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Buying a car?
« on: May 11, 2015, 05:58:26 PM »
i'm looking for a used car with low millage and found nice deals from rental companies.
anyone familiar with www.hertzcarsales.com or www.enterprisecarsales.com ?
Thanks

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 06:04:43 PM »
LOL.
There's a reason they're so cheap. Never heard of "drive it like it's stolen?"
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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2015, 06:17:04 PM »
:) i actually think that most people drive rental car better than their owns

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2015, 06:19:28 PM »
:) i actually think that most people drive rental car better than their owns
lol
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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2015, 06:40:27 PM »
Like the old joke goes-

Buying a rental car is like going to a brothel for a wife. Anything thats been driven so hard by so many people, you dont want to put your key into!

However, I kind of took back that theory. Nowadays most used cars on the market are leases, which people treat like crap anyways. At least with the rental company you know they took care of the car, like oil changes etc.

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2015, 06:42:08 PM »
exactly :) plus they have a nice warranty 

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 06:48:07 PM »
Better off brushing up on your negotiating skills, buying new, and maintain it for 10 years before selling it for a third of the original sticker price.
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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2015, 07:09:16 PM »
This argument had already been hashed out somewhere on this forum

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2015, 07:28:01 PM »
I'm Jewish and Israeli but with no negotiation skills -Hoy Vay :)
anyways i was looking at the hertz website and saw  nice deals look at :
https://www.hertzcarsales.com/vehicle/details/14375213
17k miles for $12k and with 12k warranty.
one of the things that cached my eyes was the 1.9% financing for 48 month.
at start i looked into lease but really quick i understand but anyway you (me) gonna get F...
i learned all the lease formulas etc... but usually found an unreliable sales people
Adi


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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2015, 07:34:14 PM »
LOL.
There's a reason they're so cheap. Never heard of "drive it like it's stolen?"
+100
:) i actually think that most people drive rental car better than their owns
-1. Pple like to literally "destroy" a rental car b4 returning it.

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2015, 07:41:53 PM »
Better off brushing up on your negotiating skills, buying new, and maintain it for 10 years before selling it for a third of the original sticker price.

Or buy 3 years old and sell it a year or two later for a negligible loss.

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2015, 07:50:43 PM »
Or buy 3 years old and sell it a year or two later for a negligible loss.
If you go thru a dealer (as most people do) include the profit he's making when you buy and sell which makes a big difference when its just a year or 2
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2015, 08:00:39 PM »
:) i actually think that most people drive rental car better than their owns
I don't. :)
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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2015, 08:01:37 PM »
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Buying a car?
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2015, 08:02:41 PM »
i'm shocked

I don't TRASH it. I'm so good to own my car, my version of treating a rental bad is flooring it on the highway. Meanwhile others do a lot worse. I wouldn't buy a rental.
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