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Used BMW 3-Series Prices & Values

Used Car Expert’s used BMW 3-Series prices are the most accurate BMW 3-Series valuations in the UK. Uniquely, they show real average mileages, depreciation patterns and local price variations.

BMW 3-Series Prices & Depreciation Trend

Used Car Expert BMW 3-Series price guide shows that with the current BMW 3-Series you would aim to buy a 7 year old and you can keep it for some time before needing to worry about a big drop in value.

BMW 3-Series Prices & Depreciation – Graph -Doors and body shape differences

2 door BMW 3-Series depreciation is low between years 1 and 3, so this is the best buy if you want to keep the car for a while.

2 door BMW 3-Series prices fall less between years 2 and 4, so that is the best buy on older cars.

BMW 3-Series Prices & Depreciation – Graph - Fuel differences

Diesel BMW 3-Series values drop most over the first year (from new to 1 year old), so that is the best ‘nearly new’ buy in terms of car for money.

Diesel BMW 3-Series prices fall less between years 1 and 3, so this is the best buy if you want to keep the car for a while.

Petrol BMW 3-Series depreciation is low between years 2 and 4, so that is the best buy on older cars.

BMW 3-Series Prices & Depreciation – Graph - Engine differences
The engine that is cheapest to buy after four year is the 1995cc engine. So that’s the best nearly new buy.

Used BMW 3-Series Price Examples

You should use the BMW 3-Series price guide tool at the top of this page to find an accurate and adjusted price for the BMW 3-Series you are looking to buy or sell.

But below we do provide a quick reference list of typical prices and used BMW 3-Series values for all the popular variants:

YearUsed Price / Used Value
2015 BMW 3-Series £31,011
2014 BMW 3-Series £26,408
2013 BMW 3-Series £21,252
2012 BMW 3-Series £16,668
2011 BMW 3-Series £12,232
2010 BMW 3-Series £12,239
2009 BMW 3-Series £11,115
2008 BMW 3-Series £9,050
2007 BMW 3-Series £8,430
2006 BMW 3-Series £6,134
2005 BMW 3-Series £4,991
2004 BMW 3-Series £3,265
2003 BMW 3-Series £2,680
2002 BMW 3-Series £2,937
2001 BMW 3-Series £2,463
2000 BMW 3-Series £1,100
1999 BMW 3-Series £1,868
1998 BMW 3-Series £1,161
1997 BMW 3-Series £3,495
1996 BMW 3-Series £2,000
Year£ Average Price£ Drop% Depreciation
2015£13,277.00--
2014£13,277.00£0.000.00
2013£13,277.00£0.000.00
2012£13,277.00£0.000.00
2011£13,277.00£0.000.00
2010£12,381.00£896.006.75
2009£11,281.00£1,100.008.88
2008£9,573.00£1,708.0015.14
The depreciation is based on analysis of UK retail prices over 3 years, using new brochure prices, a sample of 12682 cars first registered in 2015, 12682 cars first registered in 2014, 12682 cars first registered in 2013, 12682 cars first registered in 2012, 12682 cars first registered in 2011, 7047 cars first registered in 2010, 6460 cars first registered in 2009, 4251 cars first registered in 2008.
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