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I'm trying to trade my car out for something comparable and dont want to get 1. suckered like last time , 2. have to listen to peoples BS.
SO, i'm thinking...either 1. 2001 Mitsubishi montero sport
or 2. Jeep cherokee laredo.
those 2 are the most comparable pricewise to my 2001 mustang.
I dont want to sell, but...i need something to haul around clients with...and pull my bikes better. so my car isn't really practical right now. :(
Can anyone help or throw out suggestions?
 

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If you change your mind and decide to go with a GM product, pm stevetd, he owns Jim Cook Chevrolet in Marion.

Jim Cook Chevrolet 828/652-3221
 

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You'll get the most if you sell your car privately, but that can be a real pain. KBB or Edmunds.com will give a good idea of what you'd receive on trade or selling privately. Too many choices and personal preferences to recommend one for you. I'd prefer a Chevy Trailblazer or a Toyota 4-runner, but that's me. Autotrader.com is a good resource for getting an idea of prices. Some of the cycle members may also have an inside track at a local dealership. While new is definitely more, lease options may be a plus for deductions but mileage penalties are stiff when turning in. My two cents.

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after watching that Dateline show on nbc a few weeks back they did in chlt. , have your financing in place before you go to the dealer, (ie. credit union or your bank) then go to a dealer and offer an out the door price so theres no hidden bullshit charges, and dont be afraid to walk out of a dealership, theres to many others around and they know it!
 

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ZREXROB said:
after watching that Dateline show on nbc a few weeks back they did in chlt. , have your financing in place before you go to the dealer, (ie. credit union or your bank) then go to a dealer and offer an out the door price so theres no hidden bullshit charges, and dont be afraid to walk out of a dealership, theres to many others around and they know it!
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and dont be afraid to walk out of a dealership, theres to many others around and they know it!
This statement is very true. Just remember you still have a car and don't need to be forced into another.:thumbRemember car dealers are there for you! You are not there for them!:shake The thing car dealers hate the most is if you walk out on them,and they will kiss your ass to try and get you to stay! Have your money in order before you get there. If you can hold off,selling your car to a individual person is the best bet but, if this is not possible have a figure in your head of what you want for your car, if they aren't close to that figure WALK OUT!!!!or tell them you'll go somewhere else!Don't let them bullshit you into a car. Don't let them tell you that they aren't making any money on the deal, that's bullshit too! I've seen the mark up on trade-ins they are making a killing!:mad
 

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dont be afraid to walk out of a dealership, theres to many others around and they know it!
Sagest advise I have seen so far. I would also recommend a chevy product...but I am biased. The Cherokee is not to bad either, but is known for its terror on brake systems.
 

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Sell your car first through the Auto Trader. You won't regret it.

Then , since you plan on hauling bikes, look at the torque of the Montero compared to the Cherokee. The more torque the better, not horse power....torque.
I'm ready to trade in my Z-71 1500 for a 2500 w/Duramax diesel simply for reasons of pulling and hauling better.

I also have a Grand Cherokee Laredo and Boomer is right...the brakes leave alot to be desired, but that's my only complaint. The straight six motor is a good strong motor.
I don't know Jack about the Montero's but a quick search on the net can get you all the info you need.
 

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just listen to the radio, you'll hear all kinds of "unbeatable" deals! One dealer was advertising that "no credit application would be refused, or they would give you $5000"!!!!!!! (sure, they will take any application, who wouldn't? That doesn't mean you'll get APPROVED:rolleyes )

Why-oh-why do all the car dealerships out there have all these screaming horns and whistles and dancing clowns and monkeys in costumes and circus animals and fireworks and crap blaring out in unison about "Sale, sale, sale!!!!! Save, save, save!!!!!!" blah blah blah blah:shake I get SOOOOOO tired of hearing that nonsensical jibberish on the radio........

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Ok, rant over........
 

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Fell better? :nanana
 

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Come on out to BFE... :laughing Bob Mayberry on 74 in Monroe. Was very pleased with my recent dealings with them. Give them a call and ask for Ed Threatt. Tell him Greg told you to call. :thumb
 

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i just bought my truck back home in parkersburg, at astorg ford. i would reccomend them!

i can get the name of the salesman if you would like. ( there are only like 2 anyways)
 

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Thanks for the suggestions you all! i am NOW the Happy Mommy of a new SUV...from Warner pontiac (not a pontiac though) Dave...you wont belive who sold it to me...haha!'
anyway...got a good deal through a good High school buddy and...it was a GOOD deal..i'll post up on it tonight ....you all can STEW over what it is for a while. :nanana
 

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i tried out the new part of route 50 from Bethel down to 892 close to dupont!

(Kim's the only one who will know what i'm talking about!)
 
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