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#43244 of 44380 Re: 2008 Nissan Armada SE [qbrozen]
Nov 05, 2012 (3:01 pm)
Hey--just as a follow up, I took $17k for it at a Toyota dealer in Atlanta. I didn't tell them about other offers or online estimates. They offered $17k and I said okay. I was happy--not ecstatic, but happy. Thanks for your help.
#43245 of 44380 Re: 2008 Nissan Armada SE [uga91]
Nov 06, 2012 (8:47 am)
Being happy is all that matters. Congrats.
#43246 of 44380 07 Honda Civic Hybrid
Nov 07, 2012 (3:10 pm)
Location: SF Bay Area
07 Honda Civic Hybrid No Nav
Condition: Excellent inside and out, Tires about 50% left, and Hybrid Battery just replaced 5 days ago.
Looking to Trade or Sell Private Party. I see similar vehicles listed on Craigslist for $10K.
#43247 of 44380 Trading in a 2007 Explorer
Nov 07, 2012 (10:20 pm)
I've finally talked to my mom into trading her gas-guzzler 2007 Ford Explorer for something more reliable and more fuel-efficient. I'm planning to take it to Carmax and another local mega-dealership that will buy used vehicles. I'm also planning to see what the Acura, Hyundai and Nissan dealers will offer if she does a trade-in on a new car (looking at the TSX, Sonata and Altima).
I used the 'Appraise My Car' feature here on Edmunds and it returned a Trade-In Value of $9,906. I'm wondering if that's a fairly realistic figure or if it's overly optimistic?
Here are the details on the vehicle-
2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 2WD
Dark Cherry Metallic w/ Tan lower trim
Camel Leather interior
Optional features -
Audiophile 7-spkr stereo, 6CD changer
Power passenger seat
Power Adjustable Pedals
Memory for Driver's Seat, Pedals & Mirrors
Dual-zone Automatic Climate Control
Heated Front Seats & Side Mirrors
Steering Wheel Audio, Climate & Cruise controls
Split Power-Folding 3rd Row Seat
Rear Auxiliary Climate Controls
Reverse Sensing System
Exterior- Very Good (no damage, shiny paint & chrome, no dings)
Interior- Very Good (clean carpet & seats, leather looks like new)
And if it matters, it has a new set of $800 Bridgestone 60k tires with 8k miles on them.
What do you guys think it's worth?
#43248 of 44380 Re: Trading in a 2007 Explorer [igozoomzoom]
Nov 08, 2012 (5:34 am)
You might want to add your location...can be a big swing in 2wd prices between Michigan and Florida/Arizona.... my gut says $9,900 is on the high side at least here in Ohio. 2wd's will easily be $2k less than a 4wd version here...sometimes far more. The books don't always calculate the high mileage charges properly either.
Nov 09, 2012 (1:26 am)
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#43250 of 44380 Re: Trading in a 2007 Explorer [sebring95]
Nov 10, 2012 (9:57 pm)
I'll try this again adding the location [thanks sebring95] and using the recommended format:
Location: Metro Atlanta area
Year/Make/Model: 2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer
Engine: 4.0L V6, 5-speed automatic
Color: Dark Cherry Metallic w/ Camel Leather
Major Options: Power Moonroof, Dual Power, Heated Front Seats, PowerFold 3rd Row Seat, Dual-zone Auto Climate Control, Rear Aux. Climate Controls, Reverse Sensing System, Audiophile 6CD audio system, Power Adj Pedals, Homelink remote, Heated side mirrors
Exterior- no dents, dings or scratches; recently waxed
Interior- clean with no signs of wear, no stains or damage of any kind
Tires - 8k miles on a set of 60k Bridgestones ($800)
Brakes- front and rear- 50%+ left on pads, new front rotors 20k miles ago
Maintenance- all maintenance performed at or before Ford's recommended mileage intervals; all records included.
Other: NO damage history or insurance claims of any kind; clean AutoCheck report to prove it.
#43251 of 44380 Hey Q - '03 VW GTI
Nov 11, 2012 (5:42 pm)
I have a friend in Queens looking to rid herself of her 2003 VW GTI
Dark Blue Exterior
Dark Grey Interior
5 Speed Manual Transmission
New Rear Brakes
Receipts for all maintenance
Car is in fair condition, parked on street in Queens so use your imagination
Female, adult driven, no modifications
What do you think it's worth?
#43252 of 44380 Re: Trading in a 2007 Explorer [igozoomzoom]
Nov 12, 2012 (11:01 am)
#43253 of 44380 Re: Hey Q - '03 VW GTI [nyccarguy]
Nov 12, 2012 (10:59 am)
$3k-$3500 for the 1.8T
maybe up to $4k for a VR6.