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Old 07-19-2015, 12:47 AM
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Originally Posted by ghostRder View Post
Loving those new upgrades on the 2016 should I trade my very low mileage 2015 for the 16 or is that foolish ?

If you have money to waste and won't miss it, than get the 2016. I believe the warranty is 60K instead of 100K.
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Old 07-19-2015, 01:00 AM
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If you've got to have it, go get it. I just traded my 2200 mile 2015 Z51 for a 2016 Z06. Do what makes you happy.
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Old 07-19-2015, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Steven Bell View Post
Specifically, what upgrades are you considering?
First off thanks for your service Steve! The upgrade that really got my attention, since I am handicapped the front camera is a God sent
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Old 07-19-2015, 05:58 PM
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My thoughts:

What's your financial situation like? You'll definitely lose money on the transition. Are you saving for retirement, or a house, or college for the kids? If so, blowing a bunch of cash for what are really pretty limited changes strikes me as foolish. OTOH, if you've got a ton of money in savings and investments, no significant expenses coming up, retirement planning is in good shape and won't be impacted by this, then do what makes you happy.

I'm in good shape financially, but I'd have a hard time justifying $10K or more out of pocket for the limited improvements on the '16.

OTOH, if I won 20 or 30 million in the lottery tomorrow, I'd be tempted to buy a loaded '16 3LT, and then take it to Carravagio for a custom interior upgrade, add a few judicious aftermarket accessories, then a little custom paint and polish. But I wouldn't tell myself it made financial sense.
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Old 07-19-2015, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by rkhegler View Post
If you have money to waste and won't miss it, than get the 2016. I believe the warranty is 60K instead of 100K.
Well I don't really have the money to waste if I did it would be for the Z06
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Old 07-19-2015, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by meyerweb View Post
My thoughts:

What's your financial situation like? You'll definitely lose money on the transition. Are you saving for retirement, or a house, or college for the kids? If so, blowing a bunch of cash for what are really pretty limited changes strikes me as foolish. OTOH, if you've got a ton of money in savings and investments, no significant expenses coming up, retirement planning is in good shape and won't be impacted by this, then do what makes you happy.

I'm in good shape financially, but I'd have a hard time justifying $10K or more out of pocket for the limited improvements on the '16.

OTOH, if I won 20 or 30 million in the lottery tomorrow, I'd be tempted to buy a loaded '16 3LT, and then take it to Carravagio for a custom interior upgrade, add a few judicious aftermarket accessories, then a little custom paint and polish. But I wouldn't tell myself it made financial sense.
Thanks that is good advise --I am already retired so my income is fixed not bad but fixed none the less
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Old 07-19-2015, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by RedC7AZ View Post
You get hit hardest the 1st year on Depreciation, so never the best time to sell a 1 year old model.

Why turn around and pay sales tax two years in a row?
Unless something is wrong with your 15 I would wait until 17 to trade. They might be upgrading the motor in 17. Also the car wont be in such a demand and the deal you get in 17 might be better and wash any price increases.
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Old 07-19-2015, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Black&White View Post
Unless something is wrong with your 15 I would wait until 17 to trade. They might be upgrading the motor in 17. Also the car wont be in such a demand and the deal you get in 17 might be better and wash any price increases.
OTOH, the '17 might lose hp to meet new fuel economy standards, and you can look for a good deal on a leftover '16.
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Originally Posted by RedC7AZ View Post
You get hit hardest the 1st year on Depreciation, so never the best time to sell a 1 year old model.

Why turn around and pay sales tax two years in a row?
and besides, I'd want to get more HP if I were going to make a trade.
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Old 07-20-2015, 01:00 AM
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Originally Posted by ghostRder View Post
Loving those new upgrades on the 2016 should I trade my very low mileage 2015 for the 16 or is that foolish ?
No I went looked at a 2016 Z06 and it did not have the SD card slot for you music. What happen to it?
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Old 07-20-2015, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by HogwildC7 View Post
No I went looked at a 2016 Z06 and it did not have the SD card slot for you music. What happen to it?
Where in the car did you look for it?
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Old 07-20-2015, 09:19 AM
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If money is an issue, then it is foolish. Is it really worth 7K or so for a front camera?
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Old 07-20-2015, 09:46 AM
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I don't think it's foolish, but I don't see how you can do it without costing you a bunch of money since the GM discount programs aren't as robust on the '16s as they were on the 2014/15 models.
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Old 07-20-2015, 05:14 PM
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Not much difference between the 2 of them.You get the money less depreciation.You know this already.Um you sure you want to get the same car.Are you sure you wouldn't want anything to do with the 2016 Z06?
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