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#20766 of 32169 Accord EX-L 4 cy. just bought. 4 dr sedan
Jun 11, 2008 (8:13 pm)
Two quotes at 24,062 told that was invoice and Edmunds has about that exact price or very close.
Bought for 23,705 incl. freight.
with splash guards, stripes.
About 300 under invoice. This is in St. Louis area and varies by area.
Also have Acura TSX and this is close to that car but TSX is still a cut above in my personal opinion only overall driving experience. Traded 2007 CRV for Accord-long story but it did not cost me much to trade after selling it privately. CRV great got 31 mpg on pure interstate in fall no air or heat on at 70 mph. probably no wind either. Have got 34 mpg on TSX on same trip.
08 Accord is in my opinion so different than 07 in a better way.
Internet salesperson at St. Louis Honda was the place.
#20767 of 32169 Re: Accord EX-L 4 cy. just bought. 4 dr sedan [al63017]
Jun 11, 2008 (9:21 pm)
Thanks for the update. I am targeting the exact same car (although I had to be converted to the leather). I am planning on buying by the end of June in the St. Louis area. The last Honda we bought was purchased from Stephen Vincel using the internet to request quotes. It was a really smooth purchase. The price quoted at that time, 2004, was the one the gave when I walked in. I don't think we were in the dealership more than 1 1/2 hour.
Hope this goes as smoothly.
#20768 of 32169 Re: 2008 EX-L 4 cyl Questions [larryallen707]
Jun 12, 2008 (5:12 am)
Here in Los Angeles almost all dealers add on wheel locks and mud flaps for around $200 but I just made them take that off my price when I bought my EX-L last week.
#20769 of 32169 Re: 2008 EX-L 4 cyl Questions [socalhonda]
Jun 12, 2008 (5:13 am)
what was your final price? and was it the coupe?
#20770 of 32169 Re: Bought LX-P with Blue Tooth, wheel locks installed [sreey]
Jun 12, 2008 (6:06 am)
I think you got a really good price. I bought a LX automatic just over two months ago and paid little over $20K (OTD). When doing my research, I figured that paying more than $1000 for a LX-P is not a got deal. So in other words, if you can get a LX-P for around $21-21,500K, its a good deal. Congratulations on your Accord. Its a really nice car and you made a excellent choice. This is my first Accord I have ever bought. Best two months of car ownership I have ever had.
#20771 of 32169 EX-L coupe 4cyl auto
Jun 12, 2008 (6:39 am)
Is this a good price OTD 26,104.38
#20772 of 32169 delaer add ons
Jun 12, 2008 (9:25 am)
I live in the Dallas area and every Honda dealer I have been to all have multiple dealer add ons on all the cars. I am looking for a coupe but see these on every car in the lot. The common three add ons are "hand painted" pin stripes, a "pro" package with mats, wheel locks, and then the paint sealant and scotch guard.
Obviously these all have a high dealer mark up (some dealers more than others,2x to 3x) and the price can be negotiated on, but its not about the cost, but the appearance of the car, I'd rather not have a car with any add-ons that can't be removed, like the pin stripes,
Wondering if that is the case everywhere or just in TX.
#20773 of 32169 Re: Odd happening...advice [synergy3]
Jun 12, 2008 (1:14 pm)
Look at it from the dealer's prespective. They sold a car and now the buyer is trying to renegotiate the price...and promising additional business if he does so.
There's a reason why contracts over a certain amount must be in writing to be enforceable - to avoid situation like this.
If your family truly believes the dealership pulled a fast one - take your business elsewhere. If not, buy from them again but read the contract before signing.
#20774 of 32169 accord v6 coupe 6-mt
Jun 12, 2008 (3:57 pm)
Hey guys I just got a quote online from a dealer in MD of $25,641 + ttl for the 6mt v6. Is this a good quote? I know it is a bit above invoice and I'm wondering if they'll bite for $25,000.
#20775 of 32169 Re: EX-L coupe 4cyl auto [wordup]
Jun 12, 2008 (6:02 pm)
I don't know. You have to itemize (TTL) tax, title and license and other fees such as doc., processing, etc. Some states have 10% tax and some have only 3%. So we have no way of knowing if your otd price is good or not.