Originally Posted by XplicitRacingDesign
My brother in law was just looking into a year or 2 old AWD c-class. You can get well equipped 2011-2012's for like $33-35k
I got into my current 135i for 32k after 2years and 24k miles. Sticker price was above 43k and included another 1.75yrs and 26k miles of maintenance and warranty coverage. I couldn't pass the deal up.
German cars just don't maintain their value right off the lot. Depreciation slows after that though.