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I am interested in a BMW 328i year 96. What is a decent price to pay for this vehicle with mileage been under 100,000? I also want to know where can I go to find such a vehicle. I am willing to drive up to 100 miles. I live in Lovejoy/Hampton, Ga. Do you know of any buy here/ pay here business just in case I can't buy from a dealership?

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Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd Dear Cassandra, You are looking to purchase a highly engineered European touring Sedan. Please do your homework and understand what you would be getting. This can be a fun vehicle to drive, but a very expensive vehicle to maintain. Also, buying from a dealership is not always a bad thing. It doesn’t really matter where you buy it from. The most important thing to do it get it inspected from a trained BMW mechanic to make sure it is worthy to buy. Good Luck, Amy Mattinat

Joy Sherman, Owner  at Ms. Motorcars Check out Autotrader.com and autobytel.com You should be able to compare prices. Good Luck! Joy Sherman, President, Ms. Motorcars www.msmotorcars.com

Jamey Wozniak, Owner and CEO at Joe's Hitch, Trailer & Truck Accessories For seeking used cars - used websites like www.autotrader.com is a great place to search for listings. As for used car values - look at: www.edmunds.com. The car you are looing at depends on options and condition. First make sure it is NOT a flood damaged cars. There is info on my website at laurenfix.com to get details on what to look for to avoid them. The average price for a BMW that you are looking at is about: $5000. Make sure to have a certified ASE technician check it out completely prior to purchase - repairs can be expensive.

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