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Buying a used car at the wholesale auction (like Manheim)

antibiotic 264 January 30, 2013 at 01:09 PM in Finance (3)
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Hello everyone, searched for similar topic on SD but didn't find any,you are more than welcome to ask questions about purchasing a vehicle from "dealers only" auto auctions like Manheim or Adesa.

I can share auction date, like recent prices and recent sales, ask questions will try to help you guys out, been benefiting from SD for sometime now, so decided maybe this would be helpful for other members.
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year?
2008 and newer
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2011+ Acrua TSX South East region thanks thumbs up!
v6 or v 4
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2008 and newer

2008 g37

02/12/13 RIVRSIDE Regular $19,900 37,987 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
02/12/13 RIVRSIDE Lease $19,750 20,356 Avg BLUE 6G A Yes
02/13/13 SEATTLE Regular $21,500 54,286 Above SILVER 6G 6 No
02/13/13 RIVRSIDE Lease $21,500 45,654 Above WHITE 6G Yes


2009
02/05/13 RIVRSIDE Regular $21,500 45,734 Avg SLIVER 6G A Yes
02/06/13 CALIFORN Regular $22,000 45,915 Avg GREY 6G 6 Yes
02/07/13 SO CAL Regular $24,500 23,924 Above Gray 6CY A Yes
02/20/13 SAN DIEG Regular $17,400 40,603 Below GRAY 6G A No

2010

For Week Ending Feb 28
Above Average Below
Sale Price $27,791 $24,863 $21,935
Odometer 22,462 35,262 48,062
Total Sold All 1
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Thanks for the help. I'm looking for a 2009 or newer Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder. I'm in socal
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2008 g37

02/12/13 RIVRSIDE Regular $19,900 37,987 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
02/12/13 RIVRSIDE Lease $19,750 20,356 Avg BLUE 6G A Yes
02/13/13 SEATTLE Regular $21,500 54,286 Above SILVER 6G 6 No
02/13/13 RIVRSIDE Lease $21,500 45,654 Above WHITE 6G Yes


2009
02/05/13 RIVRSIDE Regular $21,500 45,734 Avg SLIVER 6G A Yes
02/06/13 CALIFORN Regular $22,000 45,915 Avg GREY 6G 6 Yes
02/07/13 SO CAL Regular $24,500 23,924 Above Gray 6CY A Yes
02/20/13 SAN DIEG Regular $17,400 40,603 Below GRAY 6G A No

2010

For Week Ending Feb 28
Above Average Below
Sale Price $27,791 $24,863 $21,935
Odometer 22,462 35,262 48,062
Total Sold All 1

So, how does one go about getting these prices?
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So, how does one go about getting these prices?
I would say these are more values used for negotiation, as a car dealer myself, i wouldn't sell a car at my cost, and no dealer would, but would definitely sell something quicker for a little bit of a profit instead of holding on to it longer and tying up cash.
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I would say these are more values used for negotiation, as a car dealer myself, i wouldn't sell a car at my cost, and no dealer would, but would definitely sell something quicker for a little bit of a profit instead of holding on to it longer and tying up cash.

I absolutely agree, but some people choose to go to the auction and pick the vehicle up.
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I absolutely agree, but some people choose to go to the auction and pick the vehicle up.
But auctions like these wouldn't be open to the public, unless there are public auctions that you are referencing these prices from?
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I absolutely agree, but some people choose to go to the auction and pick the vehicle up.
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But auctions like these wouldn't be open to the public, unless there are public auctions that you are referencing these prices from?
This is why I am confused as to the purpose of this thread.
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This is why I am confused as to the purpose of this thread.
As stated before, knowing prices at auction could help you in negotiating prices at a dealership, or if your negotiating fails, or you just don't want to deal with haggling, you can go find an auto broker and purchase the car at auction and pay the broker fee of ~$500-600. I find the thread very valuable. These are real-world prices we, as consumers, can't get anywhere else.
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As stated before, knowing prices at auction could help you in negotiating prices at a dealership, or if your negotiating fails, or you just don't want to deal with haggling, you can go find an auto broker and purchase the car at auction and pay the broker fee of ~$500-600. I find the thread very valuable. These are real-world prices we, as consumers, can't get anywhere else.
I am not sure what is meant by real world prices. Knowing a price and getting a price are two different things. There are also many websites that give wholesale pricing for new or used vehicles. Knowing what a car sold for at auction certainly isn't related to what you buy that vehicle for on a lot, that is rediculous.
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I am not sure what is meant by real world prices. Knowing a price and getting a price are two different things. There are also many websites that give wholesale pricing for new or used vehicles. Knowing what a car sold for at auction certainly isn't related to what you buy that vehicle for on a lot, that is rediculous.
It's very valuable when you trade in a car and know for how much it is going at on of the auctions compared to what the dealer is offering.
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im in the market for a santorini black 2012 range rover sport all regions. Can I get some stats please?

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Thanks for the help. I'm looking for a 2009 or newer Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder. I'm in socal

trim and fwd or 4wd?
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Thanks for the help. I'm looking for a 2009 or newer Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder. I'm in socal
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im in the market for a santorini black 2012 range rover sport all regions. Can I get some stats please?

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trim?!

HSE, HSE LUX, SC, AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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I am not sure what is meant by real world prices. Knowing a price and getting a price are two different things. There are also many websites that give wholesale pricing for new or used vehicles. Knowing what a car sold for at auction certainly isn't related to what you buy that vehicle for on a lot, that is rediculous.

The purpose of this thread was to help the community get the best price for a used vehicle out there by knowing the latest data from the auctions, sometimes help to negotiate the better deal, or some people chose to pay a dealer and attend the auction, it all depends. Some of the members who email me ask for a specific vehicle at the specific auction, so they knew it was purchased at the "dealer only" auction, so if it was a front line vehicle, and dealer did not put anything into the vehicle why overpay 1-3K
Unfortunately, I will be able to share the data for another week, then wont be available for at least 3 months.
Thanks again for visiting this thread, and hope I have helped some one on SD
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