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$3000 car

PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:55 pm
by maddog
I am planning on spending $3000 on a vehicle when I move in October. What condition of car can I expect for that ?
Any opinions?

PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:13 pm
by Anthony
It has been a while since I have lived in the VI, but I would say for $3,000 - not much. Cars hold their re-sale value very well in the islands, and that price range sounds pretty low to me -

PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:31 pm
by P-600
We were there in January and we checked out the board at Connections and there were a few "island cars" for 2-3K Not sure what that gets you though.

PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:37 pm
by Betty
If you have a car in Minnesota it might be cheaper to ship your own car down and you will know if it is reliable. Buying a $3000 car down here you don't know what you are getting.

PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 7:00 am
by cruzbritt
It should be good for another 2000 miles without a service I suppose. Hopefully, with proper maintenance you would go another 1000 miles.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:07 pm
by Chicken
Just had a friend sell her Jeep on St. John. It was a piece of junk by stateside standards. She paid $3000 for it 5 years ago and sold it for $2500. It had electrical problems, floor boards were rusted clear through, seats were trashed, no back seat, no top other than a piece of plywood, etc. It ran, but that was about it.

Good luck. See you in October!

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