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fruitsnack 01-12-2014 12:05 AM

Would you pay $5500 for a Honda Civic VX?
 
would you?

clean, no mods, 130k miles, family owned since 1992,

Gasoline Fumes 01-12-2014 01:29 AM

I wouldn't, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't. It's only money. :)

Arragonis 01-12-2014 05:18 AM

Depends on how long you intend to keep it and how long it will last. Throw a low ball offer in and see what happens if you like it.

MetroMPG 01-12-2014 07:51 AM

If it had 30k instead of 130k miles I'd consider it.

turbothrush 01-12-2014 09:53 AM

I would at least consider it. But only if it is original paint and no rust ever. Remove the 2 small plastic covers from the inner plastic wheelhouse panels and look in with a flashlight to see if the wheel arches or quarter panels have ever been repaired.
The drivetrains on these cars are very long lasting providing of course they have regular oil and fluid changes. Only the rust kills 'em.
Just in case you didn't know a 1992 vx has no pass airbag..only drivers airbag

fruitsnack 01-12-2014 12:42 PM

ok thanks


now i just need to borrow cash from some place!! with no credit!!! i need this car right now!!

vskid3 01-12-2014 01:27 PM

No credit, borrowing more than the car blue books for (approximately $2000 is the highest I found on KBB for a '94)? You might be better off buying it with a credit card. ;)

For that kind of money, you can get a 1st gen Insight. Here's one in Seattle, don't know where in Washington you are. $5000, 128k miles, 5 speed, 2nd owner, all the service records, new tires.

nemo 01-12-2014 01:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fruitsnack (Post 406937)
i need this car right now!!

Worst time to buy a car.

Ryland 01-12-2014 01:48 PM

NADA insurance value on a 1994 or older Civic VX is $5,500

Rust, accidents and of course teenagers are what would lower the value more then anything else.
A Civic VX can rack up over 300,000 miles without needing much more the fluid changes, timing belts, tune ups, tires and exhaust.

Frank Lee 01-12-2014 01:56 PM

Great. Get enough buyers like this and the used car market can be destroyed just like the housing market.


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