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Old 06-14-2013, 09:08 PM   #1
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Purchased high level Camaro and financially regret it?

Anyone on the forum who will admit that their choice in going up a level with a Camaro has effected them negatively financially and they regret it?

Example:
You could def afford LS but you bought 2LT and are hurting because of it?
Or you bought a 2SS when you could only def affored a 2LT etc.

My situation:
I can afford a 2SS putting more than 1/2 down on it. The only financial issues I could see is purchasing 93 prem gas.

Any opinions? or people willing to admit they regret the choice financially?
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:10 PM   #2
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You should have known that going in. Financing the car is only part of the deal.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:11 PM   #3
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Honestly, if you can foresee issues coming up with money for gas, do not buy the car.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:12 PM   #4
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It's a few extra dollars every fillup. If you think it'll be an issue get a LT
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:14 PM   #5
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So you can afford to put down 16 grand, but you cant afford the extra 2-3 bucks per fillup?
even if you fill up twice a week you are looking at 200-300 bucks a year more for running premium.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:14 PM   #6
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It's a few extra dollars every fillup. If you think it'll be an issue get a LT
Idk, I feel like id be happy with a 2LT v6.......but the V8 will always be in the back of my mind
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:15 PM   #7
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So you can afford to put down 16 grand, but you cant afford the extra 2-3 bucks per fillup?
even if you fill up twice a week you are looking at 200-300 bucks a year more for running premium.
well the main point of my thread was to see if anyone truely regretted their purchase, my tid bit was just adding to it
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:19 PM   #8
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I only regret I did not get the ZL1
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:20 PM   #9
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Premium typically will only cost you another 3 bucks or less per tank - buy something off the dollar menu for lunch if it is that big of a deal. Why would anyone purchase a car if they worry about pennies on the price between grades of gas anyhow. You can't economize a financed item once you agree to the deal
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:21 PM   #10
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Well difference in 87 and 93 here in Florida is only .30 cent. so that's an extra what say $4.50 a tank. I fill up once a week. So the answer is $18.00 a month extra isn't going to hurt, its pretty cheap entertainment to keep my permagrin
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:28 PM   #11
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My only regret is that I bought a 2012 1LT first, then traded up to a 2013 1SS eight months later. Should have gone right to the SS from the get-go.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:28 PM   #12
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:35 PM   #13
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Started looking at an LT, then a convertible, then a settled on a 1SS. My only regret is in December, January and February when I am looking at it sitting in the garage.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:36 PM   #14
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Knew I wasn't buying but one so got the one I wanted...the only thing I regretted was having to wait until I could afford the one....I looked at the 2010's and drooled....sept of 2010 I got my ducks in a row...bought a 2011 ss/ rs with all the options I wanted...paid that bad boy off in 18 months....I'm like the penguins of Madagascar now...just smile and wave boys...smile and wave
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