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Badger51



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Australia 2008 Freelander 2 TD4 SE Auto Nazca Sand

Last updated on 05 Mar, 2019 17:55:20 GMT View all revisions 2008 Freelander 2 (Nazca Sand) SE TD4
123000 Km as of 05/18
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Monza



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Italy 2007 Freelander 2 TD4 HSE Manual Zermatt Silver

MartynB wrote:
I can’t see any reason at all to pay £10 000 over the odds for a car that is a decade behind today’s vehicles


Well, my Freelander 2 is still going strong, but if I had to replace it, it's still one of the best designs at Land Rover.
All the present edgeless chassis aren't cutting it for me.

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MartynB



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United Kingdom 2009 Freelander 2 TD4 GS Auto Zermatt Silver

Firstly , there is life outside Land Rover

My old boss had a great saying , “ you can’t defeat financial gravity “ , and that is the truth if you are buying with your head . No matter what . If you are buying with your heart , well that is another thing . I’m not emotive when it comes to parting with cash .

The trade buy in price , is at any given time the base intrinsic value in the car that is advertised , irrespective of whatever price the buyer has just paid .

As Bob pointed out earlier , the trade in price is not real as it’s a trade against another fictitious price , the only thing that matters is the “cost to change “ .

I’m not even convinced by Parker’s private sale prices as they are predicated upon someone being willing to pay ( in the case of the car similar to the one in this thread ) £19k . Don’t know about you guys but I’d certainly not hand over the best part of twenty grand to buy a 5 year old car from any old joe .

The real test of the 5 year old car advertised at £24,000 would be to ask the dealer to quote you for a 3 year PCP and see what guaranteed residual value they would quote . I’d wager it won’t be much . 2009 GS Auto Zermatt Silver - Halifax winter necessity.
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