2013 OR 2016 Corolla S?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by adamjohnson, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. adamjohnson

    adamjohnson New Member

    With all the understandably proud high-miles Corollas around here, I can imagine what most folks would say but here goes:

    If given the choice (either scenario is feasible at the moment), would you BUY a 30,000 mile Corolla S or LEASE a brand new 2016?

    I know some finance folks will say any lease is a bad idea, designed to enrich the dealer and stick it to the customer... and I can see the wisdom here. With 2013, I will take some cash out of the bank and own it immediately. With lease, I will take no cash out of the bank and actually get a check from my trade-in difference.

    But what's your opinion? Own 2013... bank on Corolla going a long, long time without any major repairs, or just "borrow" a shiny new one and know I will not pay for a single oil change, repair or anything?

    Thanks for any and all advice! I'm sort of wavering between the two choices now, used this morning, now leaning toward lease....

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  3. Doug B

    Doug B New Member

    It's been awhile since your post. What did you wind up doing? I have a 2013 S manual. I would always say if you can afford to go with the newer model - then do it.
     
  4. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    you like some one elses troubles Lease new
     
  5. thatinsanehobo

    thatinsanehobo New Member

    If it helps, I just bought my 2015 S+. 6k down, 10k in payments.
     
  6. Chris Denton

    Chris Denton New Member

    I was going to lease but my wife talked me out of it!
    Thankfully cause now I can modify it to hearts content!
    I'm one of those people who don't buy used, if all possible. I've purchased other people's problems before!
     
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