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Selling the S3

consilio Jan 30, 2011

  1. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Evening,

    Just placed an ad online for my S3 and having not had a lot of experience in selling cars, I thought I would see what you all thought. Any constructive criticism welcome as well as comments on the asking price?

    2007 AUDI S3 S3 Quattro 3dr Hatchback

    Thanks
     
  2. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Cheap car IMO, would imagine it well sell easy enough and I wouldnt reduce the price too much as I reckon its already priced right.

    good luck
    Paul
     
  3. Ads

    Ads License to drive

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    Maybe a few better photos... i.e. a close up straight on front shot, a side on shot, and also a better photo of the interior with rns-e display on and close up of dials etc.

    Other than that I'd say you've got the info spot on.
     
  4. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    your interior looks brand new!! cheap car that!!
     
  5. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    As said looks like you priced it right and agree with Paul wouldnt lower it too much. As aythree said get some better photos like full front, side and rear and interior looks lovely. Should sell quite easy considering price. Good luck
     
  6. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Thanks for the feedback gents. I will add some more photo's, the ones on there already were just some I had knocking about on the laptop - Car needs a good clean first lol
     
  7. tku

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    Cheap cheap cheap you cheeseball.
     
  8. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    I guess you think i should increase the price then? lol
     
  9. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Seems about right price for a private seller, I'd say. Nice motor though, why are you selling it?
     
  10. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Looks like a great way of getting round the "don't advertise your car on the general discussion thread" rules :lmfao:
     
  11. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    I think he getting a new S4
     
  12. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    LOL, not at all, I just wanted some feedback

    Looks like I have a stalker ;-) S4 should be here by end of Feb
     
  13. Sparkie

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    Looks like a very good advert, clearly well looked after and at the right price. If you were more local to me I would consider it myself.

    The only way you could improve on it would be to specify how many stamps are in the book and at what dates/mileages.
     
  14. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    If you were closer to me, I'd maybe make you an offer too. I'm looking to move up to a decent 8P, and buying from in the forum community seems like it's a safer option than just a random seller. Just need to find a few grand extra, and the right car.
     
  15. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Good luck with selling and all the best with the S4!
     
  16. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    IMO distance means nothing for the right car, particularly if you are looking for something specific.
    I travelled from the North east to Slough and pleased I did.

    3 yrs of pleasurable ownership for 1 day inconvenience and a tank of fuel is moe than worth it.
    However if you are not fussy about mileage/colour/spec then I guess they will likely be something local.

    Assuming the car is as described I would say thats a lot of car for the money.

    Cheers
    Paul
     
  17. Vertigo1

    Vertigo1 Well-Known Member

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    Price looks about right to me. Parkers' guide price is about £1k higher but that's with half the mileage, although yours has a load of options which would offset that a bit.
     
  18. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Well said the King of Newcastle
     
  19. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Totally agree, except me and a mate once drove forms northants to Gateshead to look at a car for him. We got there and it was a right shed and not as described, even the wheel barings were totally shot. A wasted day and a tank of fuel, and to add to the misery we ran out of petrol on the way home arrgggghhh (not in the S3)
     
  20. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    You shudda known better, your mate showed me the pic from the advert

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    :ninja:
     
  21. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Lmfao, nice.

    Car looks lovely, was actually going through payment options for this car last night with a calculator!

    £14-£15k is budget :(
     
  22. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Done the same, more than than once! I could tell a tale or two about pointless road trips to buy cars.
    The worst thing is dealers are as unscrupulous as private sellers.

    Selling private is a royal PITA but worth it in the end when you see how much extra you have cash achieved.
    Hopefully you dont have too many mompadites to deal with and sell it on without too much grief.

    cheers
    Paul
     
  23. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    morphodites...... my word of the day :)
     
  24. RonstarS3

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  25. thebott

    thebott Member

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    its so hard to price a car correctly mines for sale and i,m not sure if ive got it right !
     

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