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New or used?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by Whiffyspark, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    New 5.7 trademan crew cab for 33k plus tax
    Or
    2010 trademan crew cab with 60k on it for 25k plus tax

    Tough decisions. $140ish difference per month.
     
  2. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 472

    I'd go new. Warranties come in handy when expensive parts break.
     
  3. racingmt

    racingmt Member
    Messages: 33

    Your looking at 1500 series or 2500?
     
  4. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    2500 short bed
     
  5. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,552

    Buy a Ford...:)
     
  6. racingmt

    racingmt Member
    Messages: 33

    Nice, I just bought a Chevy 2500 new myself. I was looking used and was hard to find everything I wanted. I also got the extended GM major warranty with the truck new which covers plowing wear and tear.
     
  7. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    I can only find crew cab XL with an 8 ft bed. Don't need a land yacht lol
     
  8. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    They were about 37 similarly equipped. Not really a Chevy guy lol
     
  9. racingmt

    racingmt Member
    Messages: 33

    Any warranty used?
     
  10. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,552

    Dont need a warranty on a Ford.
     
  11. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    I'd go with the new one and work to pay it off quick.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016
  12. ponyboy

    ponyboy Senior Member
    Messages: 961

    Unless you are not finance it u get better rates with new over used
     
  13. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    1 year 12k. Not really worried about that I'm a mechanic.
     
  14. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    I don't understand why I can't find a crew cab short bed without going to at least xlt trim. I have no desire to spend $40k on a truck at this stage of my life lol
     
  15. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,552

    Most XL are straight work trucks, not ever sure I've seen one with SB.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016
  16. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,049

    I'd go with the new Dodge. I hate to say it but I think Dodge has the best looking truck at the moment. Just my opinion
     
  17. racingmt

    racingmt Member
    Messages: 33

    I hear ya about being a mechanic, I'm very handy myself but that doesn't mean I want to pay for parts and also waste my time, time is money ......warranty is a big deal. Just my opinion
     
  18. racingmt

    racingmt Member
    Messages: 33

    The new dodge HD's do look very nice
     
  19. flips87chevy

    flips87chevy Member
    Messages: 40

    I love the way the new Rams look. I personally know 3 guys that have new ram trucks. All 3 had major break downs before hitting the 20,000 mile mark. I had to mess with them lol.. They all had the same response " at least it's under warranty " . To each his own I guess.
     
  20. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    That 2010 is 6 years old and has 60,000 miles on it. For $8k more I'm going with a brand new truck with no miles. I was looking for a used truck in 2012. The prices were stupid for used and for not much more I got my 2011 F250 brand new. It was a leftover and I got it for $29,000. Carmax had a 2010 F250 5.4 with something like 40,000 miles on it for the same price. Kind of a no brainer.