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#1099 of 1269 Re: prius c II [swdhas]
Dec 15, 2012 (3:07 pm)
2012 Prius c II
#1100 of 1269 2012 Prius III in Blizzard Pearl w/options
Dec 15, 2012 (4:11 pm)
Hi Everyone - I received the latest price quote for a 2012 Prius III in Blizzard Pearl with the following options - clear paint protection (which includes door cups, door edge guards, rear bumper protector), carpet mats, and Toyoguard Plus. Total MSRP = $28,321.00. I've gotten the price down to $23,411.00 w/o TTL. This is in the Southeast (NC), and I'm less than thrilled that their doc fees alone are $499! I'm wondering if I should bother bringing it down more to $23K given that it's year-end and that I'm paying w/o financing.
#1101 of 1269 Re: 2012 Prius III in Blizzard Pearl w/options [slsu]
Dec 17, 2012 (7:28 pm)
You might want to look for a prius w/o the clear paint protection as it's almost pure 100% dealer markup. The docs fee sounded high as well. I see most dealers charge $299 (DCH Toyota for example) for their docs fees or computer fees. That you can probably negotiate. Remember you have the upper hand and the dealer is looking to offload the vehicle.
#1102 of 1269 Re: 2012 Prius III in Blizzard Pearl w/options [ewrhkg]
Dec 18, 2012 (6:45 am)
$499 is a stupid Doc Fee - the most I've ever paid was $199. That is pure profit/gouging. Think of it this way....they could take the price straight to invoice and they still make nearly $1,000 between Holdback and a fat doc fee like that. I think getting them down almost 5 Grand is good, and the clear paint film is actually beneficial, so much so that I spent over $500 (not through the dealer) having the whole front of our black 2012 Prius done. I don't want it sandblasted by 50k miles.....
#1103 of 1269 Prius 5 & 4 pricing
Dec 21, 2012 (7:16 pm)
I am looking at a 2011 prius 5 45,000 miles, without the collision avoidance system. They want $20,000 plus tax and license. It seems clean and had a good carfax report. Is that a good price?
Also, what if any are the advantages and disadvantages of this 5 vs a 2010 prius 4? If I could find a 2010 4 with a sunroof for 20,000 (plus tax and fees) is that an equivalent deal and a good price?
There are a few listed for around $22,000. Is that about the best I can expect?
Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me. I'm totally new to prius and confused by the models.
#1104 of 1269 Prius 4 SF Bay Area
Dec 27, 2012 (5:29 pm)
I have been getting quotes around the Bay Area and the best I got for a 2013 Prius 4 is
26888 and out of door (taxes + LIC) of 29600. Any suggestions on this price and also anyone with better pricing?
#1105 of 1269 Re: 2012 Prius 3 buying experience. [tomlilly1]
Dec 28, 2012 (8:29 am)
I'm looking at at 2012 Prius 3 at Grossinger as well, what was the OTD price you paid? The last I bought a car (in 2003) I was completely unprepared for all the fees after negotiating the actual price of the car!
#1106 of 1269 prius II 2012 still out there?
Jan 09, 2013 (4:33 am)
I'm thinking of a new prius. Is the 2012 still around, or would I have to go for a 2013? Anyone with recent prices for a II in the Northeastern US? Specifically, NY, CT, MA, NJ, RI.
#1107 of 1269 Re: prius II 2012 still out there? [pragmatist1]
Jan 09, 2013 (1:53 pm)
I would bet there are new '12s around, best thing to do is just google "your city" and "toyota" and start emailing dealers, asking for their best price on what you want. Why not ask for pricing on '12 and '13 both?
#1108 of 1269 Re: prius II 2012 still out there?
Jan 09, 2013 (5:37 pm)
I was in central NJ last weekend and 2 dealers had more 12's on the lot than 13's. Prices are not yet at "sale" level to bite yet on those prices unless you urgently need the car. I'm thinking that Toyota will tell the dealers to start dropping prices $2000 to $2500 on leftover 12's during Jan and Feb. Check Fitzmall's prices in Maryland to compare against your dealers.