Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
help with car price? #253432 Aug 18, 9:40pm Aug 18, 9:40pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
2000 White Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
2000 White Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
help with car price?
My girlfriend is looking to buy a car before she start college next week. I know someone who is selling a 1998 honda civic EX with 95,000 miles on it. The car is in good condition and extra clean. It was garage keep and lady driver. The only cons about this car is it has 2 minor dents and the Hood kinda out of place..can be fix for under $400. He is asking $6000 for this car? Is this a good price?? Thanx


lose graciously and win humbly
[Linked Image]
Re: help with car price? [Re: kevin2] #253433 Aug 18, 10:00pm Aug 18, 10:00pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
M
MptGlw69
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra
MptGlw69
M
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
Kelly blue book said it would be about $6340, so yes it is, but then factor in the cost of the repair and it's about the same as blue book.

Re: help with car price? [Re: kevin2] #253434 Aug 18, 10:08pm Aug 18, 10:08pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
H
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo
H
Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
That's a lot of cash for a '98 with 95,000 on it. I'd look for an older model with lower KM on it. Should be a better deal out there.

Re: help with car price? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #253435 Aug 18, 10:09pm Aug 18, 10:09pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
M
MptGlw69
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra
MptGlw69
M
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
That's a lot of cash for a '98 with 95,000 on it. I'd look for an older model with lower KM on it. Should be a better deal out there.


It's in Miles, not kilometers.

Re: help with car price? [Re: MptGlw69] #253436 Aug 18, 10:09pm Aug 18, 10:09pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 186
Southern California
CaddyShack
Member
1991 Cadillac Seville
CaddyShack
Member
1991 Cadillac Seville

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 186
Southern California
not to be sexist, but i think girls are more capable of smaller accidents than guys, guys on the other hand total the car, its lady kept but HE wants 6000 i dont get that... but i think its a good price if its clean


another honda kill story is always welcome
Re: help with car price? [Re: MptGlw69] #253437 Aug 18, 10:26pm Aug 18, 10:26pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
H
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo
H
Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
That's a lot of cash for a '98 with 95,000 on it. I'd look for an older model with lower KM on it. Should be a better deal out there.


It's in Miles, not kilometers.


Yah, I knew that ... oops ... and its in USD too. thumbsdown

Re: help with car price? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #253438 Aug 18, 10:37pm Aug 18, 10:37pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
2000 White Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
2000 White Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
Yup, it's in USD and his wife is the one who actually sell the car. The car is in very clean condition and paint job look ver decent since it's garage keep. I know it has 95,000 miles on it, but like toyota..honda can live forever too grin Well, his wife finally agree to sell the car at $5,400 and my girlfriend, who just got a drive lis., got very excited rolleyes rolleyes well, at least now she got a car to drive and it does not break her pocket much grin


lose graciously and win humbly
[Linked Image]
Re: help with car price? [Re: kevin2] #253439 Aug 18, 10:39pm Aug 18, 10:39pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
H
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo
H
Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
By the time you pay that much, you might as well buy a brand new base civic. thumbsup

Re: help with car price? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #253440 Aug 18, 10:57pm Aug 18, 10:57pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Philadelphia, PA
Sultan
Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Sultan
Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Philadelphia, PA
I wouldn't pay 1/4 of that for a '98 civic with 95K on it, but if she's happy then who cares...

Re: help with car price? [Re: Sultan] #253441 Aug 18, 11:33pm Aug 18, 11:33pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
2000 White Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
2000 White Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
I know you guys don't like honda civic, but it's pretty reliable car, beside I don't find a civic ex for under $6,000 that isn't over 100,000miles around my area. They are slow, but who care my g/f don't race. Beside they last forever like toyota. smile


lose graciously and win humbly
[Linked Image]
Re: help with car price? [Re: kevin2] #253442 Aug 19, 7:51am Aug 19, 7:51am
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
E
ExNihilo
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS
ExNihilo
E
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
Actually, that doesn't sound too bad. Definitely run a Carfax on the VIN number, and get it inspected first. Most decent shops will do a pretty thorough inspection for $40 or less. With dents and the like on the car you can't be too cautious. Motor mounts and CV joints are quite often bad or about to go on cars with that much mileage.


300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
Re: help with car price? [Re: ExNihilo] #253443 Aug 19, 7:53am Aug 19, 7:53am
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
2003 blue Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
it sounds like too much in my book...

Re: help with car price? [Re: ragingpaseo] #253444 Aug 19, 8:05am Aug 19, 8:05am
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
E
ExNihilo
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS
ExNihilo
E
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
it sounds like too much in my book...


Well, I'd certainly try to pay less than 6K, but thats a typical sort of asking price you see for Civics with that many miles. I spent a lot of time looking for one for my stepdaughter (yes, I have a stepdaughter old enough to drive), and most with that many miles were asking around 6K (KBB, approximately). Good used Civics tend to sell pretty fast; everyone seems to want one - my stepdaughter included.

Re: help with car price? [Re: ExNihilo] #253445 Aug 19, 8:56am Aug 19, 8:56am
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
2003 blue Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
1998 honda civic EX with 95,000miles for 6grand is too much. i rather put that 6grand to something else...

Re: help with car price? [Re: ragingpaseo] #253446 Aug 19, 2:02pm Aug 19, 2:02pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
2000 White Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
kevin2 OP
2000 White Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 574
Missouri
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
1998 honda civic EX with 95,000miles for 6grand is too much. i rather put that 6grand to something else...


Well, what other car can you get for $5,4000 that isn't over 100,000miles on it?? It's extra clean eek and been garage keep thumbsup plus lady drivin. I think it's a pretty decent price. I told her to lower the price to $5,000 but since she like the car and was tire looking around so she bought it anyway. The car only have 2 minor door dents and the Hood kinda bent a bit but you can't really tell.


lose graciously and win humbly
[Linked Image]
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
alaskador22
alaskador22
2000 Toyota Celica
Anchorage Ak

Posts: 35
Joined: December 2003
Thanks: thank for my GF for giving a wonderful daughter and nothing but less for giving me money to spend for my car. 3000 dollars more honey.
Random: prioritys in life..................my baby mia, my car, my car, my car, my car, my car, my car. i think i'm missing some one..........o yeah, my GF kalin......
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Resurrecting a 2000 GT automatic.
by cosmo64. 10/19/2017 1:19 PM
APR strut bar brace for 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/15/2017 8:02 PM
Help with vacuum hose
by Chaos. 10/15/2017 6:07 PM
My 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/14/2017 6:29 PM
Replaced bad MAF. Now getting p0300/p1300 CEL codes. HELP!
by Bblee1989. 10/14/2017 4:34 PM
What kind of rim is this?
by mariahjordan. 10/10/2017 8:05 PM
Changed Headlight but so Dimm
by smsih. 10/10/2017 2:55 PM
Anyone know this remote unlock key? trying to ID it!
by kieronboz. 10/04/2017 2:36 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20171017)