Why are used primes more than new?

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  1. jaspernuts

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    That’s why it’s been on sale for 124 days. I bought my 2018 Prime for ~$10k less than this one is at used. Maybe they are expecting to sell to someone unfamiliar with the rebates/incentives or subprime credit who otherwise wouldn’t qualify for a new car?


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    or doesn't pay enough tax? good luck, after 124 days, i'd be lowering the price.
     
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    You got that right. In mn, you cant find a prime plus new. Dealers only carry upper trim levels.
     
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    Buying a Prime is an investment, not a purchase. Listed on Dow as PRIM

    (kidding of course)
     
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    Minnesota is not the place to buy a prime. I flew to Portland and drove one back and saved a lot of money. Not only does Minnesota not have many they don't like to discount either.
     
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    Must have sold, ad no longer there. I just bought (yesterday) a used 2017 Advanced + paint + all weather mats + body side moldings. Although it is a 2017, it's only been on the road for 8 months, has 4k miles and my price was $26, 516 before taxes/fees ($28,107 out the door). It also had never been registered so I have the 2 yrs Toyota maintenance - just like new! Like most, I had to travel to another state to find it. For me, I couldn't see paying (financing) $32k+ and then waiting to see what it would amount to on a tax credit which would prob put me back at $31k but with higher monthly financed payments. Make sense? I think I got a good deal.
     
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    congrats, sounds like a great deal!
    how could it have been on the road for 8 months if it has never been registered?
     
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    ;) It was owned by the dealership, used as a loaner when people brought theirs in for service. Never had to be registered.
     
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    Does this mean that it is still eligible for the $4502 federal tax credit?
     
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    Wow, if it is he really got a deal.

    My 2016 Prius was two years old when I bought it but only had 35 miles on it. The 2018's were out when I bought a 2016.
     
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    I would check to see if any tax breaks apply, if it wasn’t plated some or all breaks may be available from your state or even federal level
     
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    I have a 2017 certified Advanced for sale with 20782 miles for $26,599. That car is priced to move right now. So yes, it sounds like you got a good deal =-)
     
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