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Toyota Sequoia, SUV
#1531 of 1843 Re: [sequoiabuyer]
Mar 08, 2009 (4:33 pm)
Hmm, I'll definitely check out that site...thanks for the info.
Also, to answer your question...it depends. I'm certainly in no rush to buy a Sequoia today. If no new Sequoia model rolls out during the Spring, I think I might hold off until I get some news on what Toyota plans to do. I can certainly save myself a few thousand by picking up a Tundra (which is what I wanted originally), and so I may start looking at those again. However, the question is, at what price would I pick on up at? I mean the entire idea of waiting until April/May hoping that an 2010 model rolls out is to hope that they lower the prices even more....so really I guess the question that should be asked, is at what price point would it take me to buy a Sequoia today?
I think for the Limited 4x4 that I want, configured the way that I want it, it would have to be under $38K...
At one point, I was trying to keep an open mind by looking at some domestics, but there's just no way...maybe in a few years when we know who's still around...
BTW, I just don't think a demo/rental model is worth it. I'm almost certain you could get $10K off a non-demo model just by contacting the Internet/Fleet manager. I've been emailing dealers about prices and the least amount I've been able to get off is around 7K, the most being 10K...these being their initial offers (haven't countered yet), and probably safe to say that I'd be able to negotiate them down a bit further.
It's funny that even with a vehicle with 10K miles on it, how much they still want for it, just because it hasn't been "titled"...but any way you look at it, you're buying a used car. Try buying a new car, putting that many miles on it, then turning it around and asking them for the same price they're asking for, they'd laugh at you..
Anyway, hope that answers your question
#1532 of 1843 wanttobeasequioaowner
Mar 09, 2009 (12:03 pm)
I have been in the same situation ya'll are in I am wanting to hold out until Toyota sweetens the deal. I have driven the Enclave, Armada, I don't even want to test drive a Tahoe. The Sequoia handles, rides, and has more room for passengers than any of the others. I live in East Texas and have been dealing with the local deal and have got on the internet and dealt with dealers from Dallas to Shreveport and from Mt Pleasant to Lufkin and everyone of them are pricing them roughly the same. MRSP from 48 to 52K (for limited) and pricing them to me for 42500 to 44100. I feel the same as ya'll that Toyota's incentives well get bigger currently $3K off, I am looking for 0% or 1.9APR. I well keep ya'll posted on any dealer that makes a better off as the month closes.
Mar 09, 2009 (4:45 pm)
me too. i am waiting for low apr like 0% or 1.9% finciancing.. i am ready to purchase a 08 sequoia sr5 4x4..
#1534 of 1843 Re: [kingfans1]
Mar 11, 2009 (5:52 pm)
Hi, I am new to this forum and find it very interesting, hopefully I am following the concept here which is replying to the previous post. Anyway, I, like many of you am anticipating the arrival of the 2010, which eventually will determine the future retail value of the 2008. I have been going through USAA to determine the price of 08 SR5 (4x2) in Raleigh, NC and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The prices that I was quoted were averaging 27k and 28k. Do you think I should go with these prices, or hold on just a little longer.
Mar 11, 2009 (6:50 pm)
That seems like a great price, what is the USAA? Things can only get better if you what is what i am thinking, no one is just going to turn around the auto industry, I read an article on CNN Money about GM, Ford, and Toyota sells last month were down 40%.
Mar 11, 2009 (7:14 pm)
I have been looking the last three months. I started with the 0% financing deal trying to get a fully loaded LTD 4x4 (usually with MSRP around $56-57k) or Plat (usually 60-61k MSRP). I was trying to reach 15% off of MSRP with 0% and was getting close when 0% ended. I am not longer interested in a two year old car at those prices, but for the heck of it, I tried 20% off MSRP current models (same config, 4x4 loaded LTD or Plat). I was not able to achieve that. Thus, I am waiting for 0% to return or new models. No Rush.
I have to say, I'm looking at Suburban LTZ, GMC Yukon XL Denali or Escalade ESV in a 2008 or 2009 used model. Those things dropped like a rock in the used market and I really do like the extra space behind the rear seats (but hate the non-flat seats). If I run across the right deal, I may go for it.
#1537 of 1843 Limited with Captain's chairs?
Mar 12, 2009 (3:26 am)
Has anyone seen a Limited configured with captain's chairs? It IS an option according to the 2008 brochure, but my dealer claims that there were not any in my region....Of course, my dealer also tried to sell me the Brooklyn Bridge....
#1538 of 1843 Re: Limited with Captain's chairs? [sequoiabuyer]
Mar 12, 2009 (4:42 am)
Yes, they are around. Your dealer is wrong, same thing happened to me. Found one in MA last week but it didn't have Nav so I didn't buy it. MSRP - $50,757, selling for $40,908! Great deal...
Mar 12, 2009 (8:07 am)
How did you find one?
Mar 12, 2009 (8:13 am)
There are plenty in NC in the triangle area, Raliegh, Durham, Fayetteville Dealerships.