What's the best 2000s BMW Convertible to buy?

I'm looking to buy a BMW 3 Series convertible, looking from late 1990's to late 2000's, Looking to see what would be the best model, engine, (no diesels), and colour. Also what should I expect to pay for the right model? Also, what would be the best model to use everyday as I'm fed up with modern cars!

Asked on 31 July 2023 by stuart mckenzie

Answered by Andrew Brady
We'd recommend an E93 generation BMW 3 Series Convertible (launched in 2007). It strikes a good balance between old and new, with plenty available on the used market and a clever electric hard-top roof (ideal for daily driving). A budget of around £6000 will get you a 330i, or closer to £9000 for a desirable 335i. You could also look at the older E46 but look out for rust - many are starting to look quite rough.
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