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      11-12-2012, 04:23 PM   #19
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Drives: 2018 X3 M40i
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Dallas, TX

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Originally Posted by josephr25 View Post
Yeah that's why I wanted to get rid of my car soon. The dealership offered to pay off the car and that's it haha... I'll take this as a lesson that aftermarket parts really don't mean crap to the dealers... even if they are BMW Performance ones
Yeah, accessories (even factory spec'd versions) seem to offer 0-10% of value when it comes to trade-in or resale value. Sure it's all about customizing your car, but if you're only going to keep it short term, expect 0% payback, unless you're going to part it out. If you keep it 5-10+ years, your mod costs are of course amortized while you enjoy them
2018 X3 M40i - current
2016 M3 - sold
2013 ActiveHybrid 3 - sold
2012 M3 coupe - sold