I wanted to ask your opinion on something that has been bothering me. I just sold my car recently- a 1993 Honda Accord, its been a perfect student car and worked great and never gave me any problems for the period that I had it. Basically, it was in very good condition and I was regular with servicing and everything. However, I just sold it for 3,000 USD and I can
Timing belt, water pump, serpentine belt, spark plugs, transmission flush, coolant flush are all due around the 90k mark.....any make and model vehicle the repair price is around $600+ b/c at that mileage it is expected to do these repairs so the vehicle can easily haul another 90k miles......it was a fair price and I would expect the cost of that large repair deducted from the sale price...
〉 Answered on Aug 7th, 2007 by Amanda J. Pierce, MBA "AJ", Certified Mechanic, Project Coordinator; Primavera Scheduler at VIGOR Alaska Industrial Shipyard & BizzM3ch Solutions
I think you were very fair in lowering your price to $3000.00 for your old 93 Honda Accord. The timing belt job is an expensive one, and you also said there were a number of small items that needed attention.
The Kelly Blue Book is only an average of what the vehicle could be sold for. A lot depends on where you live, what condition the vehicle is in and what the market will buy.
Just because it never gave you any problems doesn
〉 Answered on Aug 7th, 2007 by Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd