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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-27-2018, 07:41 AM Thread Starter
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Buying a used 2016

Hi, I found a used 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Limited 4dr Sdn LT (generation 8), 51260km, for $13,000, reduced from $16,000.

The mileage seems a bit high, and the car had a minor accident (fixed for $2000). Some wear and tear, nothing major.

The car has been sitting in the lot for quite some time.

I test drove the car (a short drive with the sales person) and couldnít see any issues, but when I asked if I can have it checked by a mechanic, they said yes, but only at their lot.

What should I be looking for? Any know issues, or tips?

My car is having transmission problems, so I may need to get a new one. This sounds like a good deal, maybe too good?

Oh, also, they are asking for documentation $599 and Road Hazard warranty $299 Ö After I told them I donít need the road warranty, they admitted itís optional, but hey... I hate dealing with car sales people.
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Re: Buying a used 2016

Check Carfax or CarGurus and see what similar models are selling for.
a $2,000 damage claim frankly, isn't going to be much.. given the cost of paint nowadays..

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Re: Buying a used 2016

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Hi, I found a used 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Limited 4dr Sdn LT (generation 8), 51260km, for $13,000, reduced from $16,000.

The mileage seems a bit high, and the car had a minor accident (fixed for $2000). Some wear and tear, nothing major.

The car has been sitting in the lot for quite some time.

I test drove the car (a short drive with the sales person) and couldnít see any issues, but when I asked if I can have it checked by a mechanic, they said yes, but only at their lot.

What should I be looking for? Any know issues, or tips?

My car is having transmission problems, so I may need to get a new one. This sounds like a good deal, maybe too good?

Oh, also, they are asking for documentation $599 and Road Hazard warranty $299 Ö After I told them I donít need the road warranty, they admitted itís optional, but hey... I hate dealing with car sales people.
So do I. Its a real drag, Whic motor does the bu have?
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