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Old 02-17-2007, 12:34 AM   #1
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Default Good deal??? Or should I be skeptical??? 2001 SSEi

Hey guys, I found a dealer that has a 2001 SSEi with pretty much all the options with 111,000 on it for $8995. It seems like a good price with blue book showing $10,600 MSRP. What kinda things should I look for that may have the dealer dropping the price???

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My Mom just looked at a 2000 SSEi with 52k on it. It'* a one-owner, private sale. She'* asking $8800 negotiable, and Mom said it doesn't have a mark on it. Mom didn't want it after she found out she needed to run premium fuel in it.

These cars are loved by us, but ignored by the Camry crowd. Good ones will sit on lots forever. There'* a dealer here that has several '05s brand new still sitting on the lot. Mom looked at one of those the other day, and it had a dead battery and two almost-flat tires. They won't bring anywhere near any book value around here.
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Seems too high for a 2001 with that many miles on it. You need to ignore Kelly Blue book. It is useless for telling the true value of the car. If you want to go by real value banks use the nada book or nadaguides.com. Edmunds.com has a true market value calculator for your specific area. It isn't all that acurate either but is better then KBB. My dad is a dealer and tells me what things are worth. You shouldn't pay much more than what the dealer could sell it for at the auction. I wouldn't personally pay more than $8K for it, but that'* me.
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Im havin a buddy of mine who just got a 1 month of free carfax run it for you, should have it soon. Hes going to email it to me, where do you want me to forward it to?

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yeah I would go with what these guys have been saying, just sems high for all those miles. I know mine is a 01 SLE but two years ago i got it for 7,000 with 96,000. but i know i got a good deal on mine.
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Offer no more than $6000 cash (maybe $7000 if it is cosmetically PERFECT).

If they balk, laugh like a madman and ask them who the heck else is going to buy their 100k+ mile GM car.

(This assumes carfax OK, and no mechanical problems, of course)
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Just got the email, here ya go... looks like the car bounced between FL, NC, and minnesota


2001 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SSEI
1G2HZ541914153435
SEDAN 4 DR
3.8L V6 FI OHV / FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
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Year purchased2000 2003 2004
Type of ownerCorporate fleet Personal ---
Estimated length of ownership 2 years 1 yr. 1 mo. 2 years
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Purchased:2000
Type:Corporate fleet
Where:Florida
Est. miles/year:25,185/yr
Est. length owned:10/15/00 - 10/30/02
(2 years)



Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
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10/15/2000 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL Registered as
corporate vehicle
10/18/2000 Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
www.mackbrowninc.com Vehicle sold
10/18/2000 188 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL
Title #0082019559 Odometer reading reported for title
or registration
10/26/2000 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL
Title #0082019559 Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Loan or lien reported
03/09/2001 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL
Title #0082019559 Title issued or updated
06/19/2001 19,056 Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
www.mackbrowninc.com Vehicle serviced
06/28/2002 44,360 Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
www.mackbrowninc.com Vehicle serviced
08/06/2002 Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
www.mackbrowninc.com Vehicle serviced
10/30/2002 51,554 Dealer Inventory
Bonita Springs, FL Vehicle offered for sale





Purchased:2003
Type:Personal
Where:Florida
Est. miles/year:---
Est. length owned:5/3/03 - 6/18/04
(1 yr. 1 mo.)



Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
05/03/2003 51,847 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL
Title #0082019559 Odometer reading reported for title
or registration
05/05/2003 Dealer Inventory
Bonita Springs, FL Vehicle offered for sale
05/08/2003 Florida
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Bonita Springs, FL
Title #0082019559 Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
Registered as
personal vehicle
Vehicle color noted as White
05/11/2004 67,575 Service Facility Vehicle serviced
06/18/2004 Dealer Inventory
Minnesota Vehicle sold





Purchased:2004
Where:Minnesota
Est. miles/year:---
Est. length owned:9/7/04 - 10/3/06
(2 years)



Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
09/07/2004 67,640 Minnesota
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Crosby, MN
Title #F2480S782 Title or registration issued
New owner reported
10/03/2006 111,495 Dealer Inventory
Baxter, MN Vehicle offered for sale


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I say no, at that price with them miles ???? Nope
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