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Old 09-11-2012, 09:11 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Jig Saw View Post
Whats the average trade in for a 2012 Se hatch auto with about 9100 miles? Just curious due to the cheap price of the ST.
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
I don't know off hand, but there were reports of people being offered between 12-14k for a similar car when they wanted over 16-18k, but a new one was available for that much so why would the dealer pay you that much for a used one?
Originally Posted by 2012silversel View Post
Not an SE, but I traded my 2012 SEL hatch with 11500 miles for $16500 and they listed it for $18955. I don't know what they got for it, but it was off their web site and sold in less than a week.
Originally Posted by RockyD View Post
Yesterday I was offered 17k for a loaded Ti with 3k miles. Again, not an SE but it may give you an idea of where you'd be.
Originally Posted by Elizabeth View Post
Why trade in? Why not sell it yourself and SAVE $3,000.?
...All you would lose is the sales tax if your state has sales taxes.

((Also remember when you DO trade in, you save all that sales tax, and $15,000 in sales taxes is around (5%) $750. up to (9%) $1,350 saved just for trading in...))
Originally Posted by TehMark View Post
http://www.truecar.com/ was mentioned in a thread a few days back. You can put in your options and it'll give you a price.
Originally Posted by TboneZX3 View Post
That would be for a new car's actual price vs. sticker price.

If you want a trade-in value, look at http://www.nadaguides.com/ Keep in mind this is just a guideline.
Originally Posted by MyThIc3LiTe View Post
You'd come off better if you could sell privately but I can understand that if you want an ST it might be easier to just lose 2-3k on potential value and have the dealer handle everything.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:05 AM   #12
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