should I offer asking price on used car on car gurus?

5

Asked by Jan 20, 2013 at 10:47 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Replica Coupe

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

don't know the proper approach and looking to get the best deal

2 Answers

98,075

I wouldn't. Usually people publish a price that's higher than what they would sell it for. Don't low ball with your offer. You can try 15-20% under asking and the seller can counter offer. It all part of the negotiations.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Ditto. Heck NO. Those prices are negotiable and see how long it's been on the market. Then make an offer, just like tenspeed said, say 20% lower, then he (she) will counter offer. That can go back and forth many times. Then it depends on just how badly you want the car, always remember there are millions of cars for sale all over the place. But the seller never seriously expects to get full asking price. IF the car is near you,and by 'near I mean maybe 200 miles go look at it and preferably have it checked by a mechanic. If it is coast to coast, beware, please. Get the VIN and a Carfax carfax carfax, if it's a dealer demand it free, if not pay for it yourself ..$40

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • should I offer asking price on used car on car gurus? 2 answers

    don't know the proper approach and looking to get the best deal

    2008 Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Replica Coupe

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • Is this website real, ie Car Gurus 5 answers

    I have made several inquiries on corvettes listed here and have received ZERO responses! Are these inquires going in a black hole somewhere? Why have a site to sell/buy if no one communicates?

    1974 Chevrolet Corvette

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • how do i change price on car 2 answers

    want to change to 5900

    1996 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • Sticker Price on 1987 corvette convertible 1 answer

    What was the sticker price on a 1987 corvette convertible with 240 horsepower? It is fully loaded with options.

    1987 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • can i burn unleaded fuel in this car ?? 5 answers

    i am planing on buying a 1978 pace car.....will she run ok with unleaded fuel ??........

    1978 Chevrolet Corvette

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Corvette

Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?

CarGurus has 20,684 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,995.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,340
#2 Vincent Parker
Vincent Parker
Reputation 1,470
#3 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Challenger
211 Great Deals out of 23,433 listings starting at $7,990
Used Porsche 911
91 Great Deals out of 4,513 listings starting at $10,500
Used Dodge Charger
454 Great Deals out of 29,324 listings starting at $2,300
Used Dodge Viper
8 Great Deals out of 309 listings starting at $24,600
Used Nissan GT-R
5 Great Deals out of 514 listings starting at $31,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,764 Great Deals out of 181,202 listings starting at $250
Used BMW M3
50 Great Deals out of 1,361 listings starting at $3,800
Used Ford Shelby GT500
534 listings starting at $23,786
Used Ford F-150
2,058 Great Deals out of 207,340 listings starting at $1,499
Used Nissan 370Z
60 Great Deals out of 2,882 listings starting at $11,995
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
45 Great Deals out of 2,814 listings starting at $4,530
Used Porsche Boxster
45 Great Deals out of 1,146 listings starting at $3,920
Used Cadillac CTS-V
9 Great Deals out of 475 listings starting at $9,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 10,265 listings starting at $46,285
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 1,383 listings starting at $44,165
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 684 listings starting at $39,999
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 822 listings starting at $38,995
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 363 listings starting at $25,437

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.