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by khigh
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.

It's two different dealers.

There seems to be a glut of availability in my area - presumably cars coming off lease.
by khigh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.

Thanks for the input! Given two identical-ish 2016s for the same price, which is better? 13K miles vs 37K? Or a five year drivetrain warranty on the 37K one from a BMW dealer who has "certified" it? I'm thinking there's not really much of a drivetrain, and the 8 year battery warranty outla...
by khigh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.

Went and looked at a 2016 today with REX. It was at a BMW dealer and all of their "certified" cars have 5 year, unlimited mile warranties on the drive train. That doesn't cover much on an i3, but apparently the battery is warranted 8 years, with 6 left. All in all for 20K with a warranty, ...
by khigh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.

Thanks for the input! I'm looking at different years and models now. Looks like 2015s are around 17K, REX are around 19K, and 2017s jump up to $30K. My free electricity is coming all from one house. I don't know that it would be my first choice to drive back and forth on the freeway often. One, goin...
by khigh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Future owner complete newbie needs pre-purchase info.

Greetings all. Before today, I'd never heard of an i3. Now I'm considering myself a future owner after looking at two today. Long story short, I'm in a position to get free/leftover electricity each month and I can't stand the thought of wasting it, so an electric car is a no-brainer. But also I'm 7...

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