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Best way to tell you're getting a good CPO deal?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by thgchris, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. thgchris

    thgchris Member

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    How do you quickly analyze if a deal is good? Do you look at original MSRP and then try to see how much of a discount there is vs the number of miles used etc?

    Just wondering what the best way is to tell you're getting a good deal. I know from the main CPO thread that it sounds like the best deals were in Dec 2015 so I may wait until Nov/Dec 2016 to start looking more intently but just trying to get a sense of what I should be looking for.
     
  2. No2DinosaurFuel

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    Best way IMO is to pay ev-cpo.com to get the price history. It is like $5 or so for a month. Check with Hank the developer. You will get a good idea of how cheap your car is compared to what others are getting last year.
     
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  3. GFORCED

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    You can check KBB.com and get an idea what one is worth without CPO. If you get the carfax, it will have a calculator available to estimate current value. Mine is valued at 3K more than I paid, plus I have a CPO warranty.
     
  4. Az_Rael

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    THIS. By paying the fee, you also get access to custom alerts. You can set up an alert for your criteria and watch the cars as they are added. I am doing this now, as I can't buy until November. So far, I have seen two of my perfect cars selling for $54/$55k and the rest are above $60k. One that was $58k for months just dropped in price down to $55k. So I now know that if one pops for $55k, that is a "good deal" vs the cars with the same options listed for $60k.
     
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    TeslaInventory.com is totally free and allows you to see the price history. After registering, you can see in a few clicks how some cars have had their prices lowered by $40,000 or more (in Canada). Several weeks ago, during the "surge", there were many listed in the U.S. which had been marked down $20,000 or more. You can sign up for free alerts so that you are instantly notified when new inventory or CPO cars are added to Tesla's site.
     
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    I don't think there are any "good" deals right now based against historical prices
     
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    I guess it depends on what you are looking for. I want an S85 with pano and both folding mirrors and parking sensors - the cheapest one of those cars has sold for is $52K and that happened this month. Now, if you are in the market for an S60 - yes, those cars seem overpriced.

    I am hoping that once AP 2.0 is announced, we see a drop in prices on the CPO site for the non-AP cars, which will then be two generations behind. Crossing my fingers that happens by November when I am ready to buy :)
     
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