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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-24-2011, 12:13 PM
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and a complete list of submitted cars....not necessarily approved

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Originally Posted by 300maximilien View Post
Something sounds fishy about that Jalopnik list....most of those in even fair condition would have been worth more than $4500 on a trade, and thus the dealer would have a financial incentive not to destroy the car and get the rebate. Either they had some serious damage or wear when traded in or the dealers made some colossal errors (not likely....an experienced dealer KNOWS what he can get for his cars).

I'm sure that's what was up with some of those exotics....they are frighteningly expensive to repair when broken. It may have run....but how well is the question.

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The PDF list DEFINITELY has some unapproved cars...the 300M was never eligible for the program and certainly the Neon wasn't. There's also some others in there that are clearly ineligible...a Scion xD, a Saturn Ion, a *2006 Corolla*, and a Civic CRX!

There's a 2004 Passat 4 Motion....those are worth over $10K in good shape. They drink fuel but they aren't cheap...the trade in value is at least 6K on them and they sell well.

The list is definitely flawed and inflated with cars clearly ineligible for a trade.
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