Buying a Bmw 330e

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  1. KeeSeong

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    halo all sifus, can ask ask from your advise...

    I’m planning to own a bmw 330e but I noticed since the car launched in 2017 priced at 258k but now after 2yrs some ppl let go as low as 145k.. dropping more than 100k leh... is the car have a lot problem to the owner ?? Everydayy, i saw a lot ppl post to sell off the car.. haha I wonder why..

    why they don’t keep it???
    Any sifus or owners out there can give their 2 cents ? Hehe
     
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    The hybrid part of the car is known to be a problem. The charging doesn't hold or something - I can't remember the details. But those within warranty usually get it fixed by official BMW centers but those that are out of warranty won't want to pay the thousands to replace the parts.

    Also F30 parts currently are still a premium, you can't get Singapore half cut cars as replacement parts so people underestimate how expensive it is to own a BMW F30 and end up giving up ownership.

    But if you wait a bit longer then the F30 would be 10 years old and a lot of Singapore F30s will be forced to scrap (or pay premium COE) so by next year there'll be a lot of "spare parts" available at a fraction of the cost buying new.
     
  3. KeeSeong

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    No wonder value drop like hell... reliability issue...Thanks for Adwise sifu hehe
     
  4. 6UE5t

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    Buy the 2015-2016 330i, not the 330e. But either way, BMW price will still drop a lot.
     
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    Isn't more expensive and higher cc cars will depreciate more. Lower income cannot afford to buy, higher income will buy new and not second hand.......lol
     
  6. 6UE5t

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    Yes, but Euro cars drop even more than Japanese.
     
  7. ixeo

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    How long do you intend to drive the car? Do you intend to keep it beyond warranty? If yes, buy the 320d or 328i or 330i. If not, it is a damn good purchase because its power is on par with the 330i, the delivery of power in sports mode is seamless, coupled with the electric motor to make up for the turbo lag.

    If you tune/chip it, then it's quite amazing.
     
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    battery replacement costs over RM40k.
     
  9. 6UE5t

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    WTF??!! That's why I probably will never own a German car! Still way too poor for such nonsense prices!
     
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    My son the Swift plus all the mods and repairs still cost me a few thousand less than rm40k.

    With 40k I can probably mod my Evo until reach 500-600hp.
     
  12. KeeSeong

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    lolzz... 40k reli not worth it..
    Don’t mention evo la pls... make me saddd
    Evo 5 also cost 80-90 somemore is cash... how to buyyyy ..
     
  13. koshin

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    Boss, 40k will NOT get you 500hp~600hp. UNLESS you use all second-tangan + recycle parts which i also doubtful.
    Piston+rods, injectors, clutch, turbo, manifold+exhaust, IC, fuel pump, ECU+tuning. igition coils, are not cheap

    I think you really work for suzuki la.
     
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    How long does the battery last? If spread out for a prolonged period of time and considering the price of the vehicle, I dont think we can call that expensive.
     
  15. 6UE5t

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    Well are you an Evo expert? If so then maybe can provide this newbie a more exact guidelines of your expertise what to do and how much to spend for that power level? Anyway I also mentioned 'probably ' so that's my disclaimer.

    Dude, Suzuki is out of Malaysia already since so many years so how on earth I work for Suzuki here. Are you living under a rock? Stop talking utter nonsense.
     
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    Evo 5/6 GSR is around 60+ now. Only the TME costs above 90 now but people trying to sell at that crazy prices doesn't mean got buyer also.
     
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    I have R32 GTR 500whp (current building 700whp) i spend 50k on parts alone( which I imported myself). labor is partially free as my in-house mechanic does all the job.
    I have been building ae86 400whp, 400whp S2000 personally so i do know my costings.

    Maybe i live under a rock but you are still living in a 1980 where car parts are still cheap- cheers
     
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    suddenly discussion being swayed away from original topic. cool down to both of you. so has the TS made his mind?
     
  19. 6UE5t

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    Well those are still not Evo so sorry to say still not really qualify you to comment on Evo.

    At least still better than living under a rock ya!
    Well tell that to the above dude who still lives under a rock why accusing people without having a clue.
     
  20. Charles

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    Get the F30 330i instead.
     
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