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Chrysler Town and Country, Car Buying, Van
#1643 of 1662 Used 2008 T&C touring
Aug 02, 2012 (3:21 pm)
We just purchased a used 09 T&C with 32k miles. It was locally owened and serviced and I called the previous owner when I found his name and number in the glove box. The wife gave the all clear so we bought it.
Came with touring package
Dual screen DVD
Separate DVD player as well as the fancy fold down face in dash DVD player
Back up camera
They had it listed for 20,950
Bought a Chrysler extended service plan (Premium) after I cancelled the junk sold to me by the Honda dealer. I walked in and cancelled it the next day.
Anyway, my wife really likes the car. We had them put new tires on all 4 corners, new battery, new wiper blades, fresh oil change, 4 wheel alignment and of course a full detail.
The precious owner hadn't even taken the ear phones and remote out of the plastic and box. We are excited.
#1644 of 1662 Purchase Completed: 2012 Town & Country Touring
Aug 19, 2012 (3:18 pm)
I decided to go with the T&C Touring base model because of the price. I had seen some local places advertise it for 20,995, but that is strictly if you are in the military and a Chrysler employee. I also test drove the Sienna, but the pricing was probably $5K more for the similar options. The DVD option on the Sienna is $2400! The base models are drying up, so I decided to buy sooner rather than later.
My "base" T&C has the following std options:
40GB hard drive for MP3s
Rear dvd with 2 headsets
I picked up a Pearl Black with Black interior T&C for $25219 plus tax, title and license.
The base model has an MSRP of 30,930. I received friends and family pricing. Toledo OH has several chrysler plants, so they give F&F pricing to everyone. I also got the $1750 cash back instead of the financing, and $1000 cash back for lease termination bonus cash. I turn in my Toyota Camry in October and they give you cash for switching brands.
I was working with a dealer in Sylvania, OH, and the best price he could give me was $25,762. The day I came in to sign the papers, he told me they didn't have the car in the color I wanted and that both cars that met my specs had been sold the day before. They tried the ol' bait and switch, and I wasn't buying it.
So I called a dealer 45 min away in Archibold OH, I told them the price and the financing I had qualified for and they agreed to sell me the car at that price. So I show up and they tell me that the numbers actually worked out to paying $25219 AND they got me a lower interest rate. (2.99% for 72 months instead of 3.5%). I ended up taking the 75 months at 3.09%. Monthly came out to $410 a month. In any case, I am a very happy customer.
Aug 23, 2012 (6:39 am)
I have been thinking about buying a 2012 T&C later this year, but now am concerned that since this will be the last year for T&C that the availability of vehicles will be getting more scarce.
The 0% finance offer expires 9/04/12. Does anyone expect Chrysler to renew that? I was originally planning to buy in Oct/Nov timeframe.
#1646 of 1662 Re: When to buy [gauger01]
Aug 23, 2012 (6:32 pm)
It depends if you are particular about color. My wife really wanted blue, but 6 dealerships within a 150 mile radius had none at the price I wanted. Seems like there are plenty of red and cashmere color. There were plenty of town and countries in a higher trim level. Pretty sure they will continue the financing, and prices will get cheaper. My lease was up in October, but I bought now to make sure we got the t&c we wanted.
Oct 04, 2012 (9:22 am)
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#1649 of 1662 So many sold and a dead board, why?
Dec 31, 2012 (8:58 am)
Meant to post here.
Jan 31, 2013 (10:46 am)
Husband just bought me a new 2013 T&C Touring. Both retired. Had been seriously looking at Outbacks. Have had two previous vans and being retired wanted something different. Cost, options, interior space and sitting higher were the final determining factors on getting T&C. Having heated seats put in as we plan on lots of traveling. Can't say we got a deal, but we don't like to haggle. $27,250 plus tax and license. Very happy and comfortable.
#1651 of 1662 Got a swinging deal for my 2013 Chrysler T/CL
Apr 04, 2013 (8:12 am)
It was a manager's special with 3,000 miles on it. But they knocked off $7,000.00 and I got it for $27,000.00. About the same as what my old 2005 Dodge GC cost me. My God what a difference between the two. It has the delux consol, blind spot and cross path detection. Park Sense,rear park assist, rain sesative wipers, auto dim lights, tire pressure monitoring sensor, double security alarms,Sirus radio, Unconnect430 CD/DVD/Mp3/HDD, 40 gig hard drive, keyless entry with immoblizer, automatic highbeam control, uconnect Voice Command with Blue Tooth, fuel optimizer calibration, remote start, side roll down curtains, Park View rear backup camera, tilt/telescoping steering column, 3zone automatic A/c, steering wheel mount audio controls, leather seats, dual electric front seats, plus all the things that come with all Dodge/Chrysler minivans. It has a beautiful grey and beige interior.
To top it off, I bought the Maximum Care Package for around $2,300.00 that gives me Life Time bumper to bumper warranty on everything but wear items. The package includes shocks, small dent repair, towing/roadside assistance, with $1,000.00 trip interrupt protection and car rental allowance up to $175.00. With only a $100.00 deductable.
I got so much more than I ever got on my 2005 Dodge GC for almost the same price. Love the deluxe consol, so much storage in it. I had good luck with the Dodge. I only had to replace the window washer container, as it got a crack in it from a flying stone and one wire broke on the rear fold down seat leg, that pulled one leg of the seat into the floor when stowed.
Apr 21, 2013 (5:22 am)
I just bought (put down a deposit, but they have to transfer the color I want) the 2013 T&C Touring, and the price was something like 26k and change, but after the trade in ($4500) the "Drive Off" price including taxes and whatnot we paid something like 21k. I was happy with the deal. I should be able to pick it up on Monday.