Why can't I buy floor mats for my 3 Series BMW individually?

The driver’s side car mat in my 3 Series BMW needs replacing. The other three mats are virtually as new. It would appear that I have to buy a complete set of four mats to replace one. Is this a rip off as three mats are surplus to requirements?

Asked on 28 April 2012 by GR, Llangain, Carms

Answered by Honest John
As far as I know this is always the case with all makes and model of car. But there's nothing to stop you getting a driver's carpet made up by a local car upholsterer and trimmer. Check the Yellow Pages.
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