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Old 04-22-2009, 04:02 PM
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Considering an excursion

Well I'm looking at buying a diesel 2003-2005 Excursion. I'm looking at a 4x4 XLT at a dealer with 77k, leather, 4x4, and an in-dash dvd player with 2 headrest monitors. The dealer is asking 22,000 for it which seems high to me just do to the fact that they most likely bought for like 10-13,000. My wife does not want to spend a whole lot of money on a suv with a lot of mileage. Does the dealers price seem fair? I know that diesels are just considered broken in at 100k but we are looking for one with under 80k miles. Is there anything that I should look at visually besides an Oasis report?
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Old 04-23-2009, 02:55 PM
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any help on this?
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22k seems pretty high I looked at a 06 f350 with 25K mi for $24,000
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Old 04-25-2009, 06:07 PM
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i was looking at X's before i bought my 350, thats a little high. you can get lower mileage and maybe even nicer rigs from a private owner rather than a dealer (and less bs). i looked for about 6 mos. before i found the "right" deal. its out there, good luck with it.
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Old 04-25-2009, 06:23 PM
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i paid 24 gs for mine.it's an 03 that i bought in 07.with 76,000 miles.but other than the old egr cooler and oil cooler problems i love it. had an expedition before it and it's no contest how much better i like the X
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I bought mine for 14k almost 2 years ago and it had 82k on it. It was an ebay thing and close enough for a road trip. You can do better.
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Old 05-04-2009, 09:27 AM
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I got mine for 22K with 44,000 miles on it back in February. It is a Limited and loaded with brand new tires, etc.

I found it in the southwest.

Bill
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Old 05-04-2009, 09:40 AM
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i got mine for 10k about two years ago. its an xlt all power with leather. it has about 170k on it when i got it. now its at 206k and besides the cps and a water pump, no problems at all. you will love it.
i also had an expedition like gnfnrs and he is right, there is no comparison.
good luck!
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Old 05-30-2009, 12:28 PM
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Iím looking for the same exact thing and in the SE region there are a number of 70-80K mileage Xs around with prices ranging from $22,000-26,000 (diesels). Iím focusing on diesels only but the V10 and 5.4 liter gasoline Xís are way cheaper. I assume your pricing a diesel that youíre referring to?

Iím hoping for a private sale but even some of the private individuals have some pretty optimistic prices in my opinion. Good luck.
Brian
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Old 08-29-2009, 08:50 AM
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i just got my limited with 85k SUPER clean for 20k in Colorado.
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