Tag: selling

20 Posts

Jul 01, 2000

If dealers always sell cars below dealer invoice, how do they stay in business?

Dear Car Talk

I assume that car dealers pay rent or mortgages sales commissions interest taxes utilities etc Since most dealers frequently offer sales promotions at or below dealer invoice why haven't they all long since gone out of business Two percent or...

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Jul 01, 2000

Which is better: selling my Camry outright or parting it out?

Dear Car Talk

I'd like your advice on whether I'd make more money selling my ' Camry All-Trac outright or by parting it out The car has miles and will soon need a new transmission valve job struts and who knows what else...

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Jun 01, 1998

A car dealer explains what "dealer invoice" really means.

Dear Car Talk

next three weeks we will be printing three responses to our column about dealer cost All are from dealers or former dealers who read the column The first which runs today details more specifics about dealer cost In the second...

dealers selling

Jun 01, 1998

A dealer responds: why does everyone think it's OK to ask for wholesale pricing when buying a car?

Dear Car Talk

I'm responding to your article asking dealers to tell you what a dealer really pays for the cars he sells I've been retailing cars and trucks for almost nine years now and I can personally tell you that new car...

dealers selling

Jun 01, 1998

A dealer weighs in on how dealerships are able to survive on those razor-thin margins.

Dear Car Talk

As a former dealership sales manager I may be able to shed some light on how dealerships survive on those razor-thin invoice deals First of all you were absolutely right when you noted in your column that there are many...

dealers selling

Sep 01, 1993

Tips for selling a used car.

Dear Car Talk

I have sold cars and motorcycles by putting ads in the newspaper and dickering with whomever called Though I would have trouble selling ice water in the Sahara I wasn't worried because only a few hundred dollars was involved in...

selling used cars

Feb 01, 1993

Is it possible to transfer my car loan to my daughter so she can take over my car (and car payments)?

Dear Car Talk

Being years old I have decided that I no longer want to drive I would like to turn my car over to my daughter I recently moved here from New York City and I make the payments to Citibank How...

selling loans

Mar 01, 1991

"Classic" car for sale

Dear Car Talk

Is there a paper published for advertising classic and antique cars I have a Pontiac Tempest in excellent condition that I would like to sell Dorothy RAY Well Dorothy the trick to selling a classic car is finding some screwball...

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Jun 01, 1990

Relieving myself of my Dodge Colt...

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A DODGE COLT I BOUGHT IT ON AN IMPULSE AND I'M JUST NOT HAPPY WITH IT DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS ON HOW I CAN RELIEVE MYSELF OF IT ADS IN THE NEWSPAPER ARE EXPENSIVE AND HAVEN'T BEEN...

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Sep 01, 1989

How to go about selling a classic car...

Dear Car Talk

I have a Lincoln sedan butterfly doors white leather upholstery in excellent condition It was my husbands I have finally come to the point where I can let some one else enjoy it although I don't want just anybody to...

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