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Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? #356272 Dec 21, 10:02pm Dec 21, 10:02pm
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Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea?
My friend wants a GTS now, and he found one at a dealer for $12995 with 70k miles already. Do you think that is a lot of miles for a GTS? He drives a lot, maybe 30k miles per year, so how long do you think that car would last him?


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: jl2fast4u] #356273 Dec 21, 10:09pm Dec 21, 10:09pm
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It'll last forever if he takes care of it.

Of course, that depends on what condition the car is in right now.


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: Chaz] #356274 Dec 21, 10:21pm Dec 21, 10:21pm
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he can find one with less miles for cheaper..

Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: ChiNeyBwoy] #356275 Dec 21, 10:23pm Dec 21, 10:23pm
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Don't EVER buy a car, ANY car, with 70K on it!!! Toyotas will last forever, but still!

Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: corruptor] #356276 Dec 21, 10:33pm Dec 21, 10:33pm
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Around 50K is okay. I dunno about 70K tho.


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: Chelica815] #356277 Dec 21, 11:24pm Dec 21, 11:24pm
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look closley at engine for oil leaks dealers try to keep them clean. check oil dip stick if it is burnt at end/tip it may have engine trouble. after test driving (make sure to get engine warm you may have to test lift. rofl )smell transmission fluid if automatic if manual ask sales man to put it on lift if they have shop and have them show you fluid it should look like beer color(again for manual trans.) auto should be clear red if either smell burnt(like toast/bacon whatever is burnt deal/ask for some type of small warranty at lest fo 12995 of as is for 9-10995 thumbsupgood luck


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: mtminds] #356278 Dec 21, 11:40pm Dec 21, 11:40pm
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i wouldnt think twice about buyin a celica with that many miles on it, cuase like they said, last damn near forever if you take care of a yota. but less miles is always good.. id pass on this one and keep lookin.

Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: 2003cbgts] #356279 Dec 21, 11:58pm Dec 21, 11:58pm
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Here's my 2 cents. Too high of a price for too high of miles. I'd take the same price for about 15-20k miles less. Go with a private party, dealers are fuckers. Be careful with private party though. Tell him to be patient, the right deal will show up sooner or later.


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: jyboygenius] #356280 Dec 22, 7:15am Dec 22, 7:15am
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i would pay maybe 9k for it but really you could find a better deal like i got my 02 gts used with 16k on it and i only paid $17k for the car-perfect condition


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: celicadragon] #356281 Dec 22, 8:59am Dec 22, 8:59am
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you can get a gts for LESS miles for the price they offered. thumbsdown


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: ct] #356282 Dec 22, 9:37am Dec 22, 9:37am
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too much, and do check the lift bolts...

Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: ragingpaseo] #356283 Dec 22, 9:46am Dec 22, 9:46am
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If he likes the car, he could try offering less. The seller is probably close to KBB value. A 2000, excellent condition, private party, Blue book is about $11,800. Dealer is about $13,500. So the asking price here is in between. I say, make an offer of about $10,000 - $11,000 if he likes the car, see what the dealer is willing to do. All the usual precautions apply; have it inspected by someone independent, and run a Carfax.


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Re: Do you think purchasing a GTS with 70k miles is a good idea? [Re: ExNihilo] #356284 Dec 22, 10:53am Dec 22, 10:53am
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its not worth it. Be patient and one will come his way.

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