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Question about buying a Toyota in TX

Discussion in 'Texas' started by LEX, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Aug 26, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    LEX

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    I've decided to trade in my Access cab for a double cab. Not brand new, but something like a '07+. Anyway, I've browsed a few sites and seen a couple that look good in non-Toyota dealers. Example: I just went and looked at one tonight at Planet Ford.

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    My question is simple:

    Is it really that important to seek a "Toyota Certified" pre-owned Toyota at a Yota dealer????
     
  2. Aug 27, 2010 at 3:31 AM
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    tex

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    Not really but you get a longer power train waranty to 100k. That is the only difference I know of.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2010 at 3:49 AM
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    Wattapunk

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    I think most dealerships have their own 'certified' used cars advertisement. Just means it went through their so-called 'vigorous' inspection process before selling. They may tack on some warranty. I never cared for the hype as long as you do your own thorough lookover/test drive. I think as buyers we are probably more picky than a garage worker that does his check off on a truck he has no interest in. Besides, you are buying a solid truck with a good track record.

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  4. Aug 27, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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    yea, I think toyota's certified used program is a croc....I wouldn't pay any premium for a glorified once over, you get the same thing when you get an oil change.
     
  5. Aug 27, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    Thanks for the replies, fellas.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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