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Unread 12-14-2015, 12:09 AM   #1
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Default Should i buy the 2012 rav4 at this time

Hi,

I am interested in buying a 2012 SUV and I came across multiple deals for 2012 base Rav4 for $16000 which has 35000 miles on it. I am little confused if I should buy it at this time or not as the dealers would soon get the 2013 rav4 once their 3 lease gets over which might lower the cost of the 2012 rav4.

Also when I try to find the residual value of the 2012 rav4 in auto trader I see that if i sell the 2012 rag 4 with 35000 miles I only get a cash offer of $11800.. Thats $4200 loss immediately.

Based on this I started exploring the accord. This seems to work very well with the honda accord which actually shows a very good resale value if it needs to be sold. Even if I try to sell a 2009 accord at this point it gives back a resale value of $10000 which is grew and the 2012 accord is worth just $14000.


Any thoughts on the Rav4 and why it has a bad resale value?

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One more point - I plan to keep the vehicle only for 3 years and i am looking for something that gives a=me a good resale after 3 yrs

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Most crossovers have bad resale value.

Accord is a good buy, but has nothing in common with the Rav4...so I would say you should decide what you want.
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