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      11-11-2012, 02:53 PM   #113

Drives: BMW
Join Date: May 2007
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Originally Posted by EnerJi View Post
Your average buyer of used BMWs doesn't peruse forums such as this one. I find it unlikely that 3, 4, or more years from now many buyers will know that 2012 was a short model year that launched in calendar year 2012, etc. Four years from now a prospective buyer will see 2012 and 2013 models available for sale, and will consider the 2013 three years old and the 2012 model four years old. They will be willing to pay more for the 2013.
I set my calendar for 2016 to check KBB I'm not saying there wont be a difference, just saying it may not be as significant as the usual 1 yr difference between models. No way to really know that far down the road, so this is all speculation.