Any info on used BMW's?

By ditto

A friend of mine is considering buying a used BMW 3 series, a model probably older than 2004 (so that rules out Mannai's pre-owned cars which are no older than 2004).

Does anyone have any experiences? Where is the best place to look? Is it a good buy? What about the cost of spare parts & maintenance?

Any good or bad experiences are welcome :)

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By tiger9p• 14 years 5 months ago.
tiger9p

Hello, Can anyone tell me the price of a used BMW X5 (2007)? Thanks

By rlasrado• 14 years 5 months ago.
rlasrado

My friend got a BMW 318i 2004 model he is willing to sell. He is interested in picking up a 4x4.The only problem is that this car is in sale in Bahrain. He is willing to part with it for QR 53,000 or so.If interested PM me.

By humamk• 14 years 5 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
humamk

URGENT!!!! a used BMW 318 i wanted model 2003 or 2004 or 2005 fully loaded. The exterior color is dark blue or lime green or blue. The interior color is beige leather with sunroof, tiptronic gear, central lock, electric windows, steering switches and in MINT condition.

If located pls. email me at:

humam.karadsheh@jazeeraairways.com

or

humamk@hotmail.com

Or call me at 00962795600020

Thnx.

Humam Karadsheh

By AHMAD44• 14 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
AHMAD44

The thing about al fardan pre owned cars is that they do a multi-point inspection and add a little warranty and thats what makes their pre-owned cars like 30-40% more expensive than if you bought it from a person or used showroom.

So is 30-40% more money worth the satisfaction of a car that works well and has a warranty?? I personally would say no...find a used BMW from a person or used showroom for cheaper and ask if u can have it inspected, take the car to a garage that works with BMW cars and has those pirated diagnostic machines, get it fully checked out for a few hundred ryals. If its in good condition then also go to Al-Fardan and ask for a printout of its past services and it will show u if it had accidents or major problems in the past.

This will cost u a few hundred ryals

By rlasrado• 14 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
rlasrado

The E 46 (1998-2005 models) 4 cylinder have tranmission problems. One should not put the vehicle in the sport mode (triptronic side) at high speeds- you will get a tranmission problem which will set you back around QR 20,000 for a new one. BMW is aware of this but will never inform you untill you get a problem. Try and get a 6 cylinder inline E46 models. Those are excellent and have less engine and tranmission problems than the 4 cylinder.Telling you from personal expeirence

By eyhab• 15 years 8 months ago.
eyhab

I can sell you mine :)

By ditto• 15 years 8 months ago.
ditto

In my original message, i meant to say the pre-owned at Al Fardan not Mannai :) i had been checking out too many showrooms at the time :)

By noname• 15 years 8 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
noname

ЙŎńâmê

Al Fardan is the best place to find goo second hand cars...especially BMW

By sicko• 15 years 8 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
sicko

al fardan has a showroom for pre owned cars (bmw certified), check with them.

By eyhab• 15 years 8 months ago.
eyhab

Ditto,

I have a BMW 318 2003 model, and i was lucky finding a car with an exceptional condition ....

I did not expect to find anything handy in the car showrooms at salwa road but i did.

email me to discuss ... eyhab.abdeen@qa.ey.com

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