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#1 of 193 Current Best New Car Deals
by Kirstie@Edmunds HOST
Feb 10, 2006 (1:48 pm)
Know of a special or a model that's going for a bargain price right now? Let us know what makes/models you've seen recently with great pricing!
#2 of 193 PT Cruiser looks good
Feb 10, 2006 (4:46 pm)
With a $2000 cash incentive and most dealers putting another $1000 plus on the table a '06 PT Signature Series with A/t for $16200.00 is a pretty good deal.
#3 of 193 Re: PT Cruiser looks good [beliver]
Feb 11, 2006 (6:49 am)
Yeah, if you want a Neon with a retro body on it.
If a person really likes these, they can get a great deal on a slightly used one because of the high depreciation.
It seems the bloom is off the rose on these.
#4 of 193 Ah so ! Just as the "bloom" will soon be off Honda ?
Feb 11, 2006 (8:31 am)
yeah, you are correct about the "Neon Baggage" but if you are going to drive the wheels off the thing then depreciation is of no concern. As a low bux "grocery getter" the PT is still a pretty good deal, all the equipment you get for the money on the "Signature pkg"
I remember some time back you seemed to dismiss Hyundai as well. Are you still laughing now? Locally Hyundai is outselling brand "H" by a pretty wide margin.
Always good to hear from you and your opinions anyway.
#5 of 193 Re: Ah so ! Just as the "bloom" will soon be off Honda ? [beliver]
Feb 11, 2006 (11:47 am)
Where is "locally"?
I doubt very seriously if Hyundai is outselling Honda anywhere.
I never was "laughing" and my opinion of them remains the same. They are much improved from the early models but they are still Korean cars.
I'm sure reliability has improved but they still suffer from horrible resale values. As used cars, they arttract few buyers.
And you are correct, if you plan to keep your cars until the bitter end then resale values don't matter.
#6 of 193 good deals
Feb 11, 2006 (12:00 pm)
The new Mountaneer and Explorers have very good lease programs in the northeast....With a blizzard arriving here in a few hours some of you might be taking advantage soon.
#7 of 193 Re: Ah so ! Just as the "bloom" will soon be off Honda ? [isellhondas]
Feb 11, 2006 (1:19 pm)
Not to be argumentative, but in Pittsburgh Hyundai not only outsells Honda, but Toyota too.
Resale is getting better, but nowhere near Honda. I just took in a 2001 Civic DX coupe with 37k miles for $7200. Wasn't that car about $14k new? Not one to buy for a used car bargain. I checked all the books and the number was right on.
#8 of 193 Hard to believe...
Feb 11, 2006 (1:27 pm)
Unless Honda has some horrible Honda dealers in Pittsburgh?
Ditto for the Toyota stores!
#9 of 193 Re: Hard to believe... [isellhondas]
Feb 11, 2006 (1:36 pm)
It's more the market here. We have a Hyundai store sitting next to our Nissan store. Same management team for both of them and Hyundai outsells Nissan 2 to 1. My Hyundai store outsells our other one by the same ratio.
#10 of 193 locally be Central Florida
Feb 11, 2006 (1:41 pm)
Isell: State dmv stats tell the tale.
still a believer