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Old 05-19-2011, 01:48 PM
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Hi everyone, my name is Josh and I am looking at buying my first Jeep. It is a 1997 Sport and it has 69K miles. It is black and I live in the 22304 zip code. They are asking $9980.
I have noticed that Jeeps hold their value very well and this one is in very good condition, however, it is still a 14 year old vehicle. Is this about the right price for this model of Jeep?
I want to offer about $7500, but I don’t want to have a sour time negotiating.
The paint on the hood is not the best, it is kind of 'crackling' not chips or scraps, but it is a little rough to the touch. Also, the reverse sounds a little rough when you put it into gear but is sounds fine when you actually reverse. It has a Mopar battery and oil filter and it looks like it was serviced my a Chrysler dealership.
NADA has it valued at $9250 as a clean retail and $6875 as a clean trade in.
What are your thoughts?

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It is a little high on the price but hopefully you can talk them down a bit on the price or just wait till you find one your comfortable with.
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