Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum > Is this a good deal?

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Is this a good deal? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
02-16-2010 05:27 PM
Geoff@Bestop Has it been in the bottom of a lake recently? (sorry, different thread we've been enjoying).

Good condition 97 and 98's seem to be in the range of $4,500-10,000. Higher end of the scale usually means they've added some stuff and want their money back (hah!).

Lower end means higher miles, smaller engine.

A Sahara model with 97k? I'd say 6k is a good price.

Have fun with your new ride (this one or whatever you find), and send pictures!
02-16-2010 05:09 PM
s3nt3nc3d I'd recommend running a Carfax report on it...see if it's been in any major accidents. Also if you know a mechanic or have a friend who's really good with vehicles, maybe take them with you to do a walk-around and see if they see any signs of neglect/abuse that you overlooked.

I can't advise you on the price...I'd say check NADA Guides value...and compare. If it's less and everything checks out...it's probably a pretty decent deal. Used car values are still high as well... I was talking to our GM at the dealership I work for and he said right now, you can take the book value and add $3,000 to it and that's bout what you're looking to pay for a used vehicle...they're all still recovering from the Cash for Clunkers stuff.
02-16-2010 04:59 PM
Flatepiece
Is this a good deal?

I have checked out a '98 Wrangler Sahara a few times. It's in good working order, very nice condition. Everything seems okay and it also has a hard top. It has 93,000 miles. The guy was asking 7k for it but I talked him down to 6k. He seemed very inexperienced with Jeeps, so I'm not sure if he knew what the vehicle was actually worth. Should I jump on it?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:21 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC