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Old 09-26-2012, 04:35 PM   #21
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Their initial offer to me was $10,300. I pulled several comps from dealer used car lots within a 150 mile radius. All had more mileage than mine, none had the same interior/exterior color combinations, and they were all over $12K. I picked the closest match and called the dealer for their best offer. They wouldn't come down below $12.5K. I sent the particulars to Progressive and told them that I would drive 150 miles to that dealer to pickup that car if they wanted to go ahead and cut the check.

After two days and "re-evaluating the market", they offered me $13.8K
This is what I did and I got a similar result. Other web sites are NADA and Edmunds.

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Old 09-26-2012, 04:54 PM   #22
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Looks like I am getting what appears to me to be a fair price-$15,400.

I doubt any other company would have performed better. I was all set for a fight, but looks like I will not have to bother msyelf with that.

BTW- thanks to everyone who expressed best wishes for my health. I really appreciate your kindness.


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Old 09-26-2012, 05:02 PM   #23
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Sorry to hear of your accident, and there has been a great amount of info listed.

If you have any reservations, just ask the insurance company to qualify how they came up with that number. IE. base model price, options for that car, any thing you will see in the NADA or other reference.

My experience after a totalled Volvo wagen, they low balled, but after three rounds of questions with the NADA, they provided more than I could justify. I accepted.

Any way you choose, Best of Luck !!

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