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Anyone here tried buying a car recently? Tell us about your experience.

Seems like a bad time to need to buy a car
Claret clown
  09/13/21
seems like a bad time to be spending money
puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse
  09/13/21
Explain. Money seems worthless now
Claret clown
  09/13/21
its inflation, man. it is worthless.
puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse
  09/13/21
What if it gets worse?
Claret clown
  09/13/21
what do you mean? it just means money will devalue more. upp...
puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse
  09/13/21
I'm a lawyer :(
Claret clown
  09/13/21
Bought an Audi S7. Very little availability so had to have i...
irate stirring quadroon
  09/13/21
New or used? Did you get a good deal?
Claret clown
  09/13/21
New. They waived the shipping cost but no deal. It didn't re...
irate stirring quadroon
  09/13/21
What engine is in an s7 these days?
Chocolate new version doctorate
  09/14/21
https://www.carindigo.com/audi/s7/0to60 Twin-turbo v6 tha...
Coral insanely creepy selfie giraffe
  09/14/21
lol shut the fuck up; that engine is super rare and the S7 i...
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
What kind of minority are you?
'"'""'"''"'
  09/14/21
Listen man, we think your Charger is cool too.
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
Just answer the question.
'"'""'"''"'
  09/14/21
Do you have a Calvin Pissing decal on it? Be honest.
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
Indian? Chinese?
'"'""'"''"'
  09/14/21
This you? https://www.reddit.com/r/Charger/comments/nso15...
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
Actually, a Charger hellcat would smoke your effete UMC sign...
'"'""'"''"'
  09/14/21
First of all, the Hellcat is a relatively rare car--Dodge se...
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
"First of all, the Hellcat is a relatively rare car--Do...
'"'""'"''"'
  09/14/21
Are you high? Most Hellcats on the road are doing 0-60 in 3...
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
Needed minivan. Had a hard time finding one. Bought a used o...
olive ladyboy resort
  09/13/21
What kind of issues?
Claret clown
  09/13/21
Mosrly little cosmetic stuff. Cut in the leather on one seat...
olive ladyboy resort
  09/13/21
...
Claret clown
  09/13/21
...
Curious theatre depressive
  09/13/21
the problem with inflation is that its concentrated in the l...
Curious theatre depressive
  09/13/21
Drove a used Toyota and they basically want 50% more than it...
cerebral parlour
  09/13/21
Bought a new yukon xl denali earlier this year. I believe i...
territorial french chef
  09/13/21
180. it probably feels huge to drive, doesn't it? or what ...
Hilarious chartreuse national persian
  09/14/21
...
Orchid hyperventilating house
  09/14/21
It is utterly enormous. Everyone focuses on the comical, tr...
territorial french chef
  09/14/21
hahaha. I believe it; the width would be hard for me in par...
Hilarious chartreuse national persian
  09/14/21
🤯🤯🤯
A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio
  09/15/21
How soon until you scratch the shit out of it because it's s...
Chocolate new version doctorate
  09/14/21
Cq
A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio
  09/15/21
Wow
A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio
  09/15/21
Gorgeous truck
Orchid hyperventilating house
  09/14/21
bought a 4runner trd pro earlier this year; 1k over sticker ...
Gold Digit Ratio Death Wish
  09/14/21
how does the over sticker conversation go. dealer tells you...
Hilarious chartreuse national persian
  09/14/21
LoL it's not over the actual sticker on the car, it's over t...
Chocolate new version doctorate
  09/14/21
trd pros are not easy to get, especially in the limited colo...
Gold Digit Ratio Death Wish
  09/14/21
Tacoma's and 4runners lose all coolness for me due to this b...
Chocolate new version doctorate
  09/14/21
i hear you - in my experience it's only on the trd models, a...
trash 'stache
  09/14/21
ty, i see
.,.,..;.;'..,';,..,.,;.,
  09/14/21
use the Halford method: find desperate proles on craigslist ...
lake thirsty ape trump supporter
  09/14/21
Bought 2019 X5, price was basically what bluebook said it sh...
Chocolate new version doctorate
  09/14/21
bought a car from carvana, price was "good price" ...
trip haunted graveyard potus
  09/14/21
my senile uncle just bought a truck and it wasnt until he go...
razzle school cafeteria main people
  09/14/21
Last car was a cybertruck triple pre-order. Just found out ...
Coral insanely creepy selfie giraffe
  09/14/21
Bough a new Audi S5. Negotiated to ~3% off MSRP but most of...
.,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...
  09/14/21
paid msrp minus $500 factory cash in june. they also waived ...
Paralegal Mohammad
  09/14/21
good thread
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  09/14/21
...
Blakes
  09/14/21
used this service by amex called truecar.com does big pr...
Savage_Noble
  09/15/21


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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:37 PM
Author: Claret clown

Seems like a bad time to need to buy a car

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112378)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:40 PM
Author: puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse

seems like a bad time to be spending money

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112397)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:42 PM
Author: Claret clown

Explain. Money seems worthless now

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112410)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:43 PM
Author: puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse

its inflation, man. it is worthless.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112417)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:44 PM
Author: Claret clown

What if it gets worse?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112423)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:46 PM
Author: puce internet-worthy background story crackhouse

what do you mean? it just means money will devalue more. upper middle class types (e.g. lawyers) will have it the worst.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112432)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 11:06 PM
Author: Claret clown

I'm a lawyer :(

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112529)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:42 PM
Author: irate stirring quadroon

Bought an Audi S7. Very little availability so had to have it shipped from the other side of the country. Dealers are not willing to negotiate at all.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112412)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:43 PM
Author: Claret clown

New or used? Did you get a good deal?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112419)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:44 PM
Author: irate stirring quadroon

New. They waived the shipping cost but no deal. It didn't really matter because I got a lot more for my trade in than I expected.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112422)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:14 AM
Author: Chocolate new version doctorate

What engine is in an s7 these days?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114081)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:19 AM
Author: Coral insanely creepy selfie giraffe

https://www.carindigo.com/audi/s7/0to60

Twin-turbo v6 that does 0-60 in 4.5 seconds. Just ok.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114106)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:07 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


lol shut the fuck up; that engine is super rare and the S7 is a 4s flat 1/4 mile in about 12.5s real world car which means it's faster than 99% of the vehicles on the road and it's also a Gorgeous Car with a Beautiful Interior.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114370)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:09 AM
Author: '"'""'"''"'

What kind of minority are you?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114379)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:10 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


Listen man, we think your Charger is cool too.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114384)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:10 AM
Author: '"'""'"''"'

Just answer the question.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114387)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:11 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


Do you have a Calvin Pissing decal on it? Be honest.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114391)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:14 AM
Author: '"'""'"''"'

Indian? Chinese?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114405)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:15 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


This you?

https://www.reddit.com/r/Charger/comments/nso15r/little_extra_to_solidify_my_place_as_the_white/

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114416)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:18 AM
Author: '"'""'"''"'

Actually, a Charger hellcat would smoke your effete UMC signaling machine.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114441)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:22 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


First of all, the Hellcat is a relatively rare car--Dodge sells maybe a few thousand of them per year. Also, an S7 would be neck and neck with a Hellcat from launch to about 60. Turdly, there's nothing "effete" about a 3 liter biturbo V6 making 450 hp it's an incredible engine. Quartermass, the Hellcat would fall behind the S7 in any setting with a minor curve in the road.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114462)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:43 AM
Author: '"'""'"''"'

"First of all, the Hellcat is a relatively rare car--Dodge sells maybe a few thousand of them per year. Also, an S7 would be neck and neck with a Hellcat from launch to about 60"

That's just wrong. You're comparing a 4ish second car to a sub 3 second 0-60 car. It wouldn't even be close. They're not in the same category or league.

"Turdly, there's nothing "effete" about a 3 liter biturbo V6 making 450 hp it's an incredible engine"

And you're comparing to a 700+ hp car with a supercharged V8. That is a real engine. Also, turdly is you.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114573)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:45 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


Are you high? Most Hellcats on the road are doing 0-60 in 3.5-4.0s depending on the configuration. It's not a sub-3s car you fucking homer. And that time is IF the Dodge driver doesn't fuck up the launch which plenty of owners consistently do since it's hard to put that power to the ground vs. the S7 which will pull about a 4s to 60 every single time because of the AWD.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114582)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:43 PM
Author: olive ladyboy resort

Needed minivan. Had a hard time finding one. Bought a used one from a dealer with issues I wouldn't normally have settled for, at a price I wouldn't normally have paid, but there's no inventory out there so I just had to take it. This one had sat on the lot for 2 months, so I was at least able to negotiate about $1000 off asking price.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112418)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:45 PM
Author: Claret clown

What kind of issues?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112427)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:54 PM
Author: olive ladyboy resort

Mosrly little cosmetic stuff. Cut in the leather on one seat, faded stain on another. Car was detailed nybthe dealer, but poorly. Decided none of this really mattered because it's a minivan and the kids would trash it anyway (and they did, almost immediately).

But it also had been in a "minor" accident per Carfax, which normally would have been a deal breaker for me. If I look closely, I can tell where the fender doesn't line up exactly right with the headlight.

Had about 10k more miles on it than I prefer for a used car

Unlike poster above me, my trade wasn't getting me anything, so I kept it as a backup. I did, however, sell a different car privately beforehand, which is what the minivan was intended to replace.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112477)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 11:16 PM
Author: Claret clown



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112587)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 10:51 PM
Author: Curious theatre depressive



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112465)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 11:04 PM
Author: Curious theatre depressive

the problem with inflation is that its concentrated in the luxury goods sector. so lux goods literally cost 2x as much now vs. 5 years ago. this is because the people that buy lux goods now have 2x as much money. there's no way to free yourselves or your children from this cycle. need 30-50M..

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112521)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 11:31 PM
Author: cerebral parlour

Drove a used Toyota and they basically want 50% more than it usually costs

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112678)



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Date: September 13th, 2021 11:39 PM
Author: territorial french chef

Bought a new yukon xl denali earlier this year. I believe it was literally the only one of these in my 1-3 million-resident city at the time, and I had to buy it sight unseen and wait for it to come in (I test drove a lower trim on the non-xl yukon, a suburban, and a used denali, and just had to imagine the amalgamation).

Honestly don't regret it though; that thing is sweet.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112728)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 12:17 AM
Author: Hilarious chartreuse national persian

180. it probably feels huge to drive, doesn't it? or what do you like about it

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43112926)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 12:52 AM
Author: Orchid hyperventilating house



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43113042)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 8:57 AM
Author: territorial french chef

It is utterly enormous. Everyone focuses on the comical, tractor-trailer-like length, but the width is what really gets you day-to-day; it's got a lane assist that buzzes the corresponding side of your seat if you drift too close to a line, and also turns one of the street lines on the HUD red.

Be forewarned that I went from a teenager-like head of hair to a norwood iv in a matter of days driving this thing, so start a *high-dose* finasteride regimen at least a month prior to signing. OTOH, I rocketed up 55 lbs. from my previous bench plateau.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43113827)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:04 AM
Author: Hilarious chartreuse national persian

hahaha. I believe it; the width would be hard for me in parking garages. It's cool that it has tech to help you keep it straight. I think people say similar things about pickups, like especially the raptor.

Just looked it up--Denali XL 81" wide and Raptor 79.9" wide. A little confusing to say whether it's apples-to-apples (as some measurements may include mirrors) but that's nuts.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114022)



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Date: September 15th, 2021 12:19 AM
Author: A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio (#MousemoMindset)

🤯🤯🤯

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43118313)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:11 AM
Author: Chocolate new version doctorate

How soon until you scratch the shit out of it because it's so wide

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114060)



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Date: September 15th, 2021 12:18 AM
Author: A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio (#MousemoMindset)

Cq

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43118312)



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Date: September 15th, 2021 12:18 AM
Author: A gorgeous golden retriever named Emilio (#MousemoMindset)

Wow

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43118311)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 12:52 AM
Author: Orchid hyperventilating house

Gorgeous truck

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43113041)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 9:07 AM
Author: Gold Digit Ratio Death Wish

bought a 4runner trd pro earlier this year; 1k over sticker and had to wait 3 months

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43113843)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:05 AM
Author: Hilarious chartreuse national persian

how does the over sticker conversation go. dealer tells you "hey i've got a bunch of people interested, not sure if i can get it for you or not" or what

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114028)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:06 AM
Author: Chocolate new version doctorate

LoL it's not over the actual sticker on the car, it's over the msrp "sticker price" and they just add on bullshit fees or whatever to their sticker price

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114033)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:16 AM
Author: Gold Digit Ratio Death Wish

trd pros are not easy to get, especially in the limited color, and this dealer had one already allocated. other dealers wouldn't have included the markup but they didn't have an allocation, so i paid the 1k extra to make sure i got the truck.

yes, i'm prole

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114090)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:17 AM
Author: Chocolate new version doctorate

Tacoma's and 4runners lose all coolness for me due to this bullshit.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114099)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:26 AM
Author: trash 'stache

i hear you - in my experience it's only on the trd models, and i think it varies based on geography (CA and WA are bad). they would have sold me an sr5 or trail edition well below msrp.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114149)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:56 AM
Author: .,.,..;.;'..,';,..,.,;.,

ty, i see

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114309)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 9:08 AM
Author: lake thirsty ape trump supporter

use the Halford method: find desperate proles on craigslist and mercilessly low-ball them with comical but all cash offers.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43113845)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:10 AM
Author: Chocolate new version doctorate

Bought 2019 X5, price was basically what bluebook said it should be. They only had 2 on the lot, said they normally have 6-7.

I don't think prices are that much up except on japanese cars that suddenly everyone has decided are "smart buys" like Toyotas or whatever

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114051)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:19 AM
Author: trip haunted graveyard potus

bought a car from carvana, price was "good price" on those car aggregators but still blown out due to used car market being ridic. the buying process was easy as fuck though, just ACHd the cash direct and the car was delivered to my door

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114109)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:20 AM
Author: razzle school cafeteria main people

my senile uncle just bought a truck and it wasnt until he got home that he realized the dealership replaced the MSRP with a "vehicle purchase price" that was much higher.

He wants money back, so turned to me the family lolyer.

I spoke to the dealer and they basically lol at having to care about customers these days. There are 1000 men in line to buy a truck

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114115)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:20 AM
Author: Coral insanely creepy selfie giraffe

Last car was a cybertruck triple pre-order. Just found out it is getting delayed again.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114116)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:03 AM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


Bough a new Audi S5. Negotiated to ~3% off MSRP but most of that was just forcing the dealer to honor the Costco rebate program which I'm sure they hate right now. Inventory is laughably low for everything but Q3s, Q5s, and Q7s. Cars are being bought from under people's noses e.g., a car that appears in inventory in the morning is gone for MSRP by the time you get to the dealer in the afternoon. Audi is beginning to take away features for the 2022 models because of the chip shortage i.e., by default they're pulling things like direct tire pressure monitoring, wireless phone charger box, a second vehicle key and forcing you to specifically request them if you want them re-included. Factory order times are laughable with some people who placed orders in the spring still without vehicles.

What's funny is in Q4 2020 / Q1 2021 before the chip shortage really took hold dealers were practically blowing you to get you to sign papers for a car. Now, it's the reverse. There's 0 loyalty amongst 99% of these fags they don't care how long you've been a customer or how much money you've spent with them or the potential for a "relationship" they are just short-term naked economic actors who see the supply shrinking and so they're going to get theirs. Not sure whether to admire that or detest it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114353)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 11:19 AM
Author: Paralegal Mohammad

paid msrp minus $500 factory cash in june. they also waived the shipping cost from new mexico, but added in a mandatory $599 tint & nitrogen package (so basically a wash). had to wait 6 weeks for vehicle to arrive. it was slim pickings then and it's probably much worse now.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43114447)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 5:46 PM
Author: .,.,..,.,.,..,.,.,...,..,...


good thread

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43116603)



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Date: September 14th, 2021 10:24 PM
Author: Blakes



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43117815)



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Date: September 15th, 2021 12:21 AM
Author: Savage_Noble

used this service by amex called truecar.com

does big price comparison to tell you if you a receiving a good price.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4921220&forum_id=2#43118325)