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    'Sold' a Mirage yesterday

    Here is a Mirage I 'sold' yesterday. My buddy and coworker was looking for a car to replace the wretched 2002 Chrysler Sebring that had just died on him. He asked for my advice on what to buy, so naturally we headed to the Mitsu dealer.

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    He bought a brand new Cloud White '15 DE CVT with 93 miles on the clock. I didn't have to do much convincing when it came to him, as he loved it as soon as he drove it. But I had to sell his very strong-willed girlfriend on the idea of a new car. She showed up late in the process to help with the paperwork. She didn't know the car he was buying was new, and asked how many miles were on it.

    "Ninety-three," he said.

    "What? Ninety-three THOUSAND MILES? How long is this car going to last?"

    "No...ninety-three miles."

    "It's NEW?? Can you afford a new car?"

    "I can afford THIS one!"

    It was a really funny exchange. The salesman knew when to keep his mouth shut and just let ME talk about all the pluses of the Mirage. When they were in the finance office signing the papers, I was out on the lot looking at (wildly overpriced) Jeeps, which this dealership also sells.

    The salesman walked up to me and actually said, "Congratulations on selling your first new car!" I thought this was hilarious. I am actually getting a $100 'bird dog' check from this dealer for bringing them to the dealership.

    My buddy loves his new Mirage!


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    Super Job !!!!!! Cobrajet!!!!!
    hello from bluejellybean

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage DE 1.2 automatic: 38.4 mpg (US) ... 16.3 km/L ... 6.1 L/100 km ... 46.1 mpg (Imp)


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    Fun story: worth splitting it into a dedicated thread.

    And the $100 from the dealer is icing on the cake.

    Has anyone else convinced someone to get one?

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    ive got dealer referral cards in my glove box. might have sold my first one today... will see a little later

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    So I 'sold' another one. This time, to a coworker who was looking to replace an '03 Mazda Protege he was tired of fixing. I didn't go to the dealership with him, but he mostly bought the car on my recommendation. He bought an Infrared '17 ES CVT with fog lights. Here it is next to my (very dirty) '15...

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    Great! Now find out if those LED tail lights will work on your 2015!!

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    And the suspension changes too please. Find out how the 2017 suspension feels compared to the older models.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 48.8 mpg (US) ... 20.7 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.6 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    And the suspension changes too please. Find out how the 2017 suspension feels compared to the older models.
    Yea, let us know,... but you know your climate control is way better then his manual dial knob one right.

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    This is awesome! You the man Cobrajet!
    2014 ES F5MBD aka 5MT. I am a full time Uber driver, if you want to drive for uber DO not sign up without my referral code for a bonus .

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 44.8 mpg (US) ... 19.1 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 53.9 mpg (Imp)


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    SUPER !!! Job!!! CobraJet!!!!! Your a better salesmen then the Dealer lol keep saleing!!!!!


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage DE 1.2 automatic: 38.4 mpg (US) ... 16.3 km/L ... 6.1 L/100 km ... 46.1 mpg (Imp)


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