Which car would you get?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Mlaw, Jun 21, 2014.

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Which Car would you get

Poll closed Jun 23, 2014.
  1. Brand fucking new

    12 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. demo is fine

    11 vote(s)
    36.7%
  3. either one, but drive it into a wall when you get it

    7 vote(s)
    23.3%
  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I have two dealerships offering me the same car--Both are 2014's, the same color and have the same options. The only difference is one is brand new and the other is a demo with 4300 miles on it. The new car is $40 per month more, the demo is from the dealer I've leased from for the past 10 years--I'll still go there for service because it's more convenient.

    FYI initially they offered me a deal $21 higher than for the new car, but I signed up for some Consumer Reports thing, and got a call from the second dealer---So of course the first guy came back $81 bucks less once he heard what the other guy was offering.

    What would you do?


    (Either way my payment is going down either $100 or $140 per month)
     
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  2. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    avoid KIAs and Hyundais. They are utter shit.
     
  3. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    Infiniti
     
  4. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    Demo car could have had a sweaty grease pig like BM farting in to the seat the past 3 months... probably go new.
     
  5. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    My first car was a Hyundai, $142.21 a month, I couldn't even drive it off the lot because I couldn't afford an automatic
     
  6. PullMyFinger

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    Leasing or buying?

    Leasing, I'd go with the demo. Buying, I'd go with the brand new one.
     
  7. BaddFunn

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    how much will you save over the term of the lease?
     
  8. freds

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    $500 a year savings isn't much to gamble on the demo.
     
  9. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I'd have no problem with the demo if you want to save some money. It should still have warranty and be as good as new. The cache of a new car is costly.
    I'm not a big lease guy. If you really want to save money, buy a car instead of leasing.
     
  10. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    how much of a gamble is it? thing will probably still be well under warranty when she turns it in.
     
  11. freds

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    i just think a $40,000 car loses a little more than that in sale value if it's a demo.


    where's baltimore mike? he's our car expert. :jj:
     
  12. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    I'm pretty sure Mlaw leases so I don't think the sale value matters, and odds are Mike is at the vending machines.
     
  13. freds

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    i guess if it's a lease there's no gamble at all.
     
  14. wetback

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    Fuck a demo, get the new one..
     
  15. baltimore mike

    baltimore mike Your Cock, No Lube, My Ass!

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    Demo you still get full warranty
     
  16. freds

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    the vending machine has spoken. Cheetos > Snickers
     
  17. baltimore mike

    baltimore mike Your Cock, No Lube, My Ass!

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    we dont give that much off of our demos :hhh:
     
  18. freds

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    your demos aren't Infinities.
     
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    either way you become an indentured servant to a corporation...
     
  20. babybear

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    lease the new one.