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2010 Prius III - Good Deal (I think)

Discussion in 'Gen III 2010+ Prius Main Forum' started by jdealla, Mar 25, 2012.

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  1. jdealla

    jdealla New Member

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    Hi All,

    Traded in my 2000 Chevy Impala with 179,000 miles on it for a 2010 Prius III with 20,500 miles. Nothing to fancy feature-wise besides bluetooth, although it feels like I stepped into another world coming from that Impala.

    It's Cert. Pre-Owned and I got the dealer to come down to $19,000 out-the-door (after trade, taxes, docs and tags, which totaled to be about $2,000). They even beat the credit union's rate for us and gave us 4.25% for 72-months.

    Anyways, I think we got a pretty decent deal out of them, especially since their listed price was $22,000 before papers. But the most important thing is that we're pretty happy with our choice.
  2. WE0H

    WE0H ^^My garage queen^^

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    It was $19k minus your trade in value?

    Mike
  3. p00kienrayray

    p00kienrayray Active Member

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    I believe OP is saying that he got it for $17k after trade in + $2k TTL. He didn't list his trade in details or final price of the prius, so its difficult to say whether it was a good deal or not.

    But if OP is happy, then it must've. Congrats and welcome!
  4. WE0H

    WE0H ^^My garage queen^^

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    Under $20k sounds decent as long as it is a clean non-smoking vehicle and so forth. I believe a 2012 Two starts at $24k. I understand there are many 2010 lease returns in circulation right now. That may keep the used price down a bit if the dealers are not taking gas prices into account.

    Mike
  5. jdealla

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    Thanks for the welcome. I'm digging through the forums now and it's comforting to know that I will more than likely be able to find an answer to any question I may have about my Prius.

    Sorry about the confusion on the price: $19,001 was my out-the-door price.




  6. WE0H

    WE0H ^^My garage queen^^

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    It must be a life changing experience going from a clunker Chevy to a awesome 3rd Gen Prius :p I prepped myself up by renting Prius since 2009 and now have one on order ;)

    You'll like the car and this forum is THE place for Prius anything. Most people here are nice and a few are like an alligator :eek: The forum seems to quiet down late night and gets real busy and the server slows down during the day. I believe the owner is working on the speed thing. So now that you have the Prius experience, when you gonna buy a second one :D

    Mike :tea:
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    Congratulations and welcome! The answer to any question you may have about the Prius, and many you may never have thought of, can be found on this site!
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    Welcome aboard and enjoy the ride!
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    Congrats--enjoy.
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