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Old 04-27-2013, 05:10 PM   #1
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Anyone trade their SEL or Titanium for a ST?

I am thinking of trading in my 2013 Titanium with the DCT for a ST. I am not a big fan of the DCT and its quirky nature and my dealer told me I would have to order a manual Titanium.

Has anyone done a similar trade? I only have 1800 miles on my car.

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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You really want to get rid of your new car already this soon?
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:38 PM   #3
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Yes...I only had it for 7 weeks and I am having issues with the DCT. I just do not like the tranny.

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Old 04-28-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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Yes...I only had it for 7 weeks and I am having issues with the DCT. I just do not like the tranny.

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Since you clearly have money to burn, why a ST?
You might consider looking at a M3, GT500, GT-R, etc.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:11 AM   #5
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Since you clearly have money to burn, why a ST?
You might consider looking at a M3, GT500, GT-R, etc.
M3, GT500 & GT-R are all cars that cost $50K+ The ST1 is $24,495 MSRP, my Titanium was over that MSRP.
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M3, GT500 & GT-R are all cars that cost $50K+ The ST1 is $24,495 MSRP, my Titanium was over that MSRP.
The depreciation of your (almost) new car effectively makes the ST considerably more expensive.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:55 PM   #7
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The depreciation of your (almost) new car effectively makes the ST considerably more expensive.
Yes, but that's the way it is now isn't it?

The ST and Titanium have about the same deprecation which during the 1st year is nearly $9K.

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:50 PM   #8
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I'd say trade it in. You clearly don't like ur current car. Get rid of it.
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I want to get one in Oxford White, but none of the dealers near me have any in stock, a few have some ST1 and ST2 on order, ST1 would be help my upside down, but a ST3 would probably be an expensive payment. Aside from the HID and the seats, I may be able to live with a ST1, I just wish my Titanium had a 6 speed MT in it.
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Have you thought about waiting for SCT to finish the DCT tuning to see if it helps any , may make your car just what you want

I have a loaded Tit my self and love it so far

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