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    Selling my car

    I would appreciate if you folks would help me out with the selling of my car. Pimp it out to friends or whatever. I want this bad boy gone before I deploy so that I don't have to deal with it while I'm gone. Gracias.

    Mazda : Mazda3: eBay Motors (item 250646508619 end time Jun-13-10 17:35:24 PDT)



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    Re: Selling my car

    My brother will be using this before he ships out to Germany:

    We Buy Cars at CarMax - Sell Us Your Car Main Page



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    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    My brother will be using this before he ships out to Germany:

    We Buy Cars at CarMax - Sell Us Your Car Main Page
    Unfortunately, I just don't have the time to drive out to Omaha. Plus, they'd probably only give me trade-in value.



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    Re: Selling my car

    Can't I buy a new 2010 Mazda3 Speed for about the same $$ you're asking?


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    Craigslist. Post it and profit.



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    Re: Selling my car

    At the price you're asking, it's still going to be for sale when you get back. IMO, your asking price is at least $7000 too high.

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    I would appreciate if you folks would help me out with the selling of my car. Pimp it out to friends or whatever. I want this bad boy gone before I deploy so that I don't have to deal with it while I'm gone. Gracias.

    Mazda : Mazda3: eBay Motors (item 250646508619 end time Jun-13-10 17:35:24 PDT)


    Last edited by kilgore_trout; 06-06-2010 at 09:24 PM.
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    Re: Selling my car

    If sticker on yours is $27.2 I would expect to pay about 24-24.5 new. I would guess you've added about 1k in stuff so new I would say 25k. with 24k miles on it I would say it's depreciated roughly 25% and would be worth between 18k and 20k in todays market...

    I would suggest listing what kind of mileage you get out of it, I think that would be a good selling point.



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    Re: Selling my car

    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    At the price your asking, it's still going to be for sale when you get back. IMO, your asking price is at least $7000 too high.
    On the bright side, he'll get plenty of offers from Nigerian princes, I bet.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cdekovic View Post
    Can't I buy a new 2010 Mazda3 Speed for about the same $$ you're asking?
    Not with navigation, projection headlights or factory HID's. Nor do you get the aftermarket intake, turbo inlet or tinted windows. Oh, you also don't get 4 barely used snow tires that are mounted on their own set of wheels. But, yeah.



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    Re: Selling my car

    Look guys. I'm not asking for feedback. Frankly, I don't need it. I'm 27 and this is my 16th car. I'm not a rookie. Here's the NADA pricing... 2008 Mazda MAZDA3 Standard Equipment, Pricing and Information - NADAguides.com ...

    Like I said in the ad, I'm more than willing to adjust my price. All someone has to do is e-mail or call me. Too easy, yeah?



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    Re: Selling my car

    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    At the price you're asking, it's still going to be for sale when you get back. IMO, your asking price is at least $7000 too high.
    You're high. The NADA rough trade-in is more than that. I know cars and just like selling a house or selling cars at a dealership, you start a bit high.



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    Re: Selling my car

    He's selling a car, not his text books. You always price it higher than normal, after negotiations you end up getting what you originally want for it. Or, you could get lucky and get somebody to pay a higher than expected price. Which is why you usually make more money privately selling your car, rather than "giving" it to a dealership.


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    Re: Selling my car

    Why did you buy this car in the first place?



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    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Why did you buy this car in the first place?
    Wild guess... but maybe because he needed a mode of transportation?



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    Re: Selling my car

    Jeez, for 23k I will sell my 2009 v6 accord coupe.


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