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Still Time for Summer Fun!

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Certified Pre-Owned Inventory at Otto’s BMW near Exton

It is a sad state of affairs. The end of July means that summer is almost over. The kids will be back to school in a few weeks and things will start quieting back down. Kids everywhere will be vying for one more day at the pool and one more sleep over. Many families are also trying to squeeze in that final summer trip before the leaves start to fall. At Otto’s BMW near Exton, we want you to know that there is still time for summer fun and for a fun car that will take you from summer enjoyment into fall festivities. Some are surprised to know that there are a number of Certified Pre-Owned BMW models that are just really fun to drive. Of course there are convertibles, a summer classic, but there are also so many more. Take the BMW X6 for example, it is an SUV (SAV in the BMW universe) but it looks more like a sports car than anything else. It has the utility of an SUV with the fun of a coupe. How great is that?!

You know that BMW is renowned for their luxury automobiles but many do not realize how practical they are for family trips during the summer. There are so many models that are designed to seat families in style and comfort. Dual zone climate control with extended cabin heating and cooling will make everyone happy while traveling. Luxurious leather seats make for easy clean-up if any of the shorter passengers happen to make a mess. You really cannot go wrong with a BMW from Otto’s BMW. Come by the dealership; their team will help find you the perfect Certified Pre-Owned BMW to finish your summer out strong and have you set up for anything that comes with the new school year.

Save the Drama for Your Mama!

No Drama Please

Pre Owned Inventory at Otto’s BMW near Media

Good morning to you in BMW blog reading land. We hope that you are having a fantastic day and that the weather is favorable. There have been a lot of car commercials lately that seem to point out that there is no drama at their dealership and that they will provide you with drama to give you the car buying experience to which you are accustomed. That tells us a couple of things. First, it tells us that shopping at their dealership is historically dramatic. Second, this lack of drama is a recent change. This leaves us with a number of questions. Will this dealership be reverting back to a high stress dramatic environment? Why would this dealership advertise that this is how they used to be? How is this dealership still in business if they have been known to give their customers the run around stress the customers out? It seems rather backwards to us.

This is why shopping for your new car at Otto’s BMW near Media is always the best bet. Otto’s BMW has been in business for over forty years and you do not get to be that old in the auto industry with high stress and dramatic car buying experiences. When shopping at Otto’s you will notice that their biggest concerns are with making their customers happy. Time and time again Otto’s is given top marks for their customer service. Each member of the Otto’s team, be it in sales, finance, service or anywhere else, are all trained extensively about the BMW model lineup and about helping anyone who comes onto their lot find the perfect BMW to meet their new car goals and to fit into their driving lifestyle. This may seem odd to come dealerships, to go above and beyond this far, but at Otto’s BMW it is just another day at the office.

USAA Program

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USAA Program at Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square

Greetings! We hope that you are having a wonderful week. As we get ready to say goodbye to the month of July, we reflect on all of the fun that we had. The beautiful weather made all of our barbecues and pool parties fantastic. Warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours have made for later evenings out on the patio. The fourth of July was so fun with all of the get-togethers and fireworks and it is always a great day to remember all of those who have sacrificed for our freedoms. To help honor those who have fought for the United States of America, Otto’s BMW offers a special incentive. According to the Otto’s BMW website, “Here at Otto’s BMW, we value our military’s commitment to protect our freedom. And now, thanks to our relationship with United Services Automobile Association (USAA), we’re able to show our appreciation with special savings of up to $2,000 for eligible USAA members on the lease or purchase of a new BMW.” It is one small way that Otto’s can show their appreciation.

There are a few requirements to be eligible for this special incentive. The program is open to USAA members who are Property & Casualty eligible. You must provide USAA insurance policy ID card or USAA confirmation letter as proof of eligibility. This program is only eligible on new model year BMW that are included.

If you or someone you know is interested and eligible for this special program then head to Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square. Their team members can provide you with more information on this program and answer any questions that you might have. They will also be more than happy to show you the eligible models that are on the Otto’s BMW dealership lot. Thank you for your service!

College Graduate Program

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College Graduate Program at Otto’s BMW near Chadds Ford

Hello and good morning to you! We hope that you have had a great week so far. Now is the time of year that the kids are getting ready to go back to school, school supplies are being bought and college kids are getting packed up to go back. Did you know that there is a special program for recent college graduates? So if you or someone you know is getting ready for their senior year of college or just graduated, BMW wants to give you a graduation gift! According to the Otto’s BMW website, “BMW has made it easier than you might think with a special program offered exclusively to qualifying college graduates. If you’ve recently graduated — or are about to graduate — you’re eligible for a $1,000 incentive, plus our best available rates when you lease or finance a New 2014 or 2015 BMW. Customers looking to purchase a Certified Pre-Owned BMW are eligible for a $750 incentive.” Wow! What a deal! Just for completing college. There are a few stipulations. First, you must have earned your undergraduate, graduate or Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university within the previous 12 months or you are eligible to graduate within the next 4 months and have a verifiable offer of employment. Secondly, you have at least 24 months of credit history with no major derogatory entries. These stipulations are not that difficult to meet and mean that you can own a BMW to get your career started off right.

If you fit the above criteria or know someone who does, then head to Otto’s BMW near Chadds Ford and speak with a member of their staff. They are more than happy to answer any questions that you might have and to provide you with more information on the special offer. Happy graduation!

Do I Plug This In?

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New Car Specials at Otto’s BMW near Glen Mills

It is finally Friday! Yay! Time to look forward to sleeping in and having fun. Perhaps you have plans to buy a new car. If this is the case then we suggest that you take a look at the electric cars made by BMW and available at Otto’s BMW near Glen Mills. While BMW makes a wide selection of hybrid cars, many people forget about the electric cars.

The primary electric cars currently made by BMW are the i3 and the i8. The BMW i3 is a hatchback with seating for 4. The BMW i8 is a sports car that also seats 4, but it is important to know that the i8 is technically an advanced hybrid. This means that is has as engine that is both combustion and electric, but has more advanced electric capabilities than the other hybrid models. Both are amazingly sleek vehicles that have all of the classic BMW styling and luxury with a few twists.

A big concern for people wanting to purchase an electric car is where they will plug it in at. It will surprise you to learn that you can use a standard 3-prong household outlet. This will charge your car, however it will take longer than if you have a charging port installed into your garage. The charging station is wired into your existing lines but has a higher voltage limit that will enable your BMW i3 to charge much faster. Regular household outlets have inhibitors that keep the voltage low to avoid power surges.

There are even more surprising facts about electric cars, all you need to do is ask a friendly team member at Otto’s BMW for more information. They will be happy to inform you of neat features and take you step by step through the buying process. Happy shopping!

Electric the Way to Go?

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New Car Inventory at Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square

Hello and a happy Thursday to you! The week is almost over and we were discussing our weekend plans around the water cooler. Some of us are planning on working around the house, others wanted to have a barbecue, but what one guy said made us really bummed out. He was telling us that a friend of his had to cancel their family’s little road trip because the cost of fuel is more than what he wanted to spend. It was going to cost him more in fuel than for his lodging costs. We were shocked! His friend obviously has an inefficient automobile and needs to head to Otto’s BMW near Kennett Square to get a more fuel efficient car.

There are so many different BMW models that have incredible fuel economy. Even the standard engines get a better mile per gallon than most competitors. Not to mention that they hybrid models are even more incredible. Then we suggested that his friend go full electric! BMW has several cars in its fleet that rely solely on electricity to power the engine. These cars are quiet and can be plugged into a standard outlet. (For faster charging an in house charging station is suggested.) You can go for miles since you do not have to fill up with gasoline.

The electric cars made by BMW do not look like the cheap toy looking cars that the other guys make. A BMW electric car has the body styling you expect from BMW, the main difference is the engine. For more information on electric cars made by BMW, head to Otto’s BMW and let their staff answer any questions that you might have. They are highly knowledgeable on the entire BMW line up and are eager to help you!

Women Oriented? How about Driver Oriented

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New Car Inventory at Otto’s BMW near Glen Mills

Good Tuesday to you. We have to tell you that today we have a bee in our bonnet. We were doing some reading about other car manufacturers in the auto industry and we are angered. Another manufacturer, who will remain nameless, is advertising that they make cars that are oriented towards women. Not that their cars are oriented towards drivers, like BMW models are, but specifically to women. What? What does that even mean? Are they implying that their cars are more decorative or have extra cup holders? We took this as women are a subclass and less desirable driver than men. What if a man prefers the model designed for women; it could really cut into his masculinity. If they have to make a car just for women then women must not be able to handle one of the regular vehicles that they make. That is a pretty bold stance to take when women are usually the deciding factor on a family’s new car purchase. This whole attitude of pandering is ridiculous. Why not just make a great car for all drivers?

This is were BMW shines. For years and years, the BMW Motor Company has designed their automobiles with the driver in mind. Everything in the cockpit is orientated toward the driver. Each knob. Each control. Each gauge. Not a single aspect went unnoticed. When you drive a BMW it will be one of the easiest things you ever do, just as it was designed. Anyone can slap a design together for a car that people can drive. Only BMW can design a fleet of vehicles that make driving a pleasure. To find your own BMW then head to Otto’s BMW near Glen Mills and let their staff help put you behind the wheel of easiest driving car you will ever have.

Stress-Free Buying

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Otto’s BMW near Media

Good morning and a happy Monday to you. We hope that you had a great time over the weekend and had a lovely, stress-free time. There is one thing that we hope you did not do this weekend. Hopefully, you did not spend your time shopping at a high stress and high drama dealership. For years in the auto industry there has been this attitude that the customer should have to work to get the best price for their new car. Why on earth do customers need to work for the dealership they are buying a car from? It just makes no sense. Thank goodness that for the past few years there has been a trend that is taking us away from haggling and closer to realistic pricing. This is a great movement for the industry, but Otto’s BMW has been operating this way for years. Otto’s BMW near Media strives to treat their customers like family and you do not try to take advantage of family members. You also do not create unnecessary drama or stress in your family members’ lives. This low stress, no drama atmosphere is what has kept Otto’s BMW a thriving dealership for over forty years. If you come in looking for a specific car type, then that is what the sales team at Otto’s will show you. There will not be an pressure to purchase anything that you do not want.

Focusing on the needs of the customer instead of focusing on the bottom line is a leading cause of the success of the Otto’s BMW dealership. Let us take care of you while you are shopping for your new car at our BMW Dealer. We promise that your experience with us will be greater than you have experienced before.

Fuel Economy – BMW has it!

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Hybrid Inventory at Otto’s BMW near Exton

Happy Sunday morning to you! We hope that your last week wrapped up well and that your new week will go swimmingly. Today we want to take a few minutes to talk about fuel economy. This has been all the buzz lately as concerns over fossil fuels and where they will come from continue to rise. Otto’s BMW near Exton wants to offer you a way to avoid all of these concerns with one of their BMW Cars.

Every BMW comes standard with an engine that has optimal fuel economy. Without additional fuel economy increasing systems, the BMW is at the top of the class when it comes to miles per gallon. When you add on a system like ECO Pro Mode you will get an increase of up to twenty percent in your fuel economy. Convert to a hybrid engine and the additional miles per gallon are astounding. It seems so simple, just switch to a different kind of car and get better gas mileage but so few do so. They would rather keep driving a car that is getting minimal miles to the gallon than trade it in for something more efficient.

It is time for you to stop spending your hard earned money on fuel for a gas guzzling automobile. Trade that car in for one of the fuel efficient models that BMW has to offer. There are a number currently at the Otto’s BMW dealership lot and their highly trained team members will show you a model that is sure to fit your driving lifestyle. There are even a number of special offers available for those looking to upgrade their current car. Head to Otto’s BMW today and buy a new BMW Car that will save you on fuel costs and emissions.

Is Leasing Making a Comeback?

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New Car Inventory at Otto’s BMW near West Chester

Good morning and welcome back! We are glad you have come back to read more about exciting things happening to BMW and in the automotive world. In recent years buying a car has topped leasing by a vast percentages. But we are beginning to see a subtle shift back towards leasing. So that leads us to ask – is leasing making a comeback?

Leasing a BMW can mean cost savings. When you lease a vehicle it is similar to a long term rental agreement. The leasing dealer will generally cover maintenance costs and general upkeep, saving the leaser from those costs. But when you buy a BMW from Otto’s BMW near West Chester your maintenance costs are covered for the first 4 years that you own the automobile. This means even better savings for someone who buys a BMW verses someone who leases one.

We were wondering what was driving the comeback of leasing. Perhaps the market volatility or the uncertainty. Maybe people do not want to be stuck holding a car loan if their financial situation changes. It is possible too that some are worried that their credit will not support a car purchase. We think that fear should not keep you from buying the new BMW Car that you want. Why lease something when you could invest the money into a new car that you can own for the life of the vehicle?

If you are ready to invest your money into a new BMW then head to Otto’s BMW. There are cars that will fit into every budget. The team at Otto’s will help you to find the right BMW to fit your needs and your driving lifestyle. Your new investment is only a trip to the dealership away!