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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 £33,302
2014 BMW 3-Series £27,922
2013 BMW 3-Series £22,432
2012 BMW 3-Series £17,551
2011 BMW 3-Series £12,924
2010 BMW 3-Series £11,565
2009 BMW 3-Series £11,344
2008 BMW 3-Series £9,904
2007 BMW 3-Series £8,660
2006 BMW 3-Series £6,915
2005 BMW 3-Series £5,266
2004 BMW 3-Series £3,935
2003 BMW 3-Series £3,264
2002 BMW 3-Series £2,899
2001 BMW 3-Series £2,327
2000 BMW 3-Series £1,897
1999 BMW 3-Series £1,592
1998 BMW 3-Series £1,439
1997 BMW 3-Series £1,322
1996 BMW 3-Series £8,171
Year£ Average Price£ Drop% Depreciation
2009£11,256.00£0.000.00
2008£9,862.00£1,394.0012.38
The depreciation is based on analysis of UK retail prices over 3 years, using new brochure prices, a sample of 23801 cars first registered in 2009, 23640 cars first registered in 2008.
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