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Why do people buy new vehicles?


They depreciate so quickly. Even if you have all the money in the world like every OT baller, I don't understand the logic behind it. As soon as you drive off the lot it's worth less. Discuss if you will.




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BRgetthenet
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


I never understood it either. Pre-owned, certified Lexus dealers FTW.





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TTsTowel
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


Too Rich To Care





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LSU Coyote
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


The vehicle I was purchasing wasn't much cheaper used than new. Plus, I got a 100K warranty with the new vehicle.





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Tayday
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


Definitely one of the dumbest big purchases you can do.





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Uncle JackD
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


Better rebates
0% interest
Better warranty


I looked at used trucks with very low mileage and it wasn't worth buying used.



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LSU Coyote
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


I was on the side of never buying new until I started looking for another vehicle this pass year.

Diesels have a great resale value, so I really don't feel bad about it.






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Tilco Baller
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


only worth it imo if it is:
A. A vehicle with a very high resale value

and

B. 0% Interest






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LSU Coyote
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


quote:

Definitely one of the dumbest big purchases you can do.

Most of the time, yes. Certain situations and/or brands you look at, used isn't always the smarter option.






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Geauxing for 3
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


The value of the car is in the miles you get out of it. If you buy new and keep the car for a good bit then its a good idea. If you only keep your car a few years its retarded.





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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


2 things I hate. Purchasing something from someone else used as you have no idea how other people take care of their own items. Buying new alleviates that.

Not having a warranty, buyint new alleviates that.

Peace of mind is PRICELESSS






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Uncle JackD
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


The one car I bought used, 5 series BMW, I got fricked on. Nothing went right with that car.. The happiest day was when I traded it for a truck.





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trillhog
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


b/c i like new cars?





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brgfather129
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


quote:

used vehicles


NF






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LSU Coyote
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quote:

The value of the car is in the miles you get out of it. If you buy new and keep the car for a good bit then its a good idea. If you only keep your car a few years its retarded.

Well said, exactly my idea with my new car purchase.

Reason I purchased a diesel, great MPG and should last 15yrs as a work car.






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Tayday
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


I agree, all depends what you can find, but generally a dumb idea.





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kywildcatfanone
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


I buy new, but I keep it 15 years. If I were turning over cars every 5 years, I would not buy new.





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Uncle JackD
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


15 years?? Goddamn





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OldSouth
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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


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Not having a warranty, buyint new alleviates that.


Warranties protect the manufacturer, not the consumer.






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re: Why do people buy new vehicles?


Gotta have that new car smell





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