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Buying First Car Advice- 1997 Holden Commodore S VS II Manual

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by huntsman, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. huntsman

    huntsman New Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy my first car and looking for some advice on buying a 1997 Holden Commodore S VS II Manual ute.
    -274,976 km
    -5 speed manual
    -6cyl 3.8L Petrol
    The dealer is trying to sell for $4880. My main questions are: Is this overpriced due to the age and km's? What would the common issues/problems be and would it be worth buying it for 3-3.5k?

    Cheers.
     
  2. Wozza

    Wozza Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    274K+ is on the high end of the scale...That said your in NSW so most of the cars are better looked after than say here in S.A :)
    V8 utes go for less than that price,V6 well the going rate around here is around 1500 to 3000$ depending on condition and km's
    Honestly if you want a manual ute hit up gumtree, for that money you may pick up a nicer VU or VY ute
    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/murray-bridge/cars-vans-utes/2001-vu-5-speed/1162199361
     
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    Wow that's expensive. That's VU SS pricing. I wouldn't pay more than 1500 for it with that many k's and just a v6.
     
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    Dealer's dreaming.
     
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    Way over priced. Could easily get a VU SS for that, if you didnt or cant get an 8 being a p plater you could get a vz V6 ute for that price.
     

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