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2013 and earlier Nissan Pathfinder Prices Paid and Buying Experience

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  • I am looking in to getting a 2008 Pathfinder s moddle any one bye one in the New York state aria with in the past few munts. I am going to go with fits mall the have one in navy blue from what I saw on there websight for around $24000 and they are only 5 howers away so not to bad. I no that they are one of the best dealers around but getting dealer bids in new york anyway and sum other dealers in Pa. Thankyou for reading my Posting sorry about the spelling Marco.
  • poodog13poodog13 Posts: 320
    Why do you consistently end every post with "Sorry about the spelling" without ever actually taking the time to learn how to spell?
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  • Hey no need to be nasty. The reason I cant spell to good is That I am leaguly blind dont reed like you guys do I lissan to books on tape mor so that is Y Pleas no Nasty comments Pleas grate guy. I just Like to end bye saying sorry about the spelling so Peapol no that I am not like alot of peapol on Hear full of bolony and an onnest guy. Thankyou any mor comments will contact edmans.com about this Mattor. Thankyou Marco. respect everyone on this bord and any bord this is the information highway.
  • Hey did you ever bye a 2008 Pathfinder in Washington State If you come on this foram pleas keep us updated and let us no what happend thankyou so mutch for reading.
  • did you ever get the Pathfinder with the inploy Pricing let us no this foram has bin dead for quite sum time thanks for reading.
  • has anyone baught a 2008 Pathfinder in new york or nj or pa in the last few munts My brother is moving upstate and is thinking about byeing a new Pathfinder s moddle pleas I no gas Prices stink now but he has a nother car to use everyday Pleas if anyone has baught one respond to THis posting thankyou for reading.
  • did you ever get your first Pathfinder the 2001 if so pleas let us no for what price and how you like it thanks for reading.
  • I just wanted to tell everyone that A LOT of dealers are offering a flat 40% of MSRP on new Frontiers, Armadas, Quests, Xterras and Titans.

    No, I am not making this up. There are ads all over the place, from New Jersey to Kentucky to California.

    Example: http://www.glennnissan.com/nissan/share/specials.php
  • poodog13poodog13 Posts: 320
    I'm in Western PA and wondering if anyone has seen this 40% deal within reasonable driving distance (inside 4 hours) from Pittsburgh. If so, please post!!!
  • rugby5rugby5 Posts: 4
    here is a deal for you in NY....I just leased an 2008 S Model. The NMAC lease deals are so good, I did not want to buy the vehicle...even for low 20s like this. I called these guys and they would not lease the car for this 21K number.

    got the great rate factor and let them take the car back after 39 months...It made the leasing a no brainer for me. My Toyota sales guy could only shake his head. Good ride for the money....If you want to buy...you'll be buying WAY under invoice.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Cars-Trucks___2008-NISSAN-PATHFINDER-4X4_W0QQitem- Z260266846673QQddnZCarsQ20Q26Q20TrucksQQddiZ2282QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item26026684- 6673&_trksid=p3756.m14.l1308
  • hogan46hogan46 Posts: 7
    I saw an ad today in the Chicago suburban newspaper NW Herald for Liberty Nissan in Lake County, 920 S. Milwaukee Avenue:

    $15,864 Titan 4x4 - Model #31418, Stk. #28930/28931
    $15,626 Quest - Model #10218, Stk.#28932/28933
    $15,690 Xterra 4X4 - Model #04818, Stk.#28699/28698
    $19,294 Pathfinder 4x4 - Model 09618, Stk.#28756/28757

    www.libertyautoplaza.com
  • jakbarjakbar Posts: 12
    I just bought a 2008 Pathfinder LE V6 MSRP $38,535 for $27,000 plus TTL. Call up Glenn Nissan in Lexington Kentucky and ask for Jason Obradovich. They are having a crazy sale. I had to hold my vehicle with a credit card so that it would not get sold before I got there (I drove 90mi from Cincinnati). Definitely worth the drive! No gimmicks either. I was in and out of there in 30-45 minutes flat. Tell him Jason from Cincinnati sent ya and he might give you a bit more of a discount!

    Link to Glenn's specials page
  • hey ausam what dealer in New york did you leese the Pathfinder from any sails persons name thanks for any information Marco.
  • nice deal good luck with it it is a grate suv not the worsed on gas for all of the money you get off not bad thanks for reading.
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    Don't really mean to be a party pooper with many on the truck forums, but if one looks up a 38000 pathfinder on kbb.com (used 07 with average miles ) and finds it has a trade in value of about 17000 if that, (this is what your 08 will be worth in 12 months) 27000 (35% discount) is not really anything to write home about. Eating 10 grand to drive an unpopular gas consuming vehicle the first 12 months is really not that appealing.

    As for Crazy sale, its the dealers and factory going crazy to get rid of them and people crazy enough to buy them at such small discounts.

    Happy huntin

    --jjf
  • jakbarjakbar Posts: 12
    well its a deal for me. If you think $12k off sticker is a 'small discount' best of luck to you buying any vehicle. This is a top of the line pathfinder, and the cheaper ones can be had for MSRPs of signifnicantly less (probably what you priced out). When i put the options on the one i bought into kbb.com, it gives me $23,700 as the private party value using 12k miles as an example. If this is the case, after a year, I would only have about $3300 in depreciation...tell me what you can find with the size and utility of the pathfinder for only $275 a month spent in the first year. Only a fool trades in his car...that's where the dealers make a ton of money. You are much better off selling individually.

    Most people don't NEED an SUV but buy it for the looks etc. I personally do need the 3rd row and extra space with my family as well as the 4wd in the winter. All cars take a hit, especially the first year and there is no sense buying the current generation hybrids as the mileage savings is not currently worth the extra cost of the vehicle. Why are you surfing the truck forums if you are not interested in trucks?
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    Is that why I have such a hard time getting 12000 off a 18000msrp mazda3? (which has a trade in value of 14000 in a year)

    I don't know guy, I put in an 07 Le Pathfinder with average miles and a buncha options and barely got 18000. This is in line with all the 20mpg trucks. Even quoting private party when many people would have a hard time getting kbb trade in from a dealer is kinda irrelevant. Trying to find a private party buyer when they so low from being dumped by thousands would be a trick. If you looked up the private party of an 08 used that is rather meaningless.

    In most states, one is taxed on difference between the trade and the new purchase. In an 8% state, a 15000 trade to the dealer would save one about 1200 in taxes, which is why most people don't screw with the private party sale on higher priced vehicles. Doesn't always stop them from getting pinched on the trade but is why they do it nonetheless.

    Obviously, I don't have all the details on your deal.

    Good luck to all
    --jjf

    Don't really mean to be a party pooper with many on the truck forums, but if one looks up a 38000 pathfinder on kbb.com (used 07 with average miles ) and finds it has a trade in value of about 17000 if that, (this is what your 08 will be worth in 12 months) 27000 (35% discount) is not really anything to write home about. Eating 10 grand to drive an unpopular gas consuming vehicle the first 12 months is really not that appealing.

    As for Crazy sale, its the dealers and factory going crazy to get rid of them and people crazy enough to buy them at such small discounts.

    Happy huntin

    --jjf
  • poodog13poodog13 Posts: 320
    Several problems with your analysis. First, trade-in is not the value of a car as we all know you can't typically buy a car at trade in price. Second, you "bought" the first year depreciation and mileage for the spread between purchase price and year 1 value. Presumably that had some value, otherwise EVERYONE would buy used cars and that clearly is not true.

    BTW - I ran this myself using private party value and excellent condition, and it came back worth $23,600. So that kind of puts an end to that conversation.
  • sethnagasethnaga Posts: 50
    Jakbar Dude

    Not sure how much time you spent here helping others in this forum, but don't be rude to jfritsch. He has helped many in this forum and very knowledgeable and he knows what he is talking.

    "Why are you surfing the truck forums if you are not interested in trucks? "
  • I just bought a 2008 Pathfinder S. This was a used vehicle with 21,000 miles and I paid $16,787 out the door. I thought I got a pretty good deal. What do you think?
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    For the 30000 4x4 S and a state like California with 1500 in taxes and tags pretty good. For a 2wd and low tax state, mediocre.

    Happy Drivin
    --jjf

    I just bought a 2008 Pathfinder S. This was a used vehicle with 21,000 miles and I paid $16,787 out the door. I thought I got a pretty good deal. What do you think?
  • poodog13poodog13 Posts: 320
    Just negotiated a 2008 Pathfinder LE V6 with Nav and DVD. MSRP is $43,315, negotiated $32,620 plus tax, title, and plate AFTER INCENTIVES.

    This was a pretty long negotiation, and was the lowest price in my area. Pretty sure that I found the floor price on this one, chose not to buy because don't really need a car until next year and was targeting 30% off MSRP to buy early.
  • Hi Guys, New to all this car stuff and I am looking for a little help. I currently have a 2005 pathfinder Se which has 2 months left on the lease. I am looking to get a new one and I found a 2008 SE 4x4 with se premium pkg, se leather and xm package. Sticker price is $36,375 - dealer will do $31,400 - 1.25 money factor - percentage 46% residual value $16,700. $2500. down - payment of $438. I will not be making the last 2 payments on my lease. Does this seem to be a good deal or am I being taken. I would appreciate any help you could give me. I want to be driving a new car before the snow starts to fly............Thanks
  • nice sounds like a grate price to me So you got 4wd what color did you get and what color is the interior I think you will be real happpy with this Pathfinder for years to come thanks for reading Marco.
  • Could Someone please help me out with my question........I would REALLY appreciate it!!!!
  • Don't know what kind of perspective this will give you but I just purchased my first Pathfinder last week. I was originally negotiating for a similar SE model with the premium and leather packages and was at $26300... which was about 27% off of sticker of $36070. I ended up going with an LE demo (5K miles) for $26500 which was about 30% off sticker. I think you have plenty of negotiating room there. Good luck.
  • not a bad price verry good how do you like it keep us updated grate truck thanks for reading Marco.
  • I was about ready to purchase a 2006 Pathfinder for around $24,800. It is a 4wd limited with about 16,000 miles & in very good condition. But after reading some of the info on prices paid for the 2008's I'm wondering if I'm totally getting hosed. According to edmunds the car is worth about $24,800. Any words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated.
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