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Honda Accord, Coupe, Sedan
#18615 of 32216 Re: Prices Paid? [holew]
Dec 09, 2007 (11:31 am)
"GARMIN 4040 Maestro"
The Maestro 4040s and 4050s are not made by Garmin. Magellan is their manufacturer.
While I agree with you that spending the extra $2,000 (list, probably $1,700 actual cost) may not be adviseable for bvdj84, there are many other functions that may be of interest to him/her. Voice control over navigation system, audio system and climate control system have been wonderful features for me in my 2004 Accord. However, I also decided against buying the Navigation system in my wife's 2008 Accord, instead utilizing our pocket-size Garmin nüvi 350.
I still love to use the Honda OEM system, and will continue to do so, in my 2004.
#18616 of 32216 Re: Prices Paid? [blane]
Dec 09, 2007 (11:39 am)
I really think built in nav is nicer assuming it has all the features of the best portables (like traffic etc.) and more. Voice control is really the best feature of the built-in Honda nav. However, at some price point it starts to not be worth the extra money. Maybe if you were going to get most of the extra money spent returned at resale (such as when spending extra to get an automatic instead of the standard transmission), it would be worth it, but that's not the case with a $2000 nav system.
#18617 of 32216 Re: Good price on a 2008 EX V6 AT Sedan? [sodaguy]
Dec 09, 2007 (11:41 am)
Contrary to what it still says on the Edmunds website, Honda holdback has been 2% (not 3%) since last Spring.
#18618 of 32216 Re: Price for 2008 EX-L V6 with NAV (sedan) [japs]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:06 pm)
You are correct....geeze. It was 800 off MSRP.
#18620 of 32216 Re: Prices Paid? [blane]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:39 pm)
Thanks for the correction. I tend to get the two GPS makers mixed. There are after market GPS units which also have voice comment as you have with your built in unit. While tis might not be a big deal for you. The built in systems do not allow you to do any manual changes while the car is in motion. However the after marker ones do allow this. While this might not be safe neither is talking on the phone while driving which I try to avoid.
I still think that the built in units are way over priced and the only advantage of the factory units is ascetics.
#18621 of 32216 Re: 2008 Accord EX-L (no Nav) South Carolina [viet]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:45 pm)
Wow on the 8.725% and I am sure it will eventually be 10% or more. I think if the rest of our nation takes a long look at politics and the huge tax bill citizens of California pay they might just reject liberalism once and for all.
It is criminal and immoral that a tax which is based on a percentage of something which continues to go up and therefore guarantees the government a never ending increase. This means that the government is out spending the rate of inflation and screwing the middle class which has to pay most of the tax bill.
In some cases you get what you pay for. In the case of higher taxes you get the liberal shaft.
#18622 of 32216 Re: Good price on a 2008 EX V6 AT Sedan? [sodaguy]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:49 pm)
YES, for whatever reason the V6 Accord is in short supply. I think it has to do with the supply of V6 engines at the factory. Whatever the reason the V6 is going for a little more above invoice then the 4 cylinder. Since both engines have about the same EPA mileage numbers but the V6 has blazing performance I went for the V6.
#18623 of 32216 Re: 2008 Accord EX-L (no Nav) South Carolina [alexthemd]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:51 pm)
Was this for the 4 or the V6? I am thinking the 4 cylinder since the paid price was below $25000.
I think your deal was very good when you factor in all the additional items.
#18624 of 32216 Re: Price for 2008 EX-L V6 with NAV (sedan) [rad597]
Dec 09, 2007 (12:52 pm)
Thanks for the correction.