has leather?
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