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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 05-01-2013, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
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Cool Trading in a Cobalt LT for an SS

So I bought my 2007 Cobalt LT coupe last year in August for 7500 but I recently found this wicked tricked out Cobalt SS for sale from a Chevy Dealer in CT. You may probably think it's "ricer" since it has Lambo doors. Anyway, I was wondering if you guys think it's a good deal. And how much do you think my 07' Cobalt LT coupe is worth? 71,000mi on it. I was told (not by the dealership) they would only probably give me 5000-6000 for the LT. It's completely stock.

The SS: 83,000mi, 5speed manual transmission, factory SC, leather interior, lambo doors, custom hood/exhaust, sunroof, halogen headlights, factory SS spoiler, and a lot more.

Their asking: 8,999 for it
Original Price: 11,999

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i say why the hell not, it looks good. I just dont like that damn hood! but im a bit weird

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I'd trade for it. A hood can always be changed. And less than 10k for an SS, especially a SC one with less than 100k miles, that's a good deal.

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would suggest to get HID's in those headlights as soon as you get the vehicle

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Yeah I do agree with you guys that the car's a really good deal. I guess the dealership just can't get rid of it since it's been on the market for almost 200 days. It was originally priced at 11,999, dropped to 10,999, and on August 24th the price was dropped to 8,999. I guess they want to get rid of it finally XD
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make them drop it another 1k!

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Yeah lol, that's what I was thinking of doing as well, negotiating. I was going to do work on my LT but an SS with those luxuries? for 8,999!? The car is a steal. I'm checking it out this weekend.
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Just think, how much negative equity do you have from your LT if you traded it in? Another thing you need to look at, but if money isn't a big deal, just trade it in.

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I currently pay 147/month for the loan on the LT. It's about half way paid off. I'm not really worried about the money. Like anyone, I'm sure it's great to be able to buy a car with a briefcase of cash XD if you're able too
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Make sure to have it checked out if you dont know much about mechanics. Typically these kinds of cars sit for 200+ days without selling for a reason. And maybe it's your picture but the hood looks trashed on the front lip.


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