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Toyota Avalon, Sedan
#1 of 1539 Toyota Avalon,how much did you pay?
Jul 20, 2003 (9:26 pm)
Toyota Avalon owners,please kindly post how much you paid for your Avalon lately.Thanks
#2 of 1539 Just bought an Avalon XL
Jul 21, 2003 (6:09 am)
The MSRP was $29,361. I paid $26,000. They showed me the invoice of $26,681 which included advertising fees. I had been looking for a long time and the fleet managers at various dealers had offered me from $100-400 over invoice including the advertising fees. The deal that I took beat all others from fleet managers by $800-$1100. I love my new Avalon. It replaces my 1996 Avalon with 36,000 miles that was hail damaged. I handed it down to my 16 year old.
Jul 21, 2003 (7:48 am)
My Avalon XLS came with every available option on it and I added a $1400 ClearBra treatment to most of the car surfaces. They put Mobil One Fully Synthetic oil and ATF in and supplied a top tier car cover......... all for $32000.00 Not a steal but considering it's loaded and protected nicely I'm not sorry....
#4 of 1539 To Sandydee1
Jul 21, 2003 (5:50 pm)
Please tell us where you got your Avalon. I am sure that such a dealer would love for you to tell us. Also, you should want to reward him/her by throwing more business their way.
#5 of 1539 to williamt5
Jul 21, 2003 (7:16 pm)
I bought my toyota avalon at Sport City Toyota, Dallas, Texas.
#6 of 1539 re: Toyota Avalon,how much did you pay?
Jul 23, 2003 (3:55 pm)
I've read many posts in the past regarding "how much?" Many have paid below or near invoice, but not so easy in this area, it seems. Possibly because its rural and dealers are few. So, I'm jealous of those living in a big town - but only for that reason! Or, maybe I'm just not good at the negotiating game. Anyway, fought very hard and purchased an XL at MSRP $30.1k for about $400 over invoice (I think). And it was painful. Do like the car.
#7 of 1539 03 XLS Purchase
Jul 24, 2003 (5:34 pm)
base + FE, SR, GV, PC, DK Z1, WL = $29,286; TTL = $30,646. Took about 30 minutes of talking after we drove the car. Could have done a couple of hundred better, yet I didn't want to haggle this time around. They came close enough to what I had estimated for SE Virginia.
#8 of 1539 2002 XL Purchase
Aug 13, 2003 (6:25 am)
Had been looking for a 2001, 2002, or 2003 (demo) with low miles, primarily in South Florida. AutoTrader, Carsdirect and ebay were my main sources of available cars. Edmunds.com was, of course, great for providing all the price details. Bought a 2002 Lunar Mist XL with 12,000. from a Lexus dealer on the west coast of Florida. Car was a private trade, not a rental. Leather interior, power seats, keyless entry, interior/trunk mats, cargo net. No sunroof. No alloys. $19,700. including the dealers doc/prep. fee. $19.7K plus TTT, out the door. Found the car in Autotrader.com One word of caution: Don't assume a car has a clean past just because the Carfax report appears clean. I looked at a 2001 Avalon at a dealer in Ft. Lauderdale. Low miles, apparently clean Carfax report. Upon inspection, I noticed that the normal factory badges were missing from the left front fender and driver's door. The dealer then said, "oh yeah, it was involved in a minor accident". So, the moral is, a car can be fixed privately without reporting it to an insurance company and it will not be on the Carfax report. Don't assume, and inspect the vehicle carefully yourself.
#9 of 1539 2003 XL Purchase
Aug 23, 2003 (5:23 am)
Just purchased a 2003 Toyota Avalon for dealer invoice. The XL Lunar Mist with the LP, carpet and trunk mats, and moonroof $26,202. The dealer got me for $180 for paperwork fees, but I also get free tires for as long as I own the car. I have a 1996 Avalon XL with 120,000 miles. Except for routine maintenance, I have only replaced the starter and recharged the AC since I have owned the car. Sandydee1, I can't believe your 1996 only had 36,000 miles on it. Your daughter is very lucky to get that car.
#10 of 1539 jwsbnd007-Post #9
Aug 24, 2003 (8:36 am)
I am looking for an avalon identical to yours in color and equipment-could you tell me where you got it? Thanks!