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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.

Diesel 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 £33,101
2014 BMW 3-Series £28,076
2013 BMW 3-Series £22,596
2012 BMW 3-Series £17,858
2011 BMW 3-Series £13,046
2010 BMW 3-Series £11,608
2009 BMW 3-Series £11,422
2008 BMW 3-Series £9,984
2007 BMW 3-Series £8,776
2006 BMW 3-Series £6,867
2005 BMW 3-Series £5,266
2004 BMW 3-Series £4,009
2003 BMW 3-Series £3,175
2002 BMW 3-Series £2,891
2001 BMW 3-Series £2,447
2000 BMW 3-Series £1,931
1999 BMW 3-Series £1,550
1998 BMW 3-Series £1,625
1997 BMW 3-Series £1,305
1996 BMW 3-Series £5,038
Year£ Average Price£ Drop% Depreciation
2009£11,332.00£0.000.00
2008£9,928.00£1,404.0012.39
The depreciation is based on analysis of UK retail prices over 3 years, using new brochure prices, a sample of 24997 cars first registered in 2009, 24817 cars first registered in 2008.
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