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      03-23-2009, 09:49 PM   #23
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I picked up my 135 late January but was worried about selling my old car (05 Corolla Sportivo) due to the economic crisis so put it on carsales at higher than redbook value in early December (figured no hurry). Sold it in 3 days for $500 under my asking. Before I listed it I polished it to better than new, including imaculate engine and interior, took some photos with the DSLR and the emails/phone calls were non stop

Only catch was I needed to borrow a car for 5 weeks while I waited for my 135 to arrive!

Private sale is the way to go, trading in is IMHO throwing away money.
Totally agree.
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Went to the dealer today to get a trade in valuation for my Subaru Liberty... and was offered only $19K for it.
Redbook says to expect a trade-in value of between $29K and $32K.
Is redbook.com.au out of date / out of touch?
Did the valuer get the wrong model info or do they just really not want to trade my car in?
(it is the MY06 Subaru Liberty GT Tuned by STi, sedan, auto)
just sold it privately for $31k ... and the 1er will be ready on Tuesday
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