|Gently driven and well-maintained in Santa Barbara by second owner. A big plus: there is a an additional 1 year, transferable extended warranty that comes with this vehicle.
In my opinion, the 2002 models are much better than the 1999-2001 models.
BMW did a "facelift" in 2002 with a lot of changes. Some of the new features include rolling down all the windows by holding down the unlock button on the keyless entry. Youtube.com the "making of an E46." It will give you a true appreciation for the detail that goes into these cars:
6 Cylinder 2.5 Liter
5 Speed Manual
Nearly 69,000 Miles (purchased with 22,000 miles in 2005)
Power Door Locks
Single Compact Disc
Dual Front Air Bags
Front Side Air Bags
ABS (4 Wheel)
According to most experts, this car can last you over 300,000 miles if you maintain it well, and oil and cooling are right there at the core of it.