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    I need some advice on the best way to sell a car. I can go to the dealers, but they take a major cut. Some one mentioned Webuycars, but they are even more ridiculous. And to do it private, well then there are a lot of skelms lurking around. I need to sell my sons car, he is settling in London, and would like the best deal to maybe buy a property.
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    Sold 6 vehicles(kids and mine) in the last 8 years on Gumtree - no problems if you are careful.
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    Then there is also autotrader etc etc. you can also put it on here under classifieds , people don't ONLY buy 4x4's that visit here.
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    never had any problems with gumtree.

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    Just sold my daughter's car to Petri on the forum.

    I trust him. He is a dealer.

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    What kind of car?

    If it's a cheapie, Gumtree is quite safe IF you are careful.

    If it's something over say R100K, you could get more privately but the more expensive the car the harder to sell. People wanting R500K cars don't look on Gumtree, they tend to buy from dealers for the peace of mind and the warranties that comes with it.
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    Agree with Johan - he of restaurant fame -
    I have sold 2 vehicles via the forum - the most recent being my Puma, for which I got full asking price -
    Gumtree - I am wary, but if you are careful, it works
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    Quote Originally Posted by SamM View Post
    Agree with Johan - he of restaurant fame -
    I have sold 2 vehicles via the forum - the most recent being my Puma, for which I got full asking price -
    Gumtree - I am wary, but if you are careful, it works
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    It is a 2015 MB C200. Selling for around R380 000. Excellent condition. Make me an offer I cannot reject.
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    But why struggle, there's a truck driver from Namibia that will buy your car for the full price.................
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldtimer View Post
    But why struggle, there's a truck driver from Namibia that will buy your car for the full price.................
    And give your R200K bag of diamonds to sell if you pay him R20K
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevan View Post
    It is a 2015 MB C200. Selling for around R380 000. Excellent condition. Make me an offer I cannot reject.
    You'll struggle to shift that on Gumtree.

    Most people will need finance, and those who don't will likely bargain you down.

    I've never sold anything over R200K via Gumtree.

    Unless you know someone in the market, your best bet is to sell to a dealer. But know that he will make as much profit off it as he can. Not because he's a bad person, but because it's a business.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevan View Post
    Nice car.

    27000km and it needed new rear tyres?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohanSlabbert View Post
    Nice car.

    27000km and it needed new rear tyres?
    It is rear wheel driven
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevan View Post
    It is rear wheel driven
    Lol yes.

    My 335i needed new tyres twice in the 30 000km I had it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darron View Post
    Just sold my daughter's car to Petri on the forum.

    I trust him. He is a dealer.
    That's an oxymoron.
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