Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 22:38:22 +0100 From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos_removeme_nospamee.ac.uk> Subject: Re: 93 Convertible buying advice
Paul Hutchings wrote: >>=20 > It boils down to =A33k to change from the Golf. Main concern isn't so = > much the money but how to spot a "good" car. No comment. It is your money. I have no idea if a main dealer would give you as good a price for your=20 car. But if you were trying to sell it privately, at circa =A35K I don't= =20 think it is something you will sell easily. >=20 > I did check out the Saab website but didn't see anything comparable=20 > factoring in age/mileage if this comes in at around =A37.6k. I am not sure how you work out the =A37.6K. I thought the dealer who had= =20 the car you were looking at had it at =A38.5K OK he offered a discount but you did not tell him about part exchange? >=20 > Don't get me wrong I'm in no hurry to change if I don't see something=20 > I'm happy with, I'm just trying to investigate if what seems like a goo= d=20 > car, good price actually is. btw. You are not saying if the car you are looking at is a turbo=20 (probably not). Here is what I can get out of saab's website. Not sure = yours at 8.5 is a good price. Regards Charles SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0 LPT CONVERTIBLE [POLAR WHITE] nov 1999 (V) 89,795=20 =A39,995 =09 SAAB 9-3 S 2.0 LPT SPORT CONVERTIBLE [LASER RED] may 2000 (W)=20 57,000 =A39,995 =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [MIDNIGHT BLUE] may 1998 (R) 65,657=20 =A37,995 =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0 TURBO CONVERTIBLE [SILVER] mar 1999 (T) 98,000=20 =A38,495 =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [SILVER] aug 1998 (S) 103,000 =A37,995 = =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [SILVER] aug 1998 (S) 57,676 =A38,995 = =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [MIDNIGHT BLUE] may 1999 (T) 56,500=20 =A39,995 =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0 TURBO CONVERTIBLE [MIDNIGHT BLUE] jul 1999 (T)=20 54,000 =A39,995 =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [BLACK] jun 1999 (T) 24,200 =A39,995 = =09 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0i CONVERTIBLE [MIDNIGHT BLUE] aug 1998 (S) 83,000=20 =A38,995 =09 --=20 Please remove _removeme_ to reply.