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Unread 04-28-2015, 08:28 PM   #1
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I'm planning on purchasing a 2001 bmw 325i for $3000 with 214,000 miles. I'm wondering is if this is a safe and somewhat reliable buy. I'm a college student thats commuting from colllege and home with atleast 20 miles between them. So with regular usage I'm wondering whats a ballpark price for maintaining a car like this.

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Those older BMW's with high miles are usually a money pit, personally I'd stay away from it, but let some other people share their opinions first.
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What sort of maintenance records does the car have? Unless it's been very carefully maintained up to this point in time, I would stay away.
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What sort of maintenance records does the car have? Unless it's been very carefully maintained up to this point in time, I would stay away.
Agreed. Unless its been meticulously maintained, at this time its likely a ticking time bomb.
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and $3k is a lot for a beamer with that many miles. I'm in long island and I just saw one with 150K for $3k, that's more reasonable. I'd stay away
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