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I am currently leasing a 99 Infiniti I30. My lease ends in June. While the car is nice and only has 30k miles on it, I have always wanted a Legend. Therefore, I am looking into purchasing a "babied" 95 GS. If anyone out there has thoughts/advice about things to consider or places to look, I'm all ears.

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autotrader and cars.com as well as your local paper. Be prepared to travel a ways to check cars out.

Run a carfax report and have a honda/acura specialist check the car over before signing anything or handing over $$.
 

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Also be prepared to be very patient. It may take awhile to find that perfect car. It took me months of looking and test driving to finid the right car. Like Dave said, once you do find one you are interested in, run carfax and have it checked out.

Also be wary of maintenance requirements. When I got my car, the 90K service was due as well as the water pump/timing belt package, so I negotiated the price of that in when I was haggling with the guy selling the car.
 

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Infinite made a very good point. But the good thing is that you have a good decision by going in for a Legend.

DO NOT rush for the first car that comes across your way! Be patient and keep looking. You have 3 more months to go before your lease expires.

I just got my 1994 GS with 104K miles and I just love driving this car!!! I have a 1991'L also but the driving pleasure of GS is just too good to describe!!!

So, be patient my friend and keep looking actively!!

best of luck! ;)
 

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I'm also looking at 95 GS. How much do you think is a fair price for a clean one if it has 75K on it? What about more than a 100K?

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From what I have seen on the web, a 95 GS with 75K miles is going between 12-14K. 100K is like 10-13K. That's based on cars.com and autotrader.com. Hope this helps.
 

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The dealership is asking $19995 for this car. 1995 White GS with 74K. This seems way overboard. I wonder how much lower they will go?
 

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The prices I saw were mostly from private sellers.
Based on the research I did on edmunds.com, a dealer is getting around 17K and private sellers around 14K for a white 95GS in the midwest. I don't see how it could be that much more where you live. Hope this helps.
 

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MAKE SURE THE LEGEND IS A REAL GS. I SEEN DEALERSHIPS PUT GS WHEELS ON A CAR AND TRY TO PASS IT OFF AS ONE SO MAKE SURE IT HAS ALL OF THE TOYS IT. SUCH AS THE TYPE II ENGINE, TRACTION CONTROL, AND OF COURSE THE 16 INCH WHEELS.
 

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shahavchik said:
The dealership is asking $19995 for this car. 1995 White GS with 74K. This seems way overboard. I wonder how much lower they will go?
That is a rediculous price, especially in this economy. If the dealership has it marked up that high, I doubt you will get them down into a lower range. Look for private party.

When I got my GS last summer, I got it with 92K miles for 13K, and it was an automatic.

For an auto GS with 75K, right now I wouldn't pay more than 12.5K. If it has upwards of 100K miles, look to pay no more than 10K.

Also like what LEGEND95GS said, be wary of dealerships that say they have a GS, because it may not be a GS. I have seen a couple of adds around here with a dealer selling a GS, but the car doesn't look like a GS. Check to make sure it has TCS (there is a TCS light and button inside the car), and look for the "Type II" badge.
 
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