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Planning to buy my first luxury small to midsize SUV. 1) Which one to consider - Audi Q3 , Lexus NX or RX, BMW X3 , Mercedes GLC, Acura … more

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How much do people typically pay in car payments? I see folks buying BMW, Audi and so on. Can only imagine. I had a versa and I paid $250 each month. What percent of my monthly pay is reasonable for… more

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How much did you make before you could justify a $35k-$40k car? I keep pondering over a BMW but feels irresponsible.

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I work remote full time for my role (limited travel). I hardly drive but don't have a car. I want to buy a BMW M3. I make 160k. Bad idea?

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Volvo S60 AWD or BMW 330i xDrive or Lexus IS300 AWD? Help me choose! They’re all at the same price point

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41k for a 2015 BMW M4 Convertible (Hardtop)....Someone talk me out of it 😩 lol

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BMW 3 series vs Tesla model 3 for a luxury car? PS: that’s all I can afford for luxury :)

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Car recommendation post! So iam planning to get BMW 330i 2022, transitioning from 2013 camry. Do you think its a better idea to finance vs lease ? Considering its entry level do u think 3-4 years is t… more

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I’ve test drove both the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. Need help making a decision, which is better value and why?

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Off-topic but no other active bowl to ask question. SO wants to buy a used BMW —it is certified pre-owned CPO. Not a lot of this model available. Found one at BMW dealer in CA. We are east coast. S… more

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Considering a 2017 BMW 230i xDrive. Certified pre owned with 35000mi. Anything to watch out for? Is this car unreliable?

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Anyone know a good car dealership in New Jersey to get a used Mercedes or BMW? My max range is about 35k

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Hey 🐠 I’ve got a 2017 BMW X1 with $12K left in payments (2 years) on 0% interest. Current market value is between $26-28K. With this much positive equity and current market for preowned cars, is no… more

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Anyone have a BMW m340i? I’m considering getting a CPO 2020. First expensive car purchase so it’s tough to decide.

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Looking to upgrade from my BMW 2 series in the near future. Looking at the $50k-80k range. Thinking the likes of R8, Cayman, Vantage, M2, etc. I would be daily driving this car and I live in a large c… more

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Thoughts on Mercedes vs. Audi vs. BMW? Looking to get a new car here soon. Driven Mercedes (normal and only needed routine maintenance) & Audi (tire issues like crazy but lived in a construction … more

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We have 2 cars - a 2017 BMW X1 (primary car) and a 2010 Acura that I’ve owned since 2012 and only has 70K miles. We pay $250/month per car for parking which is insane. We don’t need two cars but if we… more

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Any car people have opinions: Audi Q5, Infiniti QX50, Mazda CX5, BMW X1, Lexus RX, Acura RDX?

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Renting a car in Italy, anyone know how to tell if its diesel versus gas? Im renting from Sixt and got a BMW 420d, (paid for a 3 series). The rental agent did not mention if it was diesel or gas. Look… more

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Looking to buy a car - Suburu Outback vs BMW X3 vs Audi Q3 vs Volvo Xc40. Also deciding between CPO vs new for these. Please help!

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What’s the BMW of dog breeds?

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I’m looking to upgrade my car from a Honda to either a Mercedes or a BMW and am wondering if it makes more sense to lease. I heard it becomes expensive to own more expensive cars?

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Getting two new tires for BMW 5 series. I have always heard new tires should go in rear and slightly used in the front but dealer telling me the opposite. Where should new tires go?

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Who are people using for auto and homeowners insurance? Currently paying Erie $878 per year for 2016 BMW 428i in Arlington, no claims or tickets last few years. Just did an online quote with Progress… more

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I decided to just buy a new BMW. I’ve never custom built a car. Should I go with a broker or dealership? How do I negotiate with a dealer on a new build? I’m a noob with buying new

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Porsche Macan or BMW X3 M40i? Looking at used with under 40k miles. Budget is 45k max.

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Is it too early to splurge on a new car? 27th birthday Monday, driving VW jetta since end of college. Want to buy a Tesla 3 fully loaded (66k) or sports coupe/roadster (Porsche, BMW, Merc) Have about… more

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New BMW X3 - sales person comes up with a $52k price tag and asks me to.make an offer so they could go and talk to their manager. How much can I bring it down to?? I take pride in my negotiation skill… more

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Looking at a full size SUV. I have 2 kids in car seats, plus a large dog. Do I go practical with a VW Atlas, or style in the BMW X5.? In seriousness, has anyone here done a comp?

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What’s the stupidest purchase you guys have made that you’ve come to love? I’ll start. I blew my whole bonus and a large chunk of my savings last year on a BMW m6.

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Car Question - Lease or Buy? I don't quite understand why people lease. Looking at either a MB GLE or BMW X5, so I know maintenance can get expensive. Is that the only benefit to leasing is to avo… more

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Hey Peeps, in market for a lux SUV and we drove both BmwX5/X3 M40i and Mercedes GLC 300( could not test drive GLE450) We liked the drive and comfort on BMW cars better than Mercedes. Now confused on X… more

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Thoughts on putting money down on a new lease (2022 BMW X3)? I have the savings, it’s just about monthly cash flow for me.

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What’s the best car enthusiast’s car (not necessarily a sports car) for a one-car Chicago situation? Defender? A last-gen manual BMW wagon? ~$60k budget.

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Why did you pick Consulting as a career choice? Was it only the prestige or really the dynamic environment, travelling, or money? I just exited with a much better offer. I will be making 30% more mone… more

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Is Lexus Rx350 more comparable to Mercedes GLC / BMW X3 or GLE / X5? Also, how would you rank these in terms of luxury? Lexus RX, Mercedes GLE, BMW X5, Audi Q5, Acura MDX.

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Ok final verdict. Please help me make a decision between an Audi Q5 and a BMW X3. PS: no need to suggest a stelvio, Mazda, Porsche already ruled out those thanks.

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Anyone recently purchase a new BMW? How did you finance? Rate and bank? Ty!

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BMW 5 Series or Audi A6? Looking to lease a new one and I realize that BMW lease deals are better. But any insights on the performance and overall driving experience between the two cars?

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I got an offer in TCS with 15lpa for AWS Devops but also I got an offer with BMW with 18 lpa.Can I ask TCS HR to revise the salary as I have accepted the offer letter.Will they revise.

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What is the typical lag time between start date and offer at MBB as an experienced hire? I was told to expect a start date in a year during off cycle recruiting. Is this normal?

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