Rocket Rocket posted April 11th, 2008 at 12:37 pm to Other. Viewed 1638 times. Answered 19 times.

We are interested in selling our car here (2007 Nissan SUV) but have no idea what price to ask as we don't know much about the used car market. Anyone have any ideas on how to get a sense of used car prices? Are there lots somewhere that people go to in order to shop for used cars?

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Antwerpman wrote on April 11th, 2008 at 11:24 pm

What model is it? I can ask my driver who seems pretty clued up on car prices what he thinks

opera wrote on April 13th, 2008 at 7:59 am
opera (elite user)

Try the buy and sell magazine or this website to get an idea

Antwerpman wrote on April 21st, 2008 at 7:07 pm

did you decide not to sell? :)

I know someone who is looking for a secondhand car so post details and maybe it is interesting for them

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macmahon wrote on September 22nd, 2008 at 11:45 am

Hi, I am looking for a good second hand four wheel drive. Would prefer a toyota but any good car will do. I have a tax free status and I can pay directly by cash or bank transfer if preferable.


ledcom wrote on September 23rd, 2008 at 11:27 pm

I am selling my car imported tax free 1998 Dodge Durango 4*4 the whole thing.

pippasweetie wrote on September 24th, 2008 at 9:41 am
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And we want to buy a seven seater.

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Devo13 wrote on November 24th, 2009 at 8:55 pm
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So has anyone gone to the used car lots? the only one I've seen is next to the Flower Markets on Au Co, and there was no English spoken. I'm interested in anyone's experiences and what the prices were like compared to new.

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Newman wrote on September 14th, 2010 at 10:32 pm
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Can anyone share recent experiences in buying a second-hand car? We are likely in the market soon and any tips will be very appreciated.

HaLoi wrote on September 14th, 2010 at 11:27 pm

Take someone who knows about cars and speak Vietnamese with you. If you don't find such a person, don't go. Back when I was in the States, I used to be a expert among friends on buying used cars, but when I came back here I became clueless.
Used cars in Vietnam have no record. Most odometers are tricked out. Cars all have been resprayed sometime somewhere from small scratches, so a repainted car doesn't mean it's been in big accidents. Always ask the saleman if he would let you take the car to the shop for checking; if the answer is "no" stay away. If you buy a Toyota, Honda, ford, Merc... those that have a strong service system in Vietnam, it's likely that the car have been serviced at a dealer. You should go to a dealer to pull out a service record and see if the record turns out believable and matches what's on the odometer. Most importantly, take the car out for a spin. I know, @ 20km/h in Hanoi traffic, it doesn't help much. But still, a drive test will give you a feel about the car.
On the second thought, Go to a new car dealer and ask what's the current import taxes for cars owned by foreigners. They used to be refundable. If that's still the case, go for a brand new imported model.

Devo13 wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 10:32 am
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I was just at the Ford dealership near Metro and the new Everest appeared to be about 40,000 usd, all in. You could get most of that back selling it when you left, and you could rely on the service center for maintenance.

Newman wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 10:50 am
Newman (elite user)

Right. All donation towards an Everest gratefully accepted...

Donkey-abroad wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 11:45 am
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Apologies that I don't know which brands and models (I'm sure someone else will be able to answer that) but those assembled in Vietnam (none are actually built) have less tax imposed on them than vehicles that are imported whole. I'm sure there must be a few cars out there going for less that 40K.

TscTempest wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 12:52 pm
TscTempest (elite user)

This might be of interest:

Kelly Blue Book
NADA Guides
VMR Canada

and something to read,
Vietnam's Automobile Market Update 14 June 2010.

TscTempest wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 12:54 pm
TscTempest (elite user)

Red Book

...bloody tags!

Longh wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 1:28 pm
Longh (elite user)

@Devo13 Unless you sell the Ford Everest to another Foreigner you will lose about 20% the second you sign the papers and then about 10-15% per year. Ford/GM are not highly regarded here in Vietnam.

As far as value though for 20,000 more, the Toyota Fortuner will hold it's value and you can actually drive it for at least 6 months and can sell it for the exact same price that you bought it for(Vietnamese Economics).

@Newman: Let me know what vehicle you want and I can give you a quick quote from a friend who is used car dealer here in Hanoi.

TscTempest wrote on September 15th, 2010 at 2:00 pm
TscTempest (elite user) (vietnamese)
Mua Ban Oto (vietnamese)

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TRASHE wrote on March 6th, 2011 at 6:50 pm

I have a 2008 Toyota Innova with 48,000km on it, good condition, but am having a hard time figuring out the value of the car on the market. Does anyone have any ideas?

NickinNam wrote on March 6th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Did you check ANY of the many sources listed above already?

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boyloveoo wrote on May 24th, 2019 at 6:21 am

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