Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2004 15:32:21 -0400
From: "Tom Korth" <tkorth1nospamnospamast.net>
Subject: Re: BMW or Saab Convertible


"apk1" <apk1nospamorld.com> wrote in message news:r1dBc.29$9D3.8nospamfe6-win... > Help ! > > I am considering the purchase of either a BMW or Saab convertible, the car > is to be used for work - about 20,000miles pa. I am looking to spend about > 10-12,000. My reasoning being that we have main family car, so this will > mainly be for me, I want a car I want to get in and drive.It also seems that > depreciation wise convertibles seem to hold their value better, and even > with silly mileages on, provided in good condition can always be resold. > > The car must have air/climate, and I intend keeping for at least 5 years, > and so will put on about another 100,000 miles. > > Questions: > > 1/ which will be most fun/relaxing to drive? > The Saab should be more relaxing & the BMW more fun. > > 3/ As I'll probably be looking at a 318 or 2.0lpt Saab what sort of > fuel/servicing costs am I looking at? The BMW will probably give slightly better fuel mileage. > Any Help/advice gratefully received. The real issue is your preference for front wheel or rear wheel drive - so you need to test drive both. Tom

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