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Old 06-24-2014, 07:20 PM   #1
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Out with the '12 Ti, in with the '14 ST

Traded in the old girl (37.5K) for a '14 ST today. Tux black, with every option but the Grey Wheels. Will post a few pics when it stops raining out. Fun drive home, and no more DCT worries for me. Even got $450 back on my extended warranty for a few mods.

The '12 was good to me. Only one real issue in that I broke a sway bar link after lowering the Ti. $50 fix.

Got a screamin' deal on the '14. Rebates added up to $3250, and I got 3K off sticker. With the equity in my '12 only had to finance 19K. Eeven dropped my payment by $35/mo.

Now, on to the ST forums.


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Old 06-24-2014, 09:49 PM   #2
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Congratulations! Any pics?
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Old 06-25-2014, 05:30 AM   #3
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Congratulations Jeff, look forward to seeing pix.

I'm in Roswell. Just wondering what dealer you used. Also, I take it you were not too badly penalized for the mods on your trade.
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Old 06-25-2014, 07:32 AM   #4
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I'm sorry for your loss ;-)
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Congrats! Sounds like you got ahead with the ST lots of rebates out there with the new facelift coming out. Kinda wish I waited to get a better deal on my Focus but I still basically stole it from the dealer! Plus side of buying the only manual focus on the lot that sat all winter
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as long as the equity don't affect the payments more... I think you got a good deal on the ST.
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Pics coming this weekend... Man, that Tuxedo is just killer in the sunlight!
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as long as the equity don't affect the payments more... I think you got a good deal on the ST.
Got a great deal. These rebates are around until 7/7. Got to TrueCar and get a quote, it's cheaper than X-Plan.
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Congratulations Jeff, look forward to seeing pix.

I'm in Roswell. Just wondering what dealer you used. Also, I take it you were not too badly penalized for the mods on your trade.
Well, they tried, but I held out on them... They low-balled my trade, as expected, but I told them they were high (as in smokin' something). They only penalized me on the aftermarket wheels, which were better looking, but about $600 each cheaper than the stock ones.

I got a decent deal on the trade finally, probably lost about $500 in the sum of it all.

Go to TrueCar.com and get a quote from them. I got 3 from various dealers which were all different because of the amount they charge in fees. This dealer wasn't the cheapest quote, but they were the cheapest overall because they qualified me for a discount that I couldn't get through the other dealers.

Alas, I paid $4400 less than MSRP, out the door and including UAT and fees on an MSRP of $30,270. Hardy Family Ford, Dallas, GA.
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Congrats! Sounds like you got ahead with the ST lots of rebates out there with the new facelift coming out. Kinda wish I waited to get a better deal on my Focus but I still basically stole it from the dealer! Plus side of buying the only manual focus on the lot that sat all winter
Love the avatar!! Love the new ST too...
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