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Financing a BMW i8

NEW YORK - APRIL 1: BMW exhibit 2015 BMW i8 at the 2015 New York International Auto Show during Press day, public show is running from April 3-12, 2015 in New York, NY.

Financing at Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square

We are so glad to have you back with us today! We have discussed in past posts the wonderful features that make up the BMW i8. Today we want to go in a different direction. Our focus will be on financing.

We know that when you go to purchase a new car, like the BMW i8 from Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square, you will more than likely need to get an auto loan. Just a brief note: If you can pay cash, do so. Paying in cash is most likely to get you the very best price. Another way to give yourself some negotiation power is to already have your financing in place before you even step foot on the dealership lot. It can be intimidating to go and get financing but it will be easier if you do your homework first. A great way to start is by calling your local banks and lending institutions to find out what their interest rates and terms are. Some banks do not like to do auto loans and therefore will have unfavorable terms. Other banks love to do auto loans and will work with you to get you great terms. When you call lenders, you will likely be given a range of interest rates. Is it important to note that the higher rates will be given to those with poor credit and lower rates will go to those will good or great credit. (An easy way to improve your credit score is to pay all bills on time or early and to pay off as much debt as possible.)

Otto’s BMW would also be happy to help you with financing as they have their own financing department. They would be happy to help you and to answer any questions that you might have!

BMW i3: Fuel at Home

NONTHABURI - MARCH 24: BMW i3 on display at Thailand 36th Bangkok International Motor Show 2015 on March 24 2015 in Nonthaburi Thailand.

BMW i3 at Otto’s BMW near Media

We are at the time of the year where the temperature drops and a layer of white covers everything. The time of year where getting out to pump gas is just not fun and no one wants to do it. What if you could fuel up your BMW in the comfort of your garage? Would that not be a delightful change of pace? You can say goodbye to those days in the cold with the purchase of a BMW i3 from Otto’s BMW near Media.

The BMW i3 is an all electric car that will allow you to say goodbye to the fuel pump forever. This sleek and stylish model combines the luxury of a BMW with the technology of tomorrow. The BMW i3 is one of the most roomy electric cars available with comfortable seating for four. Traditional BMW styling was not omitted from this design and all knobs, dials and gauges are oriented towards the driver as one would expect. The thick black stripe down the center of the BMW i3 emphasizes each and every contour of the body.

Though an all electric car, the BMW i3 does not lack in speed or acceleration like some of the other electric cars do. Even the engine is a fine piece of German engineering. But with BMW would you suspect anything less?

The time is now for you to say goodbye to shivering as you fill up your car with gas. Gone are the icy mornings where you have to scrape to find your gas cap. All you need is the BMW i3 and a charging port in your garage.  

To buy your BMW i3, head to Otto’s BMW today. A member of the Otto’s BMW team will happily point out all of other wonderful features that an i3 has to offer.

BMW i3: Finance It

NEW YORK - APRIL 1: BMW exhibit 2015 BMW i3 at the 2015 New York International Auto Show during Press day,  public show is running from April 3-12, 2015 in New York, NY.

Estimate Your Payment at Otto’s BMW near Exton

Look who has come to read about the BMW i3? You did! We are so glad to have you back with us. Today we want to focus on how you can go about attaining an i3. Financing will be key to ensuring that you get to leave the Otto’s BMW lot in your new car.

Having your financing straightened out before you walk into a dealership is a big negotiating tool. (Paying cash is an even better tool. Cash is king and is likely to get you the very best deal if you can afford to negotiate with cash.) The best way to make sure that you get the best financing is to do your homework. You will only have yourself to blame if you end up with a lousy loan. You will want to start by calling local lending institutions to see what kind of interest rates and terms they offer. Now would be a good time to point out that Otto’s BMW near Exton has its own financing department with very competitive interest rates. When you call the lenders you will likely be given a range of rates. The higher rates will be given to those with poor credit. The lower, more desirable, rates will be given to those with good to great credit. The terms are also likely to vary; some banks do not like to do auto loans and will not provide very favorable terms. There are some lenders that love to do auto loans and will be sure to give you the best terms.

The finance process can be tricky and you may end up with a number of questions. Please feel free to contact Otto’s BMW to have your questions answered by a member of their finance team. They would be more than happy to help you get your new BMW i3.

M Series: About

Bucharest Romania - August 4 2013: Color shot with the tachometer of a BMW M6 car. The BMW M6 is a high-performance version of the BMW 6-Series developed by BMW's motorsport division BMW M.

BMW M Series at Otto’s BMW near Downingtown

Strong, controlled movements highlighted by sleek styling and incredible luxury is the best way to describe every vehicle in the BMW M Series. What is the M Series? The BMW M Series is each of their models with a manual transmission. While some drivers prefer the automatic transmission to handle the acceleration, the M Series is for those who want to be an active driver. A manual transmission requires the driver to read the road and respond accordingly. Holding the gear shift gently in your hand just waiting to increase the dynamics is a feeling that nothing can replicate.

The BMW M Series does not compromise on ease of use or on the luxury with which one associates with BMW. All of the knobs, gauges and dials are oriented towards the driver for maximum ease of use and limited time in which the driver’s eyes are off the road. Every BMW model has an abundance of legroom and comfortable seats of the bucket variety. With advanced entertainment options available you can make your BMW M Series into a wonderful automobile that you might not ever want to leave.

Are you someone who should own an M Series? If you have a love for a more classic driving experience then an M Series might be right for you. If you are not satisfied with driving and not being in complete control, then an M Series might be right for you. If you want to take charge of your driving destiny then an M Series is most definitely right for you.

To get more information on the BMW M Series and the vehicles in the lineup, then head to Otto’s BMW near Downingtown today. Their wonderful team of dedicated staff members would be glad to answer any questions that you might have. Take control of your driving destiny and purchase a BMW M Series today.

M Series: Money Talks

Bucharest Romania - August 4 2013: Detail of the tachometer of a BMW M3 car. The BMW M3 is a high-performance version of the BMW 3-Series developed by BMW's motorsport division BMW M.

Finance Department at Otto’s BMW near West Chester

Welcome back to the Otto’s BMW blog. We are glad that you joined us today as we are looking at the financial aspect of buying a new car. Having your financing figured out before you get to the dealership is a big negotiating tool. (A quick note: Cash is king, so paying with cash is a sure way to get a great deal.)

Looking for a lender to handle your loan can seem daunting but it need not be. The best place to start is by calling banks and other lending institutions to inquire about interest rates. You can even call Otto’s BMW near West Chester as they have their own finance department. Each lender you call will likely give a range of interest rates. If you have good credit you will likely end up with a lower interest rate as you will be deemed by the lender as a low risk and a good investment. If your credit is poor you will end up with a high interest rate because the lender will see you as a high risk and a poor investment. If you are someone with poor credit, you can turn your score around if you eliminate as much debt as possible and make all of your payments on time or early.

If you have a little cash to put towards your new BMW M Series that is great! However, if you decide to trade in your current vehicle and apply the balance to your new BMW you could really knock a decent amount off of your new car. To get the most out of your trade in make sure that you clean it out thoroughly before taking it to the dealership to be evaluated. You might also want to check out values on an auto site so that you have a realistic expectation of what your trade in might be.

BMW Z4: Take in the Seasons

SAINT-PETERSBURG RUSSIA - APRIL 5 2014: White coupe BMW-car z4 at the meeting fans of the Bavarian automaker St. Petersburg Russia

BMW Z4 at Otto’s BMW in Pennsylvania

The changing of the seasons in Pennsylvania has to be one of the most beautiful sites to behold. There is no better way in which to experience this beauty than from in a BMW Z4. The BMW Z4 is a convertible that can offer an almost completely unobstructed 360 degree view of the changing flora and fauna.

Do not just think that the BMW Z4 is good for leisurely drives; this is a sports car through and through. According to Caranddriver.com, “This fall, the base Z4 won’t have the perfectly demure and smooth-revving inline-six. Instead, the Z4 sDrive28i and the 528i will have a new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder implanted between their front fenders.” This new turbocharged engine gives the Z4 more of an edge and an attitude of aggression. Now you will hear the roar that can only come from a turbocharged BMW. The engine stays true to the traditional BMW engine only with an upgrade.

The Z4 is made to seat two people. Some convertibles lack legroom, the BMW Z4 does not follow that trend. Each of the seats are bucket style and incredibly comfortable. The cabin is so roomy that you will want to take long trips and maybe get a little lost. Though you won’t really be lost as the in dash GPS will guide you safely home.

There are so many different exterior colors and interior layouts that you are sure to find a layout that is perfect for you! Otto’s BMW in Pennsylvania would love to provide you more information on the BMW Z4 and its specifications. Please feel free to call or stop by the Otto’s BMW dealership. Our knowledgeable team are sure to answer any question you might have and will show you how great owning a Z4 can be.

BMW Z4: Drive Off into the Sunset

SAINT-PETERSBURG RUSSIA - APRIL 5 2014: White coupe BMW-car z4 at the meeting fans of the Bavarian automaker St. Petersburg Russia

BMW Z4 at Otto’s BMW in PA

Are you ready to drive off in your BMW Z4? Then it is time to head to Otto’s BMW near Exton and purchase one. Did you know that the best way to get your Z4 for a great price is to head to the dealership with your financing or cash already in hand? Being prepared financial is the ultimate bargaining chip. But how do you about getting the financing you want? We will explore that today.

The first thing you will want to do is figure out how much you can afford to spend per month on a car payment. A good rule of thumb is that your car payment be no more than 15% of your gross income. Depending on what your other expenditures you have, you may be able to spend a little more or a little less.

The next step is find financing. Otto’s BMW in PA does offer financing for their customers and they usually have very competitive interest rates, however, you always want to do your homework when it comes to any kind of loan. You can call banks and other lending institutions to inquire as to what their interest rates and terms are. You will likely be given a range of rates. The better your credit score the lower your interest rate and the better your terms will be, it is visa versa for those with lower credit scores. If you think you may need to increase your credit score a great way to go about doing that is to make all of your payments on time and to eliminate as much debt as possible. It may take a little time, but these tips will bolster your score.

For more information on financing, please call Otto’s BMW and speak with a member of the finance department. They will gladly answer any questions you might have.

BMW X1: Check it Out!

BANGKOK - SEPTEMBER 25: a BMW X1 sDrive20d Highline on display at BMW XPO 2011 on September 25, 2011 at Siam Paragon in Bangkok.

BMW X1 at Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square

The 2016 BMW X1 is an impressive vehicle to behold and has been well received by BMW aficionados around the world. One of the country’s leading auto reviewers has this to say, “With the new X1, the rear passengers travel in comfort even when the front seats are pushed way back. For their part, the driver and front passenger sit higher than before. That’s not what you’re looking for on a racetrack, but it is rather welcome in the everyday commute that this kind of car is typically used for.

In fact, the cabin is an utterly pleasant space to be in. The well-executed dashboard resembles those of larger BMW models, and the controls are within easy reach. We were surprised to find a conventional shifter for the automatic transmission, and it works more intuitively than the electronic shifter in BMW’s rear-wheel-drive cars. The X1 also is quieter than before, there is less ride harshness, and the 2.0-liter turbo four hums along happily.

But does it perform? Actually, yes. Paired with an eight-speed automatic, the 228-hp engine whips the X1 to 60 mph in just over six seconds, BMW says, and the throttle responds with alacrity. Among turbo fours, we think BMW’s new B48 engine is one of the smoothest around, and it works harmoniously with the new gearbox. As usual, you can select driving modes, although, tellingly, there is no “Sport+” on this BMW.”

“The chassis has no problem putting the power to the ground, and the stability-control system is far less intrusive than on the 2-series Active Tourer. The X1 copes well with the double whammy of the higher center of gravity and front-wheel-drive-based chassis.”
Car and Driver has even more to say about this model, but you should see it in person for yourself at the Otto’s BMW Dealership near Kennett Square. Come down to the dealership and check it out for yourself today!

BMW X1: Great Crossover!

BANGKOK - December 11:BMW x1 sDriver 18i car on display at The Motor Expo 2015 on December 11 2015 in Bangkok Thailand.

BMW X1 at Otto’s BMW near Media

Shopping for a vehicle that is rugged and yet luxurious? Do you want a SUV that offers style and easy drivability? Look no further than the BMW X1 from Otto’s BMW near Media. Do not just take our word for it, read what the Edmonds website has to say.

If you’re shopping for an entry-level BMW crossover SUV, you’re going to end up looking at the X1, the automaker’s smallest and most affordable utility vehicle. The previous-generation BMW X1 was great fun to drive but exceptionally tight on passenger space, and therefore pretty impractical for family use. It’s a different story with the redesigned 2016 BMW X1, though, which is taller and wider and much roomier on the inside. That’s not the only upgrade on the new X1, but it’s the main reason to put this small luxury crossover back on your shopping list.”

“BMW purists might alert you to the fact that the X1 is no longer based on the rear-wheel-drive 3 Series and now shares its front-wheel-drive platform architecture with the Mini Cooper family (BMW owns Mini). We’ll agree that it’s a little weird to have “front-wheel drive” and “BMW” in the same sentence, but for the majority of shoppers interested in an entry-level luxury crossover, there’s no significant downside to this change. Minis are already known for their nimble handling, so there’s hardly any great loss in raiding the corporate parts bin, while the standard turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while down on power compared to last year’s four-cylinder X1, should deliver acceleration and fuel mileage that’s as good as or better than any of this crossover’s four-cylinder rivals. Plus, all-wheel drive is also standard, so every 2016 X1 is suitable for winter-weather driving.”

Come down to the Otto’s BMW dealership today and test drive one of the BMW X1 models on the lot today!

BMW i8: Features Galore!

BANGKOK - November 28: Console inside BMW i8 car on display at The Motor Expo 2014 on November 28 2014 in Bangkok Thailand.

BMW i8 at Otto’s BMW near Exton

Do you find yourself torn between a sports car and something more energy efficient? No longer do you have to choose between one or the other! All you need is the BMW i8!

Last time we talked about the great features on the BMW i8 and today we want to talk about how important regular maintenance is to enduring that you get a long life out of your BMW i8. The i8 is a hybrid sports car that provides all of the fun and thrill you are traditionally accustomed to with a fuel efficiency that will surprise you. In order to get the very best fuel efficiency out of your new BMW i8 you want to be sure to have it serviced regularly. If you bought your BMW from Otto’s BMW near Exton then you do not have to worry about paying for maintenance. Otto’s BMW covers the cost of your regular maintenance for the first 4 years that you own your i8! There is no better way to get started on the right track of ownership the ensuring that you always have your i8 in top condition.

Will my BMW i8 require more servicing than a standard sports car? The answer is that it should not, but if you drive it like you stole it then you might! Rough driving leads to more servicing regardless of the vehicle type. It is unavoidable that you will want to drive your BMW i8 at top speeds occasionally and Otto’s BMW Service and Parts Department will be ready to make you i8 like new again.
For more information on the BMW i8 or other hybrid BMW models, please contact Otto’s BMW, any member of their team will be more than happy to help in any way that they can.