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I have a 2011 Saab 9-3 Vector Sport with 56k miles, 1.9 TTDi. I need to sell it as we only need one automobile in the family now and the Saab is only being used at the weekend. There are a few Irish websites offering to buy automobiles for cash. Do you know if they are any good? Should I expect a trade in price or less?
Any advice much appreciated.
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Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Ken Hayes (Cashel) - Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:15
I wonder if you could explain something I don't really understand about the Irish automobile buying market, even though I have a big interest in automobiles and the industry. Why is it that Irish automobile buyers hardly ever seem to get the sort of discounts that buyers in Britain do? I'm not just referring to the fact that overall new and used prices are cheaper there.
I wanted to buy a new or nearly new Peugeot 508 here recently and thought I would get a reasonable discount, which I pushed for, as that model does not sell as well as many of it's rivals and I thought the Peugeot dealer would be delighted to sell a saloon seeing as the market for them is declining so much and so many people now want SUVs instead. Alas, I could not get any sort of decent discount for a new or nearly new 508. It is well known that in Britain the buyer often gets a sizeable discount for automobile types or models that lag behind many rivals in sales, or for certain brands such as Vauxhall/Opel and Citroen. From what I observe and hear, you don't get decent discounts either for certain makes and models here in Ireland.
Higher VRT and other taxes here, don't explain these differences alone. I thought with Brexit and the vast increase in used and nearly new imports that Irish dealers would be more price competitive, but I'm surprised also that the prices of good fresh second hand automobiles here haven't come down more in this backdrop. For some good reasons, I'd prefer to buy here than from abroad, but it just seems that Irish automobile buyers can't catch the breaks that UK buyers get at all! Do you agree with me or can you kindly explain these differences in both markets?
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Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Mary Kinsella (Dublin) - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 20:48
Hi there, just want to get another opinion on trade in value.
I bought a 162 Volkswagen Touran in a Highline spec with the 2.0-litre engine not 1.6 and the automobile cost me just slightly over the €40k mark. We have been pricing around to trade up for a 182 Tiguan each ofspace and I've tried five to six Volkswagen dealers with the highest of €22k as a trade-in value for my own automobile, so that’s a loss of €18k in two years and there was me thinking buying a VW was a sound bet!
I also ed Volkswagen Ireland and the response I got was "your local dealer is best equipped to give you the best trade in." Is it any wonder people are deciding to go to the UK to buy when there is a serious rip off culture in this country? I look forward to your thoughts on this.
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