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Tips for buying a pre-owned BMW 

While the “Ultimate Driving Machine” might be the definitive luxury car and status symbol, it can also be a major investment that takes years to pay off. Choosing a used BMW is a great way to cut down on some of those costs while still enjoying all the performance, sophistication, and impressive features a BMW has to offer. Going into the process blind, however, can result in mistakes that can end up costing you money or even leave you with regrets that you chose the wrong vehicle for what you really wanted. If you are looking for tips for buying a pre-owned BMW, then you have come to the right place at Pfaff BMW Markham. Buying a used BMW can afford you a driving experience unlike any other; to be fair, the term “ultimate driving machine” is not misplaced when it comes to how a BMW performs. In this blog, we share some information about a few tips for buying a pre-owned BMW. 

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Research the dealership 

So, this is good advice any time you are buying a vehicle from a dealership, but it can be particularly important with a used BMW. You want to make sure you choose a dealer that has experience handling luxury vehicles like these and with a track record of selling good vehicles. It is also a good idea to choose a dealership with factory trained or certified service staff backed by BMW, rather than another manufacturer. At Pfaff BMW Markham, our team of associates are also BMW enthusiasts. They can help you find the best certified pre-owned BMW that suits all of our needs and wants. 

Choose certified pre-owned 

When looking for a used BMW, you might be tempted to buy one from a private seller who promises the vehicle is in good condition and only driven on the weekends. Don’t do it. Choosing a certified pre-owned BMW will be more expensive than a used model from a guy down the street, but the price is worth it. A certified pre-owned model is going to be in the best condition possible for a used BMW. Furthermore, it is backed by the manufacturer with additional warranties and coverage that you will not get with any other used model. The difference in price (it’s a luxury car, you know it’s going to be expensive) is nothing compared to the peace of mind you will get knowing you have backing by BMW. Trust me, it’s worth it.

Take a test drive

Vehicle history reports and inspections are great, but nothing quite matches the amount of information you can get from taking a used BMW on a test drive. You’re not looking to just go once around the block here, this is a chance for you to really feel how the vehicle performs and handles. You’ll be tempted to relax and just enjoy the ride, it’s a BMW after all, so it is going to feel good driving it, but focus on driving.

When you are in the market for a pre-owned BMW, there is only one place where you should go: Pfaff BMW Markham! For more information about our selection of certified pre-owned BMWs, we encourage you to get in touch with a Pfaff BMW Markham representative or visit our dealership today. Click here to learn about the Pfaff Difference. 

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