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#1 jmurray01

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 09:00 PM

Tonight, I thought to myself; I wonder how much my Fiesta is worth...

I am not planning on selling her by the way, I would never do that, I love the car far to much to sell her, but just out of curiosity, I thought I'd see what We Buy Any Car would give me, if I should lose my mind one day and decide to sell her!

Well, the car is as follows:

1997 P-Reg,
Ford Fiesta Ghia,
1.25 Litre 16 Valve,
76,600 Miles,
State Blue,
Rust on both rear wheel arches,
25CM Scratch on N/S rear door,
Apart from that, immaculate.

I thought the quote would be about 300-400, maybe even 200 in today's market...

Nothing prepared me for this!

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Good thing I'm not selling her, if that is all I'd get! :o

Thank God she is priceless in sentimentality! B)



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#2 DanGull

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 09:02 PM

The valuations are always low on WBAC - they have to be able to make a profit on the car when they sell it on, it's not a charity after all.

#3 jmurray01

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 09:22 PM

The valuations are always low on WBAC - they have to be able to make a profit on the car when they sell it on, it's not a charity after all.

I'm pretty sure they could sell the car for at least £450!

£105 is just a rip off.

How do they sell the cars anyway ? Do they sell them in auctions or sell them to dealerships ?

#4 Danny87

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 05:12 PM

Hi mate, that's so funny. £105 for a 97 Fiesta! I've just done mine and this is my result...

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Late 2001 MK5 Fiesta Freestyle,
FSH to 90,000miles,
1.25 Zetec,
5 Door,
Grey Steel Metallic,
MOT until December 1st 2011,
Excellent condition except a split in rear bumper. No rust on arches etc & unmarked alloys.

Even going to a dealer we'd be able to trade in for better than that!

I'd be interested to know how they sell their cars too? Are they auctioned off or sold with a warranty etc?

Dan

#5 Ryan9684

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 08:48 PM

i would get 3675 for mine lol, i would guess they would sell them to auctions if the value of the car was below a certain level, dealerships arent interested in cheap cars generally as they end up being more hassle than they are worth.

#6 Mark M.K

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 08:59 PM

8,150.01 for mine, which aint too bad! Goes to show what type of cars they are after. I know my car is worth more, but for them to take it off my hands with little questions asked, the 8k aint a bad offer.

#7 Tori

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 08:29 AM

I deal with this company on a weekly basis,
Decent cars they sell via Carcraft....
Over 7 years old, or 70k they sell on a fixed bid auction in manchester.
Trade only, but you can pick up a bargain!

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