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

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

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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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What’s the BMW of dog breeds?

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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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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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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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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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Your favorite luxury car manufacturer from the list below? 1) BMW 2) Benz 3) Audi 4) Lexus 5) Acura 6) Cadillac

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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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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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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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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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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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BMW x5 vs Lexus RX350... which would you choose? The x5 rides better, but is higher in price as well as average maintenance cost over 10 years is $17,000 vs $7000 for Lexus.

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Luxury SUV: Which one and why? BMW X3 Audi Q5 Porsche Macan Non-luxury honorable mention: Nissan Rogue

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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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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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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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Planning to get a BMW or Audi last 3 yrs. Finally save up all the cash and ready pull the trigger. Found out that BMW and Audi are very expensive to maintain. Having a second thought now 😅

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BMW owners, what’s the nightmare with owning one as everyone complains about maintenance ? Looking at either an X3 or Q5

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HELP: looking to buy a BMW and torn between the X3 and the 3 series. Went to test drive a X3. Loved the driving dynamics but interiors feel dated when compared to 330i. What would you guys recommend? … more

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Trying to get a certified pre-owned SUV (1 kid + 1 on the way), thinking about Infinity QX60, Volvo XC60, Acura RDX/MDX, Mazda CX-5. Can afford them but trying to get the best value for something with… more

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Car lovers; I need your help. BMW X3 vs Audi Q5 vs Audi Q3?

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Used enthusiast cars to shortlist under $25k? Needs: stick shift, (relative) reliability, no convertible, somewhat premium interior/features. Prefer NA over turbo. Currently: - BMW E82 128 - BMW E9X… more

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BMW owners, is the maintenance plan worth paying for?

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Audi A4 or BMW 3-series or MB C-class?

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I want a BMW X3, should I buy outright or finance? What is the most reasonable amount I should expect to spend on a 2020 model?

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Any recent BMW lease end experiences? My lease is coming up in a few months and would like to avoid having to replace new tires before turning it in. Any idea of BMW will be lenient given the high dem… more

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Hey 🐠need your help. I am not able to decide between 1. 2018 Audi A3 with 18k miles at $21k. 2. BMW 330i 2017 with 39k miles and 3rd option is a low price budget friendly VW Jetta 2019 R line at $17… more

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New 2021 M3 loses to Giulia in 2 comparisons. Autocar and pistonheads. BMW officially dethroned as ultimate driving machine by a 5 year old car.

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Lexus RX or BMW X3?

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Everyone is probably tired of this, but I need help to make a decision before the year ends please. BMW X3 vs Mercedes GLC300 and why? Thanks.

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Just noticed that new BMW 3-Series start at $41k+. Do people realize that’s a ridiculous amount of money for a truly mediocre car?

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Do insurance costs differ a lot between cars like a Mazda CX-5 vs BMW X3? How much more would it be with a luxury SUV vs not? Currently drove a 2010 Honda so not sure - TIA

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Does anyone know any good websites to ask very specific car questions (considering a vehicle and I need an experts opinion). BMW specific if it matters.

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