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#1080 of 1119 Press request
by KarenS HOST
Oct 08, 2009 (11:31 am)
A reporter is looking to see if you were looking to purchase a Toyota or Honda vehicle but after doing some comparison shopping, purchase a Hyundai or Kia because of price/value . Please send your daytime phone number to ctalatiedmunds.com by Friday, October 9, 2009.
#1081 of 1119 Just signed for a used 2008 Limited
Nov 03, 2009 (7:44 pm)
Just signed on to a used 2008 Azera Limited with Ultimate package.
$17,000 OTD(this figure includes tax, tag transfer etc..)
I've been a Hyundai owner since 1988 having owned a '88 Excel, '92 Scoupe, '98 Sonata, 2001 Santa Fe, 2007 Santa Fe and my wife currently drives a '08 Hyundai Veracruz Limited that she loves.
I drive a company car(Grand Caravan) but considering my son is learning to drive and I wanted a sedan, I felt the Azera would make an ideal used vehicle purchase. When you factor in the impressive engineering, features, quality and surprising depreciation of the Azera, it became a screaming bargain!
Cannot wait to detail this car and make it shinier than new.
#1082 of 1119 Re: Just signed for a used 2008 Limited [craigmri]
Nov 04, 2009 (6:49 am)
I have the same exact car except mine is 2009. You will love it!
#1083 of 1119 What a great car!
Nov 10, 2009 (3:36 am)
We've had our '08 Azera since Saturday and we are really impressed with the ride. I'm assuming we have the updated struts as our car has 42,500 miles and rides fantastic!
Whats so remarkable is we also own a Veracruz with the same 3.8 litre engine and the Azera accelerates and shifts sooooo much better. Hard to believe they're the same engine!
#1084 of 1119 Re: What a great car! [craigmri]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:26 am)
Enjoy your car. I love my 2009! I hope to add on mud guards this weekend to keep the paint in great shape.
#1085 of 1119 Price paid
Mar 08, 2010 (5:29 pm)
After researching Azera's for a week (as well as prices all over Virginia), I finally decided on a used 2008 Azera Limited with what I believe is the ultimate package (telescoping steering wheel, adjustable pedals, etc) with 40K. I called approximately 4 dealerships, and the best price I negotiated was $15,300 OTD through Charles from Hall Automotive in Va Beach.
Charles was an absolute gentlemen, along with being very easy to talk to and negotiate with. I'm very glad to give him my business.
The other dealerships include one in VA beach whose internet salesperson (Scott) hung up on me (details: I let him know that I was looking at another Azera which had a price $1500 less than the one he was selling. He tried to justify his markup by saying it was due to the fact that his carried a transferable warranty, and he could ALMOST guarantee that his had better tires and fresher brakes. I then said that I could buy brand new tires and brakes for less than $1500. Then he hung up.) Another dealer in Richmond, VA had two Azeras with the exact same mileage and details, but couldn't get the price even close to the $15,300. Still, they didn't hang up on me.
Anyways, looking forward to closing the deal on Friday when I can make it down there to pick it up. Also, thanks to everyone for their prior posts as I utilized them for my research.
#1087 of 1119 Re: Price paid [cecald]
Mar 09, 2010 (8:14 am)
In case you are yet to close the deal, I suggest that you hold out for a better deal. The price seems a little high.
Try looking through Carmax & see if the Azeras they have on their inventory matches your requirement. Down here in Texas, I have seen a lot of Azeras under 35k miles being listed for under 13-14k on Carmax & other dealers.
#1088 of 1119 RE: Wobbly Ears
Mar 10, 2010 (6:05 am)
Thanks for the heads up, unfortunately, I've looked on carmax, cars.com, craiglist - and this seems to be the best price I can come to within a decent drive of Richmond, VA. Everyone else has theirs listed for around $17K up here. Maybe next time I'll take a trip to Texas to find one!
#1089 of 1119 RE: Wobbly Ears [cecald]
Mar 10, 2010 (8:25 am)
They might be expensive in VA. But Carmax usually transfers cars from across the country for only few hundred dollars. I remember someone getting a car transferred from OH to TX for 500 from Carmax.
Just look around. It might even be cheaper to fly to Texas & drive back! (Just looking out for you buddy!)