2001 S40 - value is high?

Discussion in 'Volvo S40' started by Mike Diggler, Aug 10, 2004.

  1. Mike Diggler

    Mike Diggler Guest

    So...I don't see too many S40's on the road here (Portland, Oregon) but
    there tend to be a few at the dealers. Pretty much set on purchasing one
    but dealers seem to be way overpriced. Majority of the ones I have seen
    range 15ish to as high at 17 with 50,000 miles on them - some have as few as
    30,000 miles. Blue Book private is around 12 - which is what I would like
    to spend. I wish there were more private sellers out there wanting to sell.

    Are they this way in other places or do I have to pay a "premium" for Volvo?
    Other cars don't seem to have as big a markup.

    Another question - might get a biased answer in this group but do you feel
    spending $15,000 on an 01 S40 with a few options worth the value?

    Thanks for you help in advance.

    Mike Diggler, Aug 10, 2004
    1. Advertisements

  2. I got my 2000 S40 with the winter package for $25K in NY. So $15Kfor what
    you describe seems high. If the dealer is offering somehting that you won;t
    get buying from an individual, it may be worth paying a little more. Have
    oyu tried negotiating? Have you looked at online sites that do the buying
    for you? My price for the 2000 S40 was via an online buying site.
    Marvin Margoshes, Aug 10, 2004
    1. Advertisements

  3. Mike Diggler

    Bob Noble Guest

    Doubtless in anticipation of the arrival of the "new" S40, Volvo sold
    quite a few of the older model to auto rental companies. When these hit
    the used market (it never takes long), prices are likely to take a
    dive. If you can wait . . .

    bob noble
    Reno, NV, USA
    Bob Noble, Aug 10, 2004
  4. Mike Diggler

    Spanky Guest

    Not worth it. You can get a nice S80 T-6 for that price.
    Spanky, Aug 12, 2004
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.