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Old 09-28-2003, 04:27   #1 (permalink)
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BA XR8 UTE- how much is this one worth?

hey guyz.....i was just wondering how much u would pay for a xr8 ute
build date may(i think around that)
automatic&sports bar....and this is the thing thats worried me ...it has 15,000km's on it.
but it is a really clean ute....in narooma blue.
are these too many k's for a car built this year?
and were there and build dates of the utes that had problems etc?
thanx for any feedback guyz....coz im looking to buy this ute during the week.
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Old 09-28-2003, 13:43   #2 (permalink)
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Re: BA XR8 UTE- how much is this one worth?

My understanding is that ford started fitting pedal boxs made to break away from drivers feet bin the advent of a head on. so a may build should be as good as it gets.


Has the ute been used as a demo?, check rear tyre condition and wear compared to fronts (for burn outs etc), check on service history, get your own mechanic to throw it up on a hoist and check underneath.

Drive a demo and compare.

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Old 09-28-2003, 23:23   #3 (permalink)
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That is still low kays, i wouldnt worry.
Is it an EX factory car?
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Re: BA XR8 UTE- how much is this one worth?

it was first registered in may
it was traded in and still has around 2 and a half years of warranty
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Re: BA XR8 UTE- how much is this one worth?

I wouldn't be overly concerned about the number of ka's on the clock, but would be asking why they got rid of it after such a short time.
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the dealer said that it was traded for something thats comnig out in october....maybe the RTV...im not sure....but im wondering y he would trade it so early b4 getting his new car...
newayz...thanx for all the replies and im gunna get it checked out
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To do 15,000 km from May until now , thats somewhere between 3 to 4000k a month
With 2.5 years left on the warranty I reckon 37 to 38 gorillas would be top price i'd be prepared to pay , considering you can buy them for around 42 new.
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thanx for the reply fordhead....yeh it is around the 38-39 mark.
a new one on the road i was quoted 45(with the 18's)
so im not sure if the extra 5-6g's is worth it or not
hopefully make my mind up this weekend
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You should be able to get it for less than 45k. Around 42k sounds more reasonable.
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