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#43514 of 43803 Re: 2010 Subaru Outback [qbrozen]
Feb 18, 2013 (12:02 pm)
OK, thanks for the "real deal" info as always. I'll have to check to see what his buyout is, then advise him to probably just turn the car in when the lease is up & buy his new one then.
The 2010 Outback is his 4th. He had an '06, then an '08 LL Bean. His '08 got totaled and then he leased his current '10.
I've got an eye for shoddy body work & whoever repainted his car did a fantastic job.
#43515 of 43803 Re: 2010 Subaru Outback [nyccarguy]
Feb 18, 2013 (8:59 pm)
well, its not necessarily a matter of shoddy (I mean, obviously a bad job would be a bigger hit). Nonfactory paint is nonfactory paint, no matter how good.
#43516 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [im_brentwood]
Feb 19, 2013 (4:59 am)
If you can help me price my Camry I'd appreciate it.
I'm in Charlotte, NC
Miles a little under 21300
Magnetic Gray with ash leather interior maintained with saddle soap so no wear
One owner non smoker no accidents excellent condition
Keyless start, Navigation in dash, backup camera, heated dual seats, trunk and floor mats, satellite ready.
Dealerships have offered as low as 17 and highest 18,500. It is listed on Craigslist for 23,900 retail.
#43517 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [jtptoyo2011]
Feb 19, 2013 (5:55 am)
>> Dealerships have offered as low as 17 and highest 18,500. It is listed on Craigslist for 23,900 retail.
I think you got your answer right there.
Unless you enjoy the craigslist trolls, what's the point of asking $24?
This is solid car; dealers will happily put in on their lot. And good inventory is hard to find -- the trade-in offers are low, sure, but they're not crazy. They want your car, the $18,5 guy may think he needs your car.
qbrozen will probably let you know what they do at auction.
My guess is $20 on a private sale is all the money.
You're playing to a select audience here: Cheapskates with liquidity. People who don't care about bling or brand but have $20 to blow on a used car. They can buy absolutely anything, you want them to buy a fully decked-out... Camry. The only selling point here is value, and the only thing you got to work with is the numerator.
A new leftover '12 can probably be bought for $28 or less after incentives. If I were interested in a car like that, I'd need a serious discount.
#43518 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [steine13]
Feb 19, 2013 (6:16 am)
Thanks for your reply. I understand that we are in another model year and there are undriven 2012s out there. No truer words about Craigslist. Lots of scammers seems like. Nothing legite or serious. I knew I was going to take a depreciation hit and all that. The SE and LE are abundant but not the XLE. I hadn't planned on selling the car so soon after purchasing but life happens. I don't have to have 23900 but I'll suffer through for 18500.
#43519 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [jtptoyo2011]
Feb 19, 2013 (7:10 am)
$18,500 is definitely the dealer who wants it on their lot because most with those miles are going for under $18k at auction. Even $17k is strong, honestly, so it must be really nice. Even the $18,500 buyer is probably going to list it for $23k on the high end and take $21k if pushed.
If I were tolerant enough to private sell such a car, I'd be at $21,995 asking, at the most, and the first buyer with $20k takes it home. Anything less than that and I'd rather sell it to the dealer to save alot of hassle.
#43520 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [qbrozen]
Feb 19, 2013 (7:40 am)
I've been following him on another forum. The $18,500 he got was from CAR MAX. I told him he could maybe squeeze another $500 out of a dealer if he were trading in or maybe a private sale.
#43521 of 43803 2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS with PEP
Feb 19, 2013 (8:18 am)
Location: Dayton, OH
Year/Make/Model: 2011 hyundai Sonata GLS
Body Style: 4 door sedan
Engine: 2.4l, 4 cyl, direct injection, 6-speed auto
Mileage: 18000 (very low)
Color: Dark blue
Major Options: power driver seat, alloys, auto lights
Condition: excellent, non-smoker, one owner (lease)
I researched the 3 standard online appraisers (kbb, edm, nada) and the price range is quite wide. Anywhere from 13.0 to 16.0 for trade-in. My lease is up in 2 months and i want to know if i have any positive equity...THX
#43522 of 43803 Re: 2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS with PEP [pegasus17]
Feb 19, 2013 (9:47 am)
Believe it or not, those miles aren't uncommon. There have been 19 2011 GLSs with under 20k miles in just the past week. All are right around $14k. So I'm afraid you'd be looking at $13k trade .... maybe up to 14 from the right dealer.
#43523 of 43803 Re: Trade-In Actual Value [qbrozen]
Feb 19, 2013 (10:46 am)
So I didn't do myself any favors by paying for the XLE and the added bells and whistles? UGH...that's disheartening. So much for Toyotas holding value. Which is why I bought the car.
I guess that's my reality check. Thanks