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2017 BMW F30 340i xDrive

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yes just a general point.

on topic, have the MY2018 3 series been released yet?
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Should be in Canada by end of august
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Yup. It's like telling the dealership that you want to go to aliston to pickup your dream corolla.
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reyoasian wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 8:37 pm
Not sure how that would work.
PDI would still need to be performed by the dealerships.

How come they can't do it at the factory?
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EP32k2 wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 8:52 pm
Yup. It's like telling the dealership that you want to go to aliston to pickup your dream corolla.
And what's wrong with that?
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RiftOfChaos wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 9:39 pm
How come they can't do it at the factory?
in Canada, PDI is done at dealerships.
in US, PDI is done at the port (hence PDI in the US is cheaper).
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reyoasian wrote:
Jul 14th, 2017 11:52 am
in Canada, PDI is done at dealerships.
in US, PDI is done at the port (hence PDI in the US is cheaper).
I know but hypothetically speaking.
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RiftOfChaos wrote:
Jul 14th, 2017 12:03 pm
I know but hypothetically speaking.
I would assume it's a liability thing.
The dealerships here would need to PDI the cars themselves so they are not liable for any issues afterwards such as scratched paint, curbed wheels, etc.
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I've only test driven one. It's a quick little thing. Compared to the E9x 335i it is quieter and smoother, and turbo lag is not nearly as noticeable.

Another alternative is the M240i.
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Well I bit the bullet, returned my 16' 428 gc lease after 15 months and into 17' 340i.

I took a hit on the trade in but healthy factory credit offset the cost with 0.15% loyalty interest to boot and 54% residual for 39 months.

YOLO! Lol

Edit* special shout out to booblehead always helping out the fellow rfders
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^ Let's do this again next year. It would be an exciting time to get into the next gen 3 series in summer of 2018 as MY2019 Winking Face
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booblehead wrote:
Jul 17th, 2017 10:13 am
^ Let's do this again next year. It would be an exciting time to get into the next gen 3 series in summer of 2018 as MY2019 Winking Face
Naw maybe in 2 I never trust first year model especially if majority of NA shipment will be made in mexico...
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No change to the engine though. Just change styling and interior wise, mainly.
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smrtphur wrote:
Jul 17th, 2017 10:06 am
Well I bit the bullet, returned my 16' 428 gc lease after 15 months and into 17' 340i.

I took a hit on the trade in but healthy factory credit offset the cost with 0.15% loyalty interest to boot and 54% residual for 39 months.

YOLO! Lol

Edit* special shout out to booblehead always helping out the fellow rfders
0.15% loyal interest or loyalty rate deduction? How long is the lease? What % discount and final payment?

I didn't end up going, I checked out some online inventory and nobody around has the options I wanted...maybe wait til December or June next year for the best BMW deals..

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