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Old 12-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #21
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Sell your car yourself, then go and deal on a leftover 2013 st. Don't buy extended warranty,paint protection etc. etc. Go to a credit union for the lowest loan rates.
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:50 PM   #22
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Definitely shop around on that interest rate. Unless your credit is atrocious (as in, outstanding bills, unpaid loans, collections, wage garnishments- and if that's the case; maybe a $22,000 car isn't a wise choice- but that's just my opinion and it's really none of my business!) then getting WELL below 10% should be a cake walk. If you can't get 6-7% on halfway decent credit or no credit I'd be surprised.

There's a lot of extra charges and fees on there. Do some reading and research and get rid of a lot of that junk. Paying for nitrogen? That's awful (and an awfully high price). Mine came from the factory with nitrogen filled tires and I didn't pay a dime, nor did the dealer. You may start looking for another dealer as they are just trying to slap fees on you to make a buck. It came from the factory with nitrogen- I watched mine roll off the truck with green valve stem caps!

I wouldn't pay for nitrogen ever. If it's free it's hands down the better solution in your tires, but not worth any amount of money. Nitrogen STILL leaks out of the sidewalls of your tires; just slower. Top 'em off every now and then it's no big deal.
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Old 12-29-2013, 04:56 PM   #23
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Air is nearly 80% nitrogen. No need to pay extra for it.
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Old 12-30-2013, 09:16 AM   #24
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looks like I am keeping my 14 for a very very LONG time as the resale SUX ballz. Good thing I really like this car.
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$18,9 for an SE? Hope you're ready to use it as a coffin.
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Air is nearly 80% nitrogen. No need to pay extra for it.
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100% Nitrogen in tires has benefits, but not benefits worth spending a penny extra on it. And, again, it came from the factory like that. The dealership is just charging because they think they can.
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ok guys a little update on this. I got them to give me 15k for a trade on my SE (better than 13k) And got an interest rate of 4.9% though a credit union. Also i found a TS 2013 st2 for the same price as the st1 there trying to sell me. Basically i got the monthly down to 490 so far. There having the TS 2013 brought in today, there gonna call me when its in. Next step im going to take is have the theft, appearance protection taken off. Any other ideas as to how im gonna get the price lower?
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Buy a base ST and not an ST2? If they cant get an ST2 cheap, that means an ST1 can be even cheaper.
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Buy a base ST and not an ST2? If they cant get an ST2 cheap, that means an ST1 can be even cheaper.
Base model i got as low as 19,8xx but if im going to eat the money left over from my base model then i want to make sure i get the best bang for my buck. They wont take off the nitrogen, they said (cant do anything about it) pick your battles i guess. I think its at the best i can get it with taking the hit from the SE.
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Base model i got as low as 19,8xx but if im going to eat the money left over from my base model then i want to make sure i get the best bang for my buck. They wont take off the nitrogen, they said (cant do anything about it) pick your battles i guess. I think its at the best i can get it with taking the hit from the SE.
There's not that much of a difference between the ST2 and ST1. Same performance. They need to take the nitrogen off, it's pure bullshit. I'd walk on the deal or advise them to let the nitrogen out of the tires or swap the wheels with a non nitrogen filled car. They'll come to their senses.

Nitrogen, theft and appearance protection are all fake products. They are a complete waste of money.
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