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#432 of 687 This a good price?
Jun 08, 2010 (4:11 pm)
Went to a Toyota dealer to drive a Sienna. Couldn't afford XLE with leather... and dealer would not come down in price (31,499). Looked at LE with cloth seats..backup camera..xm radio They are asking 28,290 told me he would come down to 28,020 plus give me 5,000 for my 2003 Avalon XLS with 134,000 miles on it. Said I would finance $25,000 that includes tax, platium pkg, undercoating , etc. He also told me I could get 3 month defered payment on my loan. WOuldn't have to make my first payment until Sept. He said this was a one night deal. I walked away politely and told him I had to think first. He asked for my insurance, driver license and I said what for... he said so he could get the paper work going when I decided. I said no, I would call him.
Should I have made the deal? payments would be 521 per/60 month or
458 per 66 month.
Could use your advice.
#433 of 687 Re: This a good price? [lonnie4]
Jun 08, 2010 (4:35 pm)
Walk, no RUN from this "deal". If you review the last 5 or so pages, you will see buyers getting much better prices.
#434 of 687 Re: 2011 Toyota Sienna [victor23]
Jun 09, 2010 (7:14 am)
Anecdotal, though, as it is. I've heard or read somewhere pretty recently that there is a statistics of UA reports before and after installation of the brake override, and there was no change whatsoever!
Media attention has increased the rate of reports dramatically. IIRC NHTSA experienced a 40% increase in complaints filed with the ODI.
If there is "no change" now that means the brake override has offset those increases caused by all the attention drawn by the media.
Anecdotally that would mean the brake override is working fantastically well.
#435 of 687 Re: 2011 Toyota Sienna [wwest]
Jun 09, 2010 (7:18 am)
Official San Diego Sheriff's Incident Report...
Go to p. 23: Bernard was able to shift to neutral and pull over, engine revving. He lifted the accelerator pedal, which took some force, and it stopped.
The mat was not attached to the retaining hook - it could not have been, because it was not designed to fit that car.
You always seem to think you're right, but remember, you were the one who insisted there was no 4 cylinder Sienna, and you turned out to be wrong on that as well. A little humility goes a long way.
#436 of 687 Do I need Ext Warrenty?
Jun 09, 2010 (10:57 am)
DO I really need Ext Warrenty? OR Rust Paint Fab? Makes my car payment go up. I just don't trust car dealers.
#437 of 687 Re: Do I need Ext Warrenty? [lonnie4]
Jun 09, 2010 (4:13 pm)
No and no. Extended warranty does give peace of mind, and can be purchased from some internet dealers at a reduced price.
#438 of 687 Re: Do I need Ext Warrenty? [lonnie4]
Jun 10, 2010 (10:36 am)
retriever1 got these from the complete price book from Midwest Toyota:
T3-TOYOTA SIENNA VAN,
6 YEAR 75,000 MILES $509.00,
6 YEAR 100,000 MILES $749.00
6 YEARS 125,000 MILES $1,019.00
7 YEARS 75,000 MILES $594.00,
7 YEAR 100,000 MILES $889.00
7 YEARS 125,000 MILES $1,144.00
8 YEAR 75,000 MILES $709.00
8 YEARS 100,000 MILES $1,039.00
8 YEAR 125,000 MILES $1,399.00
Some pretty good values in there...
#439 of 687 Re: Do I need Ext Warrenty? [lonnie4]
Jun 10, 2010 (6:03 pm)
Actuaries at insurance companies etc know their business pretty well. Therefore, my own approach: buy insurance/warranty/protection plan to cover losses which you absolutely will not be able to deal with by yourself (examples: health insurance, auto liability coverage, homeowner insurance). In other cases, you will be, in all probability, better off not buying it. "In all probability" are the key words here, if you understand what does it mean. I once had a car (Olds) when I got more from ext warranty than paid in premiums, though not much more.
Concerning dealer offered options, all auto websites give the same advice that other posters gave already: they are either useless (like rust protection) or grossly overpriced.
#440 of 687 Re: Do I need Ext Warrenty? [ateixeira]
Jun 10, 2010 (6:51 pm)
Where is this Midwest Toyota dealership located? Is there someone specific to contact to get those warranty prices?