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Old 05-31-2006, 08:57 PM   #11
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So, KBB Can be highly inaccurate.

Did you try out NADA.com ?
yeah nada value the car at $23,000 for trade but of course the car dealer will stick to the KBB as a bible because the price is so cheap.
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what do you expect when you bring a gm to mb?
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Old 05-31-2006, 11:23 PM   #13
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what do you expect when you bring a gm to mb?
'xactly, same thing I found when I almost bought a 2003 300M Special from an Acura dealership for $13500 (they honestly had NO idea about the car). Some guy drove 4 hours to buy the car (and arrived 45 mins before I got there). You'd have to take a GM car to a GM dealer to try and max out your trade in value.
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Just the reputation. The Bonnie is not a desirable car, in which there is a lower resale because the public won't buy it otherwise. If you wanted a higher resale value always go imported...
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I know that GM is trying to boost their resale values. That'* what the salesman told me.
I never buy new for that reason. The Bonnie i bought i got for 20,000 cheaper than what it sold for new last year.
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4x4 Club Cab:
New:~$35,000
5K miles later, trade in value:$17,000
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You guys are going to crap yourselves when you see what Pontiac has coming in the next 3 years.
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You guys are going to crap yourselves when you see what Pontiac has coming in the next 3 years.
I Love any pontiac. Except for the Vibe.
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The Vibe will be gone soon. Alot of other changes coming too. And the Firebird is coming back.
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I wouldn't trade in a new car, especially a new Bonne GXP, I'd sell it. You get ripped on trade-ins. The dealer would easily make $11,000 over the trade-in value they give you for it. You could sell it yourself for $5K more than what they'd give you for it too.

Back in April of 2004 I saw an 04 GXP with 6,000 miles selling for $20,000. This was a dealership that sold everything at least $3K less than any other place did though. But even $23,000 is cheap considering. It'* definitely more of a buyer'* market when it comes to used cars.
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