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Toyota Corolla, Car Buying, Sedan
#1606 of 2208 2007 Corolla LE
Jul 31, 2007 (1:24 pm)
I just got through trading my 2006 LE with auto for an upgraded 2007 LE that also includes side airbags and anti-lock brakes.
Toyota of Watertown, MA was offering 110% over Kelly Bluebook on trade-ins for late model Toyotas so they gave me $14,151 for my 2006 LE. I was skeptical when I went in that they would actually offer me this much for my car, but after some grumblings they came through. This was only about a $1,000 less than what I paid for the car originally.
They sold me the 2007 LE, which includes ABS and side-airbags, for $16,000. Out the door the total price came to $2,205.45 which I think is a fantastic deal for the car, especially with the upgraded ABS and side-airbags on the new car.
#1607 of 2208 2008 Corolla CE (AT) for $12,995 in Southern California
Aug 03, 2007 (9:43 am)
Got my CE a week ago for $12,995. Final purchase price was $14,219. MSRP was $15,915 = $15,205(basic automatic trans.) + $90(floor mats) + $620.
Saw the ad in the paper (30 available) and just went in, test drove, picked a silver color one, and paid cash. Got a free touch up paint because the finance guy was in a meeting and had to wait a while. Will go back to turn in my evaluation letter and get a free dash board cover. BTW, the same ad showed up again in today's paper was so just wondering if this was really a good deal.
#1608 of 2208 Is now a good time to buy a Corolla 2007...?
Aug 04, 2007 (11:56 am)
I live in North Jersey and I want to know if now is a good time to buy a Corolla 2007, so I could save some money,given that 2008 model is already out..!?
If anybody knows any honest dealership in the area I'd appreciate the fact. When I checked in the postings I couldn't find any actual address,(maybe i might have missed!)
#1610 of 2208 2007 Corolla LE bought at Chicago
Aug 07, 2007 (2:43 pm)
I guess I was too hurry to make a decision. *Sigh* I should have compared more dealers. Anyway, here is my price breakdown:
2007 Corolla LE AT ABS+moonroof+side airbags
(CK, VV, FE, CF, MR, AB)
Dealer: Grossinger Toyota North
Internet price: 17,100
rebate: 900 (500 + 400 CG)
car price after rebate: 16,200
tax, doc, license: 1,418
The price is not pretty. You should get better prices than I did. Wish I can do better next time!!
But for now, I am happy that I own a car!!
#1611 of 2208 NEGOTIATE, folks! Corrola sales are through the floor
Aug 08, 2007 (1:54 am)
Toyota, however, continued to gain ground in trucks, selling 4.8 percent more last month than in June 2005. But its biggest gains were in car sales, which climbed 21.9 percent.
Jim Lentz, executive vice president of Toyota's U.S. division, pointed to a 38.7 percent increase in sales of the Toyota Corolla, one of the most fuel-efficient models, as evidence of the impact of gas prices.
Toyota is not immune to the same economic pressure impacting domestic sales; overall sales dropped TK, the first sales decline in three years;
· Corolla sales fell 25.9 percent; Yaris sales dropped 16.5 percent. Toyota lowered incentives on both models significantly and will likely have to bump them up...
#1612 of 2208 Re: 2008 Corolla CE (AT) for $12,995 in Southern California [surejuju]
Aug 08, 2007 (2:31 pm)
That's a great deal if it includes all dealer fees. There are so many ways to sneak in a few hundred bucks after the deal is set. I've seen base CE ads for $12,386 last year but that didn't include delivery or any 'fixed' dealer fees. [...everything is negotiable!]
Buyers must shop for an OUT-THE-DOOR price that includes everything,trade-ins, destination, even taxes and tag agency fees.
Great deals are only possible because of hidden dealer incentives which on a Corolla often amount to $400 off financing or $750 off next order (not a customer rebate). These hidden dealer incentives last 45-60 days and often end on deals closed by the 15th or 31st. Regional Toyota Distributors control prices and here in the SE Region, they've added another $386 admin. fee on top of the $660 delivery. I think some of that gets kicked back to dealers for commissions because dealers had been charging up to $550 in dealer prep fees and customers were complaining they got ripped off after negotiating in good faith.
I paid $13,500 out the door in 2006 [5-spd] with my old $1,200 junker in trade (over $1,100 in sales tax). That amounted to a $775 discount from MSRP and only $245 in dealer fees including title, transfer and a new year of registration a month later. I couldn't unload my old car for even $1,200 for months with dents, no A/C and more, but they gave me $2,200 for it in trade (no tax on that part) and sold it to some fool for $3,900. I figure the dealer and I both made out.
Even 18 months later, my 3000 mi. low mileage 06 is worth about $14,000 used and it has saved me $166 bucks on fuel at 38 MPG avg. I'm keeping it forever. Ten years from now Corolla parts will still be easy to find. Reliability and easy repair are strong points too.
#1613 of 2208 Kings Toyota Cincinnati 15,229 otd
Aug 09, 2007 (5:05 am)
red 2007 5 speed power door, power windows, cruise, mats, all weather options
Price includes 6.5% sales tax and all fees.
#1614 of 2208 Re: 2007 Corolla LE bought at Chicago [yungjui]
Aug 15, 2007 (7:36 am)
That's a good price. It's hard to get a Corolla with moonroof and curtain airbags. I didn't think that it was possible. Good luck.
#1615 of 2208 2008 Toyota Corolla LE AT OTD 17.4k
Aug 16, 2007 (5:39 pm)
with VV, CK, CF, FE. No side airbags and ABS brake. It is still expensive to me. Anybody got a better price? Tax here (Michigan)is 6%.