maintenance cost

Asked by Jan 27, 2016 at 10:18 PM about the 2012 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi .im looking to buy a 2012 bmw 328i with 47k
miles for 20k$ . My work requires me to drive alot
maybe 60 miles a day 6 days a week . I never
owend a bmw and wondering if 20ks car is relaible
for the kinda milege i put on . It has 47k already. I
asked the dealer they said all the required service
are dome on this car .. my question is how relible
this car and what kinda service needs to be done
when you reach certen milege and how much the
cost in general . Im also looking at lexus  2013 IS
250 . Which car you guys recomend . Sorry to
make this long.

2 Answers

103,515

A BMW is one of the worst choices you can make for a commuter car as the maintenance and repairs costs are really high. The Lexus would be a better choice in my opinion.

65

This car was on the cover of consumer reports in 2012 for most reliable new car. Maintenance costs are a myth for BMW they're not bad at all. oil changes are about the extent of it every 12,000 miles

2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

BMW 3 Series Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    5,550
  • #2
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    1,770
  • #3
    Matt Mankinen
    Reputation
    1,360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
395 Great Deals out of 16,361 listings starting at $900
Used BMW M3
12 Great Deals out of 1,668 listings starting at $6,995
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
668 Great Deals out of 25,818 listings starting at $1,488
Used Audi A4
215 Great Deals out of 12,607 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used BMW 6 Series
61 Great Deals out of 2,518 listings starting at $5,085
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 7 Series
114 Great Deals out of 4,855 listings starting at $3,950
Used BMW X5
325 Great Deals out of 18,048 listings starting at $2,895
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
396 Great Deals out of 19,984 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Dodge Charger
242 Great Deals out of 32,689 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW 1 Series
27 Great Deals out of 881 listings starting at $4,900
Used Lexus IS 250
217 Great Deals out of 5,215 listings starting at $3,895

Used Cars For Sale

2016 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 450 listings starting at $17,488
2015 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWD For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,310 listings starting at $13,992
2014 BMW 3 Series 328i Sedan RWD For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 585 listings starting at $9,997

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.