Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > The Indian Car Scene


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 27th June 2017, 11:44   #16
Distinguished - BHPian
 
deetjohn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Kochi
Posts: 4,018
Thanked: 7,284 Times
Default Re: BMW 3, 5-Series, X3 now available with 360 degree programme

Car leasing will become much more expensive with GST. source

Wonder how that is going to affect these 360 degree programs.
deetjohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27th June 2017, 12:58   #17
Senior - BHPian
 
agambhandari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Delhi,Ludhiana
Posts: 1,163
Thanked: 876 Times
Default Re: BMW 3, 5-Series, X3 now available with 360 degree programme

Quote:
Originally Posted by Turbanator View Post
It will be in the same ballpark, you can always try selling it outside, say within your extended family or known circle or in open market at higher rates. Do note that this gets invalidated in case of any serious damage to the car. A3 Cabriolet will definitely have a lower resale as it will appeal to a limited set of customers. Go for a mid or higher-spec variant of whatever you buy, after the initial euphoria, you will start missing features which might be available in a segment or two below as standard. If you can stretch your budget, outgoing 520-D makes a good sense given the high rebates they are offering.
Oh okay, then I guess in the case of well selling models we can look at going the way of the regular financing rather than these schemes. But as you said, The A3 cabriolet would have limited appeal and thus lower resale so in that case, such a scheme makes sense.

And thanks for this heads up, I didn't keep it in mind that a lower variant would also affect the resale value. Obviously they skip so many feel good features that one does end up going for the top ones, but didn't know about this aspect.

Not really looking into the regular sedans. Basically looking for a car that gives an open air feeling, so the X1 with the great headroom and panoramic roof feels really good and the A3 cabrio is well, the definite choice in this segment. That's a lot of cross shopping I know, but don't really need the Size and diesel frugality of the X1, but the cabriolet is almost too impractical and now comes with a smaller engine.

Btw, do the models in high demand retain about 50% value at 3-4 years? Or is it lower or higher?
agambhandari is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jaguar Land Rover's Virtual Urban Windscreen - 360 degree view for the driver F2005 The International Automotive Scene 2 17th December 2014 01:08
BMW Driver Training programme introduced in India jalsa777 The Indian Car Scene 12 15th March 2012 22:03
SCOOP! BMW Spec sheet for India. 3 series & 5 series GTO The Indian Car Scene 48 4th September 2007 13:25
Silver 360 Modena and BMW E39 M5 caught street racing in Mumbai Dippy Super-Cars & Imports in India 12 11th May 2005 09:06


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 05:54.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks