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Audi A4 SE 2.4L or BMW 318i SE 1.9L


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xiao
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Jun 8, 2010, 10:29 AM

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Audi A4 SE 2.4L or BMW 318i SE 1.9L

Hi I have 2 choices,
2003 Audi A4 SE 2.6L (55,000 Miles Used)
2002 BMW 318i SE 1.9L (42,000 Miles Used)
Irrespective of Price and Colour

Which one is a better drive?
Which one is a cheaper drive (mpg wise)?
Which one is cheaper to maintain/repair?

(This post was edited by xiao on Jun 8, 2010, 11:38 AM)


re-tired
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Jun 9, 2010, 8:16 AM

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I have not driven or worked on either car . In my opinion they are both well built but way overpriced image cars . If you want a more unbiased opinion. (Most mechanics dont like gimicky cars) I would do a little research on sites such as Edmunds Auto Reports or Consumer Reports . You can also get owners feedback by going to the website of the manufactuer , or a Audi/Bmw owner club site and scan thru the forums.


LIFE'S SHORT GO FISH

(This post was edited by re-tired on Jun 9, 2010, 8:21 AM)


Tom Greenleaf
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Jun 9, 2010, 9:42 AM

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Gas mileage? Who cares?

Either car I wouldn't take for free!

Your call,

T



nickwarner
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Jun 9, 2010, 12:48 PM

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Both of them are fun to drive. They both get decent mileage, which saves some money you are going to need the moment anything goes wrong with it. I'm with Tom on this one. If you don't like your money and want to spend it all at the shop, get either car. The result will be the same and the fun of driving it becomes the dread of repairing it.


Sidom
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Jun 10, 2010, 9:10 PM

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If cost of maintenance is a factor in purchasing a car then neither of these would be a good choice.....

Call a few shops for estimates on some basic services, brake work, etc to get an idea of what you are in for.....

You can always tell a 1st time customer to that class of vehicle at the service counter by the fit they throw....Their logic of "It's just a car like any other car!!!!!!" is totally flawed ........ Seriously price check parts & service 1st........


Peter Blake
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Aug 4, 2010, 9:56 PM

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I think both of the cars shares luxury brand. First you need to test drive the both cars and then make decision on their performance because both of them are used cars. Which one is in better condition not giving too much excuses you need pick that up. On statistics both cars are somewhere near to each other.


Tom Greenleaf
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Aug 5, 2010, 6:39 AM

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LUXURY! What's so luxurious about being a pedestrian and broke at the same time from cost of repairs?

T



Hammer Time
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Aug 5, 2010, 6:48 AM

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What's so luxurious about being a pedestrian and broke at the same time from cost of repairs?


Hey, leave him alone. How else will I afford to get a Lexus.............................LOL



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