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Just had a nose around on Pistonheads and noticed a lot of RS's now in the £19k range. Granted a lot of these have mileage heading towards 50k. The average dealer as standard will try to make between 2k and 3k mark up on the sale of a car which means getting near abouts £16k for a Mk2 RS with average miles for the age on a trade in. Granted there are higher price ones on Pistonheads for various different reasons (lower mileage, Spec, mods etc).

But the point is I haven't noticed many RS's under the 20k mark for a while now until today :unsure:
 

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As said, the rougher examples are going for less than £20k, but i reckon even a 40k mileage car that has been well looked after and is immaculate in and out will still fetch over £20k easily!
 

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Don't see the good low miles cars dropping at all ,I just find it really weird that privately they aren't selling but garages seem to shift them , finance possibly and warranty ? I myself sold to garage and I know a few others that did as privately it is difficult .
 

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Don't see the good low miles cars dropping at all ,I just find it really weird that privately they aren't selling but garages seem to shift them , finance possibly and warranty ? I myself sold to garage and I know a few others that did as privately it is difficult .
Yep I think it will be the finance thing especially.
Younger people buying them prob won't have a spare 20k lying about.
 

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I still get emails from RS specialists asking to buy cars to meet their sales demand. So demand is still high. RS direct? Well. they are flying out of the door....
 

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As someone on the lookout for one,I can see where you're coming from.I've seen it loads of times now where the car is for sale privately on piston heads or Gumtree for 21-22k then a week later the same car is on one garage site for 23-25k and get sold within a few days,but then there are also cars that look good in the pictures and have lowish mileage and are up at 19-20k but have been for sale for ages.I just don't get so I think I'm gonna wait till the mk3 comes out and see what the prices are like then.

Can't see the price dropping much as like someone has said,the escort cosworth holds their value well and there are a fewup for 54k!
 

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ive just put mine up for sale in the classifieds so ill see how it goes,problem is im picking my new one up in a couple of weeks so if it doesnt sell then it will have to go to a dealer which i begrudge doing because they will just slap £1000+ on top when someone could buy it from me and save a fortune
 

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personally i couldnt care if they drop to 10k, the mk2's will deminish loads written off, some will be poorly kept and there will be the long term keepers keeping theirs pristine condition. passion, not thinking how much its worth :nice:
 

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I got offered 21450 for my UG with 33k on the clock by we buy any car. I was gobsmacked as I know they have to make money on that too so don't think it's popping yet!
 

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lots of chancers on the adverts --ive had my fw 59reg 78,000 miles lux 1 /2 its got a few issues kerbed alloy + SAT/NAV camera faulty but can not sell at advert price of £15k :facepalm: because i,m not into selling it lower :rs:
 

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I got offered 21450 for my UG with 33k on the clock by we buy any car. I was gobsmacked as I know they have to make money on that too so don't think it's popping yet!
That's serious money ??? WBAC was offering about 21 for my 10 plate lux 1 with only 2700 miles .strange ! Remember WBAC will whack you down when you get there BIG time !!! Bubble not popping just private sales from what I can see are really struggling but the garages are doing well with them.
 
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