Welcome to the site and congrats on your decision to purchase a tC.
Uh you can do the mods yourself and save a bunch of money:Originally posted by Cmorales6@Jun 7 2005, 05:59 AM
Thanks guys. Well, he's giving me $200 because my friends are getting one too. $400 because I'm a recent college grad. I'm trading in an 05 Type S Corolla for $13K. (I'll be breaking even considering the payments i've already made) and I should be getting back about $1500 once I cancel the Corolla's extended warraty and stupid GAAP insurance. Dont fall for those dealer tricks my friends, it happens to first time non-Scion buyers all the time.
Here's the price breakdown:
Custom Leather= 1200
SC= 2000 (i'll pay the diff of actual price cash)
Total= 4775 + 16715= 21490
21490-400-200-1500=$19,390 of course this does not include taxes and loan interest but i want the cost of the car to be under 20k. Still beats the hell out of cars in its class. What do you guys think? Does it sound too good to be true?
Gotcha, sounds like an awesome plan, dude. Good luck on your purchase, mang! Also, you will not void any warranty if you install the TRD products and accessories yourself as far as I know. Do you know what custom shop they're installing the leather at? Usually it's a 3rd party, so lemme know, I might be interested in doing leather down the line. I saw the tc at the dealership with 2tone black and silver leather, maaan it looked friggin sweet, but when the dealer told me it'd be $2K+, I didn't think it'd be worth it.Originally posted by Cmorales6@Jun 7 2005, 12:05 PM
The price for the 06 is $16,715 (a $200 increase from the 05). $19,390 is what I'm estimating with all the accessories minus what I'm getting back in "deals". My cost does not include tax or loan interest as I stated. But tax in Jersey is 6% so for the base price 16,715 x 1.06= $17,717.90. AND you're absolutely right, from a cost point basis, I'd have to be a moron to pay a dealer $525 for an exhaust and that doesnt include installation. I'll get it base with airbags, leather (two tone btw) and SC allocation and set aside $1500 for accessories. I just didnt want mess up warranty etc.
Well, I put 1000 down, but was upside-down on my focus (#&%@!) to the tune of 3500. So I actually financed ~23k. But for the tC itself, i got floor mats, lugs, and the 800$ extended warrantee. Those 3 things added to the 16550 or whatever the car started at with dealer/liscence/tax blah blah blah was 19500ish. *shrugs. I kinda look at it like this, when we're talking 20 thousand dollars... whats on or two more thousand?Originally posted by ScionGTR@Jun 7 2005, 03:36 AM
Yay Oliver where in Chicago did you buy your tc for that kind of money. I got mine stock for $18k OTD and i got $200 off cuz i got my friend to buy a tC from the same guy i got my tc.
LOL i'm sure he would have done it.I'm sure if I had had cash in hand he would have rolled a red carpet out for me, but all in all, they're good guys, no pressure.[/b]