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Honda Accord, Coupe, Sedan
#18235 of 32206 New Accord Pricing in San Francisco Area
Nov 11, 2007 (11:10 pm)
Hard to believe that my brand new 2004 Accord purchased in August, 2003, is over 4 years old already.
When I was car-shopping, this website was decidedly helpful in telling me what people were paying for their new Accords. I think my deal was favorable because I knew what to accept as a fair transaction price.
For the benefit of San Francisco Bay area people, a friend just bought a 2008 Accord EX-L V6 sedan with everything except navigation. He paid $500 over invoice--roughly $26,500 before tax and license. The dealer had already put door edge and wheel opening strips (ugly things!), black mud guards behind the rear wheels and wheel locks on the car to pack the price. All of that useless junk was negotiated away (it costs the dealer almost nothing anyway). So, the items added to the car were free--or included in the $500 over invoice price.
I don't know whether that's a superior deal or not, but for your information, the dealer was Honda of Oakland, CA. I post this info just to be helpful.
#18236 of 32206 Re: Added Accessories=markup! [bvdj84]
Nov 12, 2007 (4:26 am)
$599 paint/rust protection
When negotiating the price with the salesperson just ask (laugh) if the paint is so thin that it needs $599 worth of protection so it wont peel away.
And that rust proofing scam went away decades ago. Replaced by pin striping and window etching.
#18237 of 32206 Re: 2008 Honda Accord EX-L 6 4dr 
Nov 12, 2007 (9:25 am)
7435 - nice work on the new EX-L v6 Accord! Nice car and it looks like a great price for the Denver area -- less than I paid! I'll honk when I see you on I-25
#18238 of 32206 Re: Looking for honest Honda Dealer [holew]
Nov 12, 2007 (12:53 pm)
I bought a 2008 Accord EX-L for $24,000 from Sussman Honda, Willow Grove, PA, which is a suburb of Phila. About a 2 hour drive and 100 miles from Baltimore, MD.
#18239 of 32206 Re: Looking for honest Honda Dealer [caddyman]
Nov 12, 2007 (1:27 pm)
caddyman - Could you please confirm if this was the OTD price or the base sale price? I mean does this include all the taxes and fees?
#18240 of 32206 Re: Looking for honest Honda Dealer [caddyman]
Nov 12, 2007 (1:55 pm)
V6 or I4?
#18241 of 32206 2008 Accord EX-L I4 A/T Deal In NY
Nov 12, 2007 (2:35 pm)
My deal for a 2008 Accord EX-L I4 A/T in a NY suburb:
My Deal: $24,232
Of course pricing includes $635 Destination. Probably could have done somewhat better at the end of the month, quarter or year, but I'm very satisfied since I needed to make a quick purchase.
Please don't ask about taxes or fees. Since everyone's are different, depending upon where you reside, the term OTD is meaningless.
#18242 of 32206 Re: Added Accessories=markup! [bvdj84]
Nov 12, 2007 (4:41 pm)
Which Bob Rohrman dealership is that? The one at Lafayette,IN or IL?
#18243 of 32206 Re: Just Bought 2008 EX-L V6 No Nav Sedan [bechan]
Nov 12, 2007 (5:04 pm)
What dealership and person did you use in the Detroit area? I am planning on making a purchase this week.
#18244 of 32206 Just Bought EX-L V6 Coupe
Nov 12, 2007 (5:38 pm)
In South Florida the coupes don't stay on the dealer lots very long. I paid full sticker last week for this one ( everything but NAV ). This dealer was installing all kinds of junk on their coupes; ground effects, sunroof visors, pin striping, wheel opening and door edge moulding, paint sealant, scotch guard, etc and all at ridiculous prices. I got one just off the truck before they had a chance to mess it up ! It's sad what they're doing to make a buck. But I've been watching many dealer's inventories waiting for my color / option combo to come in and people are buying 'em loaded up with junk. Too bad.
I love this car. Only 88 miles on it. Window tint will be my only option. I'm sure I'll regret paying sticker ( $28,945) in 6-9 months but I had to buy now.