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Old 01-17-2013, 02:05 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by revhigh View Post
If a $22K car is worth $13K NOW .... a year from now the 13's will be worth $13K (maybe LESS), and your 12 may be worth $10K ... you may not have even paid that much ($3K) of the principal off in that year ... so you could be LOSING money by holding it. Not only that ... if other problems crop up ... or recalls .... or they discontinue the DCT ... all bets are off .... I didn't want to roll those dice.
That's one thing I don't understand... new cars cost SO much money, and after they're driven off the lot, they're worth the same as any other car that moves? You'd think there'd be a slightly better curve?

Originally Posted by revhigh View Post
If you bought a higher level car, and are into one of these things for $20-25K+ (financed) ... you better enjoy it, because you're gonna be into it for a long, long time.
Zoey and I are going to be together for a long time...
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