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Assuming that you've got a used Jalisco plated car to sell - how do you find out what a good sales price is? Is there anything like Kelly Blue Book in Mexico?

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http://www.autocosmos.com.mx/guiadeprecios

When the value shows up check the box below "TA" if it is automatic transmission and it will add to the value or "piel" [leather] if the models are confusing and doesn´t have the option listed already.

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We also used those links for comparisons when we sold our MX vehicle.

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Thanks, guys, that was exactly the info I was looking for.

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We do have a blue book, you can buy it at any book store in any mall, its called "libro Azul" but you can also get into soloautos.com and see what another sellers want for their cars, because the blue book in mexico just tell you the minimun you should ask for it...

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There is something like a KBB here. Karen at S&S had one.

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Mercado Libre has big selection of cars as well.

Because of import restrictions, used cars are in short supply here.  Expect to pay a premium.

 

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2 hours ago, Mainecoons said:

Mercado Libre has big selection of cars as well.

Because of import restrictions, used cars are in short supply here.  Expect to pay a premium.

 

Import restrictions would have nothing to do with it.  

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Restricting the supply of used cars restricts the price.

Remember this?

http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/importers-continue-fight-restrictions/

Unlike the U.S. and Canada, ownership of autos is still relatively limited here.  While new car sales are going up it is only in recent times that cars could be financed here, albeit at very high interest rates, creating the kind of mass demand that eventually filters into the used car market.  Also there is nothing here like the off lease source of used cars which is a big part of the U.S. market.

The Mexican companies that import U.S. cars conducted demonstrations involving border closings against the blocking as late as June of last year.

The car imports being blocked are on the lower end of the market which particularly affects buyers of more limited means.  

Used cars seem to be particularly expensive here in Jalisco.  The guy who runs the car wash in Riberas makes a nice business buying cars in the eastern part of Mexico and reselling them here.  Not only does he get some really nice cars, the roads are much better over there so the car suspensions tend to be in much better shape.  If you're looking for a nice newer used car I recommend you check with him.  Several of my friends have bought from him and are quite satisfied.

BTW, I found a visit to the car tianquis in Guadalajara to be a fascinating 3 hours and very educational.  I thought it would be mostly clunkers but that was definitely not the case.  This could be another way to get a handle on price.

 

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Fleet cars are traded in by Mexican companies, sometimes when just two years old, and can be good buys if you can catch one at your favorite new car dealership.

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The car tianquis in Guadalajara, on the right as you are heading south on the airport highway, is known to have many stolen cars.

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1 hour ago, RVGRINGO said:

Fleet cars are traded in by Mexican companies, sometimes when just two years old, and can be good buys if you can catch one at your favorite new car dealership.

Good point, I know someone who bought one and it was a good buy and a good car. 

Tomgates, that wouldn't surprise me a bit.  But it was a great place to see a lot of cars and prices in a hurry.  

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When I bought my car at the car tianguis 10 years ago (I am still driving it) I had seen another car that I was going to buy.  They checked the computer and told the seller to give me back my money.  The numbers on it were incorrect. 

The one I bought was clean.

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You can get single copies at the store in front of the tianguis automobil in GDL, just across the street from the tapatio hotel, they are about 200 pesos, or across from the last KFC coming up the hill leaving GDL

 

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On 6/21/2017 at 11:08 PM, Solomon123 said:

i clicked on this and got page not found

The links don't work because this thread is 4 years old.

 

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