Car-good deal?

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Found 16th Feb 2011
Got offered a car today by a friend, had a quick look at it today and it looks nearly as good as new.
Its a Ford Fiesta Studio, 1.25 litre, 3door, 57 reg, only done 7600 miles.
He's offered it to me for £3500 which is quite alot of money for me atm being unemployed, but seems like a good deal, what do u reckon?

grr i cant post under my account-get logged out before it will post lol, stupid computer

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Seems very cheap, why is he selling at such at low price?

look at Autotrader and ebay completed listings for comparisons.
Edited by: "greg_68" 16th Feb 2011

Good deal to me, id expect it to fetch around £4500.

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very good price although mileage seems very very low for a 3 year old car

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inb4 the ban!

cant post under new ids!

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grr i cant post under my account-get logged out before it will post lol, … grr i cant post under my account-get logged out before it will post lol, stupid computer



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Good price for a 57 plate i traded in a 57 plate style for £4800 a few months back but maybe cos it only had 800 miles on the clock

cheers guys.

i checked around but there wasn't many studio's or cars of this age with so few miles so found it a little hard to compare.

p.s. anyone know a cheap short term insurance company...i havent taken it for a test drive yet.

lol didn't mean to create a multi it said put in your e-mail address to post...it didn't say it was creating a multi account lol sorry

It's a good deal if you have a job but not so if unemployed. Don't forget insurance, road tax, fuel...comes to more than £3.5k!

Btw OP never admit you are unemployed on here you'd be better of saying you were a gay, lesbian, indian immigrant.


Part-exchange Price:
Excellent condition:
£3480
Average condition:
£3220
Below average condition:
£2800

They are part exchange prices, what he would get if he took it to a garage, so it is a good deal.

hate struggling to post on my own deal lol.

Cheers guys gives me some confidence to hear other people saying its a good deal.

Borat ive got to ask why did u sell the car? anything wrong with it?

Yes im unemployed, and i hate it-im not one of those who sits on benifits, ive recently lost my job and havent even signed on yet. I dont mind saying im unemployed yeh its annoying but hopefully soon i wont be

ill buy it if you dont want it i need one too

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hate struggling to post on my own deal lol.Cheers guys gives me some … hate struggling to post on my own deal lol.Cheers guys gives me some confidence to hear other people saying its a good deal.Borat ive got to ask why did u sell the car? anything wrong with it?Yes im unemployed, and i hate it-im not one of those who sits on benifits, ive recently lost my job and havent even signed on yet. I dont mind saying im unemployed yeh its annoying but hopefully soon i wont be



No it was a nice car bought new from fords for my sister to pass her test but truth is she can't drive so i traded it in. Dealer was also shocked it had only 800 miles in 3 years.
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