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#43551 of 43803 Town and Country Minivan.
Feb 22, 2013 (8:30 am)
I live in Pittsburgh, PA and am in the market for a minivan. We have an Odyssey but the prices of new ones coupled with the fact that my kids are likely to destroy it within seconds of buying having me thinking that used and cheap may be the way to go. Thus, the Town and Country. Now, I know the new ones (2013) have standard leather and DVD player and go for about 26,000 or so.
So, what would should a 2012 Touring (standard leather and DVD) with 20,000 miles go for? I am seeing them for 21,500. A 4500 savings over a new one has me thinking.
What about a 2011 Limited with Nav, DVD and average miles around 30,000? The bling on the Limited is sort of attractive but I doubt I would want to pay more than a new one because a Limited to me isn't that much different than the standard Touring with Leather and DVD.
#43552 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [robbieg]
Feb 22, 2013 (9:24 am)
Fitzmall.com has new Grand Caravans from $19,197, and Town & Countrys from $25,885, brand new.
Those include freight, and with a better finance rate on a new car, it may not be worth it for just a couple grand less.
#43553 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [robbieg]
Feb 22, 2013 (3:21 pm)
Unless I'm missing something, $21,500 is cheap because they are going for right around $20k at the block. Touring L adds about $2k.
A 2011 Limited is right around $25k auction value. You get the nav, heated memory seats, sunshades. Not sure what all the new touring comes with. Just depends on what those extras are worth to you.
#43554 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [qbrozen]
Feb 25, 2013 (9:45 am)
It is at a high volume, no haggle place. So far this month they have sold 557 cars.
It isn't for everyone. Salespeople don't work on commission and really cant' answer any questions. You take the test drive by yourself. The prices though are unbeatable.
#43555 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [robbieg]
Feb 25, 2013 (10:02 am)
It isn't for everyone. Salespeople don't work on commission and really cant' answer any questions. You take the test drive by yourself.
Sounds wonderful to me.
#43556 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [sebring95]
Feb 25, 2013 (10:49 am)
Some people just like to haggle. This way you are limited on haggling over the price of your trade if you have one.
My FIL loves to haggle and he would hate the experience at this place.
#43557 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [robbieg]
Feb 25, 2013 (11:54 am)
Do you happen to know the color and exact miles? There were 2 that went off in Philly on 2/21 that were reported in below average condition: a white and a black, with 20,235 and 21,496, respectively. They each went for $19,200. So as long as its not one of those, it could be a good deal.
#43558 of 43803 Re: Town and Country Minivan. [qbrozen]
Feb 25, 2013 (12:20 pm)
Could be. There was a white one that was close in miles. They have 5 listed at that price and probably 10-15 more with closer to 25,000 miles for $500 less.
#43559 of 43803 2011 BMW 335 ix coupe
Feb 26, 2013 (7:56 am)
This is going to be a private sale (by me)....need some thoughts on how I should price it...
2011 335 ix coupe with performance pack
-Black metalic ext with tan leather int
-power rear window shade
-heated seats and steering wheel
-Harmon Kardon stereo upgrade
-4K miles on nearly new tires
-garage kept, not even a door ding, no runs, drips or errors
-I bought it new in OHIO
#43560 of 43803 Re: 2011 BMW 335 ix coupe [graphicguy]
Feb 26, 2013 (8:04 am)
Oh, man, that sounds nice!