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      09-05-2019, 03:04 PM   #1
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What are the disadvantages of buying a Canadian M3 that was imported into the US?

Like the title suggests, Im looking into buying a 2015 Austin yellow M3. Carfax states that it was imported from Canada and around 6000 miles.

Are there any cons for buying this car, such as a resell value issue?
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your concern says it all
when you want to sell , you are going to face a lot of skeptics , so it will affect resale value
if keeping for several years , negotiate a great deal , and don't worry about it
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      09-05-2019, 08:05 PM   #3
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Gauges and menus will be in metric system no?
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The navigation will say ‘sorry’ a lot?
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.…uh speedo is going to be in kph…
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      09-05-2019, 10:27 PM   #6
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your concern says it all
when you want to sell , you are going to face a lot of skeptics , so it will affect resale value
if keeping for several years , negotiate a great deal , and don't worry about it
Great advice man! I did just that!
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      09-05-2019, 10:42 PM   #7
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Like the title suggests, Im looking into buying a 2015 Austin yellow M3. Carfax states that it was imported from Canada and around 6000 miles.

Are there any cons for buying this car, such as a resell value issue?
i don't see why not if it's from the west coast.
if it's from the East, i'd be sure to check for rust underneath.
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With all of the great deals to be had on used M3s here in the USA, I couldn't imagine buying one from Canada and then dealing with the issues listed above.
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The navigation will say sorry a lot?
and smell like poutine.
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