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Old 01-14-2014, 01:04 AM   #1
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335i Coupe Or G37S?

Looking for a new car in the $20k range.. What would u go with & why?

Also recommend any other car in that price range..
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:09 AM   #2
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:10 AM   #3
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:14 AM   #4
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:16 AM   #5
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I just did a quick search....... there are 6 335i coupes within a 100 miles of chicago that are under 21K. 1 had 54k miles (red flag), the rest had 90-110k miles. Good luck with that.
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:22 AM   #6
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335i for 20k. Are buying it stolen or without an engine?
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:23 AM   #7
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335i for 20k. Are buying it stolen or without an engine?
07-08 go for around $20k all day..
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:26 AM   #8
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I almost bought a one owner 335i with 55k miles for $19.5 over a year ago. Clean and gray/red interior. You can always find deals on cars if you look hard enough. $20k gets you a nice 335i these days.
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:30 AM   #9
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I almost bought a one owner 335i with 55k miles for $19.5 over a year ago. Clean and gray/red interior. You can always find deals on cars if you look hard enough. $20k gets you a nice 335i these days.
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I don't know what these guys are smoking there are plenty of decent E92 335i for around $20k.. I'm just waiting for the right color combo and package to pop up locally..
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:59 AM   #10
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20k you can definitely get a decent 335i
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I am in the same boat as you. $20K budget as well.
You can find plenty of nice 335i's in that price range.
There is also a good selection of 135i's (plus CPO) if you are into them, but it seems like for these it is a love-hate thing.
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Old 01-14-2014, 03:26 AM   #14
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idk about owning a BMW out of warranty, over 50k miles without extending it or getting the 100k maintenance program.
eh ****it, **** will break but as long as you have money set aside every year its no biggie...worth it to have the car you want
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:56 AM   #17
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I was having the same issue. I was looking to get something in the 20-23k price range for a 335i and ended up going with a 135. I fell in love with how much it felt like an e46 to drive.
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get an E46 M3. I've heard some nasty things about reliability on E90's. N/A is where it's at.

If having to choose between these two, I'd still get the 335..
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Neither in that price range, buy something both reliable and nice.
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