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2019 BMW and MINI models now offered with SST exemption/ discount

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I have been told my 2008 BMW Z4 (only 25k miles) need a new ABS sensor that will set me back $4k. I love my car but this price is putting a serious strain on our relationship. Does this seem reasonable?

4k is really excessive even at the dealership. I don't own a bmw or anything fancy but do a lot on my cars and my brother is a mechanic in a dealership. I just looked up the part and found it ranging from 35$ Cad to 160$. If the part is stuck (which it was on my Lancer) it's a bit longer to change but I cannot see a pro would take more than a couple of hour even of they need to take out all the hub to remove it. At 4k they must include other things there or they are ripping you off. Call another dealer and ask for the same work. That will give you an idea. Or find a BMW specialist near you and ask them to look it up for you. At 12 year old I don't think going to the dealership make sense… But this my opinion. Lets try to do a worst case here. Part 1k Labor 4h (should really be around 1-2 I'd say) x 150$/h idk the rate in your area. Let's put it at 200 per hour. We are still at 1800 + tax so far from 4k and it's a really pessimistic view

Are BMW cars actually unreliable? How much does it cost to maintain a BMW after 4–5 years?

Here in Europe we have a lot of organizations and car magazines that publish reliability research. As for actual data, I can give you three European sources on BMW reliability. United Kingdom (Auto Express) First there is Auto Express in the ,United Kingdom, that publishes Driver Power Surveys yearly. In 2016, the overall score of BMW was 91.37 (Source: ,Best cars to own: Driver Power 2016 results,) The top manufacturers were in order: Tesla Lexus Dacia Toyota Honda Mazda Suzuki Skoda Subaru Kia Renault MG Peugeot Porsche Mitsubishi SEAT Jaguar Mercedes Citroen Vauxhall BMW Volvo Audi Fiat Hyundai Ford Alfa Romeo Nissan VW Land Rover Jeep Mini Remember, this was in the UK, hence the MGs and Jags. Germany (TÜV) In ,Germany,, TÜV publishes reports on reliability of cars based on how many of them pass the routine inspection. In Germany, for 2–3 year old cars, BMW fared as follows: BMW Z4, 16th, 4,9 % had problems BMW X1, 20th, 5,1 % had problems BMW 3-series, 31st, 5,9 % had problems BMW X3, 33rd, 6,0 % had problems BMW 1-series, 50th, 6,7 % had problems BMW 5-series, 67th, 7,5 % had problems BMW X5, 67th, 7,5 % had problems In total, 132 makes and models included in the results. For 4–5 year old cars, BMW fared as follows: BMW Z4, 2nd, 6,0 % had problems BMW X1, 5th, 7,2 % had problems BMW 5-series, 11th, 7,9 % had problems BMW 3-series, 39th, 10,7 % had problems BMW 1-series, 48th, 11,2 % had problems BMW X5, 63rd, 12,6 % had problems BMW X3, 105th, 16,4 % had problems As you can see, BMW Z4, the sporty model, got the best reliability. Why? Probably the main reason is the low mileage. Finland From Finland, I can give again vehicle inspection data. For cars that are 5 years old (According to A-Katsastus: ,https://www.a-katsastus.fi/documents/10180/341797/A-Katsastus-vikatilastot-2015-05-vuotta-vanhat-2010-kayttoonotetut.pdf/d88dbdcc-4987-4b2c-ab82-ca78626a097f,): BMW 1-series, 21st, 3,43 % did not pass BMW 3-series, 24th, 3,67 % did not pass BMW X1, 52nd, 6,47 % did not pass BMW 5-series, 75th, 12,34 % did not pass Why are the results different in each country? As you can see, the results are quite different in different countries. I would say it depends greatly on: where and how it has been used which model and specification you have where it has been serviced First of all, there are the conditions. I live in Finland. We got ice and we got snow. Starting your car when it’s freezing outside is taxing on the engine. Salt on the roads corrodes the body of the car. Some makes and models handle winter conditions better than the others. Some German carmakers equip the cars that are imported into Finland with a special “winter pack”. This can include additional insulation, better heating modules etc. Then there is the service. If you service your BMW in Germany at an official BMW service, the service is probably impeccable. They use all original parts, they know what they are doing etc. If, on the other hand, you service your car at some no-name shop in a small village in a small European country… well, your results may vary. If you live in the US, I think all of these factors come into play.

What cars from the early 2000’s do you predict will start to rise in value in the future?

This is exactly my type of question and from a UK perspective I will try and answer it as best as possible. I have a list of cars that I am aiming to buy, keep and sell later all from this era. But three cars spring to mind immediately. Number 1 and certainty is the Honda Civic Type R EP3, sold in small numbers and a absolute hoot to drive. It was made in the UK and at the time blitzed the competition. Every manufacturer that tried to compete needed a Turbo, The Vtec in the Civic giving a more natural high revving feel than a turbocharged car. I was one of the first owners in the UK of the Civic Type R and have owned almost 100 cars personally. The Civic Type R is the one I would want to drive fast. The EP3 is cheap in the UK (at the moment) as the yearly road tax is so high. Also the Type R brand is getting stronger and here for the long run. If I could I would by 10. Number 2 The Subaru Impreza WRX or STi. I only had one for a short time but with 4wd and decent power it would have been hard to catch. Great if you need 4 doors and live in the country. I would be tempted by a station wagon WRX. Number 3 Any BMW or Mercedes V12. These were rare new and cost little to buy used due to complexity and other running costs like mpg. The thing with V12’s is nobody will ever produce them again. They are often a masterpiece of engineering providing effortless performance often very quietly. As values increase people will start spending more on them and some cars will return to former glory. The S600 Merc or CL600 are probably the best buys. Number 4 The Mazda RX8. Cheap to buy right now, again because of road tax. The RX8 when it came out broke loads of records. But it’s quirky rear doors, good looks and rotary engine made it stand out. The engine is actually very simple to work on. It’s another car that gives a different kind of drive and feel to the norm. Tip buy the 6 speed. Its more economic than the 192 bhp 5 speed. Not as quick or enjoyable as the Civic. Mitsubishi Evolution Models. Quick and reliable these are great sunday cars. The servicing interval can be as low as 3k miles so dont put to many miles on one. The High BHP models will thrash a similar age ferrari, especially in the wet. These are already not cheap compared to type R’s and RX8’s. Some others to consider would be the Mini Cooper, BMW Z4 and Z4 coupe. Nissans 350Z, Porsche Boxster S, Vauxhall VX220. I missed one and it’s a biggy Maybe number 2 on the list. The mk1 Audi TT is really cheap at the moment and as a design classic with great spares back up a very good buy. Id aim for a Coupe over a cabriolet, in silver (launch colour) and with a manual gearbox. Something very basic and as similar to the launch model as possible. Lots of service history and as few owners as possible. If I was American I would stick with Corvettes and Mustangs. These are the only two Iconic American vehicles. Hope I have helped and dont forget to upvote if you got this far.

Is there a place to get a sports car in India below 1 crore without taxes?

I don't know what kind of sports cars you talking about, But you can get cars which are labelled as sports car in the brochure :p Bmw z4 Porshe caymane Camaro Mini cooper ( yeah some people call it sports car ) And many more Dont know if you're looking for something like la ferrari or lambo But they are 2 crore + with taxes and insurance

What is it like to get a Rs. 1 crore package placement in the US?

At current foreign exchange rates Rs. 1 Crore =~ US$ 160,000. These kind of salaries could be offered early on in one's career, only in the New York city area (NYC) or the San Francisco bay area where cost of living and taxes are very very high. As fellow quorans have pointed out - in reality, the $160,000 compensation would ideally be part cash, part stock and benefits. So your take home cash pay would be lesser. However, let's assume that you are indeed hired for US $160K p.a. plus benefits, like medical insurance etc. and you have no family liabilities. Your per month salary works out to $160000/12 = $13,334. (~ Rs. 8.2lac INR)Cool eh? Now, here is some math: 1., You can easily expect to pay upto 40% in taxes. (Federal tax, State Tax, City tax, Medicare tax, Fica social security tax) Lets assume your taxes are 35%, So now you have your monthly take home salary as US $8,667 2., In NYC, all hot shot jobs have their offices in Manhattan, which by far is the most expensive burroughs of NYC (between Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island). A decent 1 bed room apartment in Manhattan would set you back by another $3200. So now you have $5400 left. You can assume similar calculations for SF Bay area as well. Of course, if you are up for 1hour to 2 hour long commutes then you can get a 1bed apt way cheaper. 3., Next is food and drinks. You have plenty of options. Which means you will eat out a lot. (Michellin 3 star, any one?) Take out $700 - 1000 from that. If you re working for Google or FB, your lunch will be taken care of! If not then double that amount for food. New York city has some of the hottest bars and the craziest parties for a metro in the entire world. SF Bay area comes nowhere close. 4., After all the awesome food and bad-a** parties, you have close to $4500 left. A cool Rs. 3 lakh INR (and we started with 8 in step1). Next you buy that BMW Z4 or a Merc or screw it. You buy a Porsche. (Yes, one of my friends did do that, he was 24 then) This picture shows you the cheapest Porsche @ US$750 p.m. Now, buying cars in the US is nothing like back in India where middle class families can't even think of buying a Rs. 15 lac car. This BMW shown below will set you back by $650 p.m. And lastly, this is the very well known power-horse - the 2016 Ford Mustang. You can make it yours for just $250 per month! You can easily afford premium cars in the US via loans or leases as there is no import or very less import duty for these machines in the US. 5., After all this, you will obviously spend money on yourself - buy clothes, apparels, and what not. Even after spending so much (Hello, lavish lifestyle!) you can easily save up to US$ 1500 per month. ~ Rs. 1 lac INR to US $2000 OR, if you are thrifty, you can save wayyyyyy more. Many of my friends who planned to go back to India when they arrived in the US, lived like paupers, saved money and went back to India with boot-loads of cash. Those friends who did not go back are having a great lifestyle as well. More on taxes - ,Federal Tax Calculator 2015/2016 Edit: Many answers and comments on this question have pointed towards a fact that these kind of salaries wont be able to afford you much if you also have a family to take care of like wife and children. This is Correct. With a family, your liabilities do increase. However, these kind of Rs. 1 Crore salaries are hyped because they are bagged by freshers who are just 21 years of age. And at this age, family (wife & kids) are nowhere in picture. Also, I have seen that people who land in the US at a young age generally tend to marry someone who is in the same scenario - thereby creating a power couple family. Liked this answer? ,Follow Debjit Saha, on Quora for more.

I'm a non-US citizen traveling to the US. Are there any medical insurance plans that cover pre-existing conditions for people like me?

Try this site where you can compare quotes: //INSUREFOREVERYBODY.INFO/index.html?src=compare// RELATED Your age and car insurance rate? How old are you and how much does your car insurance cost monthly? Would a part-time job at a mall store or movie theatre pay enough to cover an 18-year-old’s car insurance? “Two insurance quotes, one car?” Is it possible for me and my brother to have two insurance quotes on the car, or do I have to go on his insurance? He is already insured on the car? Thanks :)” How much does car insurance approximately cost for teenagers? I’m 17. Gonna drive a 2012 Hyundai Accent Female 3.0–3.5 GPA I’ve had my license for about 3 months already.. and my dad still hasn’t gotten me car insurance (which frustrates me considering i have my license and he won’t let me drive anywhere without any insurance). He won’t tell me how much it is monthly. So i’m wondering how much it’d approx. cost for me monthly? What type of insurance covers any driver who gets behind the wheeL? and what is liability insurance and who does it cover? Best medical / health insurance in Dubai? family health insurance, which should cover maternity expenses as well. also it should be economical and well received at all hospitals / clinics. thanks in advance” How much does auto insurance cost a month for a 23 yr old in IL? How much does auto insurance cost a month for a 23 yr old in IL? How much would car insurance cost roughly? Please could you give me a rough estimate at what it would cost me please? Im 21, female, and i’m thinking about getting a driving licence and a car soon, so i will be a new driver.i have no idea on prices for car insurance, so could you please help me out, i’m probably going to get a small car, like a Renault Clio, or something small like that, no more than a 1.2. Plus what would the road tax be please? Thanks for the advice :D” How bad would my insurance cost be? I’m buying myself a 2006 BMW Z4 for my first car, but I was wondering how bad the insurance would cost since my parents will be paying for that part and I don’t want them to have to pay too much.” How much will my car insurance cost? I’m a 16 year old female in Connecticut with a GPA over 3.5 and only a’s and b’s. I also took the drivers ed course and I will be driving a 2008 jeep grand Cherokee. Should i get insurance or not? Im a 17 year old girl and i recently passed my driving test in the middle of October. I’ve bought myself a Corsa and found that the cheapest insurance is 1500. My mum is going to pay half of this aslong as i pay the other half, tax, mot and petrol which i think is completely reasonable. I can afford all this with money I get through college, but it leaves me with pretty much zero to spare. I’ve applied for about 30 jobs and have got either turned down or simply no answer back. Im someone that likes to have money but i also want the freedom of being able to jump in my car and go wherever I want. Do you think I should go for it? Or wait until i find a job which will enable me to have more income?”

Why cars are so expensive in india as compared to US or other nations?

Nearly, 3.5 times, higher than in the US at $35,000 or almost Rs 23.48 lakh. Ford India today launched the iconic 'American' muscle car Mustang in India. The Mustang in India will be available only in one variant, ie the GT Fastback. This comes with 5.0-litre Ti-VCT V8 engine which generates power of 396bhp and 515Nm of torque. The car in the country is priced at Rs ,71.62 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi and on road ,83.71 lakh,, here RTO almost tax ,8.95 lakh, and insurance takes ,2.42 lakh,…,(yup almost ,11 lakh, more people pay to RTO and other) At this price the car is priced nearly 3.5 times higher than in the US at $35,000 or Rs 23.48 lakh. One of the reasons for this high price the car is available via ,completely built-up unit (CBU) ,route. Meaning that it will be imported in India from the ,Flat Rock ,assembly plant in the US. This will attract some high custom duties. While the basic custom duty for imported CBU of passenger cars, jeep or multi utility vehicles is 60%, there could also be an additional custom duty of 32% and special additional duty of 4%. The total custom duty is at 119.65%. It still does not justify the high price of Mustang in India. In fact, those looking to buy the car in Maharashtra will have to shell out more with the 20% RTO taxes for imported vehicles. In addition to this, there may be additional taxes imposed for those looking to buy the car in Mumbai. Some of the other competitors in India will include the Audi TT, BMW Z4 and the much awaited Nissan GT-R. The price of these cars too are in this same range and some being higher. For instance the Audi TT is priced at Rs 65.43 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), while the BMW Z4 is priced higher than the Mustang at Rs 81.80 lakh. The Nissan GT-R in fact is expected to priced much higher at Rs 2.12 crore However, the Audi TT and BMW Z4 engine has a much lower horsepower. For example lets take mustang So, the reason behind our market cars isn't that use of cheap material in indian cars because it is made in india, so thats are at lower price and “other sport cars which people import it to india is as follow above conditions” ,(india's worst tax system) Need to change it now…..

What's a good sports car that you can drive everyday?

Depends on your budget. That includes the cost of the car, maintenance costs, mpg, tax, insurance etc. As a cheap sports car you can't beat an mx5 (especially the mk1’s with the pop up lights). I have one myself. Cost me £1000 with a hardtop included, amazing for the summer as a daily, parts are adundant and cheap (I got a new radiator for £50) and the older models are easy to work on. It gets about 35 mpg, and insurance is cheap. They're great fun. Other cheap ones include Toyota Celica and a Hyundai Coupe. Both frequently used as daily’s. Moving up the price bracket, a Honda S2000 will cost about £10000, and have a decent 200+ BHP with a great power to weight ratio. They're brilliant at handling and can easily be driven as a daily. I'd recommend this if the price bracket is around this mark. If not a Nissan 350z is a great car, but costly on fuel due to its 3.2L. Toyota GT86 is a fantastic sports car, used for any scenario. Used ones start around £12000. Going up further on price you start to get into BMW Z4, Nissan 370z, new MX5 models, Porsche 911. One thing I'd say is Jap cars are best for sports cars.

What do the Germans think about Trump's recent pledge to stop German car sales in the US?

There are several issues which Trump shows he doesn’t understand when he tries to simplify trade for himself and his voters. Trump doesn’t understand how global supply chains work. We have become so interlinked, especially in the car industry, that any attempt to reduce production of complex products to national boundaries would have economically catastrophic effects for everyone involved. For example, after Fukushima, car production world-wide ground to a halt when a parts supplier for a single sensor, who was located there and who was single-sourced by most OEM’s, had to stop working. Something similar happened to global injection moulding production, e.g. of manifolds for exhaust systems, when a thermal plastic became unavailable due to an explosion at a plant in Germany, which provides 50% of global supply. Trump doesn’t understand that U.S. imports and exports for German cars are pretty well balanced. Daimler and BMW produce about as many cars in the U.S. as are purchased there. Dieter Zetsche of Daimler announced yesterday that the balance of trade for his company is even. BMW is the largest American automobile exporter, producing 411,000 vehicles at its Spartanburg plant in 2016, while selling only 365.000 in the US overall. Working from a localisation strategy much like what Trump wants, German companies produce locally in the markets they serve. Their U.S. production facilities are focussed on the production of certain models that sell best in the U.S.—mostly SUV’s and the BMW Z4—and they export those cars from their U.S. plants to other markets, where demand exists but is smaller. In doing so, they improve the U.S. balance of payments. The value of BMW’s exports from the US was 10 billion dollars in 2016. Models are of course imported which are not made in the U.S., but imports and exports roughly balance out, or are tipped in favor of the US. Punitive taxes on imports would mean that U.S. customers would continue to get U.S.-made German SUV’s, but not sedans. The E.U. would certainly retaliate against tariffs, thereby slowing the export of German-made vehicles from the U.S. as an American export. As a result, the U.S. plants would have to ramp down production, as they produce too many vehicles for the U.S. market alone, therefore costing the jobs Trump thinks he is saving by bullying Germany. Trump doesn’t understand business specialisation. German companies excel at engineering. American companies excel at finance, biotech and IT, among many other things. The EU has no companies to speak of with which it could compete with the U.S. giants, for example, in Tech. Targeting Germany’s world-leading engineering capabilities, which the US abandoned in favour of its own world-leading specialisations, would lead to the EU targeting Pfizer, GE, Google, Apple and Goldman-Sachs. The jobs Trump might foster in small measure in engineering would be more than compensated for by the loss of jobs in other sectors. Trump doesn’t understand how to handle complexity. Complex reality does not bend to simple solutions unless they deal with the complexity behind them. Trump may think he understands that there is a cause and effect relationship between a strong German car industry and a loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs. In fact, basic market and cost optimisation strategies at the car companies have already led to exactly the localisation of production Trump wants, and if he doesn’t throw a wrench into the process, the German companies are on track to creating more manufacturing jobs in the U.S. in the future, just as they have been doing in China, Thailand, South Africa and other countries. Trump doesn’t understand that there is a strong case to be made for reigning in Germany’s unbalanced trade relations, but on different grounds, which involves—surprise—companies moving manufacturing plants to markets they sell to (done and ongoing), strengthening domestic infrastructure investment (ramping up with the last and current annual German budget), increased military spending (some gnashing of teeth, but coming), and boosting local retail consumption (already happening massively by itself). Trump misses the real issues in favour of simple-minded reduction to talking points. He gives us all the arguments we need to contradict him on the facts, to align with rational interests in the U.S. States we work in to block him, and to expose his incompetence in understanding the issues. His behaviour is quite the opposite of the mastery he claims for himself in The Art of the Deal. The only thing we seriously worry about is his propensity for losing. In his self-aggrandisement, he tends to create lose-lose situations which we could be sucked into, and which could seriously threaten our well-being, along with that of his own constituents. We hope that the rational actors on other levels of government and business will compensate for his behaviour. At the same time we are doing our best to explain reality to him in ways he can understand.

Why do you own five cars?

I don’t own 5 cars. I own two cars, one van and two motorcycles. The van is needed to transport one of the motorbikes, as it is a track-bike (retired race-bike), so can’t be used legally on the road, only on a race-track. The other motorbike is registered, insured, taxed and legal on the road, so I can go on rides. I don’t really need the two cars, I bought a BMW Z4 a few weeks back, and had a Peugeot 207 SW since 2014. I don’t really need the Peugeot much, but it doesn’t cost me very much to own, and my friend is learning to drive in that car, my other car is not suitable for a learner according to my insurance company - it would cost more than the insurance for both cars to get my friend insured on the Z4, compared to keeping my Peugeot with my friend insured in that, and only me able to drive the Z4.

  • Does BMW Z4 has ISOFIX?

    No, BMW Z4 doesn't have ISOFIX.

  • What is the Seats of BMW Z4?

    Here are the Seats and variants of BMW Z4:

    VariantsBMW Z4 sDrive30i M Sport
  • Is BMW Z4 available in Immobilizer?

    No, BMW Z4 isn't available in Immobilizer.