Im buying a 2012 kia soul for 8000 w/ reported frame damage am i making a good decision

Asked by Willie Apr 06, 2017 at 03:34 AM about the 2012 Kia Soul Red Rock Special Edition

Question type: Shopping & Pricing


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I just did an appraisal on one with the highest best & all options, premium package, 80k miles, no damage and the quote is $5700-7000 without frame damage which by the way had to also have body damage too, So I think your a making a mistake, not mention a once salvage car title is a always salvage title it stays with the title for ever you will not ever get a 1/4 of that back, in the real world not counting this created reality of sellers trying to make you believe they have the best deal, this is a bad deal, Its a salvage/rebuild title only worth $2500 in parts. Its a once parts car, a project, Someone trying to fool other into buying their dung.

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Not a good decision. Stay away from anything like that, or vehicles that have salvage or rebuilt title tags.


Stay away unless you have it looked over by a mechanic and body shop. Frame damage can be anything from minor, like damage to the radiator support or severe damage to the structure.

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