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    More car stuff

    What would you do?

    2011 G37 brand new
    $20K trade difference

    2009 G37-30K miles
    $14K trade difference

    2007 G35-40K miles
    $7K trade difference

    No financing for any of the 3 so don't factor that portion

    All have similar option packages
    I like the G37 styling better and the interior is a little more up to date
    G37 has a little more power and a 6sp auto compared to a 5sp auto for the G35

    If history is an indicator, I'll probably keep it about 3 years.

    The G35 is certified so 72 month/100k mile warranty from the original purchase date.

    I know the G35 probably makes the most financial sense.......


    What to do?



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    Re: More car stuff

    The G35 seems like a really good deal, but what fun is a car if you don't get what you want?

    I definitely wouldn't get the brand new G37 though.



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    Re: More car stuff

    I guess another way to look at it is what will happen in 3 years when I go to trade it in. Based on numbers that I'm seeing in the used market for 3, 5, and 7 year G series Infiniti's:

    Now lets take the trade out of the equation

    2007 $23K

    2009 $30K

    2011 $37K ($41K sticker)


    in 3 years I'm guessing the 3 will have this trade in value

    2007 $16K-Cost to own $7K


    2009 $21K-Cost to own $9K


    2011 $28K-Cost to own $9K


    Anyone see anything wrong with those numbers?



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    Re: More car stuff

    2009. Lower miles and you said you like the style better. It's not necessary to buy something brand new.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Option #2


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    Re: More car stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    What would you do?

    2011 G37 brand new
    $20K trade difference

    2009 G37-30K miles
    $14K trade difference

    2007 G35-40K miles
    $7K trade difference

    No financing for any of the 3 so don't factor that portion

    All have similar option packages
    I like the G37 styling better and the interior is a little more up to date
    G37 has a little more power and a 6sp auto compared to a 5sp auto for the G35

    If history is an indicator, I'll probably keep it about 3 years.

    The G35 is certified so 72 month/100k mile warranty from the original purchase date.

    I know the G35 probably makes the most financial sense.......


    What to do?
    Infiniti right? I'm biased cause I love my G35, so I'd say the last one.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Option 1. Seems like a decent deal though I think you could buy that car for less than 37K. My 44K sticker ended up being 32K paid. Have you worked them much or are you just starting the process and that's what you've gotten for starting points?


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    Re: More car stuff

    you answered your own question with your last post: buy the new one



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    Re: More car stuff

    I'd go with the Windstar.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Option 1. Seems like a decent deal though I think you could buy that car for less than 37K. My 44K sticker ended up being 32K paid. Have you worked them much or are you just starting the process and that's what you've gotten for starting points?
    I'm just starting out but I'd like to know where you got $12K off a G37. That would be at least $4-5K greater than any deal on a G37 that I've ever seen. Hell I would buy 2 at that price.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I'm just starting out but I'd like to know where you got $12K off a G37. That would be at least $4-5K greater than any deal on a G37 that I've ever seen. Hell I would buy 2 at that price.
    Why not 3, you know, in case one gets a scratch.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Why not 3, you know, in case one gets a scratch.
    I buy all my cars in triplicate.



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    Re: More car stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I buy all my cars in triplicate.
    Yea, I bet they look like these...




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    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Yea, I bet they look like these...

    I blame the ocean.



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    Re: More car stuff

    I hear the Ford Pinto is coming out with a new model next year.. Might as well wait for that!



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