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Car trade - should I do it?
« on: April 18, 2015, 04:17:15 PM »
A 2006 Jeep TJ Sport with 132,000 kms for a 2008 Toyota Prius with 105,000 kms.  Both in great shape.
Even trade, what say you? 

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Re: Car trade - should I do it?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2015, 08:18:51 AM »
You need to appraise both from multiple sources (Edmunds.com or similar) to see if they're valued the same in your area. 

I don't know much about the longevity of hybrids (battery life) but I've seen plenty of Prius and Camry taxi cabs with well over 200k miles on them, FWIW.

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Re: Car trade - should I do it?
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2015, 10:07:52 AM »
Jeep TJs hold their value. I would bet the Jeep would sell for thousands more than the Prius.

Options in each vehicle matter a lot as well.

I see you're using kms, so I assume you are in Canada. Not many people here want a Prius and used Jeeps are expensive.

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