For all those folks who keep asking about what's a good price. Here are good baseline figures for what seems to be the most popular E46's. Now, you know what a dealer has to beat to make their price a good one. Need more info? Go to their website.
Bought my E46 through them and the price guarantee is for real. No I don't work for them.
Carsdirect.com guaranteed prices (includes dest. ch.):
'00 323i SPP, Leather, Xenon
List - $33810.00
Invoice - $30335.00
Carsdirect - $32,639.24
'00 323Ci SP, PP, Leather, Xenon
List - $34,610.00
Invoice - $31,115.00
Carsdirect - $33,504.20