I'm debating whether to sell or keep my (2000) 328 sedan, which has almost
99,000 miles on the odometer.
I'm the original owner, and the car has been relatively trouble-free.
I've had to replace an oxygen-sensor, as well as belts and steering
bushings, but all other maintenance has been routine. The suspension feels
a bit less supple than when new, but in all the car drives well. No
problems with engine or auto-transmission. I live in Northern California,
so the the car's exterior is in excellent condition.
At a recent service visit to a local BMW dealer, the service technician
opined that maintenance on these cars becomes more of an issue starting at
Has anybody else gone into over-100,000 mile territory with their E46? If
I hold onto this car, should I expect frequent and expensive repairs?
Would I be better off selling the car now, while it is still in good
Any advice would be much appreciated ...