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Old 09-09-2012, 08:03 PM   #1
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2012 Se Hatch trade in values????

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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Old 09-09-2012, 08:12 PM   #2
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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.
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?
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:18 PM   #3
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That's what I figured. Thanks.
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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.
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:45 PM   #5
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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.
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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...))
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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.
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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.
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.
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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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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.
I must have been looking at something else. You're absolutely correct.
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