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Old 01-30-2007, 10:42 PM   #11
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Crap. There'* a Spectra-Flare white one at Dennis Pontiac here in Columbus, they're still asking $28,000. Never titled, every option.
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We bought ours in July, 2005 for about $30K, it was a year old with no miles, the warranty was from the date we bought it.

I love the car and we would have probably paid more for it 'cuz it was the machine I wanted...
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Old 01-31-2007, 09:22 PM   #13
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i would like to thank everyone for the input!!

you all have got a very nice thing going here at the BC, hopefully i will be able to become a "full" member soon with a bonny of my own

to skregal & Gonneville ::
thanks for the info but i have got my heart set on either a cranberry or a crimsion

if anyone happens to come across one please let me know

thanks!!
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WHY ???

That is the ultimate question. This is 07, the car is now 2 years old why was it not driven or titled. Was it wrecked ?... Damaged upon delivery to the dealer ? or is this dealer just that bad at selling cars ?

"If it looks too good to be true it probably isn't"

Make sure you do your research on any car that they haven't sold anywhere for that long. Most dealers would have traded it to another dealer by now.

Also why should you pay full price for a two year old car no miles or not ?


My personal thoughts on buying a car.....you need to always think of the worst case. You buy the car, make 1 payment and have to sell it, if you pay more than private party value for the car.. your hosed.
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Make sure you do your research on any car that they haven't sold anywhere for that long. Most dealers would have traded it to another dealer by now...My personal thoughts on buying a car.....you need to always think of the worst case. You buy the car, make 1 payment and have to sell it, if you pay more than private party value for the car.. your hosed.
Unless you have a like car to trade, most dealers aren't going to take the trade. "Hey, we've got this 2 year old Bonneville that'* still new sitting on our lot. Wanna trade?" No, thanks.

If you buy ANY new car, make one payment and have to sell it, you're screwed unless you had a very hefty down payment, which you're about to lose.
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Quite simply...these cars were not selling. Thats why you still see them on dealer lots. Plus, a smart consumer these days does not want a V8 (I exclude all of us in that statement)....so where does that leave them? With not very much....and hence why the car is still on the lot.
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There are still a few NEW Bonnie GXP'* in my area. Ashame that you can't look up on the pontiac website. My mom bought hers just over a year ago for just under 27. It was a demo and have 4k miles. It only has 11k now! She really needs to drive it more.
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You need to check the in-service date through the service department using the VIN (run a VIS on it). After a certain amount of time on the ground, I think the warranty clock starts ticking whether it'* sold or not. I worked for GM, Ford, and Dodge dealerships, and I know that was the case with at least one of them, but I can't remember now which one(*)! I'll be hiding my own Easter eggs soon enough. Just a point to bring up, as that'* not the dealerships discretion, it will be up to GM rules as to when the warranty goes/went into effect.
if it has never been Sold it has never been in Service so the warranty would start when it sold
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Quite simply...these cars were not selling. Thats why you still see them on dealer lots.
Hit the nail right on the head. I would still try to negotiate the price down some on that 05 GXP.
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And the reason they didn't sell? No ads. The only time a Bonnie GXP ever appeared in a GM ad was in a garage in the background behind a GTO. There was alos a GP GXP in the garage. They open the doors of the garage, intro the the Bonnie, intro the GP, and then the GTO does a 180 that ends by sliding backwards into the middle stall of the garage. And that is the only time a Bonnie GXP was ever advertised by GM.
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