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#1519 of 1662 Used or New Minivan?
Jun 08, 2009 (5:14 pm)
Hi, I am a new member here.
I want to buy a minivan from chrysler/Dodge because of growing family size.
I have tow option:
I found a used 2002 town & country limited AWD with 56,000Miles.
It looks like brand new. Asked for $7600.
If I take it for $6800, is it a good deal?
Do I need to buy extended warranty? How much does it cost?
It seems chrysler/Dodge new minivans have a great discount now.
I only can buy the cheapest one because of budge.
What is the cheapest one and how about the price now?
Which one did I need to choose? I am in Chicago. Thanks a lot.
#1520 of 1662 Re: Used or New Minivan? [gaolao]
Jun 09, 2009 (8:46 am)
I suggest you stay away from the AWD model. Reliability of the AWD was not it's strong point. Plus the fuel mileage is lower. Given that you live in Chicago, FWD is sufficient; if you want added traction during the winter, I suggest you invest in a good set of 4 winter tires. Good luck.
#1521 of 1662 Re: Used or New Minivan? [jpf]
Jun 09, 2009 (10:39 am)
Thanks a lot.
The used van is very impressed and I have bought it for $6800 .
What kind of maintenance should I pay attention to the AWD systems.
#1522 of 1662 Re: MD Pricing continued [billhev]
Jun 09, 2009 (11:49 am)
Can you share the name of the dealership and provide me with the number of the sales-man i can talk to in order to get the similar deal ?
#1523 of 1662 Deal on an 08 T&C Limited
Jun 09, 2009 (2:28 pm)
I just bought a new 08 T&C Limited about 3 weeks ago from Anchorage Chrysler. Sticker was just under 43K. Even the options had options. Used Ed Smith and one other local dealer that had one identically equipped with just different seat color to prod them into a bidding war. I paid 29.9K plus $200 dealer fee. I think they made money, but not too much. I'm very happy with the vehicle so far and pleased with the price.
#1524 of 1662 Re: Deal on an 08 T&C Limited [alaskacold]
Jun 09, 2009 (6:00 pm)
Can i get the name of your dealer? You can email to madipac dot yahoo dot com. Thanks
#1525 of 1662 Re: MD pricing [billhev]
Jun 11, 2009 (12:47 pm)
Just found this forum, we are currently looking at TC. You got a GREAT deal, even better its from a dealership not effected be the recent events. Would you mind sending us the salesman's information.
Thank you in advance.
#1526 of 1662 25th Anniv edition in Atlanta
Jun 12, 2009 (1:30 pm)
I just got a quote for 25th anniv touring with 28M (4.0L)
Plus tax,tag, title and dealer fee
Not too exciting since it includes the $1,000 for current owners.
#1527 of 1662 Re: Southern California pricing [bluestar_2006]
Jun 13, 2009 (9:06 am)
Sorry to reply so late. I bought my van from Power Dodge in Valencia, California. Good luck!
#1528 of 1662 Re: MD pricing [chins4wvu]
Jun 15, 2009 (3:58 am)
chins4wvu and bshah,
Sorry for the delay, I've been off enjoying the new van! I bought from Oursman Chrysler Jeep in Clarksville, Maryland. I don't think we're supposed to list salesman info but I will be happy to email his contact info to you guys. Email me at billhevp AT hotmail DOT com.