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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 £31,131
2014 BMW 3-Series £26,377
2013 BMW 3-Series £21,329
2012 BMW 3-Series £16,330
2011 BMW 3-Series £12,053
2010 BMW 3-Series £11,893
2009 BMW 3-Series £11,065
2008 BMW 3-Series £9,630
2007 BMW 3-Series £8,572
2006 BMW 3-Series £6,653
2005 BMW 3-Series £5,361
2004 BMW 3-Series £3,596
2003 BMW 3-Series £3,039
2002 BMW 3-Series £2,616
2001 BMW 3-Series £2,688
2000 BMW 3-Series £1,533
1999 BMW 3-Series £1,826
1998 BMW 3-Series £1,430
1997 BMW 3-Series £1,770
1996 BMW 3-Series £1,368
Year£ Average Price£ Drop% Depreciation
2015£12,951.00--
2014£12,951.00£0.000.00
2013£12,951.00£0.000.00
2012£12,951.00£0.000.00
2011£12,951.00£0.000.00
2010£12,203.00£748.005.78
2009£11,170.00£1,033.008.47
2008£9,633.00£1,537.0013.76
The depreciation is based on analysis of UK retail prices over 3 years, using new brochure prices, a sample of 17028 cars first registered in 2015, 17028 cars first registered in 2014, 17028 cars first registered in 2013, 17028 cars first registered in 2012, 17028 cars first registered in 2011, 11105 cars first registered in 2010, 8995 cars first registered in 2009, 7595 cars first registered in 2008.
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