Is $13k for a mint 93 black 5.0 w/ 26k miles convert a good price?

Asked by Apr 24, 2012 at 10:08 PM about the 1993 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Will this hold value over 5 years?

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Not unless it is a Saleen. Ive seen MINT when I mean mint I mean show room condition still smells new not a single flaw anywhere with less than 10k go from 8-10k for the GT and Cobra models.

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Thats perfect - I am thinking about a car as a fun once in a while driver, but would like to get most of my money back within 5 years - I have to think low mileage cars will generally do this but key is not to overpay. Again, thanks for the advice.

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i got mine for 1400 with 40k miles there easy to come by but if the swap isnt done right u have alot of problems

425

not when you can get good fox's for less than 5....sadly those cars aren't worth that much and when you buy a car it is a money pit that will never hold its value unless its a super rare 69 Shelby GT 500 or Boss 302 in perfect condition, i suggest find a car you like that's fun to drive and run it until it can go any further, have fun with the car

Yeah I swapped my hardtop for an SUV and now get 23 MPG, I'm looking good at the gas pump!

Uh I am not sure about the relevance of the last post to my question ...... So whatever!

135

u dont buy convertible cars 2 hold value u buy them because theyre fun

so are you saying you would overpay to have fun?

495

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13K s a bit steep. 345 has it about right. Depends if it's a one or two owner car. Like I posted earlier I saw a 1990 stock, mint GT original owner, 48K miles go for 11K. It was up for sale only 2 days. In the Detroit area that is the going rate. If you get it for 9 - 10K it should hold its price well if it's a stock and un-molested vehicle.

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RichIeb did you buy the car?

Nope! Way too much - he dropped the price $100 - he is not getting any play on it at all

215

Save you pennies and be patient...there's nice stock ones out there except they're getting harder to find. Good Luck...

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