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Mazda MAZDA6, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
#1096 of 2415 Re: Mazda6 Wagon : Canadian pricing [autonomous]
Apr 20, 2005 (10:01 am)
Still hunting for that bargain vehicle Autonomous.
Looking for your opinion on this puppy. I haven't been to look at it yet. What's your take on ex-rentals? What do you value a vehicle with these miles on the clock?
Model: MAZDA 6
Model Detail: GS GFX
Mileage: 51169 km
Features: automatic, 4 dr., V6, gas, front wheel, silver exterior, black interior, alloy wheels, tinted windows, sunroof, bucket seats, power seats, air conditioning, am-fm stereo, compact disc, power windows, power locks, power mirrors, heated mirrors, cruise control, tilt wheel, drivers air bag, passenger air bag, anti-lock brakes, traction control, anti-theft, keyless entry
Notes: THIS WAS A RENTAL UNIT. IT IS THE V6 ENGINE WITH THE POWER MOONROOF. HAS THE 17" ALUMINUM RIMS & REAR SPOILER! ALSO HAS THE PREMIUM AUDIO (BOSE) SYSTEM!! WARRANTY
#1097 of 2415 Re: Mazda 6 s (2004) [autonomous]
Apr 20, 2005 (5:32 pm)
Car was new; had 80 miles on pickup so had obviously been test driven, etc. a few times. Dealer was Park Mazda in Akron, OH. Great dealership experience. Even bought a used set of RX-8 wheels w/225/45R18 tires for an extra $750 that I couldn't resist. They mounted them for me, threw the stock 17s in the trunk and back seat and I drove the car home to Michigan on the 18s. Car is absolutely fantastic; should be illegal to get a car this nice for that money. The Accord I could have had for this money would have been ... yawn...zzzzzzzzzzz
#1098 of 2415 Pricing a rental Mazda 6
Apr 21, 2005 (8:54 pm)
2004 MAZDA 6 : GS + GFX + automatic + V6 : C$21,995; 51169 km
Interesting description until you mentioned RENTAL UNIT.
Personally, I find these the least appealing vehicles; I prefer one
previous driver with all the records than a myriad of anonymous ones
(I have visions of coke spilling, hamburgers dripping, ...)
The km make it more than a two year old car (assuming 20K / year)
but the price for a V6 looks appealing.
But then again what's the harm of taking it for a spin and then
having a mechanic that you trust give it the once over?
Anyone have experience buying a "rental"?
#1099 of 2415 Re: Pricing a rental Mazda 6 [autonomous]
Apr 22, 2005 (3:19 am)
Anyone have experience buying a "rental"?
I just bought one last week in the Philadelphia area.
2004 Mazda 6 Wagon Glacier Silver Metallic with 13,300 miles. It was just the standard base wagon with out any options but even so that was pretty well loaded for me . They were asking$16,300 and came down to $15,000. I had my mechanic check it out and there were no accidents or leaks. He said it seemed well maintained. I had no problem buying an ex-rental , at least you know they are doing some maintenance. with a car coming off lease you have no idea what the previous buyer was like.
The only problem I had was that it only came with one key and no remotes. I got a remote off of e-bay for $12, but the second key needs programed by the dealer. They want $35 for the key and $89 for one hour labor to program it, so I will be shopping that around.
I loved the 6 wagon when it first came out but I did not want to pay $21k at the time. I think one year old with 3 years of warranty left and 37k miles is still like most new car warranties.
In my area there seems to be alot of these available all of the sudden from the rental companies. They must have sold a bunch of them at the auctions recently.
I really love the feel of Mazda's. I had a couple of RX-7's and this reminds me in some ways of them.
#1100 of 2415 Re: Pricing a rental Mazda 6 [guss]
Apr 22, 2005 (4:15 am)
Coke and burger spills I can handle, a good professional upholstery cleaning and it's almost as good as new. You would think the rental company would have stuck to the service program - I guess I can ask to see the history. I would definitely get a mechanic to check it over and hope he finds any potential demons.
As said, no harm it having a look, the dealer's only 5 minutes away from my house.
#1101 of 2415 2004 Mazda 6 wagon
Apr 22, 2005 (1:13 pm)
2004 Mazda 6 Wagon Glacier Silver Metallic with 13,300 miles ... with out any options ... asking $16,300 and came down to $15,000. ... I loved the 6 wagon when it first came out but I did not want to pay $21k ... 3 years of warranty left and 37k miles is still like most new car warranties.
From $21K to $15K (i.e. 30% decrease) in one year sounds like a great deal especially with the low mileage and the remaining warranty. Congratulations guss!
#1102 of 2415 2005 Mazda6 Wagon - Good deal?
Apr 22, 2005 (7:14 pm)
We were at a Mazda dealership this evening. Looking at a Squall Blue Mazda6 wagon, with cloth interior, 5-speed manual, no other options. The best the sales guy could do was $22500 out the door. Tax is 8.25%, so that was about $21000 including the $750 rebate. Edmunds lists TMV as $22141, so it would seem to be a pretty good deal.
Was that a good price, or has anyone got one for less? I'm in no hurry, since the wagons don't seem to move very fast at this dealership. I know it will be there tomorrow.
#1103 of 2415 Goog Bargain??
Apr 24, 2005 (12:14 pm)
Im new here..
There is a Mazda 6 S that im tyring buy. It's a 2004 MAZDA6 s Sports Sedan, Grand Touring Model with less that 100 miles on it from dealer. This car is loaded.. it's got everything. I would be getting this car for just under $22K including TAX after all the incentives. Is this a good deal?? let me know.. thanks!
#1104 of 2415 Re: Goog Bargain?? [jrathod]
Apr 24, 2005 (3:44 pm)
2004 didn't have the Grand Touring Model.
#1105 of 2415 Re: Pricing a rental Mazda 6 [guss]
Apr 27, 2005 (6:35 am)
Some of these must have made their way North. There's a bunch of these in Elmira NY at a dealer stickered at $14.999. Thanks for your note - might go out and get one today.