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BMW quality these days?

Discussion in 'Road Side Pub' started by MDShelby, Feb 8, 2021.

  1. nxhappy

    nxhappy Well-Known Member Established Member

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    over priced junk, when you have a mechanical issue, you will get ass raped ...i'd rather have a ****ing ford fiesta
     
  2. BOOGIE MAN

    BOOGIE MAN Logic and Reason Established Member

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    What's the difference between a BMW and a porcupine?

    The BMW has the pricks on the inside

    "Nothing makes me question ALL of my life decisions like SVTP."

    Posts and likes are not mine.
     
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  3. JPKII

    JPKII Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I called my salesman yesterday to have winter tires installed on my X3M prior to delivery.

    He tells me they will $1862 installed.

    I replied: Look, the only thing cheap in a BMW is the owner. I can get same tires from Tire Rack delivered for $1290. Can you do any better on pricing?

    Nope. He wasn't impressed with my statement. lol. I think I offended him.

    Apparently I also have to watch a video on the proper use of a turn signal too? What's up with that shit?
     
  4. BrunotheBoxer

    BrunotheBoxer POWERLIFTING MASTER RACE Established Member

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    We tried to warn you about this bro. You wouldn’t listen. Now you gonna learn.
    I wouldn’t be caught ded in a BMW. I’d rather drive a Hyundai.

    Bend ovah. Your cars ready. Hahahaha
     
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  5. shurur

    shurur Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Audi and BMW are definitely DIY maintenance/repair cars.

    Granted my Audi is 19 years old now with ~230k miles on her..and I wrecked the Wife's BMW ~5 years ago..still..

    We have/had a 2002 Audi A4 3.0 MT6 and a 2002 BMW 330XI. Both are/were quality vehicles that ran like new upon each repair. Not all car makes can boast this.

    But these cars do not tolerate not being fixed in a timely manner and are designed twice as complicated as need be.

    You definitely need to do your research and be selective about what model you buy used or new.
     
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  6. delvin.a

    delvin.a Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

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    The e46 and e39 cars are absolute gems. RWD, manual, big straight 6 or a v8 available, motorswaps from m cars are easy peasy and the engines are as reliable as any Mustang. They are plentiful at junk yards, easy to work on and ride great to boot. Oh and cheap too, the prefect daily for an enthusiast. Can’t kick a Hyundai rear end out sideways bruh
     
  7. BrunotheBoxer

    BrunotheBoxer POWERLIFTING MASTER RACE Established Member

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    Bro. You talkin about cars from like 20 years ago. I don’t know all that cucked up bmw nomenclature but those had a soul. These new models might as well have been made in woohan. They got nuthin.
     
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  8. KingBlack

    KingBlack I'm more stupid than I post Established Member

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    honestly, if this bothers you, you should cancel delivery of the car.
     
  9. BrunotheBoxer

    BrunotheBoxer POWERLIFTING MASTER RACE Established Member

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    Your honor. The defense rests. ^
     
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  10. offroadkarter

    offroadkarter Professional S***poster Established Member

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    I have a friend who works at a dealer, if you have any cars in mind feel free to PM me, if you have any CPO cars on your mind my friend can pull warranty reports.

    My mother has a 2015 X5 with the N55 and its been more reliable than my mustang or my dads 16 f150. Thats not to say every new bmw is going to be perfect, I've seen a lot of horror stories. The N55's and B58's when maintained seem to be very reliable though. The 4cyl cars often blow up because people do 15,000 mile oil change intervals and they blow TF up.
     
  11. MDShelby

    MDShelby Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

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    I appreciate the additional responses.

    I drive a Ford diesel truck - I know about high dollar upkeep and expensive repairs - not that I am looking for more of the same.
     
  12. MDShelby

    MDShelby Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

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    I appreciate the offer, I may take you up on it.
    I know several people that have different levels of BMW's and most talk well of them. Those with models similar to what I am looking at seem to have very little problems with them and seem fairly satisfied with them. Yeah, there are definitely problem cars out there, that is true for every make and model.
     
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  13. 08mojo

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    Don't be scared by reliability and big ticket failures. The newer BMWs seems to be very reliable. I had an e46 in the past, and it too was very reliable. I sold it with 130k miles and never once had it on jackstands--the same cannot be said about my Terminator.

    Recently, we've had an M2, M3 and now X3M. The M2 and M3 are now gone, but they were really solid cars while in our possession. If you're looking for a sports car, I'd really consider an M2 with the N55. That engine is very reliable and so is the drivetrain. S55 is also reliable, but seems to have some concerns with the engine going out of time (rare, but talked about a lot, especially if modded).

    Good advice to stick with the 6 cylinder.

    Tough crowd, hahaha

    Funny enough, the one Lexus we owned was a total nightmare. I'm sure that can be said about any brand, but man what a POS my wife's IS 250 was...

    The X3M will surprise a lot of people, for sure. The launch sucks in the X3M because of a way too conservative torque management tune, but 10' out and the thing is a rocket.

    Nice! I have an X3M. I needed a better fit than a sports car, as we have moved to the mountains with lots of gravel roads and I needed something that could haul mountain bikes and other toys. The X3M is a blast, you'll love it.
     
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  14. snakecharmer

    snakecharmer Well-Known Member Established Member

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    My last daily was a leased 2016 740. I was elated the day I handed the keys back. More electrical problems than I could possibly list in this post. I will never buy another BMW.
     

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