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Toyota 4Runner, SUV
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#1759 of 2055 4runner Pricing in Texas
Feb 24, 2009 (9:50 am)
Just purchased an 08 4runner for 5000 off MSRP from Champion Toyota in Austin. (3000 off from the dealer and the 2000 rebate) Really would have thought they could do better this time of year but no dealer in Houston would even get close to that discount. Champion was a pleasure to deal with. They gave me the offer by email and stuck to it once I got up there. First time I have bought a car that I didnt get a headache from hours of haggling.
#1760 of 2055 2009 Toyota 4Runner Options & Pricing
Mar 31, 2009 (9:43 am)
I live in Houston and I'm in a market for a new 2009 Toyota 4Runner. I've been doing research for this vehicle on edmonds.com for the last couple of months. I want a white, limited, V6, AWD model with a rear spoiler and have no interests in dealer's options. The TMV I got from edmonds.com is $35.294. But the quotes that I got from the local Toyota dealers were all higher than $37,000.
One of the dealers told me that ALL NEW VEHICLES COME WITH SOME KINDS OF OPTIONS INSTALLED. Does it mean I can not purchase a base vehicle (without any options)? The other dealer told me that the vehicle I'm looking for is very rare.
#1761 of 2055 Re: 2009 Toyota 4Runner Options & Pricing [kfrohlich]
Mar 31, 2009 (12:20 pm)
Do not negotiate the price with dealers via email.
go to carbuyingtips.com
read everything on how to buy a car and start from there
then, in the mid of the week, start going to the dealerships and looking for the car on your own, browse through their stock, if you see what you like start negotiating using the tips from carbuyingtips.com, if you don't see anything, go to another one until you see what you like.
don't go to the dealerships on the weekends, those days are designed for impulse buyers
emailing them and asking them the price is not the best way to do car buying.
check the price on one of those online car dealerships also quoted on the carbuyingtips.com
I bought myself the car I wanted using tips from that site, saved a bundle...
#1762 of 2055 Your Can Order Your 4-Runner
Mar 31, 2009 (4:07 pm)
Dealer's usually do not like to do it, but you can order your 4-Runner just the way you want it based on the options available through Toyota. If dealers are hungry they will give you a reasonable deal on a factory order. I ordered my 2004 4-Runner and it took 3 months to get it. You will probably get a better deal on a vehicle off the lot, but it may cost more because of all the things on it that you do not want.
#1763 of 2055 Used 4Runner Limited Sells
Apr 19, 2009 (6:03 pm)
I've been watching the sales of used 4-runners. In the last month or so the 'Limited' inventory has been disappearing. For example, tonight I searched CarMax for a 2006 or later Limited, and only found 11, at any price, nationwide. I could be wrong, but buying a 3-year-old toyota with some high-end features and knocking the price down more than $10,000, doesn't it sound attractive?
Apr 20, 2009 (12:40 am)
Hi, just starting to consider a 4runner for practicality (future family) over a G37.
On the Toyota website it lists an Urban Runner which sounds nice. Are these available at the dealerships or do you have to order?
Would be nice to have a vehicle that is very reliable and will last for years.
#1765 of 2055 [jgan] Sorry, forgot to mention that I was looking V6 only
Apr 20, 2009 (8:40 am)
#1766 of 2055 Re: 2009 Toyota 4Runner Options & Pricing [kfrohlich]
May 27, 2009 (6:41 pm)
Hi, I am also searching for a low price for 4ruuner 4wd sr5 v6, and was told each trim has its regional build, and that a vehicle with standard equipment (without options) should be ordered directly from the manufacturer.
May 28, 2009 (1:28 pm)
Yes, I have seen Urban Runner in the DC area and Washington state, so they are available in at least some states on the lot.
I ordered my last 4-Runner and many dealers are reluctant to do so. But, some will, but it will take about 3 months and they will only go so low on price since there is no incentive to get it off the lot.
#1768 of 2055 Fair price on new 08 4runner
Jun 12, 2009 (12:00 pm)
What would be a fair price on a leftover 08 limited 4x4 v6 4runner with the JBL and x-reas suspension (no navi) MSRP 39537?
Dealer has it listed for ~32k. Is there any way they can do better? It has been sitting on the lot a long time and the 2010s will be out soon, plan on keeping it a long time, no worries about resale but want to get the best for the money...on a side note anyone know where I can find a build date for the 4runner on the vehicle? On my jeep there is a placard on the drivers door frame...